Africa Investment Forum

Op-Ed: Gender equality: It’s time for disruption, time to shatter the status quo. We can’t afford to wait!

The truth is that many bold glass cliff climbers have succeeded without falling off. The time is now to make this a trend...

Africa Investment Forum: $100m African women entrepreneur fund launched

There’s a new investment fund for women entrepreneurs launched in Africa and so far gathered $100m. It is called Alitheia IDF Fund.

Africa Investment Forum: Alfred Zeufack on what opportunities Africa’s free trade deal brings to the continent

Alfred Zeufack, Chief Economist, Africa at the World Bank was one of the more than 2200 delegates who attended the Africa Investment Forum, held in Sandton from the 11th to the 13th of November.

Africa Investment Forum: Bank of Industry’s Olukayode Pitan on agreements signed at the forum

The Managing Director and CEO of the Bank of Industry (BOI) in Nigeria, Olukayode Pitan, says the bank signed agreements with four major banks at the 2nd Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg. He discussed their plans with CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi at the forum.

Africa Investment Forum: Unlocking Digital Investments

An economically, financially and technologically integrated Africa will be driven by the 4th Industrial Revolution. Big data, digitisation, algorithms, cloud computing, and artificial Intelligence, will create new markets, drive productivity and extend social welfare. For Africa to punch its weight as we move into the 4th Industrial Revolution critical changes and investments must be made to prepare the continent for a ‘future’ that is already here....

Africa Investment Forum: We need to translate interests into actual commitments, says AfDB’s Pierre Guislain

At the end of the three-day-long Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, the African Development Bank says 52 deals worth $40.1 billion secured investor interest compared to the $37.8 billion last year. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Pierre Guislain, AfDB's Vice President for Private Sector, Infrastructure & Industrialisation about the next steps.

Africa Investment Forum: DBSA, East African Community seek to boost infrastructure development with joint MoU

The East African Community (EAC) and the Development Bank of South Africa entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Africa Investment Forum held in Sandton from 11 to 13 November. CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi spoke to Kenneth Bagamuhunda, Director General, East African Community and Mohan Vivekanandan, Group Executive, Origination and Coverage at the DBSA about what the MOU entails.

Africa Investment Forum: Unveiling the Boardrooms

As the second edition of the Africa Investment Forum comes to a close, this session unpacks the boardroom highlights, outcomes and the way forward....

Road to Africa Investment Forum: Finding innovative funding solutions to projects in Africa

Advancing projects to bankable stages, raising capital and connecting investors to unique opportunities is setting the tone for the Africa Investment Forum. Ada Osakwe, CEO of Agrolay Ventures, Jude Chiemeka, Head of Trading Business Division of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, and Dave Uduanu, CEO of Sigma Pensions join the CNBC Africa panel discussion for the Road to the Africa Investment Forum....

Africa Investment Forum: Anohu-Amazu: The real work starts after the forum

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the second edition of the Africa Investment Forum recorded $40.1 billion in investor interest from its boardroom dealings. CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop and Kenneth Igbomor spoke to Africa Investment Forum’s Head and Senior Director, Chinelo Anohu-Amazu about the interests secured.

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