Raw materials, innovation, culture … Africa is an inexhaustible source of wealth. From north to south and from west to east, foreign investors are working hand in hand with local entrepreneurs. This alliance is a safe bet for a continent that is counting heavily on the new generation to create the Africa of tomorrow.

Leadership

Drawn from a wide variety of sectors, such as finance, politics and culture, the following is a selection of African leaders chosen by Leaders League for their game-changing capabilities. Some come from African powerhouses like Nigeria and South Africa, many are enthusiastic entrepreneurs - several of them women - and all have helped shape a new continent.

Serving as the World Bank’s Vice President for Africa since Senegal’s former Minister of Economy and Finance allocated a record amount to the African continent in 2015. He assesses the continent’s current situation and contends that the fall in commodity prices represents an opportunity for African countries to diversify their economies and speed up reforms.

Makhtar Diop (World Bank): “Africa is a continent of opportunity for investors”

Serving as the World Bank’s Vice President for Africa since Senegal’s former Minister of Economy and Finance allocated a record amount to the African continent in 2015. He assesses the continent’s current situation and contends that the fall in commo...

31-05-2016

Africa 2.0 is an international NGO that brings together young African leaders committed to the continent’s transformation. Founded in 2010 by Mamadou Kwidjim Touré, it is located in 35 countries and comprises more than 46 nationalities.

Mamadou Kwidjim Touré (Africa 2.0): “Africa is more than a passion: it is a mission”

Africa 2.0 is an international NGO that brings together young African leaders committed to the continent’s transformation. Founded in 2010 by Mamadou Kwidjim Touré, it is located in 35 countries and comprises more than 46 nationalities.

01-06-2016