Africa has been hit by its biggest external shock since independence and the economic and health fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is still unclear. Focussing on ‘Getting Africa Back to Business’, this year’s agenda brings together a number of key speakers including finance ministers making tough decisions about how to revive their economies, the health specialists and scientists battling the virus on the frontline and the business leaders planning for growth after Covid-19.

Life after Covid-19: How will the whole economic and political landscape of Africa change as a result of the crisis?

View from the Top: Keynote sessions involving the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, the Head of the IMF and the Director-General of the World Health Organization

Digital business in Africa: Africa is exploding with talent and innovations but how have its digital champions fared during the pandemic and what will the landscape look like in the aftermath?

Banking on Africa: Will the crisis lead to a shake-up of the banking industry and the emergence of pan-African banks?

Food security: With supply chains disrupted and millions of people in Africa’s cities struggling to make a living, how will countries manage the importance of food security?

Director, South African Chamber of Commerce
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