EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, The Gambia: The two-day event of the fifth edition of Taf Africa Conference and Networking (TAFCON), which formed part TAF Africa Global’s cooperate social responsibility since inception in December 2015, have laid emphasis on business opportunities, policy shaping and decision making.
The pan African real estate development company’s synergy opened on Tuesday at the Coral beach resort and spa in Brufut, where stakeholders from different career backgrounds, including government officials, youth groups and the private sector participated in the discussions and sharing of ideas and experience on issues of development.
Deliberations range from startups to industrial nitty-gritties chiefly on tourism and technology and women and empowerment for sustainable development.
Chief Executive Officer of TAF AFRICA Global, Mustapha Njie inspired young entrepreneurs with his track record of success relating to the evolution of one of The Gambia’s biggest private sector.
To him, career experience of an entrepreneur is based on visibility of opportunities rather than challenges, a scenario for which TAFCON was initiated to support and motivate innovative and hardworking youth to build and develop their enterprises.
The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, who was the guest speaker of the event, commended Mustapha Njie for his strides and achievements in inspiring Gambian young people.
She observed that there are more opportunities that can be convertible into success stories once commitment and dedication is taken as tool at work.
Gambia’s Vice President, Dr Isatou Touray hailed the TAF Africa Global management for hosting the fifth TAFCON, which she equated to complementing her government’s efforts in the service of the people.
The leadership of TAF AFRICA Global renewed commitment in its quest to provide affordable and accessible homes for more people on the continent.
It began its 2020 journey by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Shelter Afrique, a housing agency based in Kenya to provide one million home units in Africa within the next twenty years.
Story written by Amadou Kanteh