The overall purpose of the Africa Global Emergence Center is to catalyze a re-run of the Africa narrative in a positive light. In other words, it seeks to provide an alternative voice to the historically persistent negative picture portrayed by the mass media and other literature about the continent’s development path.
Specifically the objectives of the Africa Global Emergence Center are to:
• Present the positive narratives of Africa.
• Inspire and build confidence in support of on-going effort on the continent
• Mobilise knowledge and experts Africans around the world in support of the transformative agenda of the continent
• Create platforms and opportunities for critical, objective and intellectual analysis of diagnoses of issues for the accelerated development of Africa