Africa Rising Archive

The need for courage and optimism..

Speech to Brightest young minds – May 2013 – This is personal challenge to you, and to me to step up to being leader in our society and in business.   The challenge is to work to a sense of purpose and not just to a drive for profits.  Think of the greatest leaders we know

Graduation speech on the need for confidence, courage and optimism

The Chancellor, The Vice-Chancellor & Deputy Vice-Chancellors, The Registrar & Deputy Registrars, The Executive, Members of Academic & Support Staff, Parents and friends of the graduates, The most valued guests of the day, the Graduates: It is a privilege for me today to congratulate you on this graduation. Before I start – I do apologise