The second edition of Africa Global Business Forum will take place on 1st and 2nd October in Dubai with as objective of facilitating a high-level dialogue and supplying advice on the key strategic directives connected to the economic perspectives in Africa, reported our colleagues from APA.
Organized by the Chamber of commerce and industry of Dubai under the patronage of Sheik Mohammed ben Rachid Al Maktoum, vice-president and Prime Minister of Unite Arab Emirates (UAE) and governor of Dubai, the forum will gather approximately 500 high-level leaders among whom African Heads of States as Macky Sall (Senegal), John Dramani Mahama, (Ghana), Dr Mulatu Teshome (Ethiopia) and Paul Kagame (Rwanda).
Dubai has become a mattering investor through Africa and a background for a bilateral business for fast growth.
The forum will illustrate reasons why the Emirates have become a moving plate for the African entrepreneurs wishing to reach the world markets.
It will also explain why they represent an international basis of investment for African operations.
A study recently conducted by the Chamber of commerce and industry of Dubai, in association with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), highlighted the economic and investment possibilities in sub-Saharan Africa and the potential of the latter to become the region having the fastest world growth.
An increase of the economic reforms, increasing fiscal expenses and links with fast growth economies in Asia were identified as representing the main factors in the support of economy in sub-Saharan Africa.
Original text by: Blaise AKAME