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Highlights from the Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend in Marrakesh

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation held its flagship event, the Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend, from 7 to 9 April 2017 in Marrakech, Morocco, under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King Mohammed VI. The weekend concluded with a public concert highlighting some of the best performers of the continent and a football match. The African Development Bank President, Akin Adesina, participated in several sessions where he stressed the importance of electricity and the huge role providing access to electricity plays in the Bank's High 5 objectives. Read more. More about the AfDB in this BRIEFING.

Mo Ibrahim at the| 2017 Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend, Marrakesh, Morocco

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AfDB president Akin Adesina at the 10th Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend in Marrakech, Morocco, where he spent a productive working weekend in the company of well-known personalities from African politics, commerce, investment and finance.

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Nigerian finance minister; Aliko Dangote, Dangote Group, Mo Ibrahim, Moulay Hafid El Alamy President and Founder of Saham Group; Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and Digital Economy of Morocco, AfDB president Akin Adesina participated on the panel - The Need for Inclusive Economic Growth and jobs for Africa’s Youth

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Former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan at the 10th Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend held in Marrakech, Morocco 7-9 April 2017.

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U2 frontman Bono, AfDB president Akin Adesina, former UN secretary general Kofi Annan at the 10th Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend held in Marrakech, Morocco 7-9 April 2017.

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