OIGO-Trade and Investment Renaissance
Africa is endowed with bounty, rich and natural resources. For the past six decades, different global institutions have been endeared to the vast potential of wealth that is found in various villages and cities across Africa. However, despite being so richly endowed, it has been plagued for years with over 1 trillion dollar of foreign aids. There has been much global talk of Africa Raising’, or ‘Africa Reality’ which is providing international summit, debates and conferences exploring how six of the world’s ten fastest-growing countries were African.
The former President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, has been speaking for the African renaissance in recent years exploring the need to have a ‘rebirth that must encompass all Africans’. With the huge demographic of Africa population under 25 to be in the region 452 million by 2050, His Imperial Majesty (H.I.M) Ọọ̀ni of Ifẹ̀ through the global outreach sees the urge in resetting Africa economic greatness, rejuvenating energies, ambition and practical involvement of young people in new trade and investment drive, international entrepreneurial summit, high-level discussions with private and public institutions, forming global influential partnership and to stem alternative inclusive discourses that are Afrocentric in issues of governance and leadership.