Events

Register for free to AfricaBeta 2015

Sep 18, 2015 | | 1 comment

AfricaBeta is a conference that will be held in Lagos, Nigeria, starting from October 3rd. This year event is about Chat 3.0 and how instant messaging is becoming a powerful tool for business and commerce. The conference major partner is Chinese instant messaging powerhouse WeChat. The conference is organized by TechCabal. You can participate by registering […more]

Forum Africa starts tomorrow

Sep 15, 2015 | | Say something

Now leaving Hong Kong for Montreal to attend the 7th edition of Forum Africa which starts tomorrow. Will be posting updates from the conference floor through Twitter. You can follow me @KodjoAbotsi

Chinese product trade fair in West Africa

Aug 28, 2015 | | Say something

This fair is at its 7th edition and currently being held in Cotonou, Benin. When it comes to promoting its companies and helping them get new markets, there are few countries that are as active as China. Whenever I am in Tanzania it seems there is a Chinese trade fair going on. If you happen […more]

The Agoa Forum 2015 starts in Gabon

Aug 26, 2015 | | Say something

Gabon is the first central African country to host the African Growht and Opportunity Act forum. This year edition has started two days ago (August 24th) in Libreville and will take place through August 27th. You can learn more about the AGOA at the bureau of African Affairs section of the US Department of State website. […more]

Innovation Africa conference 2015

Aug 23, 2015 | | Say something

Innovation Africa, an education and Technology summit held annually, will take place this year in Uganda. The dates are from September 30th to October 2nd. Ministers of over 20 African countries have confirmed their attendance. More details about this conference are available at the official website

Africa Japan Business Investment Forum

Aug 20, 2015 | | Say something

It seems that every week there is a forum or conference about doing business or investing in Africa. The Africa Japan Business Investment Forum will be held from August 31st to September 2nd in Addis Ababa. This is a “high level” event that will see the participation of head of states and CEO of multi […more]

Maputo International Fair 2015

Aug 19, 2015 | | Say something

In about ten days the Maputo International Trade fair will start. This will be the 51st edition of this fair which is the largest of Mozambique. I am not able to attend this time but will definitely plan for next year edition, either as an exhibitor or at least as a visitor. To learn more about […more]

Invest in the Energy Continent

Aug 15, 2015 | | Say something

A quick link to an interview of Richard Attias, the promoter of the New York Forum Africa, which aims at bringing global investors to African entrepreneurs. The theme of the conference this year, to be held in Libreville, Gabon, at the end of this month, is Invest in the Energy Continent. A much needed initiative […more]

Forum Africa 2015

Aug 10, 2015 | | Say something

I will be attending Forum Africa to be held in Montreal, Canada from September 16th to the 18th. Looking forward networking with leaders and other influential people in the African political and business world. You can learn more about this event here.