Our Africa Keynote Speakers

Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent. The recent step down of Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe is just the most recent incident in a series of political and social unrest that have shaken the continent. There are still challenges facing countries across the region, especially economically and healthcare related, but there are a many success stories too. Africa is the global leader in pioneering eco-tourism, and the role out of mobile internet access. Africa's economy is growing faster than any other continent, according to the African Development Bank, so it's the perfect time to choose one of our Africa keynote speakers below to give you and your event attendees the insight they need.

Our most requested Africa speakers

Xavier Sala i Martin

Professor of Economics, Columbia University

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Bianca Jagger

Human rights advocate and campaigner

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Dambisa Moyo

International economist and Author Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not ...

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F.W. de Klerk

As President of South Africa led the peaceful handover of po...

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Ian Goldin

Former Vice President and Head of Policy, World Bank, former...

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James Wolfensohn

A legendary figure in global finance, James Wolfensohn’s u...

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Jeffrey Sachs

Renowned Development Economist, Director of Earth Institute ...

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Jim O’Neill

Former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and creato...

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John Kufuor

Former President of Ghana from 2001 to 2009

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Karim Sy

Serial Entrepreneur and Digital Activist

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Lynette Ntuli

Founding Director and CEO, Innate Investment Solutions

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Muhammad Yunus

Founder of Grameen Bank, Nobel Peace Prize winner

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Soiya Gecaga

Founder and Executive Director of 'We the Change' Foundation

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