AFRICA: Changing the Narrative

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African COVID-19 Cases Rapidly Rising.Economic Strategies: What Now?

Led by Teresa Clarke, Chair and CEO,


  • Dr. Acha Leke, Senior Partner, Johannesburg, Chairman, McKinsey Africa
  • Dr. John N. Nkengasong, MSc, PhD, Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Dr. Vera Songwe, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

Disruptions with Impact: The Intersection of Business & Philanthropy

Dr. James Mwangi, Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings and Executive Chairman of the Equity Group Foundation is featured in a fireside chat with Harvard Business School Professor Caroline Elkins, as part of’s webinar series Crisis Management for African Business Leaders.

Among specific themes to be discussed is the balance between a company’s ethos and its ethical compass during crisis, and the leadership required to navigate the two.

Building a New Generation of Digital Leaders for Africa

William Miller, GE Senior Leader for Learning and Development

The Africa Industrial Internet Programme

GE partnered with African Leadership Group to build a new generation of digital leaders for Africa. The Programme enables mid-career engineers to build new skills in data analytics, data science, data engineering and data visualization. The programme is creating globally competitive, digital engineers right here in Africa, and we can’t wait to see their full impact on the continent.

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