The personalities consisting of top business moguls, included China’s richest man, Jack MA Chinese movie superstar, Jet Li, and former United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon.
As earlier informed, they were here for the maiden edition of the Africa Netpreneurship Summit, which happens to be Jack Ma’s initiative.
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At the summit
Now, during the summit held at the Accra International Conference Center, Jack Ma made some very interesting statements in his welcome address. The co-founder of Alibaba Group disclosed that, his visit to Ghana was the most important one of all his trips to Africa.
He further continued to say that, though the government will be solely responsible for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement scheduled to kickstart in July, business leaders have a major role to play in it.
Meanwhile, Jack Ma’s flagship entrepreneur program in Africa, The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative is great news for the continent at it is geared towards supporting African entrepreneurs. Under the initiative, 10 entrepreneurs will be awarded a shared $1M grant over the next 10 years.
Jet Li, Jack Ma and Ban Ki-Moon upon arrival yesterday, paid a courtesy call on the President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo–Addo at the Jubilee house.