'Africa Together' is Back!
To commemorate Africa Day, the African Society of Cambridge University (ASCU), in partnership with various Africa-focused student societies across the University of Cambridge, has organised, Africa Together 2016, a day long event being held on June 10th to showcase, educate and celebrate the African continent and its people.
Under the theme ‘Engendering an Inclusive Africa’, Africa Together will include panels of prominent African luminaries on a range of issues reflecting the diversity of the continent, including religion, leadership, entrepreneurship, diversity, resources the arts.
- Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
- Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe, CEO, Motsepe Foundation – President of the Cancer Association of South Africa, South Africa’s Most Influential Women 2012
- Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Award winning investigative journalist – named one of the most influential Africans
- Tarik Choho, Managing Director, OCP SA and CEO, OCP Africa
- Prof. David Dunne, Director of the Cambridge-Africa Programme and Extraordinary Fellow, King’s College
- Fadumo Qasim Dayib, Presidential candidate for Somalia – Feminist of the Year by the Feminist Association Union
- Olajumoke Adenewo, AD Consulting – named by CNN as ‘Africa’s Starchitect’, leading Architect in Africa
- Prof. Julius Okojie, Executive Secretary, National University Commission, Nigeria
- Ahmad Zakari, Chief Operating Officer, General Electric Nigeria
- Destiny Ekaragha, Director and writer, Gone too Far, Tight Jeans – 3rd British black women who directed a feature-length film that was given theatrical distribution in the U.K
- Donald Molosi, Broadway actor writer – youngest-ever recipient of the Khama Brilliant Spirit Award
- Imad Mesdoua, political analyst for Africa Matters Limited and guest commentator for the BBC, Al Jazeera and France 24
- Tariq Ramadan, Professor, Oxford University – named as one of the top 100 most influential thinkers in the world and Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy