Bringing together the world’s leading Government and business leaders, policymakers, and experts.

Each year, CAFI hosts a series of exclusive meetings for the leaders setting the global business and government agenda. Building upon CAFI’s cutting-edge vision and unrivalled power to convene top Government and Business Leaders, CEOs, policymakers, and experts, CAFI events are executed at the highest level of the quality spectrum. They are renowned for innovative formats, peer-level interaction across industries, and strategic focus on issues that affect Africa and Africans.

The Africa Forum New York 2018

The Africa Forum New York 2018

September 28-30, 2018

New York, USA

The Africa Forum is a platform for eminent and emerging leaders from different sections of society from around Africa and the Commonwealth to deliberate on the role of leadership in creating a more sustainable continent and future. TAF serves a platform for intergenerational exchange of ideas and opinions about practical challenges facing the continent, and an opportunity to enable the next generation of African leaders.

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The Africa Forum Canada 2018

The Africa Forum Canada 2018

October 9 - 13, 2018

Toronto, Canada

The Africa Forum is a premier event for those curious and excited about Africa. It is an excellent opportunity to learn about the challenges and opportunities on the continent. Come listen to distinguished speakers who are helping to shape the future and trajectory of this abundant continent.

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Commonwealth Africa Summit 2019

Commonwealth Africa Summit 2019

March 11 - 13, 2019

London, UK

The Commonwealth Africa Summit is a high level, multi-stakeholder event that annually brings together government and business leaders from the Commonwealth and allies to facilitate dialogue and action on key and relevant issues ranging from trade and investment, entrepreneurship and job creation, economic development, Security and counterterrorism, Energy and Power amongst other relevant issues in Africa.

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Delivering Result

At the end of each session the moderator concludes with recommendations and action point which are subsequently delivered in the Summit Report to Commonwealth policy-makers

Stakeholder Debate

Participate in the interactive session between panelists, discussant and audience on key issues for Africa business and economy. Be part of the debate to shape the future of Africa

Networking for Development

Networking opportunity for top business leaders, civil society, academics and policy-makers

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