Friday, 29 May 2020

22 May 2020

Time Discussion topic / webinar Speakers
11:00 Opening Remarks
COVID-19: the catalyst for shaping Africa’s future
  • Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng, Vice-Chancellor, UCT
11:30-13:00 Pan-African reflections on leadership and good governance during COVID-19: Good practice, challenges and opportunities

(Includes Opening Remarks)
  • Mr Mcebisi Jonas, Chairperson: MTN Group and former Deputy Finance Minister, Government of South Africa
  • Ms Nomzamo Zondo, Executive Director: Socio-Economic Research Institute (SERI)
  • Dr Boniface Dulani, Senior lecturer, Department of Political and Administrative Studies, Chancellor College, University of Malawi
  • Ambassador Said Djinnit, Senior Advisor: ACCORD, Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for the Great Lakes Region
  • Dr Gwamaka Kifukwe, Tanzanian independent consultant in leadership and sustainable development in Africa

Dr Shanil Haricharan
, Academic Director: The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, UCT

14:00-15:00 COVID-19 philanthropy on the continent
Best practice examples in Africa

(Includes Closing)
  • Mr Carl Manlan, COO: EcoBank Foundation
  • Ms Bongiwe Mlangeni, CEO, Social Justice Initiative
  • Ms Bulelwa Ngewana, Director: Open Society Foundation, South Africa

Moderator: Dr Bhekinkosi Moyo
Chair of the Africa Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment, WITS Business School

15:30-16:00 Closing: Key insights and practical implications
  • Prof Eddy Maloka, CEO: African Peer Review Mechanism
  • Prof Faizel Ismail, Director: Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, UCT
  • Ambassador Ombeni Yohana Sefue, Vice Chairperson: APR Panel of Eminent Persons

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