The founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group Chinese billionaire Jack Ma is expected in Rwanda next month for the YouthConnekt Africa Summit in Kigali according to the Rwandan ministry of youth and ICT, reports Xinhua.
Jack Ma is scheduled to come to Rwanda and share entrepreneurial skills with our young people. We are in contacts with the Alibaba Group, and we expect him next month in Kigali for YouthConnekt Africa Summit,” said Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Rwandan minister of youth and ICT.
Jack Ma will meet with the African youth in the summit that will be focusing on youth entrepreneurship and exploring opportunities on the continent.
The summit dubbed ‘realizing Africa’s youth potential’, will bring together government officials, entrepreneurs, investors, multinationals, and startups shaping the African technological ecosystem to interact and discuss on the methods of using technology to drive Africa’s economic growth.
Africa’s dynamic technology scene will be showcased and compared with other technologies across the world.
YouthConnekt Africa is organized by the government of Rwanda, UNCTAD and UNDP to empower young people across the continent with skills development and entrepreneurship