Black Affairs, Africa and Development

African Union Chairperson to address investment community at NYSE

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Johannesburg, South Africa; New York, USA; 25 July 2013: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment group, today announces that Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, will deliver the keynote address at the 6th Ai African Heads of State and Government Investment Working Lunch 2013, which will form part of the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit and Awards, held in association with NYSE Euronext.


Jointly organised by Africa investor, NYSE Euronext, the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), the UN Office for Partnerships and the Global Partnerships Forum (GPF), the African Heads of State and Government Investment Lunch at the New York Stock Exchange will continue a dialogue between global investment leaders and African Heads of State on investment partnerships that support inward investment to the continent and regional economic integration in Africa.


Commenting on the announcement, Hubert Danso, CEO and Vice Chairman of Africa investor, said; “Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), set out her agenda to mobilise African and global institutional capital at our Ai CEO Infrastructure Investment Summit in May and we are delighted to welcome her back to address the institutional investment community as well as African business and government leaders at our 6th Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit at the NYSE. The AUC and Dr Dlamini Zuma are sending a strong message to the global and domestic investment community that Africa’s leaders and the AUC welcome private sector partnerships.”


The Ai African Heads of State and Government Investment Working Lunch 2013 and the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit and Awards will take place on the 24th of September 2013 at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, USA, during the UN General Assembly. Summit partners include: NYSE Euronext; Securities and Exchanges Commission, Nigeria; African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA); OSAA; UN Office for Partnerships; GPF; Bunengi Group and the China Foundation for Global Partnerships.

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