Past Launches & International Events

In accordance with the initial focus of the IA department on the launch phase where the department's core mandate is to ensure GBR and GFFC's visibility globally, several launches were planned and executed during the year. The Global Business Roundtable and the Global Fund for Christ were successfully launched in the following countries, and held the following events:

GBR Babados launched No. 46

- 2016/03/05

The Caribbean Islands opened for Global Business Roundtable with the development of an annual GBR Caribbean Island trade and investment summits

Successful GBR Tunisia launch

- 2016/02/29

GBR Tunisia national chapter was successfully launched on Thursday, February 25th at the Africa hotel on Tunis most prized avenue.

44th National Chapter launched, GBR Sao Tome

- 2016/02/29

On Saturday, February 20th, 2016 GBR celebrated the launch of Sao Tome and Principle at the hotel Pestana.

Burkina Faso establishes new leadership

- 2016/02/26

On the 14th February GBR Burkina Faso was re-launched and saw the election of new and focused leadership

43 Countries and Counting: Guinea Bissau launched

- 2016/01/19

Over 150 people answer to the GBR call January 15 and 16 at Azalai Hotel of Bissau. Professionals, former Governemt officers, University Professors, Entreupreuneurs and business men from various churches and denomination

GBR Gambia launched on the 7th January

- 2016/01/19

After 3 months of work with the prelaunch team GBR Gambia was successfully launched on January 7th and 8th.

GBR Guinea Conakry officially launched

- 2016/01/19

GBR Guinea Conakry's launch took place on January 14th, 2016 in Hotel Miriadore Palace of Conakry, and has grouped 50 Christian community high-level leaders of Guinea Conakry.

Successful Relaunch of GBR Ghana

- 2016/01/06

The re-launch of Ghana Chapter took place in Accra at the “Accra International Conference Center” from the 16th to the 17th of October 2015. We had delegates from 9 countries attending the programme.

GBR Niger Launch report

- 2015/11/16

GBR Niger was launched on the 5th & 6th November 2015 at the Tenere Hotel in Niamey and was graced by various delegates, heads of states, ministers of Niger.

GBR launches North Carolina chapter

- 2015/11/06

North Carolina launches Successful Global Business Roundtable for Trade and Investment Summit, the first of three National stops in the United States.

GBR Cameroon Launched

- 2015/11/04

All Glory to God for his faithfulness to GBR and allowing us to launch another country, GBR Cameroon is welcomed to the vision and mandate. #GBRVision2020

GBR Dubai Launch a success

- 2015/10/22

The Lord has once again allowed us to launch another country, the vision of GBR & GFFJ is growing country by country.

Victoria Falls launch report

- 2015/04/01

The Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls GBR & GFFJ launch report.

GBR Gabon was launched successfully

- 2015/03/30

GBR leaders was at the airport to welcome the convenor and delegation. He was received at the honor room at the airport by a bouquet of flowers. National television was also at the airport to give him an interview. Then he was led to Meridien

Successful launch of GBR Canada

- 2014/11/11

GBR and GFFJ Canada was launched successfully in Montreal today

Successful GBR Mamelodi launch

- 2014/10/15

GBR Mamelodi succesfully launch on the 11th October 2014 and have started mobilising the launch of new chapters in the region

Successful launch of GBR Benin, Sun Beach Chapter

- 2014/10/13

The successful launch of GBR Benin, Sun Beach Chapter a year after GBR Benin was launched

Zimbabwe launch report

- 2014/10/06

By God's grace the Zimbabwe Chapter was launched this past weekend. Below is the draft report and few photos. The final report will done and the photos and DVD sent to SA.

Ethiopia Launch Report

- 2014/08/27

The Ethiopian Launch Report compiled by Eugenia Ameyaw

Successful Launch of GBR Togo

- 2014/08/19

The Successful Launch of GBR Togo

GBR Abuja: The year's launches began with the launch of GBR Abuja on the 12th April 2013 at the Chelsea Hotel. GBR Abuja is a welcome addition to the GBR Nigeria family, following the launch of GBR Nigeria in 2012. Befitting for a vibrant nation and city, the launch of GBR was a vibrant event attended by delegates from both South Africa, and Swaziland.

GBR Botswana: GBR Botswana was successfully launched on 31st May 2013 at Tlotlo Hotel and Conference Centre. The day began with a Trade and Investment Conference and ended with the official launch and dinner. The launch in itself was a spectacular event attended by delegates from all over the country and had strong representation from GBR Chapters in Swaziland, Lesotho and South Africa.

GBR Namibia: GBR Namibia launched on the 12th July 2013 at the Safari Hotel and Conference Centre. The event was well-attended, and the venue full to capacity. The highlight of the event was a pledge from the Chief Executive Officer of TBN Namibia to air GBR content.

GBR Tanzania: GBR Tanzania was the first of four multi-country launches. The official launch took place on the 13th August 2013 at the Serena Hotel. The event was graced by the former President of the United Republic of Tanzania - Mr. Benjamin Mkapa. Other highlights of the event included presentations by the Convenor, Mr. Sipho Mseleku, and remarks from Professor David Mukangara of the University of Dar es Salaam.

GBR Uganda: GBR Uganda launched on the 16th August 2013 at Hotel Africana. The country launch was indeed unique as it formed part of the first pair of multi-country launches for the year. GBR Uganda now joins GBR Tanzania and GBR Kenya to form part of the GBR East Africa Region bloc.

GBR Ghana: GBR Ghana launched on the evening of the 27th September 2013 at the Holiday Inn, with a focus, as per the Convenor's, Mr. Sipho Mseleku's mandate, on Jesus. The event had strong representation from various GBR chapters within South Africa. Presentations on the GBR and GFFC were screened during the event, and remarks made by Mr. Edward Effah, the Managing Director of Fidelity Bank. The event was also graced by Mr. Nana Kwasi Boatin – chief of the Ashanti tribe and board member of ECOBANK who made a presentation during the trade and investment conference.

GBR Benin: Rounding up the year's launches, and proving that God indeed reserves the best for last, was the launch of GBR Benin, which took place on the 30th September 2013. The event was attended by the chairperson of GBR Nigeria and Regional Coordinator, Mr. Kanayo George Onyegbuna, who was accompanied by his wife Mrs. Peace Onyegbuna. A formal presentation on the GBR and GFFC mandate was made by Pastor Hilda Pheto the Chairperson of Women of Character South Africa, on behalf of the Convenor. Additional remarks were made by Nazaire Hounkpadode - the Chairperson of the Federation of Evangelical churches of Benin.

GBR Malawi First Year Anniversary Celebration: GBR Malawi celebrated its first year anniversary on the 21st October 2013 at the Sogecoa Golden Peacock Hotel. The event was a culmination of several months of planning, and was attended by the Convenor, Mr. Sipho Mseleku; Pastor Hilda Pheto, the Chairperson of Women of Character South Africa, and Mrs. Eugenia Ameyaw, Head of GBR Africa Affairs.
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