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Join the discussion @Africabusforum – 3rd Investment Meeting – 17 Oct 15 @Dubai World Trade Tower

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Join at our quarterly high profile Investment meeting 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. Connect with other business owners, hear inspirational stories, and learn valuable tactics you can use to grow your business in Africa. You don’t […]

Leading international law firm ‘Addleshaw Goddard’ to attend Africa Business Forum in Dubai

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Leading international law firm, Addleshaw Goddard’s Africa Business Group will be making a presentation on the ‘Investment Potential of Africa’ at the Africa Business Forum in Dubai on 17 Oct 2015. Addleshaw Goddard have for many years advised multinational companies such as Diageo, British American Tobacco and Britvic on their African requirements. Addleshaw Goddard partner […]

Africa’s billionaire boom: The 13 tycoons whose wealth has exploded in the last four years


Africa is undergoing an explosion of wealth as countries open up to the global economy. Many have seen major economic expansions in recent years. And that’s benefiting a small number of already incredibly wealthy individuals — Africa’s growing contingent of billionaires. We looked at Forbes’ African rich list from 2011 and compared it to the 2015 list […]

Google launches a smartphone for Africa that costs less than $100


Android One, an initiative created by Google to bring cheap, good quality smartphones to developing countries, is being rolled out to Africa one year after it was first unveiled by the company in India. Google handles the design, development, marketing and customer support while the actual manufacturing is handled by selected partners. Google has made Android One […]

Business in Africa: find a good local partner


Moneyweb Business Insights Philip Myburgh, Standard Bank’s head of franchising in Africa: partner with a local who has long-term vision, is committed to the brand and understands the market. Africa has fast grown into an investor destination, where franchises are involved. We speak to Standard Bank’s head of franchising in Africa, Philip Myburgh. Philip, what […]


Aims & Objectives


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


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


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


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


What people think of the Africa Business Forum

I represent Southern Africa for the Africa Business Forum. Being from Angola I represent one of the fasting growing regions in the world in terms of GDP and growth. 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.

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I represent East Africa for the Africa Business Forum. It is great to support such a Pan-African platform. Myself and my team have made a lot of new contacts and new potential business leads interested in investing in East Africa. We represent the magazine of Ethiopian Airlines – Selamta  published bimonthly with 100,000 copies distributed worldwide.

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I represent West Africa for the Africa Business Forum. It is great to see the younger generation of Africans taking an active contribution with their new ideas and energy.  I run a specialist business and project development company based in London that has a focus on West Africa with a core focus on Nigeria.

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I 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. Africa is becoming one of the most important re-export markets for the UAE and also a base for many Africans looking to do business Globally.

Africa Business Mostafa Al Habbai

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