Thought leaders converge for Africa In the World 2023

The festival brought an agenda deeply concerned with enhancing ways of living on the continent, structuring access to existing and new kinds of innovation, fostering problem-solving, and emboldening broad political will that affects societal change.

Willem de Vries

The Africa In the World festival recently convened, gathering a diverse group of thought leaders, from Nobel laureates to policymakers and artists, to tackle critical issues impacting Africa. The festival, orchestrated by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dele Olojede, fostered discussions on innovation, governance, education, and cultural exchange. With a spirit of solidarity, it aimed to chart new pathways for societal change and development across the continent and beyond. This meeting of minds sought to address structural challenges, celebrate educational reforms, and inspire political engagement, positioning Africa as a vibrant contributor to global dialogue.

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