I have spent part of this year focusing on Africa, because it is critical that African Americans youth understand that their future may lie in many of the emerging opportunities that will be available in Africa. First we must educate ourselves beyond what the media presents us, war and Aids. The continent must be seen in its entirety, its poverty, riches, progress and opportunities. The three speakers below believe African must fix Africa and that foreign aide hampers not assist progress.
Andrew Mwenda: Let’s take a new look at African aid
Eleni Gabre-Madhin: Building a commodities market in Ethiopia
Patrick Awuah: Educating a new generation of African leaders