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May 8 '13 - May 10 '13

#LifeSetFree in Africa means to reduce alcohol use

#LifeSetFree in Africa means to reduce alcohol use

With an expected annual growth of 5% in 2012-2013, sub-Saharan Africa continues its transformative journey from a developing continent to a hub of global growth. According to the World Bank, almost half of Africa’s countries have attained middle-income status. At the same time, the continent’s positive outlook is threatened by fluctuating commodity prices, rising inequality and youth unemployment. Under the theme “Delivering on Africa’s Promise”, the 23rd World Economic Forum on Africa will provide an important platform for regional and global leaders from business, government and civil society to deepen the continent’s integration agenda and renew commitment to a sustainable path of growth and development by addressing the following themes:

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Start:
May 8 '13
End:
May 10 '13

Venue

Cape Town, Republic of South Africa
Cape Town, Republic of South Africa
United States