Renowned South African music superstar, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, CEO of the EIB Network, Nathan Anokye-Adisi widely known as Bola Ray and President of Musicians Union of Ghana, Bice Osei Kuffour, shared a stage with other distinguished African and international music Intellects today/Thursday at the 5th AFRIMA Buiness Summit.

This forms part of activities lined up for the 5th All Africa Music Awards at the Ballroom inside the Kempinski Hotel.

Music has a strong effect on emotions. Music can mean different things to different people, but once you have a love for it, it is in your soul.

Held under the theme: “African Music in a Global Village: Leveraging the Opportunities”, the Africa Music Business Summit provides a platform for business networking and interaction among music professionals, music executives, government officials and other stakeholders in the music, arts, entertainment, and financial sectors of Africa.

Its aim is to create an engaging environment for discussions on how the potentials present in the continent’s music industry can be fully harnessed for socio-economic gains.

The Summit was opened by the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Afeku.

The CEO of EIB network, Kwabena Anokye Adisi also alluded to the fact that music plays an important role in the lives of people.

The Business Summit to be followed by AFRIMA Music Village thursday from 5.00 p.m. till dawn at the Independence Square, Accra, a Guided Tour of the notable sites and landmarks in the Host City, Accra on Friday November 23, and the 5th AFRIMA Nominees Party from 10.00 p.m.

The main awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Accra International Conference Centre.