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Presentation of the charity gala Stop Ebola

posted by: equatorialguinea.com December 8th, 2014

On December 2 a press conference took place in the conference room of the Press Club in the Belgian capital, Brussels, to present the charity dinner to stop Ebola, to be held on December 12, organized by the Association of Wives of African Ambassadors in Belgium (AEEAB), in collaboration with the Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in Brussels.

During the press conference, the president of the AEEAB, Perseveranda Mangue, wife of the Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea in Brussels, Carmelo Nvono Ncá, provided to the media all the details of the charity dinner of December 12, and launched an awareness message about the serious problem that West Africa is suffering from due to the proliferation of the Ebola virus: “it’s not a problem only in Africa, but it threatens all humanity.”

Perseveranda Mangue was accompanied by the president in Belgium Doctors Without Borders, Meinie Nicola, who explained what the current health situation is in the West African region, prevention methods, measures being taken and training of specialized personnel that is helping to mitigate the effects.

Also present at the press conference were representatives of the embassies of the countries hardest hit by Ebola and beneficiaries of the funds raised at the gala. The directors of the embassies of Liberia and Guinea Conakry, as well as the press attaché of Sierra Leone, offered updated data about their respective countries and preventive measures that their governments are taking.

The AEEAB is giving the final touches to the preparations for the dinner, whose organization is a success. They have already received RSVPs by important guests such as the Director of Sub-Saharan Africa of the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, François Cornet, and the Director of Protocol of the Government, Rudy Huygelen, and the State Chief of Protocol of the Royal House.

The event will be hosted by the last Miss Africa Belgium 2014, Esther Tshiaba, and the singer Mori Kante, of Guinea Conakry will be responsible of livening up the evening.

The agenda of charitable activities around this event also covers the charity football match held on December 6.

Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office