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African Business in the World-Class Space - Frontier 100 in DC

With a focus on strengthening Africa's private sector development to spur innovation, job creation, and global competitiveness, the Frontier 100 Forum convened in Washington, DC October 20 and 21, 2015. The twice-yearly forum is sponsored by the Initiative for Global Development (IGD), a U.S.-based organization that engages business leaders from the U.S., Africa and other regions in creating growth and alleviating poverty in Africa through strategic, successful business investment. The private sector's rapid growth and emergence of a new class of leading African companies were highlighted during the event. Read the IGD blogs from each session of the October forum HERE

AllAfrica Executive Chair Amadou Mahtar Ba addressing the Frontier 100 Forum in Washington, DC, October 2015

Solomon Asamoah, African Development Bank’s Vice President of Infrastructure, Private Sector and Regional Integration delivering keynote at Frontier 100.


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Participants in Frontier 100 Forum in Cape Town in June 2015.

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