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Germany-Africa Business Forum speaker Markus Schwaninger has launched a new crowdinvesting platform that enables private investors to back solar power plants in emerging markets. The first project on ecoligo, the platform Markus created together with his co-founder Martin Baart, was opened to investors last week and the funding goal was reached in just 6 days. […]
At the first ever Germany-Africa Business Forum, held March 23 at the Adlon Kempinski in Berlin, participants urged the German business community to intensify investments in the African continent. Highlighting Africa’s need for capital, machinery, technology and skills, speakers said German businesses were well positioned to add greater value. “As a global role model, a […]
Sebastian Wagner, Executive Director of Africa-focused resource trading and advisory firm DMWA Resources, has lived and worked in Uganda, Equatorial Guinea, Congo Brazzaville, Côte d’Ivoire and Southern Africa. He talks to the Germany Africa Business Forum about his impressions on doing business as a young German entrepreneur in Africa.
The Germany-Africa Business Forum is pleased to announce that H.E. Francois Kanimba, Minister of Trade, Industry and EAC Affairs of Rwanda, has joined the program and will deliver the final Country Focus presentation on March 23. Also joining the roster as presenters are H.E. Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari, Executive Governor of Katsina State, […]
Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, will address the Germany Africa Business Forum in Berlin next month.
The Germany-Africa Business Forum, the first ever privately held event exclusively dedicated to strengthening trade and investment ties between Germany and Africa, has confirmed the participation of former Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi at its Berlin conference on March 23, 2017.
NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group, speaks to Jaco Maritz at How we made it in Africa, about his vision for Germany-Africa trade and investment relations ahead of the GABF conference.
Germany’s development minister unveiled on Wednesday a potential “Marshall Plan” for Africa, which could signal a switch from handing out development aid to strategically promoting private businesses on the continent, if approved.
This year, Germany will host the first ever privately held event exclusively dedicated to strengthening trade and investment ties between Germany and the African continent.
Economic and cultural ties between Europe and Africa run deep, but Germany has been a relatively minor player in intercontinental trade flows.