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  • Day 1

    April 20, 2018

  • Panel description: Africa’s high youth unemployment is an alarming issue that has been prioritized by governments and organizations. Creating structural change in the delivery of educational services at all levels is fundamental to Read more

    Moderated by: Lebogang Mothibatsela
    Where
    LSE Campus

  • Panel description: Green enterprise encompasses many sectors from ethical fashion to sustainable green energy. Policies and regulations should be put in place to challenge existing and upcoming enterprises to produce goods and services in Read more

    Moderated by: Bokar-Ture
    Where
    LSE Campus

  • Panel description: The informal economy absorbs a large proportion of the workforce on the continent. Workers in the informal economy on average have lower earnings and face higher risks than workers in the formal economy. As such, many have called for Read more

    Moderated by: Maudo-Jallow
    Where
    LSE Campus

  • Panel description: Technology and innovation are currently making huge strides in transforming Africa. The widespread use of smartphones, with more than half a billion people in Africa having access to mobile services, alongside various innovations has Read more

    Moderated by: Einstein Kofi Ntim
    Where
    LSE Campus

  • Day 2

    April 21, 2018

  • Panel description: African social entrepreneurs seek to address critical social and environmental challenges facing the continent, whilst still providing goods and services for their communities. These entrepreneurs focus on Read more

    Moderated by: Sefa-Gohoho
    Where
    LSE Campus

  • Panel description: The creative industries in Africa offer massive potential for continent-wide job and economic growth. Developing the creative industries would draw on African culture as a unique selling point. However, realizing this distinctive Read more
    Where
    LSE Campus

  • Where
    Sheikh Zayed Theatre

  • Panel description: SMEs make up 80% of Africa’s employment and therefore, play a vital role in ensuring continental economic growth. Unfortunately, an overwhelming number of SMEs suffer from a lack of access to credit and challenges in organisational operations that hinder their ability to increase their production capacity Read more

    Moderated by: Anino-Emuwa
    Where
    LSE Campus