AfCFTA’s success is our success. If it works, it will boost significantly trade and investments, provide jobs and increase prosperity across the continent, like never before. But, in order for it to work and work for us, the workings of the AfCFTA must be seen and felt from this onset to be for the people of Africa. For our collective ownership and shared benefit, it must be owned by businesses in Africa.
GABBY ASARE OTCHERE-DARKO
FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE AFRICA PROSPERITY NETWORK
It is really an honour for us to be part of this dialogue because we have an opportunity as Africans [to present] a positive narrative about the challenges that we confront. Indeed, I believe that Africa’s challenges are Africa’s opportunities.
H.E. WAMKELE MENE.
AFCFTA SECRETARY GENERAL
The last three days have seen some of the best African minds and expertise at work. They reiterated our collective desire to transform the African continent. The insightful discourse filled with great passion and fuelled by the wealth of cutting edge knowledge and business experience has ensured that we have a practical and pragmatic compact action plan to drive accelerated implementation of the AfCFTA