Browsing: Global Business Forum Africa in Dubai (GBF Africa)

  • According to the Namibia representative at the GBF Africa 2021 Namibia is looking to build a dynamic economic structure focused on specific industries and 97 products.
  • The secretary general of COMESA H.E Chileshe Kapwepwe, says the Zambian government is working effortlessly to increase focus on creating strong business enabling environments that will attract foreign investments their top most agenda.
  • All three speakers confirmed the need to build solid infrastructure across the African
    continent, stressing that it was the backbone of today’s economies.

Africa’s potential as a growth market for business remains both underestimated and misunderstood as does the potential for business to play a transformative role in solving the continent’s biggest challenges a reason enough why business leaders who attended GBF Africa 2021 drawn from different nations came together to spend a considerable time sharing knowledge on rapid changes in the business world and their implications for the future of …

The forthcoming Global Business Forum Africa (GBF Africa) in Dubai will feature 40 prominent speakers and 26 interactive sessions.

Among the high-level participants headlining the event are the presidents of Liberia, Zimbabwe and Seychelles and Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director-General of Expo 2020 Dubai.

The President of Liberia H.E. George Weah will lead a session entitled “Unleashing Liberia’s Potential” where he will discuss his plans to unlock growth prospects for Liberia and opportunities for young entrepreneurs to become key contributors to the economy.

H.E. Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe, will join a discussion focusing on potential opportunities to revitalise Zimbabwe and the role that entrepreneurs and investors can play in addressing pressing challenges such as power shortages, water and fuel. He will also venture in the topics of food security, healthcare and job creation.

H.E. Danny Faure, President of Seychelles, will focus on …

Heads of state, 17 ministers, prominent business leaders and high –ranking government officials have confirmed their participation in the Global Business Forum Africa (GBF Africa) in Dubai.

The Global Business Forum Africa (GBF Africa) takes place on November 18th-19th 2019 in Dubai.

The high-level attendee taking part in the fifth edition of GBF Africa 2019 are two heads of state who have confirmed their attendance, President of Liberia H.E George Weah and Seychelles’ president H.E. Danny Faure. Among the Seventeen ministers attending are ministers from West Africa (Niger, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Senegal and Liberia), Southern African (Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi) central Africa (Angola and DRC), East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania)

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High-level public and private sector stakeholders from several other African countries, including former heads of state, entrepreneurs, CEOs, industry experts and economists are also …

Dubai sits at the crossroads of Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe. To say that this is a strategic location would be a major understatement. This city is an incredible story of entrepreneurial success and has become an inspiration for African countries and other developing nations across the globe.

In anticipation of the 2019 edition of the Global Business Forum Africa in Dubai (GBF Africa), FurtherAfrica had the privilege of talking to the man leading an institution that plays a fundamental role in supporting the development of Dubai’s business community. His Excellency Hamad Buamim, President and CEO of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been at the helm of the non-profit public organisation since 2006. International expansion is a major focus for Dubai Chamber which operates 10 representative offices around the world, including 4 in Africa.

Since it began building its presence in Africa, the …