South Africa in Africa: The Importance of (Re-) Adopting a Pan-African Mindset in Business Register Here

South Africa in Africa: The Importance of (Re-) Adopting a Pan-African Mindset in Business

Start Date: Tuesday, 26 June, 2018
Time: 17h30 for 18h00
Contact Person: thembeka.hlatshwayo@wits.ac.za
Venue: Donald Gordon Auditorium, Wits Business School, 2 St David's Place, Parktown


Pan-Africanism is an age-old concept that has seen has generations of African leaders determined to forge solidarity among African states. The African Union’s Agenda 2063 (“The Africa We Want”) recommits to a prosperous and politically united continent based on sustainable development and inclusive growth.

From the ground-breaking ideals of Ghanian revolutionary Kwame Nkrumah to the “African Renaissance” immortalised by former President Thabo Mbeki to the ideals of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), what has happened to Pan-Africanism in 2018?
 
Please join Visiting Adjunct Professor at Wits Business School Dr Reuel Khoza and a panel of speakers as they grapple with these questions:

  • From Nkuruma to Ramaphosa: what happened?
  • Whatever happened to the African Renaissance?
  • NEPAD: Stillborn, or morphed?

Our panellists:

  • Lynette Chen, CEO: the NEPAD Business Foundation
  • Dr Somadoda Fikeni, Leading public commentator and political analyst
  • William Gumede, Associate Professor, Wits School of Governance 

Click here for speaker bios

Booking is essential.
 
We look forward to hosting you!


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