The Commonwealth Games Federation Africa Annual Regional meeting will this year take place in Lilongwe, Malawi. This is a two-days meeting set from the 9th-10th February 2018.
This is a meeting that focuses on how Commonwealth Games Associations (CGA`s) engage and discuss crucial issues pertaining to the Commonwealth Sports Movements as well as providing feedback to the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).
(2017 CGF Africa Annual Regional Meting in Kigali, Rwanda)
The President of CGA Malawi Mr. Oscar Kanjala, said that hosting this meeting will help them build confidence to host other huge events in years to come.
He added to say that this meeting will also assist in building strong relationships between African countries thus developing sports.
17 African countries will merge to Malawi, all representing their Commonwealth Games Associations. These include:- Malawi, Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Nigeria.
Amongst the important guests who are attending this meeting, it is the CGF President, Ms. Louise Martin and the CGF Regional Development Manager, Ms. Ellen Barwise.
(Ms. Louise Martin- CGF President)
All these delegates are slated to arrive on the 8th of February 2018 and they are to be accommodated at the President Walmont Hotel, where the meeting will also be taking place.