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Africa Together Conference 2022

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The Africa Together Conference is the premier student-led conference on Africa at the University of Cambridge. For nearly a decade, the conference has continued to assemble Africa’s sharpest and most influential minds, including academics, innovators, policy experts, leaders, diplomats, industry professionals, businesspersons, young professionals, and students, representing several countries across the world, to discuss and design Africa’s future. Former participants have included Heads of State, government ministers, foreign secretaries, CEOs, governors of central banks, and WTO and UN representatives. As the timing of this year’s conference finds the African continent at a crossroads as it recovers from the shocks of the Covid-19 pandemic, this event promises to be the most critical one yet.

Opening Address 1. Professor Graham Virgo, Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education, the University of Cambridge

Keynote speakers

1. Mr Eugene Nizeyimana – CEO of SSCG Consulting, CEO and Director at African Business Chamber (AfBC), Director of One Africa Network (OAN)

2. H. E Arikana Chihombori-Quao, Former African Union representative to the US (2nd Keynote Speaker)

3. Professor P.O.L Lumumba, Former Director of the Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission (Closing Keynote Speaker)

Confirmed Panellists

1. Ambassador Mohammadou Kah, founding Chairman, Zenith Bank-Gambia and Permanent Representative of the Gambia to the United Nations Office at Geneva 2. Ms Ndidi Nwuneli, Board Member Rockefeller Foundation and Co-Founder of Sahel Consulting: Agriculture & Nutrition Ltd 3. Dr Anino Emuwa, Founder and Managing Director, Avandis Consulting 4. Mr Sangu Delle, Chairman of Golden Palm Investments 5. Mr Andrew Takyi-Appiah, CEO of Zeepay 6. Khadija El-Bedweih, Founder – PraxiLabs 7. Lamin K. Darboe, Co-founder & CEO Bantaba 8. Fadzayi Mahere, Zimbabwean Politician and Lawyer 9. Dr Solomon Ayele Dersso – African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights 10. Dr Patricia Nzolantima Board Member. Harvard CAS Leadership Council, YPO Global Impact, Top 21 Women in Mobility

Venue: The Møller Institute – Churchill College, University of Cambridge & Afro Ball @ Hilton Cambridge

Date: 21st of May 2022 Time Full Day Follow us on all social media platforms @CamAfricaDay

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