The famous SA Celebrity will be touching down at Robert Gabriel Mugabe Airport this afternoon. Her maiden visit is expected to unlock a number of opportunities for women in business among other areas.

The award-winning actress and businesswoman will be welcomed at the Robert Mugabe International Airport by organisers and journalists.

A welcome dinner gala in her honour will be held on Friday night at the Meikles Hotel hosted by Zodwa Mkandla, CMG International Media Group and NED Bank as part of a high-level networking event with different stakeholders.

Organisers expressed their delight in hosting the South African superstar, who will also address at the Women in Business conference on Saturday morning in partnership with Nedbank.

“Connie is an iconic personality who inspires many and represents so much of empowerment as an entertainer, businesswoman and philanthropist. We welcome her to Zimbabwe ahead of her program and look forward to a fruitful exercise of empowerment and creating viable networks for all involved,” Nedbank Head of Marketing and Publicity Mary-Anne Kwidini.

CMG Head Conrad Mwanza  said her visit will bear a positive impact for business and international  tourism for the country.

“Of course her coming to Zimbabwe will also unlock opportunities considering the fact that she is a successful business woman and her coming has a positive impact on our tourism.”

Connie will also visit Emerald Hill Children’s Home as part of her appreciation of charitable initiatives in partnership with the Zodwa Mkandla Foundation.

She wraps up her program with a Zumba Masterclass session with acclaimed fitness trainer Zorro as part of a drive to encourage fitness and wellness through physical exercise.

Connie Ferguson is also an author, speaker, producer and co-founder of production company Ferguson Films which she co-founded with her late husband Shona Ferguson.

She is also a successful businesswoman who runs a beauty care line called Connie Bodyline and a personal fitness and lifestyle blog called IConniecFit, among other ventures.

Tickets to the events are limited and, for further enquiries and information, people can contact or WhatsApp  +44 7466 774433 / +263 78 511 6393