Human Development

#af19 – What do you think will come out of Africa’s Davos?

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With elections taking place in more than 20 African countries in 2019, the world’s youngest continent is facing a new era.

The 28th World Economic Forum on Africa aims to prepare for the future by focusing on smart institutions, investment, integration, industry and innovation.

Under the theme Shaping Inclusive Growth and Shared Futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the meeting will address the African Union’s Agenda 2063 priorities.

The event is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on 4-6 September.

TheWEF has provided a guide on how to follow #af19 on various digital channels. You are encouraged to post, share, and retweet by tagging WEF accounts and by using their official hashtag.

Join the conversation:


The official meeting hashtag is #af19. Follow tweets on this hashtag to keep up with everything going on in the meeting.

You can follow thevariousWEF communities: Global ShapersTechnology PioneersSchwab Foundation and Young Global Leaders.


You can join the 7 million WEF followers on


Follow the meeting on the WEF LinkedIn page at


Follow WEF on Instagram at where they will promote key pictures and cover the day’s events on our stories.


Live-streamed videos of the sessions will be available on YouTube.

Forum Agenda

During the meeting, WEF will be publishing articles by participants, executives and industry leaders and members of their communities – Young Global LeadersSocial Entrepreneurs and Global Shapers – on our content platform, Agenda.

You are welcome to republish content on this feed: under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 Unported License (“CCPL”). You can view a copy of this licence at


A selection of the best pictures taken at #af19 will be made available free of charge under the creative commons licence (cc-by-sa) on Flickr at

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