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We wish to thank all the participants, speakers, moderators and event sponsors of our 2014 Forum on Empowering Africa's Future: Building Infrastructure through Public-Private Partnerships, which was held at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Conference Facility in Arlington, VA October 6-7, 2014.

 

Access PDF Forum Agenda Here

List of Speaker Presentations and PowerPoints Available 

Recent News from Our Network

November 20, 2014
By Finnigan Wa Simbeye
 
CHINA's trade with Africa has been on the increase in the past decade while that of Europe and the United States has been declining. Stanbic Bank Uganda Head of Global Markets, Mr David Wandira, said currently China's trade with Africa has more than doubled to over 200bn US dollars, while that of the US has dropped from over 100bn US dollars to 80bn US dollars.
 
"China is a huge economy growing at an average of 7.5 per cent per annum and if this growth continues it will surpass US by 2025," said Mr Wandira. He pointed out that in East Africa, China is currently one of the largest investors as well.

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