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The quality of Africa’s leadership has improved in recent decades, but Africa is now ripe for steadfast leaders who will work to create prosperity and build sound institutions. In an exciting, inspiring lecture, educational entrepreneur Fred Swaniker imparts the importance of developing strong political and business leaders with a vision to transform Africa. getAbstract recommends the tale of his firsthand experiences and his education initiative to economists, entrepreneurial investors and young Africans with potential to achieve greatness.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why a good leader in Africa has greater potential to make a difference than a good leader elsewhere,
  • How leadership in Africa has evolved, and
  • Why Africa’s next generation of leaders must foster prosperity and sound institutions.
 

About the Speaker

Fred Swaniker is founder and CEO of the African Leadership Academy, which focuses on developing the next generation of African leaders.

 

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Educational entrepreneur Fred Swaniker had a tumultuous upbringing. Born in Ghana, a coup d’état forced him, at age 4, and his family to flee. The Swanikers move to the Gambia, where, alas, a military coup unfolded just six months later. The family then settled in Botswana, a stable African nation with...

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