August 6: Investment and Ingenuity: Overcoming Obstacles to Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa

Atlantic Council LogoWHO: Aubrey Hruby, Visiting Fellow, Africa Center, Atlantic Council; William Asiko, CEO, Investment Climate Facility; Morten Jerven, author of Poor Numbers; Diana Layfield, CEO, Africa Operations, Standard Chartered Bank WHAT: Investment and Ingenuity: Overcoming Obstacles to Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa

WHEN: Wednesday, August 6; 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Atlantic Council (1030 15th Street NW (12th Floor, West Tower), Washington, DC 20005)


AUGUST 4: Morocco’s Emergence as a Gateway to Business in Africa

Atlantic Council LogoWHO: Atlantic Council; H.E. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment, and the Digital Economy, Kingdom of Morocco; Mohamed El Kettani, Chairman and CEO, Attijariwafa Bank; Karim Hajji, CEO, Casablanca Stock ExchangeNabil HabayebPresident and CEO, Middle East, North Africa & Turkey, GE


JULY 30: U.S.-Ethiopia Investment Summit & Luncheon

CCAWHO: Corporate Council on Africa, the Ethiopian Embassy, and Greater Houston Partnership
WHAT: U.S.-Ethiopia Investment Summit & Luncheon
The cost is $40 for Greater Houston Partnership members & $50 for non-members.
WHERE: The Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa 111 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, TX 77024
WHEN: Wednesday, July 30 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Registration and further detail can be found at:

August 4: U.S. – South Africa Business and Investment Forum

Business Council

WHO: U.S.-South Africa Business Council

WHAT: U.S. – South Africa Business and Investment Forum

Keynote speech by President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and two panel discussions on investment in infrastructure and innovation across sectors that foster economic growth in South Africa. Non-ABI Members cost $50, but ABI Members get complimentary entry.

WHEN: August 4 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: U.S. Chamber of Commerce 1615 H Street, NW Washington, District of Columbia 20062

Learn more and register at