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Africa Unbound: Harnessing Africa’s Creative Potential
Leaders Meet in Addis Ababa for an Inaugural Conference to Launch a Continental Movement for Change

Addis Ababa, April 22, 2011 – Leaders at all levels from across the continent and beyond will meet in Addis Ababa on April 28 and 29, 2011 for the inaugural symposium of Africa Unbound Inc.– an organization that seeks to change the course of history in Africa by unleashing the continent’s creative potential through a process of individual transformation. 

“The Symposium will provide a forum for candid conversations about our internal barriers that continue to impede our growth and development,” said Africa Unbound Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Rahel Kassahun. “It will launch a movement of people who know that a new day is dawning and peace, prosperity and freedom can be realized in Africa.”

The symposium, which will be held at the UN Economic Commission for Africa, will bring together development practitioners, community activists, academicians, youth, and public and private sector leaders to discuss the strategic outlines of a continental movement for change through a process of self-examination, individual responsibility, and transformative action.

The symposium will seek answers to the questions: what is ailing contemporary Africa? What will constitute the continent’s age of enlightenment and what are the tools for initiating and sustaining it? Participants will also focus on creating enabling conditions for effective transformation in the region.

“Enough of walking in the dark; we want to live a life that is free of aggression, deprivation, and indignity,” said Rahel Kassahun.  “This is the liberation movement of our time and it calls for commitment and bold action; for a new spirit of citizenship based on the conviction that we can do things differently.”

The symposium is a launch pad for a movement of peaceful activism towards enlightenment and social transformation. It will set the stage for a wide range of activities and programs that will seek to enable individuals to be powerful change agents on the continent.

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For more information on the Symposium visit: www.AfricaUnbound.org

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Ajayi Olutayo

Ajayi Olutayo

11. October, 2012 |

People like you are needed on this continent to take us to where we should be. Keep it up man!

Marcus Edibogi Akor

Marcus Edibogi Akor

11. October, 2012 |

Thanks for this powerful article. I am very glad I read it. Keep up your great work and remain Blessed Law!

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