CAF President Donates $500,000 USD to Catholic Church and Muslim community in Côte d'Ivoire

Feb 7, 2024 - 00:01
Feb 7, 2024 - 00:01
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CAF President Donates $500,000 USD to Catholic Church and Muslim community in Côte d'Ivoire

The President of the Confédération Africaine de Football (“CAF”), Dr Patrice Motsepe donated USD 500 000 on behalf of the Motsepe Foundation to the Catholic Church and the Muslim Faith in Cote d'Ivoire.

President Motsepe met with the Cardinal of the Cote d'Ivoire Catholic Church, His Eminence Cardinal Jean-Pierre Kutwã and made a donation of USD 250 000 to the Catholic Church in Cote d'Ivoire and also met with His Eminence Cheikhoul Aima Ousmane Diakite, President of the Superior Council of Imams, Mosques and Islamic Affairs of Ivory Coast and donated USD 250 000 to the Muslim Faith in Cote d'Ivoire.

Dr Patrice Motsepe said: “We are  immensely  grateful  to the Catholic Church and the Muslim Faith for the crucial  religious and spiritual work that they are doing  amongst our people in Ivory Coast and on the African Continent and globally. We are committed to working together with them and all Religious and Faith Based Organisations in Africa and worldwide,  and contribute to uniting all people from different racial, ethnic and religious background.

President Motsepe also made donations to the Catholic Church and Muslim Faith in Cameroon during the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (“AFCON”) in 2022.

Dr Motsepe was accompanied by his wife Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe CEO and Co-Founder of the Motsepe Foundation, some of the CAF Vice Presidents and the General Secretary.

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Edwin T. Battaforyen Edwin T. Battaforyen is a Professional Young Liberian Journalist with over two years of working experience in the mainstream as a Broadcast and Sports Journalist. Young Battaforyen holds an advanced Diploma in Journalism from the Professional Journalism School of Liberia and Currently studies Mass Communication and Social Work at the State-run University of Liberia. In 2023 Edwin T. Battaforyen was named as the Best Sports Reporter of the Year an award given by the Sports Writer Association of Liberia (Margibi County Chapter). Battaforyen has traveled to Ivory Coast, Senegal, and Ghana as a Sports Reporter assigned to provide coverage for the Liberia National Handball Team. Edwin T. Battaforyen is a full member of the Sports Writer Association of Liberia and Currently Works at KOOL 91.9 FM/TV/knewsonline.