Building Blocks for a Dynamic Post-Covid19 Economy
Alumni Thought Leadership Webinar presented by Dr Alfred Mthimkhulu

Facilitated by the USB Alumni Botswana Chapter


  via Livestream   15 July 2021

As the pandemic year draws to a close, not all its challenges will disappear. Botswana is in the middle of making decisions that will determine whether it can transform this crisis into an opportunity to “build back better”.

Whether you are an entrepreneur or employee, the future ahead will depend on your response to the crisis – your investment outlook and financing decisions. Join Dr Alfred Mthimkhulu as he leads an insightful panel discussion, which delves into the building blocks for a dynamic post-Covid19 economy.


Date:               Thursday, 15 July 2021

Time:              09:00 – 10:30 (CAT | GMT+2)

Enquiries:        Lizelle Kannemeyer | [email protected]




Dr Alfred MthimkhuluDr Alfred Mthimkhulu

Development Economist

Dr Alfred M. Mthimkhulu is an Economist and former Stockbroker. He received his PhD from Stellenbosch University in 2015. Since then, Alfred has worked with Good Governance Africa as Head of Research and with Benchmarking & Manufacturing Analysts as Senior Researcher, both organisations based in South Africa.

He returned to full-time academia in 2018 and is affiliated with several universities in southern Africa including his alma maters, the University of Stellenbosch Business School in South Africa and the National University of Science & Technology in Zimbabwe.

Dr Mthimkhulu lives in Gaborone, Botswana and his current work maps scenarios for industrialisation in the unfolding AfCFTA era. The scenarios gently draw from economic history of selected regions in the global north such that clients find insights from the scenarios captivating and invaluable in strategy formulation sessions. Alfred is a regular contributor to periodicals in the region and some of his articles are available on this website along with his academic publications and other on-going research projects.


Tags Afro-European/UK Relations, Futures thinking


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