• Forum Event

    Who are Africa’s Global Growth Companies 2014?

    There are about 5 million small and medium-sized enterprises in Africa. These companies are the backbone of the private… more

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    How Africa’s cities are using tomorrow’s technology

    Today’s cities are changing quickly, and in the midst of rapid urbanization the field of smart cities – or… more

  • Forum Event

    Building Africa’s future

    As developed countries are struggling to find the level of economic growth that characterized the pre-financial crisis… more

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    Fastest path to universal energy? Let the market decide

    Today at the World Economic Forum on Africa, participants are debating how Africa can overcome the paradox of being… more

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    Global health means economic health

    Africa has experienced tremendous growth in recent years. Ten of the top 20 fastest-growing economies in the world are… more

  • Africa's innovative start-ups can change the world Forum Event

    How Africa’s innovation will change the world

    Seven years ago, millions of Kenyans were struggling to access basic financial services such as a bank account; they… more

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    Growing Africa's agriculture

    Sustainable commercial agricultural production is vital to the health and well-being of Africa’s economy and people… more

  • Strategic Partners Event

    The 10 African cities poised for take-off

    Africa is on the move – economic growth is robust, foreign investment is growing and its expanding urban middle… more

  • Forum Event

    Uniting against the terrible costs of conflict

    Africa’s continued economic success relies on all sectors of society, including the private sector, working together… more

  • Forum Event

    Africa's young people need jobs. Now.

    Africa has more people under the age of 20 than anywhere else in the world, and the continent’s population is growing… more

  • Forum Event

    Four overlooked factors behind Africa’s economic success

    The African economic success story is by now a well-reported fact. More than half of the world’s 10 fastest-growin… more

  • Forum Event

    Lagos, city of dreams and nightmares

    A few hundred miles from Abuja, the host city of the World Economic Forum on Africa 2014, lies the sprawling city of… more