My Keynote Address at the United Nations General Assembly.

My sister, great minister from South Africa and my brother, good to meet you all. Ladies and gentlemen and of course, my dear friend, Ms. Banks, great to meet you again. I think it was in April we were both interacting about this same message of social entrepreneurship for Africa, in collaboration with the United […]

Forbes Summit fireside chat with Abdulla Shahid, President United Nations General Assembly.

Yesterday at the Forbes Summit fireside chat with Abdulla Shahid, President United Nations General Assembly , anchored by Diane Brady of Forbes, my message was simple: Youth unemployment is an erosion of talent and a betrayal of a generation. We must prioritize our young ones- the government needs to create an enabling environment with access to stable infrastructure for young entrepreneurs to […]

Reshaping The Future

As Africans, we see the impact of climate change every day; as leaders it is incumbent on us to show the way; as Africapitalists we demonstrate that business can do well and do good. As the world rightly focuses on climate change, it is critical that African voices are not just heard but set the […]

My Address at the 25th Milken Institute Global Conference

I am a banker and I created a bank – United Bank for Africa Plc. A bank that is now in 20 African countries, serving over 35 million people across the continent – but also operating in London, Paris, Dubai, and the only African bank that can accept deposits in the United States of America.We […]