The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc as part of this year’s Africa Day celebration to mark African unity is hosting the 4th edition of its annual UBA Africa Conversations.
This year’s event is headlined by African leaders in various domains including keynote speaker Youssou Madjiguène Ndour, the Senegalese singer, songwriter, musician, composer, occasional actor, businessman, and African politician. The panellists include Ambassador Humphrey Desmond Geiseb of Namibia, former Lagos State commissioner of tourism and editor Steve Ayorinde, Ghanaian actress, writer, and producer Lydia Forson, Austria-trained Nigerian fashion entrepreneur Kenneth Ize and Laila Johnson-Salami,a journalist and media personality on Arise News.
The theme this year is ‘The importance of reflecting our African Culture in global success stories ’ epitomised by the global success of the panellists’ careers. The event is taking place virtually today, Tuesday May 25th, 2021 at 1pm WAT.
Africa Day has been celebrated since 1963 on May 25th across the African continent and worldwide. The day was inaugurated by the Organisation of African Unity, in celebration of the unity, diversity and beauty of Africa and its people.
UBA, Africa’s leading financial services institutions, with a pan-African footprint spanning 20 African countries and globally in the United States of America, the United Kingdom and with presence in France, continues to lead the narrative focused on the development, growth, and unity of Africa.
The UBA Africa Conversations is open to all and registration is possible on the UBA Group website africaday.ubagroup.com/reserve