Africa Business Forum – Professional Networking Event to be held May 23 in Dubai


              Africa Business Forum is a high profile networking event that runs quarterly and aims to bring together business professionals and entrepreneurs to highlight the trade and investment potential of Africa. The UAE and in particular Dubai has a long standing history of trade and investment with Africa. The tradition […]

Foreign direct investment boosts African megaprojects

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West Africa overtook East Africa in a construction boom that stretches the continent. Investment in African megaprojects was up 46% to $326-billion ast year, led by increases in investment in energy and power, according to Deloitte’s latest African construction report. To be included in the report, the project’s value had to be more than $50-million […]

Russia steps up business with Africa


Vladimir Putin – Russian President Squeezed between United States and European Union (EU) sanctions, Russian authorities have sought to implement existing bilateral agreements to strengthen economic relations and military ties, as well as study the possibilities of entering new markets with export products in some African countries, according to the results that emerged from the […]

Indian company Godrej eyes sixfold increase in Africa business by 2020


The $2.25-billion Godrej Group has prepared a blueprint to place itself among the top consumer goods companies in Africa, one of three markets it has identified as a growth driver. The $2.25-billion Godrej Group has prepared a blueprint to place itself among the top consumer goods companies in Africa, one of three markets it has identified […]

African Ministers stress need for Africa-Asia collaboration


South Africa is to partner with African and Asian countries in order to ward off economic stagnation and find new markets for trade and investment. Speaking at the 60th commemoration of the Asia-Africa conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, South Africa Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said both the African and the Asian continents have recognised the urgent […]

Infrastructure, energy most promising sectors in Africa

Leaders from Asia and Africa pose for a group photo before the start of the Asian-African Conference in Jakarta

The Indonesian President urges business leaders attending the Asia-Africa Business Summit in Jakarta to invest in these two sectors, and for governments to ease licensing and protect investments. Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo delivers an address at the Asian-African Business Conference in Jakarta on April 21, 2015. Indonesian President Joko Widodo emphasised that infrastructure and energy are […]


Aims & Objectives



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.



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.


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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