In the 12th edition of the U.S-Africa Business Summit in June, nine African Presidents have been confirmed to attend.
The Summit will bring together more than one thousand United States and African private sector executives, international investors, senior government officials, and multilateral stakeholders.
The event themed “Advancing a Resilient and Sustainable Partnership”, will engage key U.S. and African government officials and decision makers to discuss their strategies, vision, and initiatives to facilitate increased business and investment.
The summit will provide several opportunities for business executives to meet heads-of-states, high-level U.S. and African government decision makers, alongside ministers, in order to advocate for their business interests.
The summit, which will take place from the 18th to 21st of June, 2019, will also serve as a platform for businesses to hear from leading U.S and African industry experts on best practices in sectors including agribusiness, energy, health, infrastructure, ICT and finance.
In addition, it will serve as a means to explore new business and investment opportunities, meet and network with potential business partners, and obtain real-time leads. It will also help to advocate and shape effective U.S.-Africa trade and investment policies.
The following Heads of States would be present:
King Mswati III of the Kingdom of Eswatini.
Filipe Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique.
Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda
Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia
Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya
José Mário Vaz, President of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi
Edgar Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia
Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana.
Since its inauguration in 1997, the dual business summit has been considered an essential conference for the country’s private sector executives, government officials and multilateral stakeholders who are interested in doing business in Africa.