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Pretoria Varsity To Host First Nobel Prize Dialogue in Africa

University of Pretoria to host first Nobel Prize Dialogue in Africa

South Africa, Pretoria: The University of Pretoria (UP) is set to host the first Nobel Prize Dialogue in Africa next month.

The event is set to take place May 18, organised by the university and Nobel Prize Outreach.

The university said the discuss will about what working life will be like in the future as the world grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic which has forced many people to work from home.

Economic Sciences laureates Christopher Pissarides, Joseph Stiglitz and Abhijit Banerjee will be joined by Physics laureate Brian Schmidt as well as Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus at the forum

The panel discussion will also include former chief executive of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Nicky Newton-King and president of the African Development Bank Dr Akinwumi Adesina.

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