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If You Can Make It in Egypt...

If You Can Make It in Egypt...
By Con O’Donnell, Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer, RiseUpEgyptians are known for their perseverance, and that is

2nd The Big 5 Construct North Africa

2nd The Big 5 Construct North Africa
“The total estimated value of active projects in Morocco last year had increased by around 9.2 percent compared to the previous year. Today, there are more than 200 active construction projects wit

FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking & Financial Services

FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking & Financial Services
Africa’s financial services landscape continues its dynamic evolution as the rapid growth of FinTech on the continent drives both the disruption and leapfrogging of legacy systems and further accel

4th Annual African Insurance Forum (AIF 2018)

4th Annual African Insurance Forum (AIF 2018)
The African Insurance Forum is the leading event in the insurance industry, offering two days of fresh and exciting content to address the market-critical issues affecting your business today and i

Mining Is Being Driven Green

Mining Is Being Driven Green
By Rachel Speight, partner in the mining Group, Mayer Brown International LLPThe buzzword at this year's annual Indaba mining conference in Cape Town was “lithium" and the hype

3rd Africa Islamic Finance Forum

3rd Africa Islamic Finance Forum
Following the huge success of its first and second editions in 2016 which attracted more than 420 delegates, the 3rd Africa Islamic Finance Forum will return 20-21 March, located in Lagos, Nigeria,

Manufacturing Indaba 2018 and Africa’s Drive towards a Manufacturing Revival

Manufacturing Indaba 2018 and Africa’s Drive towards a Manufacturing Revival
The fifth edition of the Manufacturing Indaba will be hosted at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on 19 and 20 June, 2018, and will take place with the joint support and strategic partn

SPACE

SPACE
Although the green building movement is in its infancy in sub-Saharan Africa, the past year’s developments show that great work is already taking place, with more than 25 projects in the pipeline f

Mining Indaba 2018: Africa’s Premier Deal-Making Forum

Mining Indaba 2018: Africa’s Premier Deal-Making Forum
Since Euromoney acquired the Investing in Mining Indaba conference, the esteemed gathering’s credence has escalated to new heights, and in 2018 the upward trajectory continued as a 15 percent incre

EPOCH: Meeting Key People Has Never Been So Easy

EPOCH: Meeting Key People Has Never Been So Easy
BGS Group hosts the Exploration and Production Offshore Congress Hub on 5-6 March, 2018. Located in Rome, Italy, it gathers companies from Africa, the Middle East and Europe, all operating internat

Cultivating the Green Opportunity in Kenyan Real Estate

Cultivating the Green Opportunity in Kenyan Real Estate
Kenya has the opportunity to set a benchmark for Africa in implementing cost-saving green technologies, as it pursues its development goals as a committed signatory of the International Climate Agr

Fast-tracking the Positive & Profitable Transformation of Banking & Financial Services in Africa

Fast-tracking the Positive & Profitable Transformation of Banking & Financial Services in Africa
Africa’s financial sector is in the midst of an exciting and profound transformation. The rapid growth of FinTech on the continent is driving the disruption and, in many cases, leapfrogging of lega

Celebrating a 20th Birthday on ‘Home Turf’

Celebrating a 20th Birthday on ‘Home Turf’
The 20th Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is to be hosted in Mauritius from 19-22 June, 2018, coming to Africa for the first and only time as a celebration of its 20 year history. The annual Forum

Energy and Optimism Improves in Africa

Energy and Optimism Improves in Africa
South Africa’s IPP programme is looking to be derestricted in the coming days. In addition to this the Uganda/Tanzania pipeline is advancing, Ghana’s energy programme is gaining momentum and Moroc

Developing Natural Resources for Enhanced Industrialisation

Developing Natural Resources for Enhanced Industrialisation
The Mozambican Government is working hard to create a business environment that is conducive for trade and investment. Having implemented the Mozambique Investment and Export

The Big 5 Construct Egypt

The Big 5 Construct Egypt
The Big 5 Construct Egypt launches on 18-21 September, 2018, and the leading international construction event will bring together influential decision-makers, innovators and suppliers from the regi

Exploring Oil & Gas Opportunities

Exploring Oil & Gas Opportunities
BGS Group hosts the Exploration and Production Offshore Congress Hub on 5-6 March, 2018 in Rome, Italy. The closed-door environment gives a direct access to 200-plus decision-makers, including repr

Together We Can!

Together We Can!
TRANSSION - originally TECNO TELECOM LIMITED - was founded by CEO, Mr George Zhu in 2006 having travelled more than 90 counties to explore business opportunities; in the firm belief that he could f

East Africa Oil & Gas Summit (EAOGS)

East Africa Oil & Gas Summit (EAOGS)
2018 will see the East Africa Oil & Gas Summit celebrate its fifth anniversary as the most prestigious oil & gas summit in the region.Significant onshore oil discoveries in Uganda an

Mining Investment Nigeria 2018

Mining Investment Nigeria 2018
Mining Investment Nigeria is a strategic mining conference and exhibition for the leaders of the mining, quarrying and construction materials industries, bringing together 300 attendees from 20 cou

Ethiopia: Ruralisation funds Urbanisation

Ethiopia: Ruralisation funds Urbanisation
The ability to remain current and relevant in an ever-changing world is a challenge that all companies, countries, and even individuals, struggle to achieve. But as one of the oldest hosts of human

2nd Mining Investment Botswana 2018

2nd Mining Investment Botswana 2018
Mining Investment Botswana is a strategic mining conference and exhibition for the leaders of the mining, quarrying and construction materials industries, bringing together 400 attendees from 15 co

Power & Electricity World Africa 2018

Power & Electricity World Africa 2018
Power & Electricity World Africa 2018 celebrates its 21st Anniversary. The show welcomes more than 8,000 attendees and hosts a mecca of solution providers spanning four halls and thousands of s

Top 5 Business Risks for West Africa in 2018

Top 5 Business Risks for West Africa in 2018
As Nigeria exits the recession of 2017, investor sentiment across West Africa is likely to experience uplift in 2018 according to specialist global risk consultancy,