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Africa Investment Forum - 'Fast-Track' Platform for Growth

The African Development Bank's Africa Investment Forum (AIF), which took place in Johannesburg November 7-9, 2018, has ended on a high note.

Lauded as "a game changer for financing Africa's infrastructure development," the forum will focus on structuring deals, screening and enhancing projects, attracting co-investors, and facilitating transactions to unlock Africa's multi-billion dollar investment opportunities. Center piece for the Forum is the #AfricaInvestmentForum is the transactional marketplace dedicated to accelerating Africa's investment opportunities.  

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An evening reception showcasing the multi-billion dollar African creative industries with a focus on fashion and music. The reception took place during the Africa Investment Forum at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 7-9 November, 2018.

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Day 2 of the Africa Investment Forum at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 7-9 November, 2018. (L - R) Julie Gichuru, Founder and CEO, Arimus Media Limited (moderator); Aliko Dangote, Chairman and CEO, Dangote Group; Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President, African Development Bank; H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa; Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, Dubai Port World.

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The African Development Bank alongside Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC), African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) and GuarantCo, on sing a Memorandum of Understanding for a Co-Guarantee Platform (CGP) on the first day of the Bank’s inaugural Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg.

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