𝐑𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐨 𝐅𝐮𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐭

𝟎𝟔.𝟎𝟑.𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟗 𝐓𝐨𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝟎𝟖:𝟎𝟓𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐥𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐀 𝐃𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐔𝐧𝐜𝐡𝐫𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐜 𝐈𝐈𝐈

𝟎𝟖:𝟐𝟎𝐄𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐠 𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐰𝐬 & 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐂𝐄𝐎, 𝐍𝐉 𝐀𝐲𝐮𝐤 Mr NJ Ayuk is the CEO of Centurion Law Group, a pan-African legal services group with its headquarters in South Africa and offices in Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Congo, South Sudan, Cameroon and Mauritius. His experience includes advising major companies on investment strategies, the establishment of joint ventures and cooperation structures, privatisation, licensing and related tax, OHADA, oil and gas, power, local content, litigation, negotiation, governance and other matters.

He is particularly active in the structuring, negotiation and implementation of petroleum, mining, LNG, and other natural resource projects in Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Chad, South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Mozambique, Angola, Congo-Brazzaville and other sub-Saharan countries. His experience has included facilitating and negotiating PSCs, EPSAs, JOAs, service agreements, concessions, oilfield service and drilling contracts, and dealing with licensing and pipeline and marine transportation issues, including the sale and transportation of LNG.


𝟬𝟴:𝟱𝟬𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗜𝗺𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗶𝘀𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗣𝗮𝗹𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗲 𝗜 𝟬𝟵:𝟬𝟬𝗔𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗜𝗻𝘃𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗙𝗼𝗿𝘂𝗺 𝟮𝟬𝟭𝟴 CONNECTING DOMESTIC/GLOBAL INVESTORS AND PROJECT SPONSORS During November 7-9, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, the Africa Investment Forum was the pivotal platform for project sponsors, borrowers, lenders, and public and private sector investors will come together to accelerate Africa’s investment opportunities..

𝟬𝟵:𝟱𝟱𝟭𝟬:𝟬𝟱: 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗡𝗶𝗰𝗼 𝗠𝗯𝗮𝗿𝗴𝗮 & 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗥𝗼𝗰𝗮𝗳𝗶𝗹 𝗝𝗮𝘇𝘇 𝟭𝟬:𝟬𝟱𝟭𝟬:𝟯𝟱: – 𝗡𝗲𝗴𝗲𝗿𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗸 & 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗜𝗻𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝗔𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗔𝗿𝘁 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗹 𝗘𝗶𝗻𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗶𝗻𝘀𝗡𝗲𝗴𝗲𝗿𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗸𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗜𝗻𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳𝗔𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗔𝗿𝘁𝗣𝗮𝗿𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲𝗗𝗲𝗲𝗽 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝗿𝗶𝘀𝗶𝘀, 𝗰. 𝟭𝟵𝟯𝟬” Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie, PhD, Associate Professor of Art History, UC Santa Barbara, and Founder, Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture. Dr. Ogbechie is a specialist in the arts and visual culture of Africa and its diasporas. He is the author of Ben Enwonwu: The Making of an African Modernist and Making History: The Femi Akinsanya African Art Collection, and editor of Artists of Nigeria. He is also the director of the cultural brokerage firm Aachron Knowledge Systems. Ogbechie has received fellowships, grants, and awards for his work from many prestigious institutions, including the Getty Research Institute, the American Academy in Berlin, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Institute for International Education, the Smithsonian Institution and the Ford Foundation. His current project focuses on the politics of cultural patrimony debates as it affects demands for the repatriation of African cultural objects held in Western collections. He received his BA and MA from the University of Nigeria and his PhD from Northwestern University.

𝟭𝟬:𝟯𝟱𝟭𝟬:𝟰𝟬: – 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲 𝟭𝟬:𝟰𝟬𝟭𝟬:𝟱𝟱: – 𝗠𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗮 𝗦𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗧𝗼 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱, 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗜𝗹𝗹𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀

In this talk, Minna Salami shares images of women from around the world, highlighting how out of touch the stereotypes are from reality. She tells powerful stories of her diverse grandmothers whose lives have shaped hers and of how images of African women in the West do not represent the experiences of her own friends and family. And how, very simply, African women like the same things as women everywhere. Minna Salami writes, speaks and advocates on a broad range of Africa, Diaspora and feminist issues. She writes the award-winning African feminist blog, MsAfropolitan, and is a member of the Duke University’s Global Educator Network as well as the Guardian’s (UK) Africa Network. Follow her on Twitter @MsAfropolitan.

𝟭𝟬:𝟱𝟱𝟭𝟭:𝟭𝟬: – 𝗣𝗼𝗿𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗶𝘁𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗙𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗶𝘀 𝗕𝗲𝗯𝗲𝘆𝗦𝗲𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀 𝗘𝗮𝗿𝗹𝘆 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲 Francis Bebey was born in Douala, Cameroon, on 15 July 1929. Bebey attended a college in Douala, where he studied mathematics, before going to study broadcasting at the University of Paris. Moving to the United States, he continued to study broadcasting at New York University. In 1957, Bebey moved to Ghana at the invitation of Kwame Nkrumah, and took a job as a broadcaster. 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗿 In the early 1960s, Bebey moved to France and started work in the arts, establishing himself as a musician, sculptor, and writer. His most popular novel was Agatha Moudio’s Son. While working at UNESCO from 1961-74, he was able to become the head of the music department in Paris . This job allowed him to research and document traditional African music. Bebey released his first album in 1969. His music was primarily guitar-based, but he integrated traditional African instruments and synthesizers as well. Though he is currently praised for his music, his musical taste created controversy with his native music when he first started off. His style merged Cameroonian makossa with classical guitar, jazz, and pop, and was considered by critics to be groundbreaking, “intellectual, humorous, and profoundly sensual”. He sang in Duala, English, and French. Bebey helped launch the career of Manu Dibango.[8] Bebey released more than 20 albums over his career, and was also known for his poetry, including Black tears (1963), a poem dedicated to the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. 𝗟𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗿 Bebey wrote novels, poetry, plays, tales, short stories, and nonfiction works.[10] He began his literary career as a journalist in the 1950s and at one time worked as a journalist in Ghana and other African countries for the French radio network, Societe de radiodiffusion de la France d’outre-mer (SORAFOM). Bebey’s first novel, Le Fils d’Agatha Moudio (Agatha Moudio’s Son), was published in 1967 and awarded the Grand prix litteraire d’Afrique noire in 1968; it remains his best-known work.[10] His novel, L’Enfant pluie (The Child of Rain), published in 1994, was awarded the Prize Saint Exupery.[10] In addition to exploring childhood and adult experiences in his works, Bebey also wrote tales drawn from the African oral tradition. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Bebey

𝟭𝟭:𝟭𝟬𝟭𝟭:𝟰𝟬: – 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗣𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗡𝗮𝗻𝗮 𝗔𝗸𝘂𝗳𝗼𝗔𝗱𝗱𝗼 Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, born William Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo; 29 March 1944) is the President of Ghana, in office since January 2017. He previously served as Attorney General from 2001 to 2003 and as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2007. Akufo-Addo first ran for president in 2008 and again in 2012, both times as the candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), but was defeated on both occasions by NDC candidates: John Atta Mills in 2008 and John Dramani Mahama in 2012.[4] He was chosen as the NPP’s candidate for a third time in the 2016 elections and defeated Mahama in the first round (winning 53.85% of the votes), which marked the first time in a Ghanaian presidential election that an opposition candidate won a majority outright in the first round. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nana_Akufo-Addo

𝟭𝟭:𝟰𝟬𝟭𝟭:𝟰𝟱: – 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲 𝟭𝟭:𝟰𝟱𝟭𝟮:𝟭𝟱: – 𝗪𝗵𝘆 𝗗𝗼 𝗦𝗼 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗔𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗖𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗼 𝗣𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗠𝗼 𝗜𝗯𝗿𝗮𝗵𝗶𝗺

Mohammed “Mo” Ibrahim, born 3 May 1946) is a Sudanese-British billionaire businessman. He worked for several telecommunications companies, before founding Celtel, which when sold had over 24 million mobile phone subscribers in 14 African countries. After selling Celtel in 2005 for $3.4 billion, he set up the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to encourage better governance in Africa, as well as creating the Mo Ibrahim Index, to evaluate nations’ performance. He is also a member of the Africa regional advisory board of London Business School.

In 2007 he initiated the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, which awards a $5 million initial payment, and a $200,000 annual payment for life to African heads of state who deliver security, health, education and economic development to their constituents and democratically transfer power to their successors. Ibrahim has pledged to give at least half of his wealth to charity by joining The Giving Pledge.

According to the Forbes 2011 Billionaire List, Mo Ibrahim is worth $1.8 billion, making him the 692nd richest person in the world. Mo Ibrahim was also selected for the TIME “Top 100” list in 2008.


𝟭𝟮:𝟭𝟱𝟭𝟮:𝟮𝟱: – 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲 𝟭𝟮:𝟮𝟱𝟭𝟯:𝟮𝟱: – 𝗙𝘂𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗚𝗹𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗹 𝗚𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 & 𝗡𝗲𝘁 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝗙𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗶𝘀 𝗙𝘂𝗸𝘂𝘆𝗮𝗺𝗮

In recent times, there is reduced confidence in the ability of multilateral institutions and global treaty frameworks to effectively combat global issues. At a time when efficient global coordination is needed to tackle climate change, terrorism and a host of other threats to the prosperity and sustainability of future generations, how can global leaders work together to strengthen global governance? What are the barriers to more effective global governance and what are the tools that future government leaders need to leverage to solve international issues?

Francis Fukuyama is Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), and the Mosbacher Director of FSI’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. He is professor (by courtesy) of political science. Dr. Fukuyama has written widely on issues in development and international politics. His book, The End of History and the Last Man, was published by Free Press in 1992 and has appeared in over twenty foreign editions. His most recent book, Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy, was published in September 2014. Other books include America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy, Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution, and Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity. Francis Fukuyama received his B.A. from Cornell University in classics, and his Ph.D. from Harvard in Political Science. He was a member of the Political Science Department of the RAND Corporation, and of the Policy Planning Staff of the US Department of State. He previously taught at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University and at George Mason University’s School of Public Policy. He served as a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics from 2001-2004. Dr. Fukuyama is chairman of the editorial board of The American Interest, which he helped to found in 2005. He is a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins SAIS Foreign Policy Institute, and a non-resident fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Center for Global Development. He holds honorary doctorates from Connecticut College, Doane College, Doshisha University (Japan), Kansai University (Japan), Aarhus University (Denmark), and the Pardee Rand Graduate School. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Pardee RAND Graduate School, the Board of Directors of the National Endowment fo


𝟭𝟯:𝟮𝟱𝟭𝟰:𝟱𝟱: – 𝗔𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗣𝗼𝗿𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗶𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝘀𝘀𝗼𝘂 𝗡𝗱𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝟭𝟰:𝟱𝟱𝟭𝟱:𝟮𝟱: – 𝗠𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗥𝗵𝘆𝘁𝗵𝗺𝘀𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲: 𝗡𝗶𝗴𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗮. 𝟭𝟱:𝟮𝟱𝟭𝟲:𝟯𝟬: – 𝗔𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗜𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁𝘀 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗼 𝗜𝗻𝘃𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝗻 𝗔𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮 𝗣𝗮𝗻𝗲𝗹 𝗗𝗶𝘀𝗰𝘂𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝟭𝟲:𝟯𝟬𝟭𝟲:𝟯𝟱: – 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲 𝟭𝟲:𝟯𝟱𝟭𝟳:𝟬𝟱: – 𝗩𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗴𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗕𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗢𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗔𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗻𝘁. 𝗔𝗹𝗶 𝗗𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗼𝘁𝗲 𝟭𝟳:𝟬𝟱𝟭𝟳:𝟯𝟱: – 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲 𝗔 𝗗𝗶𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗨𝗻𝗖𝗵𝗿𝗼𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝟭𝟳:𝟯𝟱𝟭𝟴:𝟬𝟱: – 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗜𝗻𝗳𝗹𝘂𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗔𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝟭𝟴:𝟬𝟱𝟭𝟴:𝟭𝟬𝗜𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝗔𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘀 𝗧𝗵𝗿𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗔𝗿𝘁 𝗦𝗰𝗲𝗻𝗲 𝗧𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗶𝗮 𝗘𝗹 𝟭𝟴:𝟭𝟬𝟭𝟴:𝟭𝟱𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲 𝟭𝟴:𝟭𝟱𝟭𝟴:𝟯𝟬𝗔 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗴 𝗚𝗲𝗻𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝗦𝗮𝘃𝘃𝘆 𝗔𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗻𝘀 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗲𝘄 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝟭𝟴:𝟯𝟬𝟭𝟴:𝟰𝟬𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗜𝗺𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗣𝗮𝗹𝘁𝘁𝗲 𝗜𝗜 𝟭𝟴:𝟰𝟬𝟭𝟵:𝟬𝟱𝗔𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘀 𝗡𝗲𝘅𝘁 𝗦𝘂𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗽𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗕𝗶𝘀𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗸 𝗥𝗲𝘄𝗮𝗻𝗲 & 𝗚𝗲𝗼𝗿𝗴𝗲 𝗚𝗹𝘆𝗻𝗼𝘀

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