Brenthurst Foundation, a charity wing of the Oppenheimers, the third richest family in Africa and part owners of Anglo America, have taken some opposition leaders to Como, Italy.
Brenthurst Foundation and its Chief Executive Officer, Greg Mills, have been pushing for liberal governments in Africa that will open doors for the mining giant that has sought a strong return in Africa’s commodity and mineral resources industry
Brenthurst also promotes gay rights and abolition of death penalties in Africa.
Zambia’s United Party for National Development (UPND) opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, South Africa’s Democratic Alliance (DA) leaders, Mmusi Maimane and Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Nelson Chamisa are in attendance.
Brenthurst Foundation Chairperson, former Nigerian President Olesugun Obasanjo said Africa had an opportunity to grow like the Asian tigers because of its abundant natural resources, and a majority young population.