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This is Africa has a full service events and conferences facility with global reach. Our events attract high level speakers and delegates and are packaged with content from This is Africa's editorial staff.

We work in a number of different formats including full day conferences, half day briefings and seminars, workshops and roadshows as well as tailored roundtables in addition we are able to offer receptions, breakfasts, lunch and dinner gatherings that are hosted by This is Africa and FT conferences and events in association with a main sponsor.

Depending on the format we can also integrate multimedia presentations through thisisafricaonline.com as well as sponsored section write ups in the print version of This is Africa.

Please contact us regarding the type of event format that you need and the costs associated with them.

Upcoming This is Africa events

FT Mozambique Summit
Accelerating a return to growth and stability
Maputo | 02 November 2016

Mozambique is now entering an era of pivotal opportunity and fresh challenges.  After 20 years of political turbulence, there is a pressing need to manage major economic reform, improve financial transparency and find ways to explore the diversification of natural resources and exports.  The discovery of one of the most important international natural gas fields in the last 10 years offers the potential of significant long-term benefit to Mozambique.  However, sluggish global LNG demand and lower oil prices have delayed the project and much rests on its fruition.

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Upcoming Partner events


Africa Tech Summit London
29 September  2016
London, UK

Technology leaders from across Africa and Europe, investors and leading ventures will convene at South Africa House on the 29th of September 2016 for the exclusive Africa Tech Summit London organised by Appsafrica.com and South Africa DTI. Expert speakers from Vodafone Group, Atlas Mara, Opera Software, BRCK, Nest.VC, VC4Africa, Singularity Investments and other leading ventures will provide attendees with the latest insight from the African tech landscape.


The OECD  International Economic Forum on Africa
29 September 2016
Paris, France

The OECD Development Centre, the African Union Commission and the OECD Sahel and West Africa Club will host the International Economic Forum on Africa next 29 September, at the OECD Headquarters in Paris. This 16th edition will discuss the opportunities and challenges of the urbanisation process in Africa, looking into how to address informality in urban areas, the role of cities as drivers of economic transformation, and innovative ways to provide adequate and predictable financing for local governments and municipalities.


Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets
25 October 2016 
London, UK

Register today for the Financial Times and EMPEA’s Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets, and join leading investors across growth regions to discuss how to gain the competitive edge, through the implementation of sustainable investment practices at the fund level and within the portfolio company, and why LPs increasingly expect private equity firms to consider ESG factors into their investment strategies.


Private Equity in Africa Summit
26 October 2016
London, UK

Register today for the Financial Times and EMPEA’s 8th Annual Private Equity in Africa Summit to gain the latest intelligence, identify opportunities and clarify uncertainties. Join leading influencers from across the globe to discuss views on enhancing value and accessing returns in Africa.


Event videos

Private Equity in Africa 2012

Highlights video

Private Equity in Africa 2011

Highlights video

PEA 2010 - Equity Bank Case Study

Dr James Mwangi, CEO, Equity Bank


PEA 2010 - Keynote Presentation

H.E. Ernest Bai Koroma, President, Sierra Leone

PEA 2010 - Keynote Interview

Pravin Gordhan, Finance Minister, Republic of South Africa

PEA 2010 - Panel Session

'Uncommitted LPS' Discussion

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