YPO Africa Great Lakes Poised to Impact

In November 2017, YPO Africa marked its newest addition, YPO Africa Great Lakes, at a celebration and a series of inaugural meetings in Kigali, Rwanda. This dynamic new chapter includes members from Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as members from other regions and countries who seek to strengthen both business and philanthropic ties in the area.

Members Emery Rubagenga, CEO of ROKA, and Clare Akamanzi, CEO of the Rwandan Development Board, spoke to Collins Mwai of The New Times about the contribution that YPO can make to the region.

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