May 14

Homecoming Revolution partners with Oxford University

Homecoming Revolution has partnered with Oxford University on the Oxford Africa Conference 2015.

Organised by the long-established Oxford Africa Society in joint collaboration with the Oxford Africa Business Network, the conference is one of the largest and most globally recognised African conferences of its type.

This year’s conference focuses on Africa as “A Continent on the Move: People, Politics and Business across borders”.

It will tackle issues such as how businesses can succeed across borders; what the future of regional political integration in Africa looks like; the future of African migration, talent and entrepreneurship and what being an “African” means in times of increasing mobility and digitalization.

Comments Angel Jones, CEO of Homecoming Revolution, “We are delighted to partner with Oxford University on such an important conference which will address pertinent issues relating to our continent.”

“The event’s impressive speaker line-up will provide a springboard for new thoughts and ideas on Africa across a range of disciplines,” she continues.

The keynote addresses will be by Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama and Mthuli Ncube,Professor of Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government University of Oxford.

Other speakers include: Tony Elumelu, Chairman Heirs Holdings, Emmanuel Nnadozie, Executive Secretary  African Capacity Building Foundation, Phutuma Nhleko, Chairman MTN Group, Vera Songwe, Country Director for Senegal, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea Bissau, and Mauritania, World Bank, Acha Leke, Director McKinsey & Company, Taiye Selassie, Author, Photographer, and Filmmaker, Ashish Thakkar, CEO Mara Group, Tony Ofori, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Haresh Aswani, Managing Director Tolaram Group and Keorapetse Kogsitsile, South African National Poet Laureate.

The conference will take place at the Oxford Union on 22 May and at the Saïd Business School on 23 May.

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