African Institutional Investors Release Groundbreaking COVID-19 Response And Agenda 2063 Investment Report

Cornwall, Addis Ababa, Johannesburg, Cairo, Paris, Washington Africa investor (Ai) today announced and presented The Investable Africa We Want Report, in support of Agenda 2063 and Africa’s response to COVID-19, during The G7-Africa investor Summit, held in association with the G7’s institutional Investor Leaders Network (ILN). African sovereign wealth and pension funds have been crucial to forming new and innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships; addressing climate …

African Union Commission inaugurates African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) permanent secretariat as launchpad for Africa’s economic transformation

The African Development Bank Group provided a $5 million institutional support grant to the AU towards the establishment of the AfCFTA secretariat ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, August 18, 2020/APO Group/ —  At a ceremony on Monday to commission the permanent secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo and Moussa Faki Mahamat, chairperson of the AU …

Africa Energy Forum 2020 joins forces with the African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa and Oil & Gas Council’s Africa Assembly to host Digital Energy Festival for Africa

The event will take place online from 20 th October – 26 th November 2020. The digital platform will allow attendees to access content and networking offerings across all three market leading events with one point of entry, making it the largest ever energy event for the African continent marketed to a combined energy database of over 200,000. Following the …

View the africa.com Webinar Session #14: 29 July 2020

Almost August. African COVID-19 Cases Rapidly Rising. Economic Strategies: What Now? Click here for details At this juncture, as we enter into August, Africa is seeing a gain in COVID-19 cases, and related deaths. How does the lives vs livelihoods conversation change with this new reality? Do we continue down the same lockdown exit path as we learn that more African lives …

Register now – africa.com Webinar Session #14: 29 July 2020

Almost August. African COVID-19 Cases Rapidly Rising. Economic Strategies: What Now? Johannesburg, South Africa, July 29, 2020 – Over the last fourteen weeks, we have explored a wide range of topics related to COVID-19 with a wide lens on the economic strategies Africa is employing in response to the pandemic. At this juncture, as we enter into August, Africa is seeing a …

View the africa.com Webinar Session #13: 22 July 2020

‘Disruptions with Impact – the Intersection of Business and Philanthropy’ Click here for details  Dr. James Mwangi, Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings and Executive Chairman of the Equity Group Foundation will be featured in a fireside chat with Harvard Business School Professor Caroline Elkins on July 22, 2020 at 5pm EAT, as part Africa.com’s webinar series Crisis Management …

Register now – africa.com Webinar Session #13: 22 July 2020

‘Disruptions with Impact – the Intersection of Business and Philanthropy’ Johannesburg, South Africa, July 22, 2020 –  Dr. James Mwangi, Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings and Executive Chairman of the Equity Group Foundation will be featured in a fireside chat with Harvard Business School Professor Caroline Elkins on July 22, 2020 at 5pm EAT, as part Africa.com’s webinar …

View the africa.com Webinar Session #12: 16 July 2020

Graça Machel and Melinda Gates to Make a Call to Action on behalf of Women and Girls on Africa.com Webinar Click here for details Graça Machel and Melinda Gates will make a call to action in response to the impact of COVID-19 on women and girls in Africa during the next session webinar on Africa.com. The discussion will take place …

Register now – africa.com Webinar Session #12: 16 July 2020

Graça Machel and Melinda Gates to Make a Call to Action on behalf of Women and Girls on Africa.com Webinar Graça Machel and Melinda Gates will make a call to action in response to the impact of COVID-19 on women and girls in Africa during the next session webinar on Africa.com. The discussion will take place on Thursday July 16, …

AUDA-NEPAD confirms Hubert Danso as Chairperson of the Continental Business Network Council

Institutional Investment Leader, Hubert Danso, internationally-renowned infrastructure Investment Advocate, was today formally appointed as the Chairperson of the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) Continental Business Network Council (CBN). Mr Danso who held the position as CBN interim Chairperson since September 2019, is also the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Africa investor (Ai) Group and serves as the Chairman of the …