Over the weekend, the deputy chair of the Open Society Foundations (OSF) Alexander Soros, paid a visit to Senegal at the invitation of Senegalese President and African Union chairperson, Macky Sall. Soros is the son of founder and president of OSF, George Soros.
The two-day meeting which began on Thursday the 5th of May, covered issues of unemployment, promoting Africa’s digital transformation, and access to covid 19 vaccines among others.
The meeting comes at a time when OSF, one of the largest philanthropic organizations in the world is undergoing a major transformation so as to better respond to the needs of its African partners.
Kayum Ahmed is a division director of OSF’s Public health program in New York, he gives WADR more details on the changes as well as Mr. Soros’ visit to Dakar.