Dubai benefit in honour of Nelson Mandela Foundation

Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) --  Consortium Dubai, Dubai's premier executive networking club and an initiative of TECOM Investments, will auction a signed photograph of Nelson Mandela and Muhammad Ali at its "In Honour of Africa" benefit dinner on Friday in Dubai, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
The event will support global initiatives dedicated to alleviating poverty in Africa, and encourage businesses in the Arab world to respond to this international social crisis.
In support of Consortium Dubai's initiative, Nelson Mandela wrote, "Business leaders in the Arab world have a historical opportunity to open the door to hope and the possibility of a better future for all.
" The event is being held in association with the Dubai International Film Festival, which is this year featuring an "In Honour of Africa" programme to showcase African cinema.
VIP guests from the film festival, including Actor Morgan Freeman and other prominent regional and international celebrities, are also expected to attend the event.
Guests will also be offered the opportunity to bid for a signed photograph of Nelson Mandela and Muhammad Ali which will be auctioned at the event.

15 december 2005 11:00:00

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