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OVER 10 countries from the region are expected to grace the second edition of the Africa One Identity business and awards gala in Harare.

It gets underway tomorrow and ends on Saturday.

The event is running under the theme, “Which Way Africa?”

Speakers will be sharing different experiences on how to improve Africa’s economies. The business seminar will also honour individuals for excelling in different  disciplines.

There will be excellence awards, exhibitions and camping activities.

Speaking to H-Metro, founder Princess Kelelo Dhlamini, said:

“The purpose of this event is to push Africa’s development agenda as the business sectors from different countries.

“Zimbabwe is blessed to host this event as it will allow us to meet to discuss, share and empower each other as African business enterprises.

“This will include presentations from renowned speakers like Dr Joshua Maponga, Dr Matsanga from Uganda, Dr Muzamhindo, Dr Matsetse from Botswana, among others.

“The main seminar shall be on May 4 at Cresta Lodge, followed by other activities on the 5th bringing participants together in one space to share cultures and businesses.

“We want African businesses to take advantage of networking opportunities to develop.”

The Africa One Identity Brand is meant for all Africans across the continent and beyond.

“We shall be embracing our diversity and encouraging unity for the benefit of our economy, the development of our continent and creating our Africa One identity in our uniqueness.

“Exhibition stands will be available to showcase our products and opportunities for panel discussions will also be open during the course of the seminar.

“We thrive in embracing our differences as Africans, emphasising unity for the benefit of expanding our economies.

“We need to protect our skills as we convert them into an economy and encourage women to take a stand against poverty by initiating projects and also by learning masculine industries like mining.

“There is also a need to enjoy different cuisines from different cultures through exchange networking.”

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