This week we saw some of the biggest names in African entertainment attend the UN General Assembly in New York.
TV personality and entrepreneur, Bonang Matheba, went to moderate a panel discussion on education for African girls which saw the likes of President of France, Emmanuel Macron, UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. Bonang expressed that she was honored to be involved in the discussion.
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…yesterday was a dream!! 🙏🏽 Had the honour of moderating an incredible panel discussion at the UN General Assembly with special guests UK Prime Minister Theresa May, President Of France Emmanuel Macron & Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau… Thank you @glblctzn for allowing me to speak about a cause so close to my heart, girls education in Africa… We champion on!! One day at a time… 🙏🏽❤️ To @chmba_ & @pennies4girls cant wait to work with you again when we get back home, I’m so inspired, in awe of all the incredible work you do. Thank you for your magic. 😍👌#LeaveNoGirlBehind #UNGA
Miss South Africa, Tamaryn Green was also invited to address the General Assembly in relation to the TB summit. Tamaryn Green launched her #BreakTheStigma campaign last month which aims at creating awareness around the tuberculosis disease.
23 y/o actress, Nomzamo Mbatha, attended the United Nations event as a moderator for the Concordia Annual Summit which focuses on building partnerships for positive social impact. Nomzamo spoke on finding solutions for refugees and building on the economy.
Pearl Thusi was also involved in the General Assembly as she was the key speaker for the “She Is Equal Summit” which addresses inequalities in law and aims at eliminating challenges to equality by 2030.
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