All Africa Futures Forum Speakers

Mr. Adama Gaye


Adama Gaye is a veteran Senegalese Journalist who has written and commented extensively on African Affairs over the past thirty years. The author of China-Africa: The Dragon and The Ostreich, the first book to document the recent increase of China's involvement in the continent, he runs currently his business consultancy, Newforce Africa, based out in Dakar and specializing on business and investments in Africa.

Gaye is a graduate from the Universities of Dakar, Sorbonne, Oxford and Geneva Graduate Institute of International studies. A former Editor of West Africa Magazine, in London, and former Director of Information of Ecowas, in Lagos-Abuja, Gaye is a regular guest on the BBC, Aljazeera, CNN, France 24.

He has also written for various media such as Jeune Afrique, New African, Newsweek and African local newspapers. In addition to China, African affairs, he also specializes in oil and gas in Africa. 

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