Wall Street Journal Hosts First Africa Summit

INVESTING IN AFRICA | 2017

On March 7, 2017, the editors of The Wall Street Journal convened leading investors, executives and government officials to examine how technology is driving change in Africa. Their goal was to unleash the economic and political landscape, pinpointing risks and opportunities across the continent.


VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

Africa in Transition
Patrick Njoroge, Govenor of the Central Bank of Kenya, and Uche Orji, CEO of Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, discuss what has altered the economic and political landscape, and where is investment flowing now.

Roadmap for Africa
The African Development Bank has a vision for Africa: a continent with coherent agricultural policies, plentiful electric power, intelligent infrastructure and vastly improved emploment opportunities. Akinwumi Adesina, the bank’s president, explains.

Kagame on Africa’s Past and Future
Rwanda is often cited as one of the most ambitious and innovative of Africa’s fast-growing economies. Its President, Paul Kagame, offers a perspective on Africa’s past, a clear assessment of its present and a bold vision of it’s future.