African institutional investors call for partnerships to build resilient economies

The African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund Leaders Forum has today issued a Call to Action to build resilient African economies. Noting the potential for devastating economic impacts on the African continent by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic The Forum, comprised of leaders of Africa’s pre-eminent sovereign wealth and pension funds, are determined to form new and innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships to …

ICC joins global trade organisation heads for summit on impact of COVID-19 on Africa

ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO, participated in a historic summit this week to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Convened by Africa investor (Ai), the Summit brought together the heads of global trade organisations and recognised the importance of pioneering partnerships and collaboration with the private sector and international organisations in …

Africa investor (Ai) Convenes Heads of Global Trade Organisations Summit on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

Africa investor (Ai) confirmed today it convened an historic Summit with the heads of global trade organizations, to discuss partnerships and the impact of COVID-19 on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The Summit was Chaired by Hubert Danso, CEO & Chairman, Africa investor (Ai), Chairman, African Union Continental Business Network (CBN) and included Wamkele Mene, Secretary General, African …

Africa.com – President of Ghana to Speak at Africa.com Webinar on Crisis Management for African Business Leaders

Johannesburg, South Africa, April 25, 2020 – / The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will address what is possibly the largest ever gathering of senior African business leaders.  The media holding company, Africa.com, has produced a webinar series, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders, to address the unprecedented challenges African executives are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over …

African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund Leaders Refine COVID-19 Response Recommendations

African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund Leaders Refine COVID-19 Response Recommendations Africa investor (Ai) today convened the 2nd African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund Leaders Forum COVID-19 Virtual Round-table, an exclusive Forum of the continent’s most influential Chairmen, CEO’s and CIO’s of African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Funds, to discuss the role and response of African institutional investors in the fight against the …

Africa.com – Liquidity: Managing Cash Flow When Revenue and Funding Dry Up

Johannesburg, South Africa, April 20, 2020 – Africa.com has convened the largest ever gathering of Africa’s CEOs, managing directors, finance directors, private equity and venture capital investors, bankers, asset managers, corporate law partners, senior executives and diplomats. Over 8,000 business leaders from 81 countries – 41 countries on the continent and 40 countries throughout the world, registered for Africa.com’s “Crisis …

African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Funds United in Fight Against COVID-19 in Africa

Africa investor (Ai) today convened the African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund Leaders Forum COVID-19 Virtual Roundtable, an exclusive Forum of the continent’s most influential Chairmen, CEO’s and CIO’s of African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Funds, to discuss the role and response of African institutional investors in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic across Africa.   The Forum was Co-Chaired …

Africa.com Convenes Top African Business Leaders with Harvard Business School Faculty to Respond to COVID-19

Join Top African Business Leaders Online for Four-Part Webinar Series Johannesburg, South Africa, April 12, 2020 – / As COVID-19 takes hold of African economies, African business leaders are challenged with new risks and uncertainty. Africa.com has partnered with faculty of Harvard Business to lead a four week webinar series, “Crisis Management for African Business Leaders.”   The webinar series …

2019 Africa Investment Forum: historic signing of high-speed railway construction concession agreement for Ghana, with the support of the African Development Bank

The African Development Bank has thrown its weight behind a concession agreement for the construction of a high-speed railway in Accra, Ghana’s capital. The signing took place on the opening day of the second Africa Investment Forum, running from Monday to Wednesday in Johannesburg. “It’s a great day for Ghana!” said Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo. “I was here last year …