Events


UAE undergoing major energy changes to face the future

The retrofitting of existing buildings to greener standards is widely recognized as a key step in the sustainable development of a nation’s economy. The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has set the goal ...
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All You Need To Know About The 2016 ITU Telecom World In Thailand

Technology SMEs, businesses, and significant stakeholders met at the ITU Telecom World 2016 to facilitate effective networking, innovation, and growth within the digital economy of the world. Attended by 8,800 people, the event ...
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ECA urges Africa to push ahead with Continental Free Trade Area

The Africa Trade Forum ended in Addis Ababa Wednesday with Economic Commission for Africa’s Coordinator, David Luke, of the African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) urging participants to act on conclusions reached in discussions ...
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High-Profile Arab Knowledge Experts to Speak at the Knowledge Summit 2016

Ministers of education from around the Arab World discuss the role of reading in building a national identity E. Jamal bin Huwaireb will inaugurate the Summit with an opening address, in addition to ...
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The 2017 edition of the Sub-Saharan Africa Islamic Finance Convention in Uganda to advance financial deepening & inclusion, bridge funding gaps and mobilise investment for new growth opportunities

As the global business environment adapts to the new normal of Brexit, the Trump presidency and the implications of a post-oil economy, Sub‐Saharan Africa continues to be an increasingly important component of global ...
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Bridge Unemployment Gap in Africa through Trans-Boundary Infrastructure Development

Over 250 participants came together for the 2016 Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week celebration. The event which focused on “Creating Jobs through Regional Infrastructure Development,” ended with a strong advocacy ...
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The Reputation Go-to Guy releases a Crisis Management Toolkit

Deon Binneman a-ka the Reputation Go-to Guy has released a Crisis Management Toolkit designed to assist and equip management teams to anticipate, prepare for, and manage potential crises. A Business crisis is a ...
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RAKFIF to disclose the reason for the recent investment growth in RAK

In less than 3 weeks Ras Al Khaimah’s Finance and Investment Forum will be held at the Rixos Bab Al Bahr, UAE under the patronage of the ruler of the Emirate and key ...
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AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017 officially open to all African-based entrepreneurs

Cash prize and yearlong media promotion to be offered to AFIF 2017 Entrepreneurship Award winner The Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) 2017’s focus is to promote access to finance and strengthen entrepreneurship ...
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Improve transport infrastructure and the competitiveness of West Africa

The Sub-Regional Office for West Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA/SRO-WA), in collaboration with the Senegalese Government, organized an ad-hoc experts’ group meeting on the theme: "Transport infrastructure and ...
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Industry supports Machine Tools Africa 2017 as sales exceed 70%

With seven months still to go and the two allocated exhibition halls largely booked, industry has demonstrated its strong support for Machine Tools Africa 2017, taking place at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg ...
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Aviation Africa Event Is On Course For 2017

Aviation Africa 2017 attracts all the global players and African industry Aviation Africa, which takes place in Kigali, Rwanda on 22-23 February 2017, has already confirmed 6 major sponsors from 5 countries with ...
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Traditional leaders converge for training on land negotiations skills

A two-day seminar to sensitize African traditional leaders on the risks and opportunities of large-scale land based investments (LSLBIs) kicked off Wednesday in Accra, Ghana, with more than 50 traditional authorities and community ...
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Spotlight on regional achievements as West African Power Industry Awards finalists are announced

Industry pioneers and projects recognised and celebrated Genesis Energy, Aggreko, GRIDCo, Eko Disco and several innovative renewable projects are just some of the who’s who in the region’s energy industry who have made ...
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Tana Forum announces Theme for 2017: Natural Resource Governance in Africa

Former Malawian President Joyce Banda joins Forum Board The theme of the 2017 Tana Forum (www.TanaForum.org) - Natural Resource Governance in Africa - is both timely and relevant given the centrality of natural ...
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UK supports growth and development of East African oil and gas sector

Speech by British High Commissioner, Nic Hailey, at 4th East Africa oil and gas summit The discovery of oil and gas can be a defining moment for nations. Managed well, it can have ...
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West Africa Property Investment Summit to showcase Ghana growth

Johannesburg – November 2016 This week, the continent’s foremost property investment experts will meet in Accra for the annual West Africa Property Investment Summit. Taking place from the 16-17 November at the Kempinski ...
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