Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), the leading U.S. business association focused solely on connecting business interests in Africa, will host its 8th U.S.-Africa Infrastructure Conference November 5-6, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Leading Edge announces the partnership with the Oil and Gas Council

In the construction of in-depth analysis of the contribution the Oil and Gas sector makes in emerging markets, Leading Edge are thrilled to learn from the Oil and Gas Council’s expertise, who since their establishment in 2008 have risen to become the world’s leading network of senior energy executives.

CCA: Mozambique as Host of 2019 U.S.-Africa Business Summit

The Corporate Council on Africa's 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit will be hosted in Maputo, Mozambique in June 2019. The CCA Summit has been considered the essential conference on U.S.-Africa business and investment since its inception in 1997 and will be in its 12th iteration next year.

EBRD Annual Meeting and Business Forum Speech

Queen Rania's speech during the Annual Meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Business Forum Dead Sea, Jordan / May 9, 10
Business Council for Africa – Invest Africa at the Francophone Africa event

Invest Africa hosts the Francophone Africa: Heads of Mission event

LONDON, United Kingdom, 22nd May 2018 Earlier this week, Leading Edge partners Business Council for Africa – Invest Africa hosted a Francophone Africa: Heads of Mission event in London, in...
EBRD Meeting in Jordan

EBRD holds landmark Annual Meeting in Jordan

EBRD set to build on a record year of delivery. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will demonstrate how it is playing a key role in helping countries...

Jordan: A shock-proof financial sector

Representing 20% of the GDP, the financial sector is dominated by banks, highly capitalised, profitable and set to play an increasingly large role in private sector development.   B R I...

[ON AIR] #Tonight on #BeyondMarkets, @PwC says Nigerians in diaspora sent an estimated $25BN in remittances to the country, a figure that translates to 83% of the government’s budget in 2018 and 11 times the FDI flows in the same period. @nevinomics discusses this. DStv 410

MY VIEW: EthioTelecom’s privatization is one of #Africa’s most anticipated telecom events. The Gov’t could raise billions. But it’s advisable that add’l new telcos (2 - 3) are also licensed. Competition will enhance #Ethiopia’s economic growth & support its nascent tech sector.

Congratulations to #Hanoi and #Vietnam for being chosen as the location of a second summit between the leaders of US and DPRK! With their first summit held in #Singapore last year, this is a testament to the role of #ASEAN as a champion of peace.

To hit the target of 43% renewables by 2024 there are tight deadlines looming. Come & meet the auction winners at the #MexicoAssembly #ECAmericas2019 #OOTT #energy #Renewables

Traffic congestion is undeniably part of daily life in many urban places. Whether we like it or not, it is considered a sign of progress. Do you know which countries in ASEAN spend the most time behind the wheel due to traffic congestion?