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Africa Investment Forum

30 Nov 2019
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) regards the Africa Investment Forum as an interesting opportunity to meet and hear from some of Africa’s leaders and some of the key players in the private sector on what they see as the opportunities and challenges on the continent. Sergio Pimenta, Vice President of IFC in Middle East and Africa joins CNBC Africa’s Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor for more.
30 Nov 2019
Nigeria is positioned to maximise the benefits of the Africa Investment Forum. This is according to Folarin Alayande, Senior Special Assistant to the President of Nigeria. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor about the five projects Nigeria brought to the AIF last year, and the speed dating for deals as countries vie for their share of the $67 billion worth of deals on this year’s platform.
30 Nov 2019
The Africa Investment Forum brought together African leaders, thinkers and investors to find ways to fill the gap between what the people need and what governments can do. For Board Member of the Enyimba Economic City in Nigeria, Chidiebera Onyia, it has been a learning process and provided a larger African perspective as his background has been mainly in North America and the development space. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor.
24 Nov 2019
The quality of conversations at the Africa Investment Forum has been impressive, and focussed on transactions that can be trans-formative for the continent. Ade Ayemi, CEO of Ecobank spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor, saying that he felt energised by the frank conversations to bring projects to a bankable stage.
23 Nov 2019
The quality of conversations at the Africa Investment Forum has been impressive, and focussed on transactions that can be transformative for the continent. Ade Ayeyemi, CEO of Ecobank spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor, saying that he felt energised by the frank conversations to bring projects to a bankable stage.
18 Nov 2019
The Africa Investment Forum held in Sandton this week is attracting not only regulators, financiers and big business, but also start-ups. One of these start-ups is Hello Tractor from Nigeria, which is currently operating in 11 African markets. Jehiel Oliver, CEO of Hello Tractor spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor.
15 Nov 2019
Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor of Nigeria’s Abia State – one of the 36 States in the country – is at the Africa Investment Forum in Sandton to showcase some of the investment opportunities in the State. He would like Abia State to become the manufacturing hub, not only for Nigeria, but for the Sub-Saharan region.
30 Jun 2019
The African Development Bank's Africa Investment Forum is targeting about $50 billion worth of pledges in its second outing later this year. Stella Kilonzo, Senior Director, Africa Investment Forum at the AfDB joined CNBC Africa's Godfrey Mutizwa for an update on the forum and more.

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