You remember Hakeem from the popular flicks Pirates of the Caribbean, Hotel Rwanda, Coming To America and X-Men Origins: Wolverine among others.

Speaking of his appointment, He said, “I am truly honoured to be associated with Africa 2.0 – a pioneering platform for a new generation of African leaders to inspire and create a solid infrastructure – to shape a brighter future for our Continent.”

Hakeem’s new role will see him participate in Africa 2.0 global campaigns spanning across its 29 Chapter Countries.

Founded in 2010, Africa 2.0 is composed of 450+ young African leaders from more than 41 nationalities sharing a collective vision for Africa. Members are committed to the development of the continent through effective initiatives.

Members of Advisory board include Chairman Olusegun Obasanjo, H.E. Joaquim Kissano – former President of Mozambique – and the Reverend Jesse Jackson amongst others.

Source: Look To The Stars