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Information is the 'food' which feeds economic growth. Read the latest news impacting Africa's private sector.

Christian Mwijage

Managing Director of EcoAct (Tanzania)

Winner edition

Christian Mwijage, Managing Director of EcoAct (Tanzania), won the AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017. EcoAct Tanzania is a social enterprise established to address the challenges of urban waste management, plastic pollution, deforestation and climate change. EcoAct recycles and transforms consumer plastic waste into durable and environmentally friendly plastic lumber. The winner received a cash prize as well as a one-year media and social media promotion.

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Betty Addero Radier

Betty Addero Radier

CEO - Kenya Tourism Board - Kenya

Christian Mwijage

Christian Mwijage

Managing Director, Eco Act - Tanzania

Yvette Ingabire

Yvette Ingabire

Manager East & Southern Africa, ESPartners - Ivory Coast

Lydia Wambui

Lydia Wambui

Managing Director, EuroFresh Exotics - Kenya

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They came, they experienced and they want to share their thoughts about it with you.

Elaine Jones

Elaine Jones

Executive Director Pfizer Ventures - PFIZER INC

We put the emphasis on entrepreneurship. I want to support young companies with innovative ideas so I thought it would be a great opportunity to come and meet other investors who are active in this market and look for other opportunities for us to make direct investments in.

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  • Connect businesses horizontally and vertically
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Information is the ‘food’ which feeds economic growth. Read the latest news impacting Africa’s Private Sector.

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1.2 billion opportunities

1.2 billion opportunities

The commodity boom may be over, and barriers to doing business are everywhere. But Africa’s market of 1.2 billion people still holds huge promise.