Rlg boss to address confabs in UEA, Scotland

Roland AgambireRoland AgambireThe Chairman of AGAMS Holdings and Chief Executive Officer of Rlg Communications Ltd, Mr Roland Agambire, is among a number of  international dignitaries selected to address this year’s Africa Global Business Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), next month.

Mr Agambire is one of the four panelists who will speak on the topic ‘how Africa’s young entrepreneurs are starting to drive its economic future; the view of up and coming young entrepreneurs and business people of Africa’.

The Ugandan Minister for Trade, Industry & Co-operatives, Amelia Kyambadde, is billed to chair the session which has the former Malian Prime Minister and Chairman of Microsoft Africa, Mr Cheick Diarra as the lead discussant.

A statement issued by the Legal and Corporate Affairs Department of Rlg said Mr Agambire would speak alongside the Founder & Managing Partner of Hoja Law Group of Zambia, Jacqueline Musiitwa; Founder & Executive Director of the Kenya-based Sustainable Development for All- Africa, Mr Evans Wadongo; and the Chief Executive Officer of Tanzania-based Helvetic Solar Contractors, Mr Patrick Ngowi.

The Africa Global Business Forum (AGBF 2013) is organised by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry and COMESA Regional Investment Agency, under the patronage of the the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

The forum will offer a platform to more than 2,000 policy-makers and global business leaders from Africa, the GCC, Asia and Europe and beyond to discuss current challenges and business opportunities in finance, agribusiness, logistics, and trade.

It will also highlight Dubai’s strategic role as a world-class hub for doing business with Africa. 

The forum will also be addressed by the Sudanese billionaire, MO Ibrahim; the Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles, Danny Faure; and the former President of Botswana,  Mr Festus Mogae, among others.

From Dubai, Mr Agambire will travel to Aberdeen in Scotland where he will be the guest speaker at the Inaugural International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Leadership.

The conference is organised by the Association of African Students of the Robert Gordon University.

He will speak the topic ‘The New frontier of Sustainable Development: The role of the African Youth’.

The statement said Mr Agambire was invited based on his entrepreneurial achievements, especially in the area of job creation.


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