Zambia’s Vice-President Inonge Wina is today expected in London, United Kingdom at the invitation of the London School of Economics (LSE) to officiate at the 3rd Annual Africa Summit.
The London School of Economics and Political Science will host its Africa Summit on the Theme: “Africa within a Global Context: Thinking Beyond Investments” on Saturday 23rd April 2016 at the LSE. This years’ theme will focus on the inventive facets of Africa’s economics and Communities. The theme will explore ways in which African nations can capitalise on opportunities and better address significant challenges when positioned with the rest of the world.
The Vice-President Mrs Wina will deliver a keynote opening address and will aim to address the day’s programme panel discussion by aligning perspectives of how Africa can stay in that global standing, positioning Zambia’s standing with the rest of Africa and its trajectory to sustaining long-term wealth creation.
Panelists will discuss among other themes: inclusive economic management and sustainability; the role of microfinance and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) as emerging markets in Africa; and new financial structures and fiscal policies steering Africa’s engagement with the global economy,technology and telecommunication sectors, participation of African citizens in local and global economies, governance and social movements, effectively and sustainably power Africa in the age of a global shift away from carbon-based energy sources; power infrastructure to foster industrialisation and economic growth; the role of traditional and renewable energy producers , as well as the role domestic and regional government actors play in the future of the African power sector and how technology may not be a panacea for Africa’s ills.
The Vice-President will also meet various investors as follow up to the Zambia-UK investment forum which she officiated last year in November.