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About the Conference

The ALN Africa Investment Conference is considered one of the leading Africa-focused investment conferences. Its main objectives are to spur investment, connect investors to players on the ground, promote Africa and provide a space for dialogue on critical commercial and policy topics for the continent’s development.

The Conference attracts selected high level delegates from Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and the Americas serving as an effective forum to connect leading private and policy leaders, investors, stakeholders and industry players and promoting commercial and policy partnerships.


2020 Enquiries

East Africa: Region braces for another locust invasion in the face of a pandemic

A third outbreak of desert locusts, with billions of the destructive insects is about to hatch and threaten food supplies in a region already reeling from damaging rains and COVID-19.

Ethiopia: AfDB approves grant for Ethiopia-Sudan railway study

The African Development Bank has approved a USD 1.2 million grant to Ethiopia’s government to finance a two-year feasibility study into a standard-gauge railway link between Ethiopia and Sudan which will be connected to the Horn of Africa transport network.

Africa as a Land of Opportunity: Another Scramble?

The closing panel explored some of the issues that arise from the involvement of foreign players in Africa, including how African ...

Opening Africa Up for Business: A Realistic Vision?

The opening presentation addressed the enormous potential that Africa holds due to its rapidly growing youth population as well ...

Africa at a Glance

Africa has made significant strides on improving its business landscape, an indication of the continent’s steady growth and macroeconomic stability. Africa’s GDP growth is expected to accelerate t ...

Africa’s Trade and Economic Organisations

Highlights: With 16 landlocked countries, Africa is more fragmented than any other continent. A borderless Africa can bring a competitive continental market, offer economies of scale for investors, cr ...