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Presidents Macky Sall and George Weah of Senegal and Liberia respectively will be on a panel comprising global leaders that will discuss Africa’s economic recovery post-COVID-19 as part of the 2020 edition of UBA’s Africa Conversations on Monday, May 25.
Also expected as part of the high-level leadership panel to be moderated by the Chairman, United Bank for Africa Plc and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu are United States Senator Chris Coons; President and Chairman of the board of African Export–Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK), Professor Benedict Okey Oramah; President, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer and President and Founder, Africa CEO Forum, Amir Ben Yahmed.
Together, the leading voices will speak virtually on the theme ‘UBA Africa Day Conversations 2020: Growth, Jobs, and Sustainable Development Amidst a Global Pandemic,’ This will be the second edition of the symposium organised annually by UBA, in celebration of Africa Day.
A statement by UBA Plc, with over 60% of Africans living below the poverty line, the Coronavirus pandemic poses an existential threat to Africa’s economic growth and this session will define the lessons learned and the roadmap to economic growth and sustainability. Africa Day is celebrated worldwide on May 25th, to showcase the diversity and beauty of Africa and its people. The United Bank for Africa, with its pan-African footprint spanning 20 African countries, New York, Paris, and London, continues to lead the conversation and focus on the the development, growth, and unity of the continent.