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April 23rd, 2015

Photos from the 2015 #LSEAfrica Summit

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April 23rd, 2015

Photos from the 2015 #LSEAfrica Summit

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

The second annual LSE Africa Summit took place on 17 and 18 April 2015.

The theme of Innovative Governance was explored during both the Research and Business Conferences which took place on Friday and Saturday respectively.

If you missed out on attending the 2015 event, these photos give a flavour of the atmosphere on the day.

 

Nigeria Vice-President elect Yemi Osinbajo meets with the organisers of the LSE Africa Summit ahead of delivering the keynote address of the event
Nigeria Vice-President elect Yemi Osinbajo meets with the organisers of the LSE Africa Summit ahead of delivering the keynote address of the event

 

The Nigeria Vice President-elect, Professor Yemi Osinbajo gave the packed Sheikh Zayed Theatre a taster of the vision of the incoming APC government in the areas of education, technology, health care, infrastructure and renewable energy.
The Nigeria Vice President-elect, Professor Yemi Osinbajo gave the packed Sheikh Zayed Theatre a taster of the vision of the incoming APC government in the areas of education, technology, health care, infrastructure and renewable energy.

 

A lively panel composed of Dr Mamphela Ramphele, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Governor of Osun State in Nigeria, and Dr Nkosana Moyo, founder of the Mandela Institute for Development Studies gave their views of what they would consider innovative governance in Africa
A lively panel composed of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Governor of Osun State in Nigeria, Dr Mamphela Ramphele and Dr Nkosana Moyo, founder of the Mandela Institute for Development Studies gave their views of what they would consider innovative governance in Africa

 

Dr Ola Orekunrin earned cheers from the audience as she used her £5 pair of shoes from Primark to illustrate how she was applying innovative governance in her role as Managing Director of Flying Doctors Nigeria by getting more out of a small budget.
Dr Ola Orekunrin earned cheers from the audience as she used her £5 pair of shoes from Primark to illustrate how she was applying innovative governance in her role as Managing Director of Flying Doctors Nigeria by getting more out of a small budget.

 

 

The final panel of Saturday, chaired by BBC World Service Africa Editor Solomon Mugera, examined the importance of innovative public public policy from a business perspective. Panellists included Dr Acha Leke of McKinsey & Co, Charles Robertson of Renaissance Capital, Dr Frannie Leautier, CEO of Mboka Private Equity Fund the Honourable Jean Louis Billon, Minister of Commerce of Côte D'Ivoire.
The final panel of Saturday, chaired by BBC World Service Africa Editor Solomon Mugera, examined the importance of innovative public public policy from a business perspective. Panellists included Dr Acha Leke of McKinsey & Co, Charles Robertson of Renaissance Capital, Dr Frannie Leautier, CEO of Mboka Private Equity Fund the Honourable Jean Louis Billon, Minister of Commerce of Côte D’Ivoire.

 

 

And as one tweeter noted aptly, the networking at the LSE Africa Summit is also as good as the talking.
And as one tweeter noted aptly, the networking at the LSE Africa Summit is also as good as the talking.

 

The LSE Africa Summit organising team!
The LSE Africa Summit organising team!

 

Read LSE’s Frances Brill take on the morning session of the Research Conference of the LSE Africa Summit, in the post entitled Innovative Governance and What it Means. If you missed out on attending the Summit, catch with the Friday’s Research Conference and Saturday’s Business Conference on YouTube.

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