Speaking Engagements

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 […]

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, […]