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Africa’s Portal to Doing Business with the United States

This virtual conference, the first and the largest of its kind, convenes thousands of c-suite executives and decision makers at African businesses, small and large, to present to them, from the highest ranks, with the ways in which the U.S.…
Economic Strategies

Economic Strategies: What Now?

This session examines the economic strategies that COVID-19 might accelerate for businesses in Africa. Featured speakers include Acha Leke, Senior Partner McKinsey Johannesburg, Chairman McKinsey Africa; Dr. John N. Nkengasong, Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…
Intersection of business & philanthropy

Disruptions With Impact: The Intersection of Business & Philanthropy

Dr. James Mwangi, Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings and Executive Chairman of the Equity Group Foundation is featured in this fireside chat with Harvard Business School Professor Caroline Elkins, as part of’s webinar series Crisis Management…
African innovations

Brilliant African Innovations Against COVID-19

Six finalists were chosen from a wide field of applicants to compete on today’s Brilliant African Innovations Against COVID-19, a “Shark Tank” style contest in which entrepreneurs competed for prizes. The judges for the competition were Juliet Ehimuan, Director, West…
What’s the Real Story

What’s the Real Story Behind Africa’s COVID-19 Figures?

Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa; Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, and David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression.
Crafting Strategy

Crafting Strategy in the Face of Uncertainty

In this 4th session of the series, led by Andy Zelleke, Ph.D., Harvard Business School Senior Lecturer of Business Administration, the panel includes Nolitha Fakude, Chair of the Management Board, South Africa Anglo American, Acha Leke, Senior Partner, Johannesburg, Chairman,…
“Jankara” market, located on Lagos Island and the

This Isn’t the West: How Africa’s Informal Sector Reacts to COVID-19

President Akufo-Addo is the lead speaker on a panel moderated by Hakeem Belo-Osagie, Chairman of FSDH Holding Company and Harvard Business School Senior Lecturer of Business Administration. The panel, also featured The Honorable Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, Nigeria;…

Liquidity – Managing Cash Flow When Revenue & Funding Dry Up

A robust panel discussion on Liquidity – Managing Cash Flow When Sources of Revenue and Funding Dry Up moderated by Kunle Elebute, Chair, KPMG, with the following panelists: Welela Dawit, CFO, GE; Admassu Tadesse, President and Chief Executive, Trade and…
Leadership in Times of Crisis

Leadership in Times of Crisis

A timely and valuable video conference series produced by in partnership with faculty from Harvard Business School to address this unprecedented humanitarian and economic crisis as a result of COVID-19.