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Africa Investment Forum

The Gitex African Investment Forum is a B2G and B2B Forum designed to be one of the major highlights of Gitex 2016. Startups, stakeholders and the general public are invited to this landmark event to engage Ministers heading critical ministries across sectors, African business leaders helping to positively change the African investment narrative, global financiers and investors.

The Gitex African Investment Forum brings together major decision makers within the public and private sectors to the international hub of Dubai under the aegis of the renowned Gitex Technology Week.


Focus Areas

Education

Cybersecurity

Startups

Retail

Energy

Healthcare

Finance

Agenda

Draft Programme @ GITEX Africa Investment Forum 2016 [18th October 2016].

NETWORKING AND COFFEE

INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME.

OPENING REMARKS (possibly by the Honourable Ministers of Communications/ICT: Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt).

SESSION ON FOCUSED PRESENTATIONS ON: ‘ICT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN AFRICA’

(75mins; Each Speaker has 15mins)

  • Nigeria
  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Ghana
  • Egypt

SESSION ON TESTIMONIAL REMARKS ON: ‘ICT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN AFRICA’

  • Strive_Masiyiwa Chairman Econet Wireless Group, Zimbabwe/
  • Jonathan Lamptey,Chief Executive Officer, Comsys, Ghana/ Emmanuel Ajayi, Managing Director/Head, FX Trading Africa, Standard Chartered
  • Jim Ovia, Founder,CyberSpace/ Austin Okere, Founder, Computer Warehouse Group, Nigeria/Jason Njoku, Founder, iRoko Partners/Tony Elumelu,Chairman, Heirs Holdings/Leo Stanley Ekeh,Founder, Zinox Technologies
  • Naguib Sawiris, Founder, Orascom Telecom Media & Technology, Egypt/ Evelyn Lewis, Founder/CEO, SBTS Group/
  • Rostam Azizi,Investor, Vodacom Tanzania/ Papa Youssoupha Ndiaye, Founder/CEO, Unique Solution, The Gambia

PITCHING SESSION BY FIVE START-UPS (5 MINUTES FOR EACH START-UP).

OPEN INTERACTION WITH INVESTORS.

CLOSING REMARKS.

LUNCH AND DEPARTURE.

Exclusive Dinner/Africa Technology Recognition Dinner -2016.

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Participating Countries

Nigeria

Kenya

Rwanda

Ghana

Egypt

Sierra-leone

South Africa

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