Events 2015

From mining events and conferences to interviews with industry leaders, we bring you the latest insights from around the continent.

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    6 Feb - 9 Feb

    Mining Indaba 2017

    Local and international diamond industry representatives gathered with members of Barclays Bank of Botswana, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and Lazare Kaplan International (LKI) to secure a $125 million deal.

    9 March - 10 March

    GTR Conference 2017

    Nigeria presents an interesting tale of seeming opposites in the African growth agenda. It simultaneously took pole position as the largest economy in Africa in 2016 and yet suffered from its worst recession in 25 years.

    2 March

    Public Sector Dialogue 2017

    There is remarkable potential to enrich the economy, particularly if partnerships between the public and private sectors are harnessed and strengthened.

    3 May - 5 May

    WEF Africa 2017

    We are proud to be participating at this year’s programme through our message of ‘Share. Grow. Prosper’. We look forward to engaging with key stakeholders from across the continent and discussing how we can work together towards helping Africa achieve inclusive growth.

    7 - 9 June

    Africa Energy Forum 2017

    Renewable energy has journeyed from the subsidised fringes of electricity supply to becoming an integral part of the power landscape.

    19 June

    Visa procurement launch 2017

    Most organisations understand the cost associated with procurement and payment of suppliers. Research shows approximately 23% of the overall cost lies in the procurement process, while 67% lies in the payment process.

    25 - 27 July

    Global Corporate Conference

    Join us as we bring together Africa business strategy masterminds, like-minded Corporates and banking experts to lead discussions and encourage debate on how to remain relevant on this dynamic continent.

    17 August 2017

    Public Sector Soccer Day 2017

    Today is the day – the Absa Public Sector Soccer Day is here. It’s time to show off your moves, your silky skills, your tsamaya and shibobo.

    24 - 25 August 2017

    African Property Investment Summit 2017

    The Africa Property Investment Summit & Expo (API) is Africa’s largest and most premier real African estate event.

    Pick N Pay 50 Years

    The Journey to a thousand miles with one step. In 1967, Raymonf Ackerman, the driving force behnind the company we know today as Pick N Pay, started in the retail giant, when he bought 3 small stores in Caper Town.

    19 October

    Vodacom Tanzania IPO

    The country will now also be celebrated for another prestigious landmark – the US$213 million Vodacom Tanzania PLC deal. Through our local knowledge and understanding, backed by the depth of our team’s experience, we were well-equipped to complete this historic transaction.

    11 November 2017

    ABSA Macro Conference

    To create value today, we need to understand what will happen in the future. Technology is advancing at an unprecedented rate and the lines between retail, finance, robotics, AI, business and even humanity are becoming more and more blurred.

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