Save the Date: 31 March - 1 April 2017.

The LSE Africa Summit is an annual two-day conference that showcases Africa’s contributions to the world.


The LSE Africa Summit is a platform to engage and explore cutting edge research and business trends across Africa's rapidly changing socio-economic environment. Now in its fourth year, the event is divided into a research conference, where academics and researchers will present recent research findings, followed by a business conference featuring senior government officials and leading entrepreneurs leading current developments across the continent.


The 2017 theme, "Built for Africa: African Solutions to African Issues" will highlight African solutions to pressing issues facing the continent.

Please click to explore our different panel topics and expert speakers:

Africa’s story has been written by others; we need to own our problems and solutions and write our story.
— Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda

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