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Nigeria, Senegal and Cape Verde dominate the West African hotel pipeline with 77% of the total planned hotel rooms
West Africa has been at the heart of the continent’s growth and economic transformation in recent years. Notwithstanding the sharp slowdown experienced in 2016 and 2017, the region’s economy is expected to rebound in 2017 onwards. Commodity-based economies, like Nigeria, are slowly recovering from the fall in oil prices and oil production, while countries like Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, and Senegal have shown economic resilience and sustained growth. As many of the countries continue to stabilize – politically and economically – the region will be better integrated from a local and international context. This increased integration raises the need for quality travel and accommodation infrastructure.
The 20th AfricaCom in Cape Town in November, will be tackling the hottest topics for 2017, including IoT, Big Data, FinTech, digital health, sustainable power solutions, digital education and much more. While the conference is predominately aimed at C-suite executives, AfricaCom’s exhibition halls (two of them this year), provide a host of FREE content that attracts a broad array of citizens, many of whom are looking to connect with like-minded companies and individuals and get a glimpse of what the next ‘big thing’ will be – digitally speaking.
Germany Africa Business Forum Launches Munich Event Supported by HypoVereinsbank and State of Bavaria
Munich, September 6, 2017 — The Germany Africa Business Forum (GABF) announces it will host a special conference on November 28, 2017 in Munich. Supported by HypoVereinsbank (UniCredit Bank AG) and endorsed by the Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology, GABF Munich will unite two ideal trade partners – Bavaria and the continent of Africa. Fifty years ago, Bavaria was a heavily agricultural economy and today it is a thriving high-tech hub. Sub-Saharan Africa, where agriculture still dominates many economies, is undergoing a tech renaissance today not unlike what Bavaria experienced decades ago.
— The project, financed by the African Development Bank, is worth approximately €32 million.
Zimbabwe anticipates to ignite its green economic revolution with the recent launch of the green business awards expected to be presented to outstanding winners in November 2013, according to Sebastian Zuze, Chairman of the awards. The awards recently launched in Harare under the theme:Greening the economy for sustainable national prosperity are an initiative of Xhib-it Events company and are meant to celebrate excellence in green practice,strategy and products, complimenting the Ministry of Environment’s efforts on greening the economy.They seek to recognize the most innovative,ambitious and effective initiatives by Zimbabwean business and individuals for achieving environmental sustainability and implementing smart business practice.