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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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A debate is relevant only if it gathers the voices of professionals and combines it with practical cases and solutions.

Arthur Levi

Arthur Levi

Executive Committee, EMRC - Belgium

Idit Miller

Idit Miller

VP & Managing Director, EMRC - Belgium

Wachira Kariuki

Wachira Kariuki

Wachira Kariuki - Classic Foods - Kenya

Melesse Temesgen

Melesse Temesgen

General Manager - Aybar Engineering - Ethiopia

Recent stories Testimonials

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

Heike Ruttgers

Heike Ruttgers

Head of Portfolio Management and Policy Division in the ACP Department - EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK

"As there is a growing potential in this [Africa] continent it is very interesting to learn more, to meet people and to learn more about the opportunities this continent has to offer. It is very interesting to bring the two sides together."

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  • Facilitate access to finance
  • Connect businesses horizontally and vertically
  • Create an exchange of know-how
  • Engage the relevant Public-Private dialogue
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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.