Wednesday October 22nd 2014

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Africa Roundtable Discussion on Energy: October 1, 2014, Washington, DC »

Africa is blessed with abundant natural resources such as solar, wind, geothermal, hydro and oil and gas.  Despite such advantages, Africa faces [...]


Leveraging Payment Options to Attract African Buyers: Webinar, July 16, 2014 Leveraging Payment Options to Attract African Buyers: Webinar, July 16, »

Collecting payment from purchasers is a key concern for USA exporters to Africa. But did you know you can use specific payment options as a means to [...]


Energy, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, and Agricultural Projects in Africa: Webinar, June 30, 2014 Energy, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, and Agricultural Projects in »

This session will focus on openings on existing and near-term projects related to industrial parks and industrial clusters in each of these countries [...]


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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Afribiz Monthlies

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

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 [...]


Singapore to Boost Economic Ties with Africa (Press Release) »

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, June 4, 2014/ -- 1.         Singapore has emerged the largest investor in Africa among the ASEAN [...]