12:30 pm EDT - 1:30 pm EDT

Past Event

The World Economic Forum on Africa: A Live Web Chat with Mwangi Kimenyi

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

The Brookings Institution
Online Only

Washington, DC

Tanzania is hosting the 20th World Economic Forum on Africa, marking the first time the conference has been held in East Africa. For three days, May 5 through 7, African and global leaders will discuss key economic issues facing the continent—especially how African nations are cooperating with other countries and what Africa’s future role will be in the global economy.

On Wednesday, May 5, Mwangi Kimenyi previewed the forum and addressed Africa’s issues of economic growth, development and progress in a live web chat. POLITICO’s Seung Min Kim, assistant editor, moderated the discussion.

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