WORLD ECO­NOMIC FO­RUM ON AFRICA

3-5 June CAPE TOWN | SOUTH AFRICA

The Africa Report - - BRIEFING -

Af­ter Abuja last year, the fo­rum re­turns to Cape Town to mark the sil­ver ju­bilee cel­e­bra­tion of the Africa-fo­cused event. Un­der the theme ‘Then and Now: Reimag­in­ing Africa’s Fu­ture’, co-chairs for this year’s fo­rum in­clude Antony Jenk­ins, group chief ex­ec­u­tive of Bar­clays UK, Phumzile Mlambo-ngcuka, un­der­sec­re­tary-gen­eral of UN Women in New York and South Africa-based African Rain­bow Min­er­als founder Pa­trice Mot­sepe. The 3-day event will be packed with com­mu­nity con­ver­sa­tions on en­trepreneur­ship and lead­er­ship, and ses­sions on designing smarter cities, learn­ing from the Ebola cri­sis and har­ness­ing Africa’s pop­u­la­tion re­source, among oth­ers. we­fo­rum.org

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