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Celebratory End for #AfricaInvestmentForum: Highlights

Among highlights from the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) in Johannesburg from November 7-9, 2018 - 45 deals valued at $32 billion. African Development Bank President Akin Adesina told the more-than-1000 delegates: "The needle is shifting, pointing to the right direction, pointing to Africa. I am thankful for the investors, I am thankful for the confidence they have in Africa."

The forum was designed as a platform for financing of Africa's infrastructure development - a meeting place for investors as well as a transactional marketplace dedicated to accelerating Africa's investment opportunities. 

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African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina with "my big sister" Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Minister in South Africa's presidency and former chair of the African Union Commission, at the close of the Africa Investment Forum.