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The 2019 Achebe Leadership Forum with the Honorable Nana Afuko-Addo

Saturday, September 21, 2019 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm

The Center for African Studies, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers Global and the Christie and Chinua Achebe Foundation invite you to the Achebe Leadership Forum featuring The Honorable Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana.

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 1:00-5:00 p.m.(Please arrive on the premises by 12:00 p.m.)
College Avenue Student Center, Multipurpose Room126 College Avenue, Main Floor
Rutgers University–New Brunswick

with commentary by

  • Nana Marfo, Gyaase Chief, Akwadum
  • Dr. Abena Busia, Ambassador of Ghana to Brazil and Rutgers University Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Mr. Kofi Appenteng, President and CEO, The Africa-America Institute
  • Dr. Hassana Alidou, Ambassador-at-Large, Republic of Niger, and Professor of Linguistics

A reception with the Ghana Emmanuel Methodist Choir and Singing Band will follow.

Please register in advance and reserve your parking:

For further questions, please contact Christine Waithe at
Also visit the Center for African Studies event webpage here: