The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland KC, Commonwealth Secretary-General, was honoured with the Global African Champion Award in recognition of her outstanding advocacy for prosperity across Africa. The prestigious award was presented by His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President of Ghana, during a ceremony in Accra.
This historic moment marked the Commonwealth Secretary-General as the inaugural recipient of the award, with the ceremony witnessing the presence of African and Caribbean heads of government, prominent political figures, senior policymakers, technocrats, civil society representatives, academics, and business executives.
This initiative, sponsored by the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), aims to accelerate and enhance trade between African countries.
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