Ali Baba Chairman, Jack Ma Visits Nairobi


“He brings to the continent a visionary approach to entrepreneurship, a thirst for learning, and a belief in a better world for young people, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi said while describing Jack Ma’s visit to Kenya.

The Star reports that Founder and executive chairman of giant online shopping platform Alibaba .com Jack Ma will be attending the Youth Connekt Africa Summit in Rwanda.

“Realizing Africa’s youth potential” conference will bring together 1,500 participants including government officials, entrepreneurs, investors, multinationals, and startups shaping the African technological ecosystem to discuss methods of using technology to drive Africa’s economic growth.

UNCTAD seeks to work with Ma to explore opportunities with local businesses to participate in global trade, raise awareness about the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and attend the Youth Connekt Africa Summit.

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