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Dubai-born actress committed to inspire her Welsh contemporaries

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Rising star Samira Mohamed Ali, an aspiring young actress of mixed Dubai and Portuguese parentage, is having an inspirational effect on her adopted country of Wales. Her father passed away when she was just eight and Samira had to share family responsibilities from an early age. After many years of successful international modelling contracts, at the age of 21 she qualified in here banking exams and started to work alongside top Banking Directors at global giant HSBC to present on the HSBC TV channel, but now she is following her dreams and venturing into the world of feature films. Samira, 28, currently lives in Swansea, the birthplace of Hollywood Actress Catherine Zeta Jones, but is tipped by film critics to be one of the big emerging stars of 2014. Her first lead role will be by the side of BAFTA nominated actor George Newton ("Dead Man's Shoes" and "This is England") in the soon-to-be-released British horror movie "Molly Crows". Director Ray Wil…

West Wales businesswoman appointed a patron of Prince’s Prime Cymru charity

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West Wales businesswoman Rhiannon Rowley has been appointed a patron of HRH The Prince of Wales’s Prime Cymru initiative.
Ms Rowley, 59, owner of the Abaca organic mattress business in Tycroes, Ammanford, is delighted to be joining the team behind the Prince’s project to boost mature enterprise in Wales.
Prime Cymru is a registered charity and is the only organisation in Wales dedicated to providing practical support for people aged 50 and over who want to become and remain economically active.
“It’s a great privilege to be joining the Prime Cymru team as a patron,” said Ms Rowley. “I’ve been watching the development of the project and I know the charity is meeting a great need in Wales.
“The Prince has been hugely supportive of our work at Abaca. He’s visited us here at our base in Tycroes and during conversations I have had with him he has always been full of encouragement and praise for what we are trying to do as a business.
“His knowledge and passion about everything from wool to org…