Telecoms Opportunities in Africa

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm


The Royal Academy of Engineering and the Africa All Party Parliament Group invite you to this panel discussion, which will be hosted by Chi Onwurah MP, Shadow Cabinet Office Minister, and chaired by Egon Cossou, Editor of BBC World’s Africa Business Report.  

Committee Room 5, Houses of Parliament (NB Change of Room)


Chi Onwurah MP, Africa APPG

Bashir Gwandu, Chairman, Commonwealth ITU Group

Stephen Young, Head of Profession for Infrastructure, DFID

Philippe Vogeleer - Executive - External Affairs, Vodafone Group

David Williams - Chief Executive, Avanti Communications

This event follows the release of Engineers for Africa: Identifying engineering capacity needs in Sub Saharan Africa a report produced by the Royal Academy of Engineering in collaboration with its partners in the Africa-UK Engineering for Development Partnership.