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“Africa Now” Exhibition at Bonhams Wins Support from Alicia Keys Charity

NEW YORK, NY.- Alicia Keys, the singer, songwriter, actress, author and philanthropist with a keen interest in Africa, has agreed that her charity “Keep a Child Alive” will partner Bonhams VIP reception for the groundbreaking “Africa Now” exhibition in New York on March 9, 2010. The event is being sponsored by Afren plc, the African focused independent oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in Nigeria, Gabon, Congo Brazzaville, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and the Joint Development Zone of Nigeria – Sao Tome & Principe. The subsequent auction will be the first commercial auction of African contemporary art ever to be held in the US, and features work by both new and established artists. The VIP reception