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Dear Sir,

 On behalf of the African Bar Association, we respectfully invite you to the 2017 Annual Conference of the Association holding in Port Harcourt, South Nigeria from the 6th – 10th August, 2017.

The 2017 Conference promises to be very interesting and rewarding like the 2016 edition in Harare, Zimbabwe and is expected to host about two thousand, five hundred (2,500) Lawyers, Judicial Officers, Lawmakers, Businessmen and women, Captains of Industry and other diverse interest groups from the Continent and across other parts of the World.

The Theme of the Conference is “Overcoming The Legal Challenges of Doing Business In Africa”.

The Keynote Speaker will be His Excellency, Dr. Jakaya M. Kikwete, the immediate past President of the Republic of Tanzania.

Other Heads of State, past and present and distinguished personalities from across the Continent and outside will also be expected to attend the Conference.

The Annual Conference provides a unique opportunity to meet and network with diverse Participants from all walks of life in Africa and across the Globe and will focus on Sectors relating to Legal Practice, Cross Boarder Practice, Immigration, Cybercrime, Economics, Politics, Governance, Professional Etiquette, Environment.

There will be Showcase Sessions and the African Business Round table where eminent African Businessmen and Women will chart a veritable course for doing business in Africa the Legal way.

The Conference will also deal with E-commerce, Women, Children and Minority Rights.

ABOUT THE HOST CITY

Port Harcourt is a historic City South of Nigeria. The City is as old as most of the ancient Cities around the world and often regarded as the “Garden City” for the fun and breathtaking entertainment it has to offer. It is situated in the Niger Delta, an Oil Rich Region with bustling activities in the Petroleum and Gas Sectors of Nigeria’s Economy. With its colonial past visible almost everywhere coupled with evidence of the struggle for the emancipation of its people and blended with a rich cultural heritage, its network of democratic institutions in present day mixed and monarchical structures makes it a perfect setting for the 2017 Annual Conference of the African Bar Association.

The 2017 Conference provides a unique opportunity to advertise Legal services and other Businesses offered in your jurisdiction at reasonable cost. Please visit our website www.afribar.org for advert rates and sponsorship details.

The African Bar Association welcomes suggestions on Topics, Resource Persons and other related issues and should be forwarded to conference@afribar.org.

With very reasonable Conference and engagement, participation fees (see attached), the 2017 AFBA Conference promises all there is to offer.

Looking forward to seeing you in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Yours sincerely,

Flavania Charles (Mrs.) (Tanzania)

Secretary-General

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