LIBERIA: President George Weah to form part of UBA Africa Day Conversation, May 25

President George Weah

The Liberian leader, President George Manneh Weah will on Monday May 25 join other African leaders to participate in an Africa Day panel discussion organised by United Bank for Africa, according to a UBA Liberia press release.

Africa Day is an annual event dedicated to celebrating the diversity of the African Continent, as well as to highlight the cultural and economic potential that exist in Africa.

UBA, a Pan-African Bank with presence in twenty African Countries, has organize this high-level virtual panel session, to highlight the lessons the world can learn from Africa, address the socio-economic risks, and highlight visions for the world post-health crisis.

This year, the Bank seeks to examine the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Africa, with regards to domestic and regional development.

With Africa’s SDGs objectives being threatened by the Covid-19 pandemic that is shaking the world at its core, conversations about domestic policies, regional development, is needed to support Africa’s global agenda, post COVID-19.

Panellists are expected to address questions about how African Governments are supporting the private sector during this pandemic, mitigating risks African Businesses are faced with, while highlighting key messages to the youthful population of Africa during this period.

President George Weah will share the platform with Professor Benedict Okey Aramah, President & Chairman of the Board of Directors of the African Export-Import Bank, Amir Ben Yahmed, President and Founder, Africa CEO Forum, while UBA Group Chairman Tony Elumelu will moderate the panel discussion.

To form part of the event, kindly register at

The session starts at 2pm Liberian time.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.