Africa’s economy to strengthen in 2015 despite Ebola and oil price


The latest economic forecast for Africa is a downward revision from projections made in 2014 which suggested the region’s economy would expand by 5.7 percent this year Johannesburg (AFP) – Africa’s overall economy should advance in 2015, expanding by 4.5 percent, showing resilience despite weak commodity prices and the devastating Ebola epidemic, an annual report […]

SOLD OUT: Africa Business Forum – Business Networking Event – 23 May @Dubai World Trade Center


      Africa Business Forum is a high profile business networking event that aims to bring together Business professionals, CEO’s, Entrepreneurs, Govt officials, Exporters, Buyers and Sellers, to highlight the trade and investment potential of Africa. It is an opportunity to connect with other business owners, hear inspirational stories, and learn valuable tactics you can […]

African fund raises $345m for power


  Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund, founded by two of South Africa’s richest men, has raised $345-million to invest in electricity generation, transport and logistics in Africa. The Johannesburg-based fund was established in 2012 by Johann Rupert, who has a net worth of $8.2 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, and Phuthuma Nhleko, who is […]

Africa Day 2015: African Leader Calls For Unity and Progress


Citizens of African nations as well as ex-pat Africans based around the world are celebrating Africa Day on Monday to join under a common identity and mark progress on pressing issues. African students and leaders expressed cautious optimism about the future of the continent’s economic engine and social harmony. Africa Day celebrates the anniversary of […]

New Agenda For African Private Sector


The African businessman and philanthropist Tony Elumelu has called on business leaders to make decisions that will increase economic and social wealth, and promote development in the communities and nations in which they operate. Chairman of Heirs Holdings Tony O. Elumelu and Oxford University Dean Peter Tufano at the historic Oxford Union, where Mr. Elumelu […]

Elumelu Rallies Support for New African Private Sector Agenda


Nigerian businessman and philanthropist, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has called on business leaders to make decisions that will increase economic and social wealth, and promote development in the communities and nations in which they operate. Elumelu, the Chairman of Heirs Holdings and the Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, stated this in a closing keynote speech […]


Aims & Objectives



We regularly meet governmental officials and their representatives to help boost investment in their home countries.


Make Deals

The aim is to grow your businesses through trade with Africa and create partnerships.



Business professionals, buyers, sellers and officials  have the opportunity to keep up to date with the latest business trends in Africa.



This is a forum for CEO's, Entrepreneur 's, senior management, Importers and Exporters seeking opportunities in Africa.


What people think of the Africa Business Forum

It is a pleasure to represent the Oil & Mining sectors in this forum. Great to see an Africa Business Forum, organised by Africans for Africans. This is truly becoming an important hub and now thanks to the forum, an important meeting place for Africans to connect.


It is a pleasure to represent the Dubai Government Export Agency towards Africa. It is very important to support and enhance the trade links between Dubai and the rest of Africa.

Mostafa Al Habbai

It is a pleasure to represent the Aviation sector of East Africa. Great to see the younger generation of Africans taking an active contribution with their new ideas and energy.

Mohamed Ibrahim Yassin

It is a pleasure to represent the Media sector of  Africa. We represent the in-flight magazine of Ethiopian Airlines. it is great to support such a Pan-African Business Forum. Myself and my team have made a lot of new contacts and new potential business leads.


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