Choiseul Africa Business Forum: review
22 Oct 2019

The first edition of the Choiseul Africa Business Forum brought together close to 600 personalities coming from over 45 countries. A successful first edition, featuring 110 speakers and 20 roundtables, and where our guests were also able to create new bonds and seize new opportunities through numerous meetings, thanks to this club spirit that is […]

Smart City: which model for the African city of tomorrow?
26 Sep 2019

D-7 before the Choiseul Africa Business Forum !    Among the twenty sessions provided we will discover the one dedicated to smart cities with: Mossadeck BALLY (Mali), Chief Executive Officer, Azalaï Hotels Group Souad EL OUAZZANI (France), Managing Director, Services to International Donors, Deloitte Bridgette GASA (South Africa), Managing Director, The Elilox Group Jean-Claude LASSERRE […]

The Ivory Coast in the spotlight at the Choiseul Africa Business Forum
24 Sep 2019

The Ivory Coast will be in the spotlight at Nice, during the Choiseul Africa Business Forum, on the 3rd and 4th of October.   Led by Mr Esmel Emmanuel ESSIS, the Minister to the Prime Minister, in charge of the Promotion of Private Investment, a delegation of some 30 economic and political leaders will be present, amongst which: […]

How could Africa benefit from the Digital economy?
17 Sep 2019

During the last decade, African governments, lenders and investors have actively contributed to the development of digital infrastructure across the continent to improve access to the Internet and reduce the digital gap. The expansion of these infrastructures gives African firms important business opportunities as it drives an in-depth transformation of their business model and value chain. This workshop will bring […]

Algeria in force at the Choiseul Africa Business Forum
12 Sep 2019

A considerable delegation of Algerian business leaders will be present at the Forum.   Led by Sami AGLI, new Chairman of the Algerian Business Leaders Forum (FCE) & Chief Executive Officer, Agli Group, the delegation will notably include:   Salah Eddine ABDESSEMED, Chief Executive Officer, CEVA-LAVAL  Djaoued Salim ALLAL, General Manager, ADEX Technology Djamila BENAZOUZ, Project […]

Sharing experience: key success meetings…
06 Sep 2019

The “key success” sessions are giving a voice to women and men looking back on their exceptional path. Whether they have created their company or have taken over the leadership of the familial group, these industry leaders from across Africa will share with us their stories, which stem sometimes from success, sometimes from disillusionments, and […]

Closing the education gap to shape tomorrow’s African leadership
29 Aug 2019

Education issues are at the heart of economic growth in Africa. This area is now experiencing a new dynamic on the continent where human capital development is an essential step towards sustainable growth. This issue especially appears in a private sector that is struggling to attract and keep local talent. Education must become a priority sector for initiatives in order to reduce the […]

Which successful strategy to attract private investments in Africa?
22 Aug 2019

More than 3000 free-zones are scattered across 135 countries all over the world, and in Africa in particular. Although designed with the aim of stimulating the local economy and attracting foreign capital, this model limits the financial flexibility of States by reducing the tax revenues. Besides, the creation of this specific statute in some weakly regulated jurisdictions would expose governments to […]

Transport infrastructures: which strategy for a connected Africa?
15 Aug 2019

The development of quality infrastructures is among the main challenges that Africa is facing to reach modern economy requirements. The deployment of transport infrastructures, notably, is a growth lever and favorizes the continent opening. Real openness on the world, they also contribute to interconnect domestic markets and to compensate for their fragmentation in order to benefit from the best of the considerable African […]