World Economic Forum on Africa

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May 10, 2013
<span class="p1">In eight of the past 10 years, Africa's "lion" economies have grown faster than East Asia's tigers. What are the priorities for the continent to emerge as a new global growth pole?<br><br>- Kofi Annan, Chairman, Africa Progress Panel (APP), Switzerland; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa; World Economic Forum Foundation Board Member<br>- Gao Xiqing, President and Vice-Chairman, China Investment Corporation (CIC), People's Republic of China; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa<br>- Bekele Geleta, Secretary-General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Geneva; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa<br>- Monhla Hlahla, Chairperson, Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC), South Africa; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa<br>- Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Tunis; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa<br>- Doug McMillon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Wal-Mart International, Wal-Mart Stores, USA; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa<br><br>Opening Remarks by<br>- Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum<br>- Josette Sheeran, Vice-Chairman and Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum<br><br>Chaired by<br>- Børge Brende, Managing Director, Government Relations and Constituent Engagement, World Economic Forum<br><br><a href="http://www.weforum.org/">http://www.weforum.org/</a><br></span>

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