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May, 2016
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Innotribe selects 12 semi-finalists to compete in the second annual African Startup Challenge

12 companies will compete in Mauritius on 18 May and get the chance to take their innovative solutions to the next level Working in close collaboration with Innotribe, over one hundred judges from across the financial, technology, and investment communities evaluated the 89 applications received for the second edition of the ...

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Leading industry providers to unveil innovative solutions at CBM-TEC 2016

Taking place from 12-13 May at the Kitwe Showgrounds in Zambia, the third edition of the Copperbelt Mining Trade Expo and Conference (CBM-TEC) will give visitors the opportunity to engage with over 130 leading local and international exhibitors. Unveiling innovative solutions, latest products and cutting-edge technology, the trade expo will ...

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14th Africa Independents Forum in London, May 25th & 26th. Corporate oil and gas players in Africa

14th Africa Independents Forum in London, May 25th & 26th. Corporate oil and gas players in Africa

The 14th Africa Independents Forum 2016 (Africa-IndependentsForum.com), held 25-26th May in London at the Waldorf Hilton, being hosted by the Global Pacific & Partners / ITE Group Plc JV, gathers together leading independents and corporate players worldwide and from across Africa, both listed and unlisted, large and ...

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African Utility Week's Finance and Investment Forum: Africa as attractive power project investment destination

"Let's share success stories we can learn from and scale up" "Five years ago, when South Africa launched its renewable Reefit programme, it did not know how successful it would be", says KPMG's De Buys Scott. He adds: "the country has since then been the recipient of ...

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SWIFT Africa Advisory Group to hold inaugural meeting at the African Regional Conference 2016 in Mauritius

SWIFT’s Africa Advisory Group, founded to provide senior industry insight into Africa’s financial markets, will hold its first meeting in Mauritius in advance of ARC 2016 SWIFT’s Africa Advisory Group (AAG) will hold its inaugural meeting on 16 May 2016 in advance of the SWIFT African Regional Conference in Balaclava Mauritius. ...

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Invest Sierra Leone – Sierra Leone’s only annual investment forum returns to London

Invest Sierra Leone - Sierra Leone’s only annual investment forum returns to London

Invest Sierra Leone, the only annual forum dedicated to encouraging investment into Sierra Leone, returns to London on 5 May 2016.  Endorsed by the Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SLIEPA), Invest Sierra Leone is a not-for-profit collaboration between Freetown Insight magazine, Sierra Leone’s only business journal, and leading ...

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The Africa Tax Symposium

The Africa Tax Symposium

Entebbe, Uganda, 4-6 May 2016 The Africa Tax Symposium (apo.af/qagRP4) is an annual authoritative event, drawing together tax professionals from all over the continent. The aim of the Symposium is to analyse the most pertinent international tax issues of the day and to place them within the ...

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Zambian copper mining industry to receive boost from Copperbelt Trade Expo in 2016

Zambian copper mining industry to receive boost from Copperbelt Trade Expo in 2016

The current challenges facing Zambia’s copper mining industry brought about by a global downturn and declining commodity prices are further fuelled with general increases in operating costs.  Escalating input costs, labour and various taxation measures, together with the rising energy deficit have taken their toll. The Zambian mining industry is ...

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Sub-Saharan Islamic Finance Convention

The global macro-economic environment continues to pose a number of challenges. China's new normal and turmoil in MENA countries make Sub-Saharan Africa an increasingly important component of global growth and, in particular, the expansion of Islamic finance in the region is providing new growth opportunities ...

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IoTAS 2016 & SMART Expo

IoTAS 2016 & SMART Expo

In the midst of intense global discussions on how to seize the Internet of Things opportunity, SMART Events Group brings to the African ICT industry the Internet of Things Africa Summit (IoTAS 2016 & SMART Expo) to be held from the 24 – 25 May 2016 at the TicketPro Dome, Johannesburg, Republic of South ...

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SWIFT to host Innotribe Startup Challenge for Africa

SWIFT’s annual African Regional Conference will take place 17-19 May 2016 in Mauritius. For the second consecutive year, SWIFT will also host an African round of its financial technology Startup Challenge alongside the conference SWIFT’s African Regional Conference (ARC) 2016 will take place from 17-19 May ...

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Copperbelt Mining Trade Expo & Conference 2016

CBM-TEC dates and venue confirmed for 2016 Industry heavyweights will once again be making their way to the heart of the Zambian mining region to be part of the Copperbelt Mining Trade Expo and Conference (CBM-TEC). As Zambia’s premier networking event for international and regional companies that operate within the country’s ...

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Africa's Top Travel Show is open for registrations

INDABA 2016 registrations open today: July 13, 2015 South African Tourism is pleased to announce that applications for registrations for INDABA 2016 will open on July 14, 2015 at midnight. Africa's Top Travel Show, INDABA 2016 will take place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from ...

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CBM-TEC here to stay – says Zambian mining expo director

CBM-TEC here to stay – says Zambian mining expo director

Expo sponsored Chamber of Mines Award categories "Sponsoring the Zambian Mining Woman of the Year and Mining Personality of the Year at the Chamber of Mines of Zambia's inaugural awards we are showing that CBM-TEC is here to stay and part of this country's mining growth and ...

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June, 2016
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DRC Mining Week: “We believe in this sector and in this country”

DRC Minister of Mines Martin Kabwelulu Labilo at opening session in Lubumbashi in June “There is no doubt that 2016 is a challenging year for the mining sector and therefore, also for the DRC” says Elodie Delagneau, event director for the upcoming DRC Mining Week that is taking place in June ...

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New Energy Update South Africa 2016

400+ attendees, 50+ speakers and 20+ sponsors are gathering 8-9 June in Cape Town for the New Energy Update series of conferences, comprising of CSP Today South Africa, PV Insider South Africa and Wind Energy Update South Africa. Website: http://bit.ly/NewEnergyUpdateSA

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The Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF)

AHIF is the pre-eminent event for international investors in hotels in Africa.  It takes place in Lomé, Togo on 21-22 June 2016, at the new flagship Radisson Blu Hotel du 2 Février. The second AHIF will take place on 2-4 October at the ...

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Ministers officially open the 2015 Forum: Hon. Dr Kwabena Donkor, Minister of Power Ghana; Hon. Mr. Mamadou Frankaly Keita, Minister of Energy and Water Mali; Hon. Mr. James Musoni, Minister of Infrastructure, Rwanda; Hon. Mr. Simon Dujanga, State Minister of Energy, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Uganda; Hon. Amb. Henry Macauley, Minister of Energy, Sierra Leone; Hon. Mr Charles Zulu, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Development Zambia

African Ministers of Energy to discuss opportunities for power sector investment this June

Over 130 speakers to date have confirmed to attend the 18th annual Africa Energy Forum (AEF) (Africa-Energy-Forum.com), taking place in London this year from 22-24th June. Widely considered the meeting place for Africa’s power sector professionals to discuss opportunities for investment into the power sector, 56% of ...

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DRC Mining Week: We believe in this sector and in this country

DRC Minister of Mines Martin Kabwelulu Labilo at opening session in Lubumbashi in June "There is no doubt that 2016 is a challenging year for the mining sector and therefore, also for the DRC" says Elodie Delagneau, event director for the upcoming DRC Mining Week that is taking ...

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New dates for AHIF in Togo: 21-22 June

New dates for AHIF in Togo: 21-22 June

The new dates for the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Togo have been announced and the event will now take place on 21-22 June 2016. The conference, which was scheduled for April, had to be postponed due to last-minute delays with the new flagship Radisson Blu Hotel du 2 Février in ...

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AHIF Togo

AHIF Togo

AHIF Togo is now happening on June 21-22 in Radisson Blu Hotel 2 Fevrier in Lomé. Have a look here: http://bit.ly/1PfRqmT #AHIF16

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Investors in Data Centers in Africa Heading to Monaco for First Ever Summit

Investors in Data Centers in Africa Heading to Monaco for First Ever Summit

Invest in Data Center Africa (DataCloudCongress.com/africa) -collocated at Datacloud Europe – will meet at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco on 8th June 2016 to discuss current and future investment in Africa data centers, connectivity via subsea cables and dark fiber, energy supply, cloud, IT investment, risk and ...

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Land claims to be included in renewable project risk profiles

International renewable energy developers must do extensive legal research and preparation for projects in South Africa, as re-opened land claim process exposes projects to greater risks, and a new law is set to ban freehold land ownership by foreign entities. South Africa reopened its land claim process in June 2014, given ...

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Eskom Senior General Manager of Renewables Unit to Attend New Energy Update South Africa 2016

Eskom, South Africa’s state-owned energy utility, has confirmed participation at the New Energy Update South Africa conference series 2016. New Energy Update, taking place 8-9 June in the newly opening Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town, is bringing the legacies of CSP Today, PV Insider and Wind Energy Update together ...

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7th annual International Port Security Conference

7th annual International Port Security Conference

7th annual International Port Security Conference 1 – 2 June 2016 London, UK Contact e-mail: zgale@smi-online.co.uk Contact tel:  James Hitchen +44 (0) 207 827 6054 www.internationalportsecurity.com/africabusiness The SMi Group is proud to announce the 7th annual International Port Security Conference. The event will be held in London on the 1st and 2nd of June 2016. The conference ...

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Announcing Invest in Data Center Africa Summit Co-Located at Datacloud 2016

Datacloud Europe has announced that it is expanding its service offering by co-locating the inaugural 'Invest in Data Center Africa' event at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco on 8th June 2016. The first event of its kind, this exciting one-day Summit will explore the next phase of data center and ...

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Africa Oil & Power Breaks the Mold of Traditional Energy Conferences

Cape Town, January 19, 2016– The inaugural edition of the Africa Oil & Power conference will be held June 6-7, 2016 at the Westin Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. Endorsed by the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea and hosted by Centurion Law Firm, Africa Oil ...

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Quantum Global Bolstering Thought Leadership Initiative

Quantum Global Bolstering Thought Leadership Initiative

Quantum Global group, the Swiss based investment advisory firm providing specialist investment advice targeting Africa’s growth sectors, is implementing a new strategy aimed at positioning thought leadership as one of its key strategic messaging platforms. Already a committed advocate for Africa and its development narrative, the group will seek to ...

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ACI’s 8th FPSO VESSEL CONFERENCE

ACI’s 8th FPSO VESSEL CONFERENCE

ACI’s 8th FPSO Vessel Conference will be taking place in London, UK on the 8th & 9th June 2016. With the current oil price crisis taking its toll on the market, the future of the FPSO sector has seen much debate over the past year. ACI’s 8th FPSO VESSEL CONFERENCE will bring together ...

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Africa Oil & Power Breaks the Mold of Traditional Energy Conferences

The inaugural edition of the Africa Oil & Power conference (AfricaOilandPower.com) will be held June 6-7, 2016 at the Westin Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. Endorsed by the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea and Hosted by Centurion Law Firm, Africa Oil & ...

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Africa Oil & Power

Africa Oil & Power

Website: http://africaoilandpower.com/ Africa Oil & Power draws a premier crowd of ministers and senior level government officials and top executives of private sector companies spanning the entire value chain, including upstream, downstream, power generation and legal and finance. The event aims to be the benchmark for top-tier networking and high-level discussion ...

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International customs IT conference showcases tax stamps

International customs IT conference showcases tax stamps

CUSTOMS officials coming together for an international IT conference will discover more about how tax stamp programmes can deliver effective authentication and track and track solutions in the battle against illicit trade. Speaking at the World Customs Organisation (WCO) IT Conference and Exhibition in Dakar, Senegal, ...

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2016 Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference

2016 Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference

28th - 29th June, 2016 Nairobi, Kenya Website: http://www.aidembs.com/insurance_conference/

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Annoucing the Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference 2016 to be Held in Nairobi Kenya

The 6th Annual Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference 2016, is scheduled to be held in Nairobi Kenya on the 28th - 29th June 2016 http://aidembs.com/insurance_conference/

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Power Distribution & Metering Conference (PDM) West Africa 29 June- 1 July 2016 Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria

Power Distribution & Metering Conference (PDM) West Africa 29 June- 1 July 2016 Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria

“The premier niche forum for the electricity distribution and metering industries in the West African sub-region” The Power Distribution & Metering West Africa (PDM-WA) Conference and Exhibition is the first-ever, uniquely focused, and niche electricity transmission & distribution (T&D) and metering forum. It is specially designed for and dedicated to distribution ...

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DRC Mining Week 2016, 8 – 9 June

Visit the DTI pavillion at DRC Mining Week 2016, 8 – 9 June, Lubumbashi, DRC http://www.drcminingweek.com/

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Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit convenes in Cape Town from 15th- 17th June

Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit convenes in Cape Town from 15th- 17th June

- Delegates to explore theme of ‘Seizing opportunities in the face of disruption’ - Programme features a range of not-to-be-missed presentations by some of the world’s most influential business leaders, including Tesco CEO Dave Lewis, The Coca - Cola Company CEO, Chairman Muhtar Kent and Daniel Zhang, ...

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July, 2016
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Tanzania International Forum For Investments, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

Tanzania International Forum For Investments, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

12-14 July 2016 | Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre The Tanzania International Forum For Investments (http://www.TZiforum.com) is scheduled to take place at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre in Dar es Salaam, 12-14 July 2016. With confirmed funding commitments amounting to US$1 billion and confirmed participation from global investors and funding ...

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African Forum of Renewable Energies AFER 2016

Tangier July 13th, 14th and 15th, 2016 English (Acrobat Reader, .pdf) "More recently, fed by the same approach that favors a long term plan, the Kingdom of Morocco has become one of the major actors of the energy transition in the world, especially on the African Continent. Thus the objective of 42%, which has ...

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August, 2016
AfricaBusiness.com

Africa Singapore Business Forum Returns 24-25 August 2016

International Enterprise (IE) Singapore’s Africa Singapore Business Forum (ASBF) is the premier platform for fostering investment, trade and thought leadership between Asia and Africa. It is slated to return 24-25 August for the fourth time. This year’s keynote speaker is Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime ...

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GIL 2016: Africa

GIL 2016: Africa

The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership 18th August 2016, Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa Frost & Sullivan’s Growth Innovation and Leadership (GIL) 2016: Africa global congress reconvenes on 18 August, 2016 at The Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. Visionary C-level executives from all over Africa ...

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September, 2016
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4th Africa Palm Oil Value Chain 2016

4th Africa Palm Oil Value Chain 2016

Organizing Company: Centre for Management Technology Event Name: ...

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Egypt’s leading renewable energy conference is back

Egypt’s leading renewable energy conference is back

6-7 September 2016 Following the great success of its first edition, Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to announce the launch of the 2nd Annual Solar Projects Egypt conference, held on 6-7 September in Cairo. Under the patronage of the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NERA), the 2nd annual Solar Projects Egypt ...

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Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) 21-23 September 2016 Oriental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria

Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) 21-23 September 2016 Oriental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria

“Accelerating women’s economic empowerment in Africa’s best interest.” Join Africa’s top women entrepreneurs, leaders in innovation and top economic transformers from diverse sectors, at this premier, pan-African conference and exhibition event.  Contribute to the exchange of ideas, approaches and good practices in the area of promoting empowerment, innovation and entrepreneurship for ...

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Buying a proven business model reduces risk in tough times

Buying a proven business model reduces risk in tough times

Buying a franchise or an existing, proven business model is a good way to reduce risk in tough economic times, say experts participating in the upcoming #BuyaBusiness Expo. “With unemployment nudging the 25% mark and food prices rocketing, thousands of South Africans are looking to starting ...

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SOLAR PROJECTS EGYPT

SOLAR PROJECTS EGYPT

Website: http://solarprojectsegypt.com/

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Fleming. cracking Africa's talent challenges

WITH aggregate annual growth exceeding 6% and the continent’s collective GDP forecast at $2.6 trillion by 2020, Africa offers exciting prospects. However, this rapid growth combined with historic underinvestment in human capital is creating a serious shortage of talent in the region. (EgonZehnder 2016, Russel Reynolds Associates report 2015) What are ...

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2nd Annual HR Winners Africa Conference

2nd Annual HR Winners Africa Conference

Name: 2nd Annual HR Winners Africa Conference Date: 21 – 22 September 2016 Venue: Nairobi, Kenya This two-day event will gather the top level HR Professionals in order to ...

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Electra Mining Africa backed by leading industry associations

The biggest mining, industrial, machine tools, electrical and power trade show in Southern Africa and ranked as one of the world’s largest mining shows, Electra Mining Africa will be taking place from 12-16 September 2016 at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The world-class trade exhibition will again enjoy the ...

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October, 2016
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Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit 2016

Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit 2016

October 2016, Cape Town, South Africa http://www.ssapower.com/

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November, 2016
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1st annual MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition

1st annual MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition

23 -24 November 2016 | Dakar, Senegal http://msgbc.theenergyexchange.co.uk/ The North West Africa Atlantic Margin is one of the most underexplored basin, currently attracting a lot of international interest. Both gas and oil have been found in 2014 and continued to be positively appraised in 2016. The aim of this ...

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WAPIC attendance grows by 37% as West African power sector looks to the future with growing confidence

“WAPIC was the place to do business” The continued growth in the quality and the numbers attending the West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC) reflects the increased confidence of the region’s power sector says WAPIC programme director Natalie Bacon. The 12th edition of the region’s leading power and energy conference and ...

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Cameroon's ENEO CEO says iPAD Cameroon was a great platform for dialogue and discussions

160+ attend launch event in Yaoundé "The iPAD Cameroon Energy & Infrastructure Forum proved to be a great platform for dialogue and discussions between the various actors in our sector", says Mr Joel Nana Kontchou, CEO of ENEO Cameroon, the country's state utility. He adds: "I had ...

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