USIU-Africa hosts Model African Union mock debate

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Participants during the Model African Union mock debate on Saturday, November 16 on campus

By Caroline Kuria and Diana Meso.

On Saturday, November 16, USIU-Africa hosted the Model African Union mock debate at the Auditorium. Themed “The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): Rethinking Africa’s future under AfCFTA”, the event attracted over 50 participants from University of Nairobi, Mt. Kenya University, Pioneer International University, Strathmore University, Kenyatta University and USIU-Africa.

During the event, the keynote speaker Mr. Bernard Wakoli, an award-winning social entrepreneur and author, pointed out the viability of AfCFTA and the challenges that it might face. He further said that AfCFTA has a high potential to transform economies through land utilization, technology development, mineral resources and human resources.

The event which was organized by Africa Union Youth Club, Young Diplomats Forum, YALDA, Public Speaking Club, Criminal Justice Club, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Council, was an activation of the upcoming USIU-AFRICA International Model African union summit next semester.

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