Craft Properties USA, LLC appoints Mr Bako Ambianda as Non-Executive Board Member


KADOMA, ZIMBABWE– Ever-rising and diversified business entity Craft Properties (PVT) Ltd, a Zimbabwe based subsidiary of Craft Properties Holdings registered under the Companies Act in 2008 is proud to announce the appointment of Mr Bako Ambianda done on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, the president of Bako Ambianda International, LLC, an international professional development company as board member of Craft Properties USA, LLC, a real estate and land developer that specializes in property sales and management, project management and land development, asset valuations, and advisory services.

Craft Properties USA, LLC is the US arm of Craft Properties (PVT), which operates across Zimbabwe’s major cities and towns including Kadoma, Harare, Masvingo, and Zvishavane. The company also has regional subsidiaries across the Southern Africa region with companies in Botswana and Zambia while registration is underway in South Africa.

Mr Ambianda is a Global African Entrepreneur, well-known and respected as an International Development Expert with a career spanning more than a decade reflecting top leadership and senior management focusing on economic development, Foreign Direct Investment and international trade.

He is the Chairman and CEO of Labacorp Group of Companies with a portfolio of businesses in manufacturing, renewable energy, real estate, agribusiness, and exhibition industries operating in five countries.He specializes in boutique investment and trade programs across the world bringing investors, high profile business leaders, and governments together to explore mutual synergies especially investing and doing business in Africa. He is a seasoned specialist dealing directly with governments and top businesses across Africa, the Middle East, and the United States.

Mr Ambianda serves as the Chairman of ATIGS Group from 2015 to present, a USA-based company that specializes in promoting trade and investment opportunities in Africa and has facilitated over 365 million dollars in Africa as part of its programs. He is the founder of Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS), the leading prestigious Africa-global centric business platform in the world. He is also the founder of Africa Worldwide Alliance Partnerships (AfriWAPA), Solar Business Events, Solar Pioneer Awards, and Afridevelopism Institute.

The impressive profile of Mr Ambianda shows that he is a multi-award winner as he won several awards including:

  • 50 Most Admired Global Africans 2019 by PASSION VITSA
  • Africa Business Advocate Award 2019 by ATIGS Net Hub Ghana Limited.
  • Global Business Disruptor 2018 Award by  Professional Association of Young Africans (PAYA)
  • Africa SME Development Award 2018/19 by Africa Business Portal, Development Award ,ATIGS Awards Ceremony 2018
  • Africa business leadership excellence award 2018 by African Leadership Magazine ,
  • Africa leadership ceo’s hall of fame 2017
  • Outstanding individual award, Texas Solar Pionner Awards 2017
  • African young leaders award 2016
  • Toastmasters competent leader award 2015 by toastmasters international
  • United nations celebration medal 2015
  • Community development champion 2015 by KLRU-TV Austin PBS
  • Global student entrepreneur award 2014 (Top College Students Entreprenuours by entreprenuors’organization(EO))
  • GlobalMinded educator school award 2014
  • Barrack obama energy congress recorgnition and leadership award 2012(leadership challenge program) at Anne Arundel Community Colledge, USA .
  • Medal of Honour by African leardership magazine
  • Medal of honour by EPI Centre, San Antonio
  • First African to speak at the top solar Austin group with over 10 years of assistance

His General skills are:

  • Event Management ,Investment Strategic, Thought Leadership, Strategic Visionary , Business Strategy ,Talent Management ,International Business ,Public Speaking ,Marketing Strategy ,Online Advertising, team building ,Microsoft office ,customer service ,motivational speaking ,branding and identity ,people management ,capital markets ,turn around management ,Due Diligence, Portfolio Management ,Trading Strategy ,Negotiation ,Facilitation ,investment

Mr Ambianda is the Chairman of ATIGS Group, Inc from 2015 to present, which is a trade promotion ,project facilitation an development company . He is the founder of ATIGS Group in 2015 and he set the strategic direction for success and he is also responsible for leading day to day management, development and execution of the group’s long-term strategies and plans.

In March 2014 to September 2015 he was the consultant and construction project manager at Zepalac/ Reed Construction in Austin, Texas. Fall 2014 to Spring 2015 he was the Vice President of Sciences Toastmasters International Club, 2014 to 2015 he became the reporter of International Business and Trade United States Press Agency covering international news on trade and investment around the world with focus on Africa.

He became the project manager of Cameroon Connection Water Project in 2015 Cameroon Connection Projects.From 2012 to2013 he was the consultant and Business Development of Markert America Inc where was working on growing the market.In 2012 he was the consultant, Talent Developer and Manager of Conquer Entertainment in NewYork. Spring 2012 he was the Citizen Diplomat at Maryland State House, fall semester 2011 and 2012, he was the Vice president and president of International Student Association at Anne Arundel Community College respectively.


From 2012 to present he is the Managing Director of Global Attain Advancement LLC(GAA) d/BA GAA Exhibitions and Conferences.

From 2015-2016 he was the president of United Nations Campus Chapter.

In February 2015 he was the Consultant, Sr, Event Planner at JW Marriot Hotel and the whole of 2015 he was the Consultant, Director, Exhibition/ Conference Team of South by South West Interactive Conference in 2015

He has been the owner and manager of Magic Club Businesses Bemenda in Cameroon from 2010 to 2018.

A respected publisher who has penned over eight publications namely Destined To Win In The Game of Life (2014), Ingredients To Uplift Your Journey (2015), Who is In Your Ears (2015), Invest In Your Mindset (2016), The Unstoppable Warrior (2017), Fueling Africa’s Economic Development (2017), The Bako Nine Wisdom Keys (2018) and How to See it and Go get It (2018).

The bookworm, Mr Ambianda holds several qualifications including a degree in civil engineering while he has also successfully completed training in strategic management and construction among other related certificates.


In 1997-2003 he got the First School Leaving Certificate in Cameroon, from 2003-2007 he achieved the Cap Certificate in Building Construction in Cameroon, on November 16, 2010 in Ghana he did the International Engineering Training, 2010-2011 he got Baccalaureate Certificate in Construction, High School Diploma, Civil Engineering F4 in Cameroon.

From 2011-2013 Mr Ambianda achieved the Engineering Training, Associate Transfer, Civil Engineering in USA. He is a holder of New Business Distributor Training Certificate which he attained on November 15, 2013 in Maryland and the same year he did Marketing STrtegies for Today and Tomorrow.

On January 6, 2014 he obtained the Les Brown Platinum Speaker Certificate in NewYork, USA, on June 14, 2014, Mr Ambianda got the Osha Training Certificate from Texas, USA, another certificate was achieved on March 14, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA which is the Certificate of Completion, Real Lessons in Working with Influencers.

The various certificates holder, Mr Ambianda got the Certificate of Completion, Future of Work on March 14, 2015 in Texas, USA, he did the Workforce Collaboration and Development achieved on May 29, 2015 at Mandela Wshington Fellowship Institute,

From 2014-2016 Mr Ambianda enrolled for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin, USA. In September 2016 he became the Certified Economic Developer and in November 2016 he got Strategic Management Certificate at The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business Austin, Texas, USA,

Craft Properties (PVT) Ltd Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mr Kudakwashe Taruberekera said the appointment of Mr Ambianda on board is a great achievement and development for the ever-growing property development entity.

“We have appointed Mr. Bako Ambianda to the Board of Craft Properties USA LLC as a Non-Executive Member and we believe that he will add value to our company taking into consideration his vast experience in business. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Mr Bako Ambianda to Craft Properties USA LLC.

“Mr Ambianda’s vast experience in the construction and civil engineering industry has seen him lead various projects even in Africa, that is, the Cameroon Connection Water Project would be welcome while his experience as a consultant for various construction projects would be invaluable,” said Mr Taruberekera.

Mr Ambianda promised to support Craft Properties USA LLC and mobilize investors to invest in Zimbabwe.“In my role, I will advise and support Craft Properties USA LLC in coordinating its international business to create a strong footprint and also support the company to mobilize investors to invest in Zimbabwe,” he said. 

About Craft Properties (Pvt) Ltd

Craft Properties USA, LLC, a real estate and land developer that specialize in property sales and management, project management and land development, asset valuations, and advisory services.

About BAI

Bako Ambianda International, LLC (BAI), is an international professional development company that manages Mr Ambianda advisory and board member engagements, speaking engagements, Bako books and products, and offer personal and professional development training,