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Africa Business Summit 2021

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Schedule

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SUMMIT MODERATOR INTRODUCTION
Didi Akinyelure - Award-Winning Journalist
Didi Akinyelure
2021-05-08T11:00:00Z 2021-05-08T11:05:00Z Europe/London SUMMIT+MODERATOR+INTRODUCTION https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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WELCOME ADDRESS
Francois Ortalo-Magne - Dean, London Business School
Francois Ortalo-Magne
2021-05-08T11:05:00Z 2021-05-08T11:10:00Z Europe/London WELCOME+ADDRESS https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE SPEECH
Themba Muchaneta - President of the Africa Club MBA2021, London Business School
2021-05-08T11:10:00Z 2021-05-08T11:15:00Z Europe/London STUDENT+REPRESENTATIVE+SPEECH https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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OPENING KEYNOTE
Charlie Robertson - Global Chief Economist and Head of Macro Strategy, Renaissance Capital
Charlie Robertson
2021-05-08T11:15:00Z 2021-05-08T11:40:00Z Europe/London OPENING+KEYNOTE https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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BREAK 1
20 min to relax, network, and/or explore Accel Awards' booth
2021-05-08T11:40:00Z 2021-05-08T12:00:00Z Europe/London BREAK+1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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PANEL 1
Business Perspectives and the Path Beyond Recovery
Elias Papaioannou Alex Masu Aaron Leopold Wale Shonibare Linda Munyengeterwa
2021-05-08T12:00:00Z 2021-05-08T13:00:00Z Europe/London PANEL+1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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BREAK 2
20 min to relax, network, and/or explore Accel Awards' booth
2021-05-08T13:00:00Z 2021-05-08T13:20:00Z Europe/London BREAK+2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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KEYNOTE 2
Lucy Quist - Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Lucy Quist
2021-05-08T13:20:00Z 2021-05-08T13:50:00Z Europe/London KEYNOTE+2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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PANEL 2
Funding as a Catalyst for Sustainable Growth
Gozie Chigbue Andreata Muforo Ibukun Adebayo Ope Sule Babacar Ka
2021-05-08T13:50:00Z 2021-05-08T14:50:00Z Europe/London PANEL+2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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BREAK 3
20 min to relax, network, and/or explore Accel Awards' booth
2021-05-08T14:50:00Z 2021-05-08T15:10:00Z Europe/London BREAK+3 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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KEYNOTE 3
H.E. Wamkele Mene - Secretary-General, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat
H.E. Wamkele Mene
2021-05-08T15:10:00Z 2021-05-08T15:35:00Z Europe/London KEYNOTE+3 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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PANEL 3
Enablers for an Inclusive Pan-African Success Story
Tolu Agunbiade Nick Hughes Sahar Nasr Lorenzo Tencati Geoffrey White
2021-05-08T15:35:00Z 2021-05-08T16:35:00Z Europe/London PANEL+3 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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BREAK 4
20 min to relax, network, and/or explore Accel Awards' booth
2021-05-08T16:35:00Z 2021-05-08T16:55:00Z Europe/London BREAK+4 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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ACCEL AWARDS : Start-up competition hosted by Maheva Eholie
Pitches followed by Q&A from judes (Nathalie Akon Gabala, Rajal Upadhyaya and Nick Hughes)
Mainza Moono Kennedy Ekezie Folake Owodunni Nick Hughes Rajal Upadhyaya Nathalie Akon Gabala
2021-05-08T16:55:00Z 2021-05-08T17:25:00Z Europe/London ACCEL+AWARDS+%3A+Start-up+competition+hosted+by+Maheva+Eholie https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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CLOSING KEYNOTE
Dr. Mo Ibrahim - Founder & Chair, Mo Ibrahim Foundation | Founder, Celtel
Dr. Mo Ibrahim
2021-05-08T17:25:00Z 2021-05-08T17:50:00Z Europe/London CLOSING+KEYNOTE https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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ACCEL AWARDS : Start-up competition hosted by Maheva Eholie
Accel Awards announced by judges (Nathalie Akon Gabala, Rajal Upadhyaya and Nick Hughes)
Mainza Moono Kennedy Ekezie Folake Owodunni Nick Hughes Rajal Upadhyaya Nathalie Akon Gabala
2021-05-08T17:50:00Z 2021-05-08T17:55:00Z Europe/London ACCEL+AWARDS+%3A+Start-up+competition+hosted+by+Maheva+Eholie https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE SPEECH
Final Remarks
2021-05-08T17:55:00Z 2021-05-08T18:00:00Z Europe/London STUDENT+REPRESENTATIVE+SPEECH https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-business-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Nick Hughes

Co-Founder, M-KOPA | Executive Fellow, Wheeler Institute for Business and Development

Folake Owodunni

Founder, Emergency Response Africa

Kennedy Ekezie

Founder, Kippa

Mainza Moono

Founder, Sanaa Space

Nathalie Akon Gabala

Regional Director, Mastercard Foundation

Rajal Upadhyaya

Founding Partner, Catalyst Principal Partners

Francois Ortalo-Magne

Dean, London Business School

Didi Akinyelure

Award-winning Journalist

Linda Munyengeterwa

Regional Industry Director, Infrastructure, Middle East & Africa, IFC

Wale Shonibare

Director - Energy Financial Solutions, Policy & Regulation, AfDB

Aaron Leopold

CEO, EnerGrow

Alex Masu

Executive, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, Vodacom Group

Elias Papaioannou

Economist | Co-Academic Director, Wheeler Institute for Business and Development

Babacar Ka

Partner, Development Partners International

Geoffrey White

CEO, Agility Africa

Lorenzo Tencati

Co-founder and Director, Singular Group

Sahar Nasr

Former Egypt’s Minister of Investment and International Cooperation

Tolu Agunbiade

Regional Director, ALX

Ope Sule

Capital Markets Specialist | Executive MBA Candidate, London Business School

Ibukun Adebayo

Co-Head (Emerging Markets Strategy), London Stock Exchange Group

Andreata Muforo

Partner, TLCom Capital

Gozie Chigbue

Director (Private Equity Funds), CDC Group

Charlie Robertson

Global Chief Economist and Head of Macro Strategy, Renaissance Capital

H.E. Wamkele Mene

Secretary-General, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat

Lucy Quist

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Dr. Mo Ibrahim

Founder & Chair, Mo Ibrahim Foundation | Founder, Celtel

The event is over

The Africa Club is a student-run club at London Business School. We exist to promote engagement on Africa within the school and with a broader community, either in London, Africa or globally. Our members are individuals who have either worked in Africa or have cultural or professional interests in the continent.

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Folake: Emergency Response Africa

ERA is building the largest network of First Responders, emergency vehicles and hospitals to deliver medical care in minutes

Kennedy: Kippa

Kippa is a bookkeeping and cashflow management app for small businesses in Africa

Mainza: Sanaa Space

Sanaa Space is an online art subscription marketplace that gives businesses and individuals affordable and flexible access to original artwork