2nd Africa Business Forum – 23 May 2015 @Dubai World Trade Tower





Join AfricaBusinessForum.com at our quarterly high profile 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 want to miss out on this transformative meeting.








The UAE and in particular Dubai has a long standing history of trade and investment with Africa. The tradition of enterprise between Dubai and Africa has thrived in recent years. To highlight the business potential in Africa, the evening event aims to:

  • Highlight the African business opportunities that are opening up.
  • Connect African Businesses and UAE investors together.
  • Explore barriers to business and how to overcome them.
  • Celebrate the role of Dubai as the export gateway to African markets.
  • Highlight investment and bilateral trade opportunities.

Special guests:

  • Mansoor Al Habbai – Head of International Alliances, Dubai Exports – Dubai Government (UAE).
  • Eissa Al Sheebani – Executive Manager, Ajman Freezone Authority – Dubai (UAE).
  • Cherine Meskaoui – Principal Executive, Dubai Exports – Dubai Government (UAE).
  • H.E Fiseha Afewerki – Deputy Consul General – Consulate General of F.D.R. Ethiopia (UAE).
  • H.E Abdelkrim Belouassaa –  Consulate General of Algeria (UAE).
  • Rashed Ahmed – Founder & Director, AfricaBusinessForum.com & AfricaGlobalTrade.com.
  • Sultan Ali Rashed Lootah – Managing partner Vault Investments  & CEO Sultan Lootah Petroleum (UAE).
  • Abdul Kadir Warsame – Board of Directors, Trust African Bank.
  • Dahir Hussien – Business Finance Director, Ericsson (Middle East & Africa).
  • Amanuel Mengistu – Managing Director, Ethiopian Airlines Magazine (Ethiopia).
  • Damien Krauser – Executive director – National Bank of Abu Dhabi (UAE).
  • Dr Osman Sheikh – CFO, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity
  • Khadar Abdi – Associate banker, National Bank of Abu Dhabi (UAE).
  • Mahmoud Kasil – Senior Marketing Manager, Bayer Pharmaceuticals (Germany).
  • Mohamed Ibrahim Yassin – CEO Daallo Airlines, National carrier of Republic of Djibouti.
  • Mohamoud Dualeh – Head of Banking Products, Alizz Islamic Bank (Oman).
  • Suad Bashe – Asset Management, Thomson Reuters.
  • Jamal Adams – CEO, Soma Investment Group.
  • Sanches Diamantino – CEO of Auto-Africa & Clear Global International (Angola).
  • Feysal Ahmed Yusuf – CEO, MRC mining & resources (Horn of Africa).
  • Iyer Sivakumar – Head of Africa Sales, Siemon (US).
  • Akram Delpol – Managing Director, Zagy Group of companies (UAE).
  • Dilip Daryanani – General Manager, Tri-Star gulf.
  • Leevyn Isabel – Africa Business Development, Abax Services (Mauritius).
  • Farah Ilmie – CEO, Brooklyn Ghani Investment Group.
  • Sara Carmody – Legal Director, Addleshaw Goddard (UK).
  • Alexander Zaytsev – CEO, Sohra Overseas.
  • Alnoor Nagji – CEO, Plimsoll Logistics.
  • Avanish Mehrotra – CEO, Oriental Group.
  • Wajih Abuzaneed – CEO, Original Chemicals.
  • Paul Okaru – CEO, Sub-Sahara Africa Ventures (Nigeria).
  • Prakash Bhojwani – President & CEO, Time Machine Group.
  • Navdeep Oberoi – Managing Director, Auto Ancillaries Manufacturing.
  • Mehul Goradia – Manager, Minerva Financial Trusts.
  • Fahmi Ahmed – Chairman, Pathways Global.
  • Emad Hardan – Managing Director, Euro Technology.
  • Anish Mahajan – Managing Director, Atom Options IT.
  • Vincent Tholath – Managing Director, TLM International.
  • Kai Larsen – Entrepreneur, Dahlia.
  • Thattamannil Thomas – Director, TVT Consulting.
  • William Stenhouse – Vice President (Systems & Training), Agility.
  • Abdul Hamid Zaidy – General Manager, Gateway Petro-chem.
  • Chandru Daswani – Managing Director, Top Link International.
  • Jamal Al Minhali – General Manager, Abu Dhabi Marketing Group.
  • Abdisalam Ibrahim – BD Director, Detour UAE.
  • Abdul Khadir Warsame – Managing Director, Hodan Global.
  • Philip Jensen – Director of Legal Affairs, Unicity.
  • and many many more…


  • Location: Dubai World Trade Tower, Level 33, Sheikh Rashid Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE.
  • Time: 6.30pm – 10pm.
  • Go to AfricaBusinessForum.com to register. Only online registrations. Limited places.



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