The University of Iowa

Africa by Africans: The Real Problems of Africa April 15, 2012

March 21st, 2012

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2012
Time: 2:00-6:30 p.m.
Location: Shambaugh Auditorium (UI Main Library)

The forum will feature the following speakers and presentations:

George Ayittey: Indigenous and Modern African Institutions: Explaining the Real Causes of Poverty in Africa

Muna B. Ndulo: Is Foreign Aid Working in Africa?

Lyombe Eko: Explaining the Real Causes of Communication Problems in Africa

Denford Madenyika: ICT Infrastructure in Africa: What do We Need in African Schools?

Bell F. Ouelega: Insurance Industry and Africa’s Development

Etse Sikanku: Press Freedom in Africa

Sunday Goshit: African perspectives on environmental issues

Gbenga Ajiboye: The Impact of Corruption on African Youth Development – Case Study- Nigeria

Henri J. Nkuepo: The Real Causes of Food Insecurity in Africa

This event is free and open to the public. The papers presented will be edited in a book to share with those who could not make it to Iowa City.

This event is sponsored by UI International Programs, the African Studies Program, University of Iowa Libraries, the Newman Center, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the African Student Association, and the African Trade Law Expert.