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Countdown begins for November #FocusNationAfrica summit



Event holds at Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday, November 8

By Nsikan Ikpe


The countdown has begun for the November edition of the monthly #FocusNationAfrica summit convened by the pan-African newspaper, The Difference, alongside partners such as the CRIMMD Free Public Library, Lagos.

A statement from the organisation outlines that the event would have Angola as the Focus Nation while the theme for discussion is ‘Boosting Intra-African Travel: Experiences, Lessons and Proposals.’

The programme would take place at 11.00a,m on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the Conference Hall of Ignite Africa Leadership Foundation, Zaeed Mall, Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun, Ikeja.

The #FocusNationAfrica initiative is a monthly summit session that focusses attention on an African nation that is marking its national day within that month and discusses issues surrounding it and related pan-African subjects of interest to development enthusiasts, scholars, the media and the general public.It is part of a build-up to the flagship Lagos Africa Day Colloquium that is also hosted by The Difference on May 25 every year.

The Difference also runs a public poll at the close of every year to choose a serving ‘African Leader of the Year’ as well as publishes the quarterly ‘Africa Day journal’ as a companion publication to its newspaper.’



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