Thought Leadership

Africa 2.0 contributes to improving health care across the continent !

Susana Edjang, Africa 2.0. Health Champion has contributed to a chapter on the book “One World Health” launched on 27 June by the Taylor and Francis publishing group by Lord Nigel Crisp, the former CEO of the English National Health Service, Permanent Secretary for the UK Department of Health from 2000 to 2006 and global […]

Africa 2.0 Empowers Women in support of Peace Day.

On Peace Day, September 21st, Africa 2.0 Champion; Sarah Owusu in collaboration with Fillipa Carreira, held a Peace Dialogue on violence against women and girls, for a diverse group of 15 women – ages 16 – 50. Sarah and Filipa are both Mozambique-based business women with a passion for creating space and opportunity for women […]

Africa 2.0 forges strategic relationships at COP 22 to contribute to critical environmental agendas

Speaking at the opening session in Marakkesh, Morocco, Salaheddine Mezouar – COP22 Pres ident, congratulated China for adding impetus to south-south cooperation saying that COP22 “is an opportunity to forge south south partnership models on sustainable development and climate resilience. Rita Chami, our Vice Chairman of the Board of Director s of Africa 2.0 and […]

Africa 2.0 and Old Mutual SA partner at the World Economic Forum (WEF) to unlock #Africa’s SDGs!

During the World Economic Forum on the 11th-13th of May in Rwanda, Kigali. Africa 2.0 and Old Mutual SA partnered to host a breakfast discussion on how Africa’s youth and businesses together could unlock the value of the 4th Industrial Revolution and the opportunities presented by the Sustainable Development Goals. Founder of the Graca Machel […]

An Africa 2.0 paper documenting perspectives on COVID-19’s impact on Africa and its people

The Africa 2.0 paper ”Collateral Benefits” is a collection of 27 contributions from 17 African thinkers and doers. It documents perspectives on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and offers views on what it might mean for the future. Read and share the paper today. #COVID19 #CollateralBenefits #TheAfricaWeWant #EqualGlobalPartners #WeAreTheOnesWeHaveBeenWaitingFor Read Article


CEO and Founder of Africa 2.0, Mamadou Toure, and Rebranding Africa champion, Mimi Kalinda participated in the Skills and Employment panel discussion at Africa Day 2016 in Abidjan Côte d’Ivoire with EIB and AFDB. CHECK OUT #AFRICADAY2016 ON TWITTER FOR KEY TAKEOUTS AND HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE LIVE STREAMED SESSION! Mamadou Toure joined the CivilSociety Organization […]

The Africa We Want – The Leadership We Want ! – Yohannes Mezgebe

From 10 – 18 July 2016, African leaders will be meeting in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda for the 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU). A key highlight of the forthcoming summit will be the election of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC). The winner, he or she, […]

The African Diaspora is a New Global Power – Susana Edjang

Becoming Diaspora and Recognizing Oneself as African-descendant: from Equatorial Guinea to the World Equatorial Guinea, with some 28,000 square kilometers, is one of the twenty smallest countries in the world. Just above the equator line and nestled between Cameroon and Gabon, it is located in the Gulf of Guinea, in what may be called the […]

Mamadou K. Toure Receives “Pan Africa Leaders Award 2016”

We are proud to announce that our Founder And Chairman, Mamadou Kwidjim Toure recently received the prestigious Award of “Pan African Leader for 2016” for his solid contribution to institutional Development across Africa. The Award was issued by the Board of African Democracy Institute. In his quest for Africa’s transformation, Mamadou recently launched the Ubuntu […]

Tale of the past : the birth of a vision

We found an old feature CNN did on us 9 years ago (in 2011) for Africa 2.0’s second gathering. This forum was aimed at mobilizing young leaders from Africa and the Diaspora to co-create a Vision and Action Plan for Africa’s development. This led to the creation of the Africa 2.0 Manifesto; a 120 page-guidebook, […]