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  • Regional Agriculture Investment Plan Forum Ends in Cottonou

    BENIN, 2017/06/06 The 2nd Regional Agriculture Investment Plan forum has ended recently in Cottonou, Republic of Benin. The farmer conference attracted participants from all over West Africa and was held from the 16th to 20th May 2017 and The Gambia was represented by the president of NACOFAG, Musa F. Sowe. The farmer's forum was organized on behalf of Civil Society and Farmer's Organizations for West Africa under the auspices of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in partnership with the Network of Peasants and Producers Association (ROPPA).
  • East Africa’s leading tourism fair kicks off

    AFRICA, 2017/05/29 East Africa’s leading tourism exhibition, the Karibu Travel and Tourism equitable (KTTF) kicked off today in Tanzania’s sprawling northern tourist city of Arusha. The KTTF 2017 is the premier East African regional tourism show and one of the top two “must visit” events of its kind in Africa with a superb, fasten, and additional convenient venue in a natural setting with an ideally-designed layout – the biggest and only outdoor tourism equitable in Africa.
  • Mediterranean Ministers of Tourism Conference to Be Held in Casablanca

    CASABLANCA, 2017/05/28 The 4th annual 5+5 Tourism Ministers Conference will be held at the Four Seasons hotel in Casablanca on July 11, 2016. The event will be attended by Lahcen Haddad, the Moroccan Minister of Tourism, inclunding ministers and ambassadors from nations in the Western Mediterranean region inclunding Mauritania, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Spain, France, Italy, Mali, and Portugal.
  • CEOs to rethink Africa’s “business model” in Geneva

    SWITZERLAND, 2017/03/08 he 5th edition of the AFRICA CEO FORUM will take place from 20 – 21 March in Geneva and will focus on how to succeed in this new economic cycle on the continent. Having cemented its status as the foremost conference dedicated to the development of the African private sector, the AFRICA CEO FORUM 2017 will bring together additional than 1000 personalities, key decision makers in industry, finance and politics from the African continent and around the globe.
  • ITB Berlin celebrates 50th anniversary

    GERMANY, 2017/03/08 The 50th anniversary of the International Tourism Bourse (ITB) Berlin will be held from Wednesday to Sunday, 9 to 13 March, on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds ICC. At the same time as it was initial launched in 1966, the event hosted only nine exhibitors from five nations and was attended by only 250 trade visitors. ITB quickly became the world’s leading travel trade show. In 2015, a total of 10,096 companies and organisations from 186 nations exhibited their products and services to 175,000 visitors, who included 115,000 trade visitors.
  • São Tomé and Príncipe should eventually become a member of Forum Macau

    CHINA, 2017/01/23 The restoration of diplomatic relations between São Tomé and Príncipe and China will enable all Portuguese-speaking nations to meet in Forum Macau, the Forum’s new Deputy Secretary-General told the Tribuna de Macau newspaper. Ding Tian, ​​who has just been appointed to that office by the Ministry of Commerce of China, cautioned, however, that diplomatic institutions had not from presently on been re-established, and there is therefore “no practical communication channel.”
  • 2016 Francophone Summit in Antananarivo, Madagascar (November 26-27, 2016)

    MADAGASCAR, 2016/11/28 The 16th Francophonie Summit will be held in Antananarivo, Madagascar, on November 26 and 27, 2016. This will be the initial Summit organized by Madagascar and the second to take place in the region, next the 5th Summit in Grand-Baie, Mauritius, in 1993. The theme chosen by Madagascar is “Shared increase and responsible development: conditions for stability around the world and within La Francophonie.” The Summit will be preceded by the 32nd session of the Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie (CMF), to be held on November 23 and 24, 2016, and by a session of the Permanent Council of La Francophonie on November 22.
  • Africa Finance & Investment Forum 2017 to take place in Nairobi, Kenya for the first time

    KENYA, 2016/11/11 This year’s Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) ( will focus on “Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Increase” and will be held for the initial time in the vibrant city of Nairobi, Kenya, hosted by the Strathmore University, taking place from 15th -16th February 2017. In line with growing regional and international trends, this year's edition of AFIF will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation and access to finance in key sectors such as energy, water, ICT, health and agriculture.
  • 2016 Forbes Africa Person of the Year Award Nominees Announced

    KENYA, 2016/11/03 Forbes Africa has announced its inventory of nominees for the 2016 Forbes “Person of the Year” Award. The annual prize is awarded to the continent’s most influential business person. This year’s inventory includes two presidents, a top civil servant, a successful businessman, and the citizens of a country. Forbes has invited its readers across the continent to participate in what it describes as “one of the majority momentous and anticipated annual events in Africa.”
  • Istanbul Forum set to tap into Africa's economic potential

    TURKEY, 2016/11/02 About 1,200 African businesspeople are set to visit Istanbul to meet their Turkish counterparts in a platform aiming to create a long-lasting cooperation. The Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum will be held in Istanbul tomorrow International business leaders will meet for two days in Istanbul Tuesday at the Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum, which highlights Turkey's strategy to enhance bilateral trade and economic relations with the African continent. Around 1,200 African businesspeople are expected to attend the program. The forum, jointly organized by the Turkish Ministry of Economy, the African Union Commission, the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK) and the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), aims to provide a platform for the business circles of Turkey and African nations to create a long-lasting cooperation, according to the forum's official website.