Africa Investment Forum
For the first time in a decade, investment expenditure rather than consumption accounts for more than half of GDP growth; report calls for urgent investment in education and infrastructure for good returns in long-term GDP; “Youth unemployment must be given top priority. With 12 million graduates entering the labor market each
Op-Ed: Gender equality: It’s time for disruption, time to shatter the status quo. We can’t afford to wait!
Africa Investment Forum: Alfred Zeufack on what opportunities Africa’s free trade deal brings to the continent
Africa Investment Forum 2019: African Development Bank signs $250-million risk participation agreement with ABSA, to address Africa’s trade financing gap
The African Development Bank (https://AfDB.org/en) has signed an unfunded $250-million Risk Participation Agreement (RPA) facility with ABSA - a pan-Africa financial institution with a solid presence in 12 African countries.
The 3-year RPA facility was signed November 12, on the sidelines of the Africa Investmen
Africa Investment Forum 2019 – Promises made, promises kept: Champions share why investments benefit women
60% of Mara phones’ 400-450 employees are women: This is why our quality is better than anyone else’s – Ashsish Thakkar; We are looking at the value chain of businesses and asking how do we support women across the value chain…from the factory floor all the way to the boardroom? - Tokunboh
Africa Investment Forum 2019: Masai Ujiri urges African leaders to invest in sports, commissions two new “players”
Masai Ujiri, President of the Toronto Raptors, made his second appearance at the Africa Investment Forum, renewing his call for African governments to invest in sports.
Ujiri, the only President of National Basketball Association (NBA) of African origin in franchise history, has worked hard over the past year to scout ta
Africa Investment Forum: We need to translate interests into actual commitments, says AfDB’s Pierre Guislain
Africa Investment Forum: DBSA, East African Community seek to boost infrastructure development with joint MoU
Africa Investment Forum: “Conversations at the forum can be transformative for the continent” – Ecobank CEO Ade Ayeyemi
Africa Investment Forum: Kalagadi Manganese’s Mashile-Nkosi on funding, women empowerment & gender diversity
Africa Investment Forum: All On CEO Wiebe Boer on why he is bullish about renewables on the continent
Africa Investment Forum: Eunomix CEO: How resource nationalism can be turned into a positive force in Africa
Africa Investment Forum: Ibukun Adebayo: Where the LSE sees investment opportunities on the continent
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