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African Business Roundtable Lends its Support to Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-iweala for the Position of Director General of World Trade Organization

Issued in Abuja; Monday 26th OCTOBER, 2020 The African Business Roundtable (ABR), Africa’s foremost association of business and business leaders, has pledged its support for Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who emerged as one of the finalists for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organization. Dr. Okonjo-Iweala, who is an economist and development expert, was …

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ABR President, Samuel Dossou-Aworet at the Pan Africa Private Sector Trade and Investment Committee (PAFTRAC) Webinar on ‘Africa’s Private Sector Voice at the WTO’

Geneva; Monday – 14 September, 2020 The Pan-African Private Sector Trade and Investment Committee, an initiative supported by the AU and the two leading continental finance institutions (AfDB and Afreximbank), that speaks for the African private sector around issues of trade and investments, held a webinar themed ‘The Africa Private Sector and the WTO Race’ …

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ABR Members Offer Support to Communities and Governments to Ameliorate the Impact of Covid 19

The African Business Roundtable will like to thank its members for their willingness to help out during these difficult times. We commend such initiatives and wish to express how proud we are of the demonstration of good corporate citizenship by members of the Roundtable. SEPLAT PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT PLC AND WALTERSMITH PETROMAN OIL LIMITED In response …

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ABR President, Samuel Dossou-Aworet’s ‘Message of Solidarity of the African Private Sector with the African Development Bank Group

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank Group in a warm hand shake with Mr. Samuel Dossou-Aworet, President and Chairman of the Board, African Business Roundtable at the inaugural edition of the African Investment Forum, Johannesburg, SA; Nov. 2018 Issued in Abuja; Wednesday 10th JUNE, 2020 The African Business Roundtable (ABR) relationship with the …

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African Business Roundtable Engaged The African Union Commission and Coalition for Dialogue in Africa in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia on 26 – 27 November, 2019

African Business Roundtable (ABR) together with heads of other business associations, trade groups and stakeholders in African private sector development, engaged the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CoDA) in very robust discussions at the ‘Policy Dialogue of African Business Associations on Implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) …

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ABR Holds it’s 31st Meeting of the Board of Directors and General Meeting of Members

The African Business Roundtable held its 31st meeting of the Board of Directors and Members General meeting on 13th November 2019 at Da Vinci Hotel in Sandton Johannesburg, South Africa. The occasion was timely as members attending the second edition of the African Investment Forum were also able to meet for ABR meetings. The ABR …

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ABR Active Participation at the Second Edition of the Africa Investment Forum

The African Business Roundtable (ABR) delegation under the leadership of the ABR President and Chairman of the Board of Directors Mr Samuel Dossou-Aworet attended the second edition of the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) that was held from 11 to 13 November 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The African Development Bank, once again collaborated with major …

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