Wharton African Business Forum 2016 through the eyes of Movemeback Photos by Samsona Oputa #WABF24 Enjoy!
Bringing together some of the finest minds with a passion for Africa, the 24th Annual Wharton Africa Business Forum (WABF24) explored the creation of measurable impact in Africa and redefining the possibilities and areas for success on the continent. How fitting then that the five WABF24 keynote speakers ran the gamut of entrepreneurship, politics, education and business with some creating […]
The Sierra Leonean Empowerment Network (SLEN) When the SLEN co-founders, Janice Williams, Desmond Ellis and Lenton Davies got together in early 2013, their aim was to create an initiative not yet seen in Sierra Leone or in Africa at large. They instigated a full scale attempt to divert from a popular krio saying “way u yams white, na for coba […]
When more than three hundred million men, women and children still live in poverty on the African continent, a land with so much wealth and potential, we must ask ourselves what our role (as Africans living in the Diaspora) is in ‘Engendering an Inclusive Africa ’. This was the question the African Society of Cambridge University aimed to answer at the […]
This year LBS Africa Club and its 15th Africa Business Summit were ground breaking in a number of ways: Firstly, it brought to the stage a number of heavy hitters – Dr Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation; Bob Diamond, Founder and CEO of Atlas Merchant Capital; Ken Njoroge, Co-Founder and Group CEO of Cellulant; and Sola David-Borha, CEO of Stanbic […]
In 2015 alone, African startups received over $185m of funding. The lion’s share came to rest in the laps of South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya – the countries with the highest startup activity. No longer heavily reliant on grants or foreign donor funding, equity investment is on the rise on the continent. This begs the question – which route should […]
On March 12 2016, Movemeback partnered with The Oxford Business Forum Africa for Unreasonable Africa. Check out our video highlights from the day!
“Africa’s human capital is its most valuable resource.” As Her Honour Inonge Wina, the Vice President of Zambia and the first woman to hold the position, uttered these words in her opening keynote, the delegates of the third LSE Africa Summit erupted in applause. An idea had been planted, a realisation dawned and a quietly overarching theme for the day […]