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Tue,28Mar2017

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 Mo Ibrahim Foundation - 2017 Governance Weekend
7-9 April 2017 Marrakech -  http://mo.ibrahim.foundation/annual-event
 
 altThe Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s 10th Anniversary Annual Governance Weekend will be held on April 7-9 2017 in Marrakech. The Weekend brings together a powerful coalition of organisations and individuals – from Africa and around the world – for informed and frank dialogue which aims to strengthen governance and leadership in Africa.
The Weekend opens on Friday evening with the Leadership Ceremony looking at the challenges of leadership in the 21st century. Saturday will be dedicated to the Ibrahim Forum for a discussion on the upcoming challenges and opportunities for the African continent in the next ten years. The Weekend concludes on Sunday with a football match and concert, allowing us to engage with youth and the broader community.
Alongside the Foundation schedule, partner organisations ONE, The B Team, International Crisis Group and The Africa Report will also be staging parallel events and meetings.
The event will be webcast live on: http://mo.ibrahim.foundation/annual-event
   
 The Africa Report debates 2017
7th April 2017 | Marrakech - http://www.theafricareport.com/TAR-Debates/tardebates2017.html

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Is Africa's development an illusion?

Featuring high profile speakers, including Mo Ibrahim, as well as experts and people within the audience, the debate will allow Africa’s elite to freely express their opinions on the subject. The jousting debaters and expert witnesses will keep the debate moving around the audience to ensure a real sense of participation. THE AFRICA REPORT debates offers a unique platform for thought-provoking discussion and an excellent opportunity to expose your business to high level networking.Is Africa's development an illusion? Featuring high profile speakers, including Mo Ibrahim, as well as experts and people within the audience, the debate will allow Africa’s elite to freely express their opinions on the subject. The jousting debaters and expert witnesses will keep the debate moving around the audience to ensure a real sense of participation. THE AFRICA REPORT debates offers a unique platform for thought-provoking discussion and an excellent opportunity to expose your business to high level networking.

   
 Power & Electricity World Africa 2017
28-29 March 2017 | Johannesburg -  http://www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/power-electricity-world-africa/index.stm
 altThe 20th annual Power and Electricity World Africa is the leading marketplace and ideas exchange for African power producers, large energy users and governments, hungry for innovative solutions. Power & Electricity World Africa continues to provide the meeting place for buyers, sellers and their partners to do the deals that drive Africa’s energy sector. This is THE place where buyers find solutions to their challenges, the largest gathering of solution providers to the African continent.
   
 The 14th Annual AVCA Conference
4th - 5 th April | Abidjan - https://www.avcaconference.com
 altThe annual AVCA Conference is the largest private equity gathering globally, attracting investors who collectively manage over US$1.5tn in assets. Over the past 13 years, the AVCA conference has become the most important forum for promoting, developing, and stimulating private investment in Africa. The conference continues to be a rallying beacon, shedding light on the vast opportunities available to global investors, and guiding the industry with informative research and thought leadership.
   
 AFSIC
3-5 May 2017 | London - http://www.afsic.net
 altAFSIC 2017 is the leading investment conference for regulated financial services companies operating within the continent of Africa. AFSIC 2016 was attended by Financial Services companies from around 30 countries across Africa. In addition to the extremely high quality range of informative presentations, this high level event is designed with ease of networking clearly in mind.
The core of AFSIC 2017 consists of a Meet African Dealmakers event held the night before the official start of AFSIC 2017, followed by two days of high quality presentations from key market participants running in parallel streams allowing you to focus on the presentations that are of most interest to you. In addition a key feature of AFSIC 2017 focuses on the ability for delegates to pre-arrange individual meetings prior to arrival between investors, dealmakers, African financial services companies and other key participants in Africa’s financial services sector. As such it is rapidly becoming a NOT TO BE MISSED Event.
Read the exclusive interview of Mr Rupert McCammon, founder of the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference (AFSIC). 
   
 GAS-TO-POWER WORLD CONGRESS
16-17 May 2017 | Cape Town -  http://www.oilandgascouncil.com/event/gas-power-world-congress
 altThe 2017 Gas-to-Power World Congress (GTP17) will be hosted in conjunction with African Utility Week – one of the world’s leading energy events – welcoming over 6500+ attendees in 2016. GTP17 is recognised as being unique in convening stakeholders along the power generation value chain, including governments, off takers, developers, gas upstream suppliers, pipelines, construction firms, equipment providers, and financiers. GTP17 will welcome over 50 speakers to Cape Town to participate in 10 sessions over 2 days. It will be held in conjunction with the Department of Energy as well as the IPP Office who will provide an update on South Africa’s Gas-to-Power programme. Exciting Case Studies from around the world will be presented by those who have been involved in, or advised on, successful GTP projects and panel discussions will cover the Global Gas Market outlook, Finance and Investment, Production and Supply security and pioneering Technology and Innovation.
   
 GRI AFRICA SUMMIT 2017
30-31 May 2017 | Johannesburg - https://www.griclub.org/event/world/gri-africa-summit-2017_187.html
 altGRI Africa Summit is a get-together of senior international and local real estate investors, developers and lenders. The collegial discussions enable you to interact and engage - much like an after-dinner conversation in your own living room. Identify like-minded peers, build relationships, and continue the conversation afterwards.
   
 The Economist Events - Nigeria Summit 2017
22 June 2017 | London - http://www.economist.com/events-conferences/emea/nigeria-summit-2017
 altThe Economist Events’ Nigeria Summit 2017 will be held in London for the first time in order to highlight Nigeria’s economic opportunity to an international audience including policymakers, business leaders, academics and finance professionals for a vibrant discussion on the way ahead. The summit will provide an open platform for dialogue on how the Nigerian economy can turn the new, seemingly less benign environment, to their advantage.
Key Speakers include: HE Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria - HE Ibikunle Amosun, Governor, Ogun State - HE Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria - Bob Diamond, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Atlas Merchant Capital - John O'Keeffe, president of Diageo Africa.
Why attend? Network with leaders of Nigerian politics, investors and the business and society. We attract some of the most influential decision-makers in business and government from across the globe—our 2016 event attracted more than 380 high-ranking business leaders and policy-makers to discussions in Lagos. More than this though we have proven success in Africa. Visit our website www.nigeriasummit.economist.com for more information. 
Use special code AFR/DC, to avail 15% discount on delegate tickets.
   
 8th Annual Ghana Summit, Oil, Gas, LNG & Power
22 - 23 June 2017 | Accra - http://www.cwcghana.com
 altReturning to Accra on the 22 – 23 June 2017: The Summit presented in 2016 an unrivalled platform to meet, network and receive updates from the country’s leaders and industry players with the aim to drive Ghana’s oil, gas and power industries forward. The event was ceremonially opened by Hon. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Minister of Petroleum. He stated that bold steps have been taken to drive the industry forward and he emphasised Ghana is on its way to prosperity with oil wealth.
   
 Africa Hotel Investment Forum
11-12 October | Kigali - http://www.africa-conference.com
 altThe Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) is attended by the highest calibre international hotel investors of any conference in Africa. It is the leading hotel investment conference that connects business leaders from the international and local markets, driving investment into tourism projects, infrastructure and hotel development across Africa.
   
 24thAfrica Oil Week
23-27 October 2017 | Cape Town - http://www.africa-oilweek.com
 altThe 24th Africa Oil Week showcases leading corporate & independent players in Africa’s oil & gas upstream with focus on the Continents’ exploration, production & development portfolio.
   


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