The Difference publishes 2020 summits schedule


The Difference publishes 2020 summits schedule


By Nsikan Ikpe


The full schedule of the pan African newspaper, The Difference’s summits calendar for 2020 has been released.

It is a detailed package that outlines the full range of activities drawn out to be undertaken throughout the year, including the monthly #FocusNationAfrica summits and the annual Africa Day Colloquium event.

A breakdown is published below:


The Full Draft 2020 Calendar for The Difference Newspaper’s #FocusNationAfrica summits and Africa Day Colloquium



Focus Nations: Cameroon and Sudan.

Date: Saturday, January 11th

Theme: Democratic Consolidation Prerequisites

Time: 3pm

Venue: CRIMMD Library, Idimu



Focus Nations: Gambia and Egypt

Date:  Saturday, February 8th

Time: 3pm

Theme: Leadership, Accountability and the People



Focus Nations: Ghana, Mauritius, Tunisia and Namibia

Date: Thursday, March 5th

Time: 12-3pm

Venue: CSS Bookshops, CMS, Lagos



Focus Nations: South Africa, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Togo and Sierra Leone

Theme: What the African People Want

Date: Thursday, April 23rd

Venue: CSS Bookshops, CMS, Lagos

Time: 12-3pm



Africa Day, Ethiopia and Eritrea

Theme: The Youth Imperative in African Governance Today

Date: *Thursday, May 21st

Time: 11.00am



Focus Nations: Mozambique, Madagascar, Somaliland (unrecognised), Djibouti, Seychelles and DRC.

Theme: Tackling the Human Capital Challenge

Date: Saturday, June 13

CRIMMD, Idimu, Lagos



Focus Nations: Rwanda, Burundi, Somalia, Cape Verde, Algeria, Malawi, Comoros, Sao Tome and Liberia

Date: Wednesday, July 1

Time: 2pm

Venue: CSS Bookshops, CMS, Lagos



Cote D’Ivoire, Benin, Niger, Burkina Faso, Chad, CAR, Republic of Congo and Gabon

Date: Thursday, August 6

Venue: CSS Bookshops, CMS, Lagos



Botswana, Eswatini, Mali and Guinea Bissau

Date: Saturday, September 26th

Venue: CRIMMD Library, Idimu



Uganda, Nigeria, Guinea, Lesotho, Equatorial Guinea and Zambia

Date: Saturday, October 17th

Venue: CRIMMD Library, Idimu

Time: 3-5pm



Angola, Morocco and Mauritania

Date: Saturday, November 14th

Venue: CRIMMD Library, Idimu

Time: 3-5pm



Kenya, Tanzania and Libya

Date: Thursday, December 10th

Venue: CSS Bookshops, CMS, Lagos

Time: 12-3pm


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