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Western Australia to host 24th WTTC Global Summit after Kigali
06-11-2023 | 09:00:00
During the closing session of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Global Summit in Kigali, Western Australia was announced as the host for 2024, marking the first time the event will visit Oceania.
[Interview] Renate Swanepoel, COO, INC. Networking
02-06-2023 | 11:03:00
Renate Swanepoel is an entrepreneur, global networker and inspirational speaker that gained significant networking and communication skills through her extensive travels and appearances at international conferences and trade shows.
CMSWire Connect Conference | Austin, Texas | May 10-12
20-04-2023 | 15:25:00
CMSWire CONNECT is the premier event for professionals in digital customer experience, content management, and enterprise collaboration. This dynamic conference features top-notch speakers such as Ice-T, Scott Galloway, Sean Albertson and others.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
14-03-2023 | 14:56:39
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
[Interview] Mahad Ahmed, Founder, AME Trade, United Kingdom
14-03-2023 | 14:56:26
Mahad Ahmed is Founder and CEO of Ame Trade Limited. He is also a member of the African Business Roundtable and an an established expert in the Consulting and Events Services industries.
La vision de l'African Business Roundtable pour l'Afrique en tant que centre d'investissement
14-03-2023 | 14:56:19
L'African Business Roundtable (ABR), un groupe de chefs d'entreprise visionnaires qui ont compris très tôt la nécessité pour l'Afrique de bien se positionner sur le marché mondial afin d'attirer les investissements sur le continent, fête cette année sa troisième décennie d'existence.
The African Business Roundtable's vision for Africa as an investment center
14-03-2023 | 14:56:12
The African Business Roundtable (ABR), a group of visionary business leaders who saw very early the need for Africa to position itself well in the global market to attract investments to the continent, this year marks its third decade of existence.
The Africa Trade Expo (TATE) | Virtual Conference and Trade Show
14-03-2023 | 14:56:02
The Africa Trade Expo (TATE) presents direct access to African buyers whose main aim is to source the latest products, establish partnerships, and conclude import/export deals.
[Interview] Catherine Jura, Director Learning and Development, Edify Learning Forum Africa, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:54:30
Training management firms like Edify Learning Forum Africa, ELFA, have been at the forefront of designing, managing and redefining organizational learning processes in Africa over the years.
Spotlight Nigeria Business Forum 2019 | 26-27 September, Paris
14-03-2023 | 14:54:25
The Spotlight Nigeria Business and Investment forum is attended by Businesses and Investors from France and other European countries
[Events] The Land Accelerator | 7-12 September 2019 | Nairobi | Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:54:05
A game-changing event took place in 2018 that breathed new life into old land: the first cohort of the Land Accelerator brought together entrepreneurs from seven countries across Africa. The magic will happen again from September 7-12, 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya
The 5th China-Africa Enterprises Convention | 8 - 12 June 2019 | Shanghai | China
14-03-2023 | 14:54:01
The China-Africa Enterprises Convention, which will be held from June 8 to 12, 2019 in Shanghai, China, is an opportunity for African companies to trade and establish strategic partnerships with Chinese companies, to learn from Chinese companies experience and find investment opportunities with Chinese and African investors.
Your complimentary report: Lessons learned from Africa's massive data breach
14-03-2023 | 14:53:28
Cybercrime has dominated South Africa’s news headlines throughout the course of 2018, as one high-profile attack follows another on an almost monthly basis
Are you an agribusiness seeking funding and/or investment?
14-03-2023 | 14:53:12
Africa Green Revolution Forum pulling together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape, will host a Dealroom connecting investors with business owners
Complimentary map: Airport project opportunities in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:52:47
Air traffic across Africa is expected to soar over the next 20 years to over 300 million passengers, which is great news for African economies - so long as they have the infrastructure to sustain it
Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit 2018
14-03-2023 | 14:52:37
Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development
[Interview] Bako Ambianda, Chairman, GAA Exhibitions & Conferences
14-03-2023 | 14:52:36
Bako Ambianda is the Founder, Chairman, & CEO of Labacorp Group, a diversified portfolio of businesses and strategic investments in key economic sectors spanning manufacturing, construction, power, agribusiness, real estate, and exhibition - amongst which is the GAA Exhibitions & Conferences.
Argus Media African Crude and Products Newsletter | February 2018
14-03-2023 | 14:52:17
Download exclusive commentaries, eBooks, interviews and viewpoints on the issues that matter to the Africa bitumen, LPG, road maintenance and construction industries
Nigerian Well Intervention Highlighted at OWI WCA | Accra, March 7-8
14-03-2023 | 14:52:13
As the largest producer in West Africa, Nigeria is quickly becoming a hotspot for well intervention activity
3rd Underground Infrastructure and Deep Foundations Egypt Conference | Cairo, 22 February 2018
14-03-2023 | 14:52:09
As Egypt embarks on a massive infrastructure expansion drive to stabilise and expand its economy, underground and deep foundations works represent an essential element of preparation
Conference: How business can make smallholder supply chains resilient | London, 13-14 March 2018
14-03-2023 | 14:52:08
The third in the smallholder series, this two-day conference will assess how business can connect the all-encompassing SDGs to their smallholder supply chains – and the business case for doing so
Contemporary exchange rate policies in Eastern Africa: helping or hindering development?
14-03-2023 | 14:52:07
For the past year, a debate has raged over the role and impact of the CFA franc in West Africa. Supporters of the controversial exchange rate arrangement argue that the peg to the Euro has delivered a credible and stable currency while keeping inflation low.
AfricaCom 2017 | 7-9 November | Cape Town | Register for free
14-03-2023 | 14:51:46
Get your free AfricaCom visitor ticket and join the biggest gathering of Telecoms & Technology enthusiasts on the continent.
Finance Indaba 2017 | 12-13 October 2017 | Johannesburg, South Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:51:44
Finance Indaba Africa is the biggest annual expo and conference for finance professionals.
[Interview] Hans Balmaekers, Director, Intrapreneurship Conference Cape Town, 2017
14-03-2023 | 14:51:41
Hans Balmaekers is Director of the upcoming Intrapreneurship Conference taking place in Cape Town South Africa on October 13. Africa Business Communities interviews him about the event:
First African edition for Intrapreneurship Conference, Cape Town
14-03-2023 | 14:51:39
Africa 4.0: Creating, Capturing and Capitalizing on Opportunities for Growth
Argus West Africa Roads
14-03-2023 | 14:51:27
Building strategic partnerships for the development of the region’s road industry
Report on Port & Intermodal Projects in West Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:51:19
West African region, much like their easterly neighbours, is experiencing a surge in port development projects which will greatly expand, modernise and link shipping infrastructure across the region over the course of the next five years.
Banking Innovation East Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:51:19
A strategic meeting on banking innovation taking place from 29-30 June at the Kempinski Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.
Roads & Corridors East Africa 2017 | 20-21 June Nairobi, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:51:19
Governments across East Africa are set to change transportation and trade development by investing in the expansion and rehabilitation of existing roads, the creation of new road links between key cities and cross-border connections
Shared Services Practitioners to meet in Kenya this June
14-03-2023 | 14:51:18
As more and more African companies start to embrace the concept of shared services, heads of Finance, Human Resources, ICT and more gather in Nairobi to learn best practices for implementation.
2nd Annual Call Center Conference Africa | 22-24 August 2017 | Nairobi, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:51:18
There is a growing desire to digitise African contact centres in order to make them as competitive, cost-efficient and customer-centric as possible. These emerging centres are being designed to exceed the expectations of an increasingly digital African population
Drones East Africa Conference | 20-21 June 2017 | Nairobi, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:51:17
Whether you are already using drones or are looking to use drones, make certain you know about the updated KCAA regulations, as well as the different applications for drones that can help your company reduce costs, save time, and possibly even save lives.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to open Africa Accelerating 2022 on 25 October
24-10-2022 | 15:34:55
During the opening session of the upcoming 3-day Africa Accelerating conference, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is anticipated to underscore the importance of Canada-Africa collaboration.
COP27 Presidency Philanthropy Roundtable seeks rapid increase in climate contributions
12-09-2022 | 10:22:38
Only 2% of the US$730 billion of global philanthropic contributions is currently directed to climate change.
Cameroon suspends the installation of GPS on trucks that transport goods to the Central African Republic
24-02-2021 | 08:09:38
According to the Cameroonian Ministry of Transports, the parties agreed to suspend the installation of GPS on trucks that transport goods to the Central African Republic because of the large number of vehicles currently waiting for the installation of that equipment at the port of Douala.
[Angola] Regional summit on CAR situation postponed
10-02-2021 | 08:10:00
A second regional mini-Summit earlier set to be held in Angola's capital Luanda to discuss the political and security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been postponed, sources have told The New Times.
Inaugural Nigeria Oil, Gas and Power Conference set for 2021
20-08-2020 | 07:02:00
The first-ever Nigeria Oil, Gas & Power (NOGP) Conference & Exhibition is set for 26-27 October 2021 in Lagos and will focus on the path forward for Africa’s largest economy post COVID-19.
Vector Consulting shares the key to success in family-owned businesses
08-02-2020 | 12:40:00
An article by Forbes indicates that family-owned businesses control a significant portion of the African economy.
Oil and Gas Council plays host to the first Senegal Offshore Licensing Round
31-01-2020 | 07:00:42
President Macky Sall opened the Oil & Gas Council's 4th MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition in Dakar on Wednesday.
[Kenya] ATECA conference calls for increased investment in staff training
04-12-2019 | 14:00:00
Even as the global business landscape shift and a growing number of millennium candidates enter the workforce organizations have not put in place measures train employees.
Training Managers, HR Practitioners to track organizational training trends in upcoming conference
20-11-2019 | 12:15:00
Players in the Training, Learning and Development industry are set to meet in Nairobi Kenya for the Annual Training Evaluation Compendium in Africa, ATECA, conference, the first of its kind in the region.
[Egypt] Hyatt announces plans to open Hyatt Regency Cairo West in 2020
08-10-2019 | 16:12:00
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with ALDAU Development group for a Hyatt-branded hotel in Cairo, Egypt.
Teamsters warns South African investors of workers' rights risks At Xpo Logistics
29-07-2019 | 08:24:21
Teamsters Union is warning South African institutional investors regarding the many risks facing investments in one of the world's largest transportation and warehousing companies, XPO Logistics.
IFC partners with Protea Hotels to develop tourism sector in Zambia
23-07-2019 | 14:21:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a loan to Protea Hotels Zambia, a subsidiary of conglomerate Union Gold Zambia, to build and operate a hotel and conference center in the outskirts of Lusaka.
South Africa firms set to showcase their capabilities in the USA
30-04-2019 | 10:30:00
A South African delegation from the steel and fabrication, engineering and services, electro technical and services, and oil and gas sectors are set to showcase their capabilities at the Offshore Technology Conference in the USA.
Ecowas moves to promote free movement of people with national biometric identity card
30-04-2019 | 08:40:47
ECOWAS has moved to promote the free movement of people and curb the menace of Trafficking in Persons through sensitization of community citizens on the ECOWAS National Biometric Identity card.
Afreximbank makes a case for factoring to ease access to financing for African SMEs
19-03-2019 | 07:07:51
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has made the case for factoring as a viable and sustainable solution to address the challenge of access to financing.
UN entities support Ethiopia’s quest for policy coherence for the SDGs
18-01-2019 | 14:12:58
The United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs, UINDP and the Economic Commission for Africa have held a workshop aimed at enhancing Ethiopia’s policy coherence for SDGs.
[Kenya] Blue economy agenda gains momentum as Nairobi conference closes
29-11-2018 | 07:53:34
President Uhuru Kenyatta has lauded the just concluded Nairobi conference as one that generated the right momentum for harnessing the enormous economic potential of the blue economy.
African Economic Research Consortium conference to address looming Africa debt crisis
27-11-2018 | 14:15:00
The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is set to host its 49th Plenary Session of the Biannual Research Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya.
Africities summit bolsters sustainable Africa resolve
24-11-2018 | 16:15:00
Delegates attending the eighth Africities Summit in Marrakesh Morocco have rallied behind Africa’s sustainable agenda.
Forum of African Regions launched to accelerate regional development
22-11-2018 | 17:30:00
The Forum of African Regions has been launched to foster exchange and sharing of experiences between the presidents of the Africa.
Largest Pan African gathering of city and local governments opens in Morocco
20-11-2018 | 12:45:00
The largest pan-African congregation of cities and local governments, the 8th Africities Summit, has opened in Marrakesh Morocco under the theme ‘the transition to sustainable cities and territories.
[South Africa] UCT GSB partners with WEF to bring Young Global Leaders conference to Cape Town
16-11-2018 | 11:45:00
The UCT Graduate School of Business is partnering with the World Economic Forum to bring the Young Global Leaders conference to Cape Town.
Amref Health Africa and UNICEF renew commitment to strengthening PHC
06-11-2018 | 11:46:00
Amref Health Africa and UNICEF held a parallel session on strengthening community platforms for Primary Health Care (PHC), during the 2nd International Conference on Maternal, New-born and Child Health in Africa, convened by the African Union Commission.
[Cameroon] Officials to review studies on accountable development planning
30-10-2018 | 10:01:00
About 70 stakeholders comprising executives and planning experts, statistics executives and experts, members of the civil society and representatives from the private sector will converge in Yaounde to review and validate two ECA studies on accountability and statistics in development planning in Cameroon.
Blue economy can drive Africa’s economic growth if well utilized, ECA
19-09-2018 | 08:08:00
The Economic Commission for Africa is fully committed to supporting the African Union, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and member States to ensure that the untapped potentials of the continent’s blue economy are fully realized.
SADC scoops first prize at the 2018 Botswana Consumer Fair
11-09-2018 | 11:09:00
The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) scooped the first prize award in the Regional/International and Diplomatic Missions Category at the 2018 Botswana Consumer Fair.
EAC and FAO scale up support for youth in agribusiness
04-09-2018 | 08:35:17
The East African Community (EAC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have reaffirmed their commitment in creating more job opportunities for East African youth in the agriculture sector.
Eswatini welcomes the 50 Million African Women Speak project
04-09-2018 | 08:22:25
Stakeholders in the Kingdom of Eswatini have welcomed the introduction of the 50 Million African Women Speak (50MWS) project following a two-day workshop conducted by COMESA.
COMESA and partners commit to prevent resurgence of maritime piracy
23-08-2018 | 15:14:51
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, COMESA, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, the East African Community and the Indian Ocean Commission with support from the EUhave resolved to step up their efforts to ensure that piracy does not resurge.
ECOWAS popularizes use of liquefied petroleum gas in the region
14-08-2018 | 09:31:47
The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has moved to validate its regional strategy for the popularization of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in West Africa.
South Africa Oil & Power Conference shows pivot to African energy
14-08-2018 | 08:16:00
From September 5-7, 2018 in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power will welcome the Secretary Generals of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
Africa should prioritize war on tax evasion and money laundering, ECA
09-08-2018 | 14:35:34
The Executive Secretary of UN Economic Commission for Africa, (ECA) Vera Songwe has said that combating bribery, money laundering and tax evasion should be a priority if Africa has to finance its transition to middle income status.
Nigeria Mining Week to provide practical business know how
09-08-2018 | 13:48:00
The upcoming third edition of the Nigeria Mining Week in Abuja from 15-17 October 2018 will provide access to all the practical knowledge, valuable connections, decision makers for would-be and established mining companies.
Afreximbank supports development of Africa’s pharmaceutical industry
09-08-2018 | 09:28:30
The African countries should develop manufacturing capabilities in pharmaceuticals and reduce the level of import of equipment and medicines in order to conserve foreign exchange.
Video Games made-in-Africa reach the Global Scene during Devcom
07-08-2018 | 14:59:00
For the 10th anniversary of gamescom, during the largest European game convention, several African game developers will participate in devcom, the interdependent game developer conference.
[Nigeria] Law on factoring crucial for ease of doing business, experts
01-08-2018 | 14:59:43
The quick passage of a law on factoring in Nigeria is a crucial step in facilitating the ease of doing business and procuring the trust of investors in the country, guests heard recently during a public hearing held at the National Assembly in Abuja.
African Centre for Statistics urges for more investment in modern data collection processes
18-05-2018 | 10:45:02
The planning process of long-term development in any country would be on a shaky foundation if the data and statistics are not readily available and are of poor quality.
Hub and Spokes Programme plans future trade support for African economies
16-05-2018 | 08:57:53
Key talks are underway in Botswana to shape a new programme that will support trade in Africa through technical assistance and capacity-building.
ECA launches new generation of reports, with focus on structural transformation
14-05-2018 | 09:36:11
The Economic Commission for Africa,ECA, has launched a new generation of reports focusing on African countries’ progress on structural transformation
Public Private Partnerships crucial to transforming agriculture, African Union Commission
09-05-2018 | 08:29:14
The African Union Commission through its Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture is exploring ways of implementing successful agribusiness Public Private Partnerships to catalyse investments in agribusiness development on the continent.
Mogadishu Hosts International Conference to Stop Illegal Charcoal Trade
27-04-2018 | 18:35:00
8.2 million trees were cut down for charcoal in Somalia between 2011 and 2017, increasing land degradation and food insecurity. Illegal trade in charcoal acts as a major source of funding for militias and terrorist groups such as Al Shabaab, who illegally tax exports.
Digital transformation of service economy can drive growth across Africa and Middle East, World Bank
25-04-2018 | 15:13:51
Investment into digital transformation in major cities of the North Africa and Middle East regions can unlock huge potential for the service economy to drive growth and job creation across the region, according to the World Bank.
Transforming Africa in the 21st Century: Africa’s leaders speak
25-04-2018 | 08:32:14
Former African Heads of State will gather from April 24-26, 2018 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts ahead of Africa Month celebrations in May.
Africa’s population explosion is a ticking time bomb, African Development Bank Governors
08-03-2018 | 07:31:00
The African Development Bank and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment.
Afreximbank urges use of factoring to expand Africa’s regional value chains
15-02-2018 | 07:26:00
African countries should take make use of factoring in order to take advantage of the opportunities for expanding the continent’s regional value chains, participants at a regional factoring conference held in Dakar have heard.
East African ministers endorse cooperation to advance the AU land agenda
12-02-2018 | 09:58:00
Ministers in charge of environment and natural resources management in East Africa have endorsed a cooperation partnership between the East African Community Secretariat and ECA’s African Land Policy Centre.
Africa working tirelessly to create conducive environment for foreign investments, continent presidents affirm
01-02-2018 | 07:42:00
Africa is working tirelessly to get policy and legislative conditions right to ease the business environment and attract more foreign direct investment, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has said.
UNCTAD’s cross border trade interventions build peace in Africa’s Great Lakes region
26-01-2018 | 12:08:00
Cross-border trade between nations in the Great Lakes region is crucial to sustaining peace and security in central Africa, UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General Isabelle Durant has said.
Sahara Group urges global support for access to energy in Africa
22-01-2018 | 13:01:56
African energy and infrastructure conglomerate, Sahara Group will make a strong case for collaborative efforts towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through more access to power in Africa.
Ethiopia extends E-Visa service to Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) participants
16-10-2017 | 10:16:00
Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs main Department in collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines Group has launched E-Visa service for African and international participants of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions to be held in Ethiopia.
Launch of the African Land Policy Centre heralds better governance of land
10-10-2017 | 11:11:30
Eleven years since the establishment of the Land Policy Initiative, a ceremony was held in the presence of African Ministers and experts that launched the African Land Policy Centre (ALPC).
Conferencing in Africa sees steady ascent
09-10-2017 | 12:42:00
African conferencing facilities are becoming more than just venues for local gatherings and are now attracting major international events.
A strong infrastructure base critical to Africa’s economic transformation
28-08-2017 | 13:01:46
A strong infrastructure base is critical for Africa’s economic transformation, Economic Commission for Africa’s Sylvian Boko has said.
Continental Free Trade Area negotiations moving in the right direction, African Trade Policy Centre
20-07-2017 | 11:30:47
Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations are moving in the right direction and at the desired pace, with the first phase of the negotiations expected to be concluded by the end of 2017, Coordinator of the African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC), David Luke has said.

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