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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

Ethiopia: ArianeGroup to build Satellite Manufacturing and testing centre

The Ethiopian government has entered into an agreement with ArianeGroup to construct a satellite manufacturing and testing facility from January 2020 with the support of the European Investment Bank.

Afrique : Afreximbank vise une cotation londonienne

Afreximbank, l’établissement financier fondé dans le but de soutenir les échanges commerciaux en Afrique, se prépare à rejoindre les quelques 110 sociétés africaines déjà cotées à la London Stock Exchange.

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’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 ...

Africa’s Informal Employment

Highlights: Africa has the highest rate of informality in the world estimated at 72% of non-agricultural employment. Some African countries have rates as high as 90% of their non-agricultural employme ...