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Africa's economic growth
  • Following a slow recovery from the debilitating impact of COVID-19, Africa’s economic growth declined to an estimated 3.8 per cent in 2022 and later deteriorated to 3. (https://rescueresponse.com) 3 per cent in 2023.
  • Africa is not immune to economic shocks and has recently faced a multi-crisis situation.
  • African countries have posted more than 5 per cent output expansions in 2024.

Africas economic outlook

Before COVID-19, Africa experienced 20 years of solid growth and made tangible economic and social progress. However, the COVID crisis brought this progress to an abrupt halt, and many countries, which are under increasingly tight budget constraints, struggled to invest in essential sectors amidst recovering from the aftermath of the health crisis.

Following a slow recovery from the debilitating impact of COVID-19, Africa’s economic growth declined to an estimated 3.8 per cent in 2022 and later deteriorated to 3.3 per cent in 2023.

However, according …

Africa investment forum London

Africa Financial Services Investment Conference (AFSIC), the Africa investment forum for the year 2021 will be held at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, Greater London from Oct 11 – Oct 12.

AFSIC which is believed to be the largest Africa investment event takes place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.

Africa investment opportunities

The event which is now in its 8th year is entirely focused on highlighting Africa’s most interesting investment opportunities.

The event will bring together Africa’s business leaders and Africa’s most important investors and dealmakers and will showcase investment opportunities from across the whole of Africa.

Agenda

AFSIC 2021 features a brand new agenda format ordered by industry focus. People will be able to listen to African business leaders and investors deliver exceptional keynotes and interactive panels and attend excellent interactive networking sessions.

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Over 250 top-level speakers and panelists including a huge range of Africa’s most important investors, dealmakers, and business leaders, have been confirmed ready to attend the Annual AFSIC-Investing in Africa forum that is scheduled for October 11th and 12th in London, These Key Figures in the Corporate world will unpack the increasing global investment momentum into Africa’s growing public and private sectors as well as highlighting new growth opportunities across the continent.

The agenda of AFSIC 2021, remains investment-focused, with several of the most experienced and successful asset management firms investing in Africa sharing insights into where the smart money is investing, and business leaders running some of Africa’s most exciting growth companies showcasing new investment opportunities, with focused streams in Banking, Building, Healthcare, Agriculture, Fintech, Education and Sustainable Growth.

With ABSA Corporate Investment Bank heading up an impressive group of supporting sponsors, the conference will also feature …