The European Business Council for Africa


Create Long-Lasting Business Cooperation

The COVID-19 outbreak shows the necessity of multilateral responses, international cooperation and global solidarity. In this regard, the strategic partnership centred on mutual-benefits and economic development between Turkey and Africa has been maintained even during the pandemic.

Based on the assumption that trade, investment and stimulus are needed to cushion the economic impact of the current crisis and increase the resilience of the economies, we are proud to announce you that Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum (TABEF) will be held online for the first time ever on 8-9 October 2020 to provide an open space for eminent representatives of Public and Private sector actors, from both Turkey and Africa, to discuss and to jointly identify steps for scaling up private sector engagement and innovative catalytic Public-Private Partnerships for broad-based, sustainable, inclusive growth and development while building on their respective experiences. […]

As the world enters further into the 21st Century, now faced with the unprecedented advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, EU-Africa relations continue to evolve steadily, with both sides addressing key complementary priorities, such as trade and investment, sustainable development, job creation, industrialisation, peace and security, and migration. 

In order to achieve “A Stronger Europe in the World”, the European Commission identified the development of a new strategy with Africa as a key priority, by “working hand in hand with our neighbours and partners”. With the conclusion of the Cotonou Partnership Agreement on the horizon, this partnership is of increased importance. […]

The Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Department (FIRM) of the African Development Bank will hold its second virtual Business Opportunities Seminar (e-BOS) from 8:00 a.m. to 14:00 p.m. GMT on Tuesday, October 13, and  from 11:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14.

The two-day webinar will offer individual and consulting firms, civil contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, and diplomatic commercial attachés from the Bank Group’s regional and non-regional members an opportunity to learn more about how to provide goods and services to the institution or otherwise partner with it. The inaugural e-BOS held 28 April, 2020 drew participation from nearly 300 global partners.  

The webinar will provide an overview of Bank Group policies and operations; procurement rules and procedures; and ongoing and future country activities. The e-BOS will also deliver Business-to-Business meetings with key Bank Group departments.

This course main objective is to ensure that Norwegian stakeholders act responsibly and in line with international standards for responsible business. The course will provide participants with knowledge, competence and skills relating to business and human rights and responsible business.

Africa Fintech Summit is going virtual this year! Attendees can expect the same high-quality content and speaker insights that have influenced trends and opportunities in Africa's fintech sector since we launched the summit series three years ago. No longer restricted by physical borders, AFTS presents a wider range of thought leaders, topics, and innovators, to a more inclusive group of global participants.

Africa Mining Forum is a premium mining investment tool providing a unique opportunity for junior miners and mid cap companies seeking investment in African emerging as well as mature mining markets. 

We offer a networking platform for hundreds of executives and decisions makers eager to engage with key stakeholders, investors and assets managers to identify promising projects and deploy capital. 


Africa Mining Forum, hosted in Rwanda in 2019, is evolving to serve its audience with the information and knowledge sharing opportunities to build greater businesses in Africa. As such, our event is becoming a platform that connects with our audience throughout the year.

The digital engagement we are offering is the bridge that allows our customers and partners to keep “the flame alive”. It will contribute to relevant content, engagement, announcement and information that could be a game changer for the development and recovery of the junior mining industry.

Registration for ICE Africa Digital 2020 is now open. Secure your FREE place at the leading B2B gambling and betting industry event for the whole of Africa and beyond!

When: 27-29 October are the conference dates. However, register now to receive exclusive pre-event content from the likes of IMGL and the MD of BetKing Nigeria.

Where: Online. Join us from the comfort of your own home without the risk of travel restrictions or cost.

Who is it for? Gambling Operators, Suppliers, Affiliates, Regulators and everyone interested in starting, growing or retaining a successful online or land-based gambling business in Africa.


It’s no secret that Africa holds an abundance of opportunity for the online gambling market, but how do we harness it and create sustainable ROI, especially in the current climate?

Trade Linkages and Value Chains Between the UK and Africa - Unlocking and Capturing New Business Growth Opportunities

African Business Chamber (AfBC) cordially invite you to register to join upcoming online UK-Africa Trade and Investment Conference 2020 on Wednesday 07 October 2020 between 09:00 - 17:00 BST under the theme Boosting Trade Linkages and Value Chains Between the UK and Africa - Unlocking and Capturing New Business Growth Opportunities.

With the global trade Economic Partnership Arrangements (EPAs) and WTO in transition, the impact of COVID-19, BREXIT and the launch of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), The summit will showcase, explore investment and economic opportunities in the African region for global companies seeking new channels and consumer market for growth, changes in local business climate, key trends and best practices to operates successfully in the continent.

The Summit aims to bring together business leaders, Government officials, investors, diasporas, experts, policymakers, academia and professionals from across the World.

Discussing the current African Fintech ecosystem and potential of Central Bank Digital Currency for growth and development in Afric

Digital transformation could become the major driving force behind the unparalleled growth of African markets and make Africa competitive in the new information age, having missed out on the industrial age.

Our conference is the call for Africans to drive, participate and explore the opportunities and challenges around Central Bank Digital Currency. The event will have speakers from government, central banks, commerce, banking and fintech industry. 

Join us in one of our first in a series of events driven by Africans for Africa to create awareness, educate, inform and empower the trajectory of African technology, trade, finance and economic growth. 

The African Development Bank and its partners will host a webinar on the transition to a circular economy as part of  Africa’s post COVID-19 recovery on 30 September 2020 at 9 am (GMT).

The session is part of the two-day virtual WCEFonline event (from the 29th to 30 September) of the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF). It will highlight circular economy opportunities to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient development model that bolsters jobs for youth, green innovations and sustainable development in Africa.

The African Development Bank recognizes the strategic role that the circular economy can play in promoting inclusive green growth, in line with its Ten-Year Strategy and the High Five priority objectives.

Through knowledge-sharing and public-private partnerships, the Bank is establishing the Africa Circular Economy Facility (ACEF), a multi-donor trust fund to support the adoption and diffusion of circular practices in Regional Member Countries.

Led by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, Finland has joined forces with Canada and the Netherlands to host three high-level events over the next year to address the role of circularity in promoting economic development and advancing the fight against climate change and resource depletion.