The African Century: A Road Map for Market-led Growth

The African Century: A Road Map for Market-led Growth



Demographics dictate that the next century will be Africa's, but what kind of century will it be? Will it be one of aid dependency, joblessness, and northern migration? Or will it be one of inclusive, private-sector-led growth—with Africa leveraging its demographic dividend globally to drive its economic transformation? This panel of senior policymakers and CEOs will chart the course to a prosperous African Century driven by jobs and economic transformation: an Africa beyond aid.

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Staci Warden
Executive Director, Global Market Development, Milken Institute



David Bohigian
Acting President and CEO, Overseas Private Investment Corporation


Youssef Boutros-Ghali
Chairman, Nationbuilders Capital; Former Minister of Finance, Egypt; Former Chairman, IMF Committee


Dore Gold
President, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs; Former Director-General Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State of Israel; Former Ambassador of Israel to the United Nations


Patrice Motsepe
Founder and Chairman, African Rainbow Minerals


His Highness Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II
Emir of Kano; Former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria