“Africa is nobody’s prize to win or lose. Not at all. It is our responsibility as Africans to take charge of our own interests and develop our continent to its full potential. In fact, this has always been the main issue. We have been waiting far too long, actually for centuries. Today, Africa enjoys strong trade relations around the globe, whether with Europe, India, North America, or China. Indeed, we want more investment and trade with everybody, because it leaves us all better off. That is why coming together as a region has been so important for Africa.” President Kagame remarks at the World Policy Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco.