The European Business Council for Africa

The event organized by Afrika-Verein (the German-African Business Association), together with the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria and the Nigerian German Chamber of Commerce (NGCC) takes place on November 9th - 11th, 2021.

On the occasion of the 9th edition, the GNBF will return to Lagos, Nigeria and will take place as a hybrid event (onsite and online).

AAAM Automotive Forum
@ Intra-African Trade Fair 2021
November 16th & 17th, 2021 in Durban, South Africa

The AAAM Automotive Forum together with the Automotive Tradeshow hosted by the South African Government and the province of KwaZulu-Natal and organized by African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in collaboration with the African Union and the AfCFTA - African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat and AAAM - African Association of Automotive Manufacturers are aiming to connect global buyers and sellers. They create a platform to meet, trade and seek opportunities in the African automotive sector. 

The AAAM Automotive Forum provides an exciting program covering key topics to promote and enable the automotive industry through presentations, case studies and workshops.

To register for the AAAM Automotive Forum @ IATF2021, please use this link:

Please find the program to downloadhere.

The digital session takes place on 28 October 2021 from 14.00 to 15.00.

The CBL-ACP, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana to the Kingdom of Belgium and Mission to the European Union, is pleased to invite you to a special hybrid event on business climate and opportunities in Botswana. The conference will be followed by a drink.

The hybrid event will be held on 21st September 2021 under the theme “Doing Business in Botswana: Business Climate and Opportunities”, and will target all sectors of importance to Botswana i.e. Agriculture and Agro-processing; Resource beneficiation; Manufacturing; Financial and Business Services; Business Process Outsourcing; Information Communication Technology (ICT); Transport, Cargo and Logistics; Hospitality and Tourism; Education and Skills Development; and Health Care Services.

The event discusses local investment opportunities for local and international Businesses in Rwanda on Sep 16, 2021 05:00 PM Kigali. It is hosted by the European Business Chamber of Rwanda in collaboration with RSSB and Delegation of the European Union to Rwanda.

Join Invest Africa’s flagship event, taking place virtually across 3 days from 14 -16 September 2021.
The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted everyone and led to the international community, as a whole, having to manage the challenges that have been created.

The fallout, however, hasn’t been felt evenly and has led to Kristalina Georgieva of the IMF to call on the international community to give emerging economies a “fair shot” at recovery and future prosperity.

The Africa Debate is focused on providing a platform for discussion and action on how to best support Africa’s transformative recovery.

The Webinar takes place on WEDNESDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER 2021 from 10 - 10.45 am.

The EU has launched the largest Research and Innovation program in the world, Horizon Europe with a budget of €95.5 billion over seven years. The first Work Programme, which was approved recently and which covers 2021-2022, includes a separate Africa initiative with a total budget of more than € 350 million. 

NABA, in cooperation with our member the Research Council of Norway, are inviting members to an information session on Horizon Europe's Africa Initiative on 15 September 2021. You may read more about the first work program under Horizon Europe by following this link: Commission to invest €14.7 billion from Horizon Europe (

The Nordic-African Business Summit is co-hosted by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Norfund.

For the first time in the Summit history, NABA will convene in four cities on the 30th of September: Lagos, Harare, Nairobi and Oslo. The Mayor of Oslo is also inviting participants to a reception in the Oslo City Hall on the 29th of September. This year’s Summit is by invitation only to NABA's members and partners.

The mobility and technology sectors will meet for the first IAA in Munich from September 7 to 12, 2021. A new venue and a new concept: the IAA 2021 will become an exhibition, a forward-looking mobility platform and a dialog forum all at the same time. Afrika will be part of it, represented by a high-level Africa-event and an information booth by VDAs Partnership-Project with the panafrican Automotive Association AAAM.  

On the 8th of September from 9.00 – 10.45 am (CEST) the digital event “IAA Mobility meets Africa” is highlighting the partnership with the African Association for Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM). The African continent is searching for innovative mobility solutions due to an increasing demand and its rapid market growth.

VDA in collaboration with AAAM and the German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein) are hosting a digital event presenting the current status of the automotive industry in Africa, the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and its various opportunities for the German automotive industry.

Afrika-Verein (German-African Business Association) and GHA (German Health Alliance) are pleased to invite you to the

8th German-African Healthcare Forum
"Partnerships for Resilient Healthcare Systems in Africa"
Virtual Edition
on 27th October 2021 from 12:15 to 05:30 pm (CEST)

organized as a side conference to the World Health Summit which will be held from 24th to 26th October 2021 in Berlin.