2022: Propelling Africa Forward


Dear Friends and Family,

A Happy New Year to you and allow us the opportunity not only to mark new beginnings, but also take a moment to reflect on how far we’ve come…

Since its inception in 2020, Africa Soft Power has brought together more than 100 high-profile speakers, garnered media attention from around the world, and made productive connections both with and between leading global entities, as well as key individuals across the sectors of finance, art, content, tech, and more.

Ultimately, the platform seeks to showcase the continent and what its unique perspective can bring to the modern global economy at large. In 2022, we are determined to continue building momentum, strengthening connections and supporting collaborative efforts across Africa’s creative/knowledge economy, and beyond.

Check out our past sessions below and follow us on our social media for updates and more of our favourite insights into African creativity across the continent and throughout the diaspora community.

All the best,

The ASP Team





AUG 2020 – Creative power: Content, culture & platforms, where is the money?

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NOV 2020 – Unsilenced voices propelling change through creative power and social media – in partnership with The Africa Center 

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FEB 2021 – 1. The new face of African collaboration (infrastructural, economic and cultural advancement) – 2. Words on skin (feminism and black identity in an era of BLM) – 3. Oil, canvas and truth (the evolution of African art appreciation, and the role contemporary black artists) 

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MAY 2021 – The Bridge: The past, the present, the future 

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DEC 2021 – Africa Soft Power at Art Basel: Art and (black) society, and the place of “African art” in the post-COVID world

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