Recover and grow - Africa's 2021 economic outlook

Tuesday 2nd March, 2021

11:00 GMT / 12:00 (Nigeria) / 13:00 (South Africa) / 14:00 (Kenya)

The Covid-19 pandemic has sent global FDI plummeting and Africa has been hit particularly hard - but there have been some exceptions. Ghana is seeing record levels of investment while Uganda and Tanzania are projecting high levels of foreign interest in their extractives projects. As we approach 2021 African states are seeking out more diverse areas of opportunity for investors. What are they and how can the continent's banks and institutions make their environments more attractive? Is an FDI rebound in the pipeline for Africa?

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Event Speakers

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Zeinab Badawi


BBC World News

Zeph Nhleko

Chief Economist


Jibran Qureishi

Head of Africa Economic Research

Standard Bank Group

Yewande Sadiku

Executive Secretary/CEO

Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission

Vera Daves de Sousa

Finance Minister

Republic of Angola

Vinay Guddye


Economic Development Board, Mauritius