African Renaissance Conference 2013
The African Renaissance Conference - 23rd and 24th May 2013
The 15th annual African Renaissance Conference was held on the 23rd and 24th May 2013 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban. The festival celebrated, debated and examined broader issues relating to re-defining and rebuilding the African continent through accessing and developing its own rich social, economic and political resources.
The African Renaissance Conference ‘Connecting Africa’ brought together experts and senior representatives to focus primarily on connectivity of the African Continent and the relevance of South Africa’s programmes to the continental agenda.
Topics included the Implementation of the National Development Plan and its impact on public/private partnerships; Drivers of growth for African cities & lessons learnt; Maritime trade in Africa; ITC development on the African continent; Promotion of Tourism into Africa and SA Government’s strategy on economic growth through infrastructure development.
The programme featured prominent speakers including Minister in the Presidency Mr Trevor Manuel; Minister of Correctional Services Sibusiso Ndebele; Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Mr Gugile Nkwinti; Senior Economist of KPMG Ms Lullu Krugel; CEO of Nashua Communications Mr Andy Openshaw and Group CEO of Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd Mr Stephen Saad, amongst others.
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