Local muso, Loyiso Bala, is set to represent Mzansi when he attends a prestigious event hosted by Bill and Melinda Gates. Loyiso was invited to the pair's Goalkeepers event in New York as a world influencer.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Goalkeepers event takes place in New York later in September and our own Loyiso Bala will be flying SA's flag over there.
The singer has been part of several outreach programmes and charities and was invited to the Goalkeepers event after being nominated, reports TimesLIVE.
The event is focused on looking at the whole world's state, holding governments accountable for the issues in countries and bringing people together to discuss the world's biggest problems.
Taking to social media, Loyiso happily shared the news with his fans and followers.
"I am incredibly honoured to be invited to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ‘Goalkeepers 2019’ event in NYC. This year’s conference aims to bring together a new generation of leaders to accelerate progress in achieving global equality."
Briefly.co.za gathered that Loyiso is excited to have the chance to share the African story.
He wants to connect with the world leaders he'll be meeting to pick their brains on the problems South Africa is currently facing.
"I believe the challenges we are facing right now as a country cannot be solved in isolation. Our world systems are constantly declining and as the father of two daughters, I want to see them live in a better world."
Although he says he has enough suits to look stylish at the event, Loyiso joked that he may just wear an African-print shirt - to represent Mzansi, of course.
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