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Just join us on Facebook and Youtube all day and evening on May 25th. Check out the program below. This is a global event so also check your timezone to not miss anything.

Rejoignez nous sur Facebook et YouTube toute la journée et la soirée du 25 Mai. Le programme détaillé ci-dessous. Les horaires sont en GMT, vérifiez bien votre fuseau horaire.

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10:30 AM TO 11:00 AM GMT

Rethink Africa Sessions by UbizNews:

“Is Social Distancing The New Black In Africa After Covid19 Crisis?”

- Moderator:
Christelle Kedi, Trend historian.
- Panelists:
Iris de Brito, activist and choreographer.
Eric Karengera, cultural promoter.

11:30 AM TO 12:00 PM GMT

Rethink Africa Sessions by UbizNews:

“How to Build Financial Inclusion and Resilience in the Time of Economic Slowdown?”

- Moderator:  
Reckya Madougou, former Minister of Inclusive Economy in Benin.
- Panelists:
Paul- Harry Aithnard, Regional Manager Ecobank WAEMU Zone and Managing Director Ecobank Ivory Coast.
Lionel Zinsou, former Prime Minister of Benin.
Mylène Flicka, Entrepreneur.

12:30 PM TO 1:00 PM GMT

Rethink Africa Sessions by UbizNews:

“Building Medical Research Capacities In Africa”

- Moderator:
Nicolas Druz, Founder Pharma Genesis.
- Panelists:
Pierre-Marie Lledo, President of Scientific Committee Pasteur Institute.
Ameena Gurib, Former President of Mauritius & L'Oréal-Unesco Prize for Women in Science.

1:00 PM TO 1:45 PM GMT

ResiliArt debate with UNESCO

“#DontGoViral: Fighting the Infodemic Through Culture”

- Moderator: Valeriane Gauthier, France 24

Opened by Audrey Azoulay, Director-General, UNESCO

- Panelists:
Siti Amina (Zanzibar, Tanzania)
Kareytse Fotso (Cameroun)
Danny Lee (Niger)
Zolani Mahola (South Africa)
Youssou N’Dour (Senegal)
Neila Tazi (Morocco)

With surprise special guests!

Join us live here:  bit.ly/ResiliArt

1:45 PM TO 2:30 PM GMT

Pre-Show Confinement Concert with UNESCO, in partnership with France 24

"When Music Saves Lives:  Fighting the Infodemic Through Culture"

This pre-show concert in confinement will feature leading African artists part of UNESCO’s #DontGoViral Campaign including Bobi Wine and Spice Diana (Uganda), Oumou Sangare (Mali), Les Freres Smith and Seun Kuti (Nigeria), Didier Awadi and Sahad Sarr (Senegal), Mr. Leo (Cameroun), DJ Kedjevara and Revolution Groupe (Cote d’Ivoire), Djanny Pacha (DRC), Fafa Ruffino (Benin), Siti Amina (Zanzibar, Tanzania), Pam Luster (Burkina Faso), Danny Lee (Niger) and Marcus Miller (USA), among other special guests.

The concert will also feature the new release of the song “Zero Corona” by the Collective Africa Zero Corona, with more than 20 African artists from more than 6 countries, and a highlight of the remix of UNESCO’s #DontGoViral playlist by African American DJ Flex.

Join us live here: bit.ly/ResiliArt

2:30 PM tO 3:00 PM GMT

The Colors Sessions feat. Afrobytes

“From Farm To Shop”

- Moderator:
Haweya Mohamed, Cofounder Afrobytes.
- Panelists:
Violet Amoabeng, Founder Skin Gourmet.
Sophie Zinga, Founder Baax.
Amina Rashad, Founder Glow.

3:15 PM TO 4:00 PM GMT

African Tech Industry Sessions feat. Afrobytes

“On A Mission To Fast Forwarding Africa's Digital Transformation”

- Moderator:
Ammin Youssouf, Cofounder Afrobytes.
- Panelists:
Khadijat Abudlkadir, Founder & CEO Xerde.ng.
Babusi Nyoni, Founder Sila Health.
Gilles Kounou, Founder GoMedical.io

4:15 PM TO 5:00 PM GMT

African Tech Industry Sessions feat. Afrobytes

“Fast Forwarding Economic Recovery With Better Connectivity”

- Moderator:
Ammin Youssouf, Cofounder Afrobytes.
- Panelists:
Fleur Tchibota, Head of Communications Africa 50.
Etzerson Philitas, Investment Director Africa 50.
Jean-Claude Tshipama, CEO Konnect Africa (EutelSat).

5:05 PM TO 6:55 PM GMT

Talk Show 2.0

“What's The Future of African Creative Industry”

- Moderator:
Sylvie CLERFEUILLE, Journalist.
- Panelists:
Nago Seck, Historian of African music.
Nicky Blumenfeld, Dj Producer, Journalist (Radio Kaya, Johannesburg).
Herman Kabubi, Festival Director in Kampala.
Aziz Dieng, Copyright Expert.

7:00 PM TO 9:30 PM GMT

WAN SHOW

“Together As One, Together is WAN”

9:30 PM TO 11:30 PM GMT

DJ Battle

“After Party”

On May 25th, during Africa International Day, the African civil society and its diaspora are mobilizing to fight against the economic and social consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Artists, Leaders, and Innovators to start a new conversation on building New Africa: United, Innovative, inclusive, and sustainable.n May 25.

Ameena Gurib, Former President of Mauritius & L'Oréal-Unesco Prize for Women in Science.
Khadijat Abudlkadir, Founder & CEO Xerde.ng
Fleur Tchibota, Head of Communications Africa 50.
Jean-Claude Tshipama, CEO Konnect Africa (EutelSat).
Christelle Kedi, Trend historian.
Haweya Mohamed, CoFounder Afrobytes.
Amina Rashad, Founder Glow.
Etzerson Philitas, Investment Director Africa 50.
Babusi Nyoni, Founder Sila Health.
Sophie Zinga, Founder Baax.
Nicolas Druz, Founder Pharma Genesis.
Violet Amoabeng, Founder Skin Gourmet.
Ammin youssouf, cofounder afrobytes.
Gilles Kounou, Founder GoMedical.io .
Eric Karengera, cultural promoter.
Iris de Brito, activist and choreographer.
Pierre-Marie Lledo, Neurobiologist & former director of the Pasteur Institute.

Side event

Check out the list of side events on May 25.

9:30 AM TO 10:10 AM GMT

Join the Africa Diaspora Fights Coronavirus initiative during a session focusing on:

"Facing the socio-economic impacts of the crisis: What levers to implement for a strong Africa united with its diaspora?"

Speakers:

Chams Diagne CEO Talent2Africa
Komlan Messie General Secretary  of  West African Civil Society Forum ( WACSOF)

Join them for a Facebook Live from 11:30 am to 12: 10 pm (Paris Time)  on @AfricaFights

9:00 AM TO 10:45 AM GMT

Africa #Covid19

Speakers:

Dounia Ben Mohamed, CEO ANA, Kigali
Adama Wade, Directeur Financial Afrik, Dakar
Blame Ekoue, correspondant ANA, Accra
Ibrahima Sanou, correspondant ANA, Ouagadougou
Faraï Diza, correspondant ANA, Johannesburg
Emmanuel Atcha, correspondant ANA, New York
Aphrodice Mutangana, fondateur kLab
Raoul Rugamba, Africa In Colors

Join them ON YOUTUBE: youtube.com/ africa news agency

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