November 14, 2017

Possibilities and Challenges in Africa Today

Arikana Chihombori-Quao, Ambassador of the African Union to the United States

Arikana Chihombori-Quao first explores the impact of colonization on Africa’s current state. She then shares her plan to build five diaspora villages that will foster economic, political, and social growth as well as address issues like the brain drain. Finally, she advocates for investing in Africa, as an investment in Africa is an investment in the world.

Prominent Question: Would you comment on Chinese investments and major efforts of various kinds in Africa?

Key Words: Africa, brain drain, health care, colonization, inequality, growth, investment, corruption, global relations