Leading Developments in Africa Infrastructure

Aug. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Under-investment and lack of development in Africa’s critical infrastructure continues to threaten the continent’s dynamic growth. Addressing Africa’s infrastructure gap will require vast technical expertise, significant financing, and a commitment to making the reforms necessary to attract private sector investment. This session explores the public-private partnerships, technological innovations, and financing tools that are transforming energy, transport, and digital infrastructure in Africa. Welcoming the panel Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group Moderator The Honorable Susan Rice, Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor Speakers • Muhtar Kent, Chairman of the Board and CEO, The Coca-Cola Company • Tshepo Mahloele, CEO, Harith Fund Managers • Strive Masiyiwa, Founder and Chairman, Econet Wireless • Virginia Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO, IBM • Stephen Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, Blackstone

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