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Developing & Structuring Bankable Industrial and Infrastructure »

Developing industrial and infrastructure projects is not just a technical task, but involves a full range of elements to develop a sustainable [...]


Developing and Structuring Bankable Renewable Energy Projects in Africa: »

Developing renewable energy projects is not just a technical task, but involves a full range of elements. It is not about producing power but about [...]


Developing & Structuring Bankable Industrial and Infrastructure »

Developing industrial and infrastructure projects is not just a technical task, but involves a full range of elements to develop a sustainable [...]


Navigating Business

Mapping City Assets: A Strategic Tool for Entering African Markets

Mapping City Assets: A Strategic Tool for Entering African Markets

Economic hub cities and capital cities are microcosms for economic activity and potential markets. The right city markets will create opportunities for companies to expand into a nation, region, and across the African continent. McKinsey’s report (2012), “Rise of the African Consumer,” does a good job of presenting the business case for [...]

Namibia: A Gem Worth Investing In

Namibia: A Gem Worth Investing In

Namibia is a small country by population, 2.3 million in 2012, but it presents interesting investment opportunities. It is situated on the Atlantic coast and has modern port facilities, e.g., Walvis Bay, and is part of the 15-country REC, SADC. This strategic geographic position allows Namibia to serve as a potential hub for regional and [...]

Leveraging Zambia to Do Business in Africa

Leveraging Zambia to Do Business in Africa

Zambia is among the top African countries in which it is easier to do business, according to Greg Marchand, CEO of Gizmos Solutions, an IT consulting and engineering firm in Zambia. It is also expected to be one of the fastest growing countries in the world through 2015. For US firms, there is also the bonus of being able to trade in US [...]

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US-Africa Partnership Resources: July 2013 »

The big news this month is the announcement about Power Africa and Trade Africa that Obama made during his Africa trip. These programs involve large scale projects and initiatives, but there are [Read More]


News & Press Releases

Redefining the Future of the African Economy Now: Afribiz Turns the Page on the »

January 24, 2015, Sandton, South Africa The theme for the 2015 World Economic Forum was “The New  Global Context.”  “What the [...]


Master Inclusive Industrial Catalyst Strategy for Africa Announced by The Afribiz Foundation (Press Release) Master Inclusive Industrial Catalyst Strategy for Africa Announced by The »

June 30, 2014, Washington, DC The Afribiz Foundation (www.afribiz.org) announces the Master Inclusive Industrial Catalyst Strategy for [...]


The South African Consulate General in New York Hosting Special Africa Business »

NEW YORK CITY (June 5, 2014) -- The South African Consulate General in New York City will host an exclusive Business Roundtable luncheon to [...]


US EXIM Bank First Vice President Wanda Felton to Participate in Charlotte »

May 12, 2014, Charlotte, USA and Johannesburg, South Africa The Afribiz Foundation announces First Vice President Wanda Felton of [...]