WEF includes Angola’s Unitel in list of Partner level companies

39869978021 7fe757f53c zUnitel International Holding, a pan-African telecom company, is the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) newest African Associate Partner and the first Angolan company to be included in the exclusive network of partner-level companies

The Partnership will allow Unitel to support the Forum’s mission in Africa.

It will be actively involved in the projects and will be represented at the Davos Annual Meeting 2020, the new champions’ annual meeting in China, as well as the regional summits in Africa and the Middle East.

Isabel dos Santos, chairperson at Unitel, said, “This is a very big achievement for us. The management team is very proud to be part of this exclusive partnership and network of impressive business leaders. We have a very clear exciting path of growth and look forward to speaking about it at next WEF Davos.”

Alekhine Veloso, business engagement lead for Africa, added, “Our team is very pleased to welcome Unitel as the first associate partner of our institution in Angola and look forward to involving the company and its leadership in our communities, projects and gatherings to catalyse impact on the continent. Our new collaboration has the potential to help tackle some of the most systemic issues in Angola and on the African continent at large.”

The WEF is committed to improving the state of the world through entrepreneurship.

It selects a limited number of partners each year through its board. Among these are enterprises such as Alibaba Group, Boston Consulting Group, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Facebook, Google, The Coca-Cola Company, Bloomberg and Dangote Group, the only other African group.

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