The AFRICA CEO FORUM annual summit is back

ReConnect, ReBoot, ReShape: 1,500 participants are expected in Abidjan on March 21 and 22, 2022


[Webinar] Is artificial intelligence already a must for African companies?

How can African businesses meet the challenge of technological transformation?

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[Webinar] Tearing down the barriers to SME lending in Africa

Development finance associations and foreign investors are rallying to fill the PME gap, but what role can Africa’s own legacy banks and emerging fintechs play?

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ACF - Digital Edition: 1000 leaders come together to rethink the future of Africa’s private sector

Take part in the African private sector’s must-attend virtual event, open to a wider audience for the first time.


Infrastructure: is the African private sector the missing dot?

Why are African private sector infrastructure investments limited? How can African private actors become key players of regional project development? 

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AfCFTA: the age of infrastructure?

As the newly implemented free-trade agreement offers a strategic momentum, can a more efficient infrastructure funding project cycle emerge from it?

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Mobile money: Are Africa’s financial inclusion champions really ready to cooperate?

Leading mobile money providers now seem determined to collaborate with banks and insurance companies as the latter run into difficulties with their financial inclusion strategies. What form might this coopetition take?

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Africanizing green infrastructure projects

What are the upstream market strategies to achieve a bankable framework? What sustainable solutions are required for the decentralization of these infrastructures?

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African CEOs share leadership lessons from Covid-19 crisis

The ongoing global coronavirus outbreak has placed extraordinary demands on business leaders. Some of Africa’s top CEOs assess how they dealt with the challenges.

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The African Financial Industry Barometer with Deloitte

In a context of health crisis and increased competition from new players, financial institutions confirm their willingness to transform their business model, their governance and their risk management capabilities.

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How Africa can win in the era of protectionism and trade wars

As the United States-China rivalry grows, the world has fallen into a new era of trade wars. Although Africa isn’t a direct target, it has affected the continent and exposed the internal weaknesses of its economy.

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[Webinar] Creative industries: how can Africa capitalise on its artistic boom?

How can Africa develop its own business models in order to capitalise on its cultural and creative influence?

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Trade finance: Bridging the gap in times of AfCFTA

Can pan-African banks take advantage of the international banking contraction? And can the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), in its inaugural year, pump life into intra-Africa trade finance?

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