NBF Annual General Meeting 2017


The NEPAD Business Foundation will be hosting its eight Annual General Meeting and will also be celebrating 10 years of operations on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 at the Nedbank, Ground Floor Block C, 135 Rivonia Campus,  Rivonia Road, Sandown, Sandton 2196 from 10h30 - 13h00.

All NBF stakeholders are invited to attend this year's meeting themed 'Business for sustainable development in Africa'. NBF members who are unable to attend may elect a proxy to attend in their place. At this AGM, the NBF will provide a report back on the overall performance of the organisation including its programme brands and initiatives. 


Speaker's Bio:

AndileAndile Sangqu was appointed executive head for Anglo American in South Africa on 1 June 2015.

His role includes working with the South African-based businesses to help deliver the group's strategy in the region, provide leadership and co-ordination to the group's stakeholder relations initiatives in South Africa, and facilitate regional alignment with the group's central functions.

e serves as an executive director on the Anglo American SA board, Chairman of the Anglo American Zimele board and as a non-executive director on the Anglo American Platinum board. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Accounting Science (Honours), a Bachelor of Commerce, a Masters of Business Leadership, Higher Diploma in Tax Law and he completed an Advanced Management Programme (AMP) at Insead Business School.

Andile was previously group executive of sustainability and risk at Impala Platinum and brings extensive commercial, mining and stakeholder relations experience from his former executive and board roles.

Prior to his role at Impala Platinum, Andile was executive director for Glencore Xstrata South Africa, served on the Chamber of Mines' National Development Plan Committee and held executive and non-executive roles at Kagiso Trust Investments. Andile currently serves as a director of Business Leadership SA and the vice president of the Chamber of Mines.


African Leaders in Dialogue dinner 2017


The NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF) and NEPAD Agency will once again be hosting the African Leaders in Dialogue dinner on Monday, 9 October 2017 at the Birchwood Hotel, 14 View Point Rd, Bartlett AH, Boksburg, Johannesburg. The event will start at 18h30 finishing at 22h00 and will be attended by 250 delegates comprising of senior business executives, African and G20 Ambassadors as well as high-level government officials.

This year, the ALD event will hosted as the highlight dinner for the African Union 9th Private Sector Forum which will run from Monday, 9 October 2017 to Thursday, 12 October 2017 at the same venue. Discussions for the dinner will revolve around technology and the youth under the theme 'Accelerating Africa's Industrialisation through Digitalisation and Youth Techpreneurship'.

Among confirmed Diplomatic dignitaries are Ambassador of the Republic of Angola; High Commissioner of the Republic of Botswana; Head of Office: Commercial Counsellor, High Commission of Canada; Ambassador of the State of Eritrea; Ambassador of Finland; Chargé d'Affaires, Federal Republic of Germany; First Secretary, Embassy of Japan; Minister Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Liberia; High Commissioner of the Republic of Malawi; High Commissioner of the Republic of Namibia; Ambassador of the Republic of Niger; Ambassador of Portugal; Ambassador of Sri Lanka; Trade Director for Southern Africa, High Commission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland; Ambassador of the United States of America; and Ambassador of the Republic of Zimbabwe.

Tuesday, 1 August 2017: Day 2: Financing Infrastructure Conference & Pharmaceuticals Conference


Day 2 of the SADC Industrialization Week hosted two parallel conferences, the Financing Infrastructure Conference and the Regional Pharmaceuticals Conference.

The Financing Infrastructure Conference focused on the importance developing quality infrastructure as a requirement to ensure the implementation of SADC’S Industrialisation Strategy and Roadmap 2015-2030. The NBF profiled the North-South Rail Corridor as a quintessential example of the type of projects the region should prioritise.


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The Regional Pharmaceutical Conference launched the SADC’s Pharmaceutical Business Plan which will look at the gaps within the entire value chain process in order to form public-private partnerships that will develop solutions required in the industry.


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Monday, 31 July 2017 – DAY 1: ‘What will an industrializing SADC look like by 2030?’


The SADC Secretariat, the Southern African Business Forum (SABF) and the NBF kick-started the second annual SADC Industrialization Week alongside the third SABF Conference at the Focus Rooms in Sunninghill, Johannesburg, South Africa.

The theme for this year’s SADC Industrialization Week was ‘Partnering with the private sector in developing regional value chains’, and the event aimed at bringing together government, business, civil society and academics in order to form strategic partnerships that will facilitate the implementation of the SADC Industrialization Strategy and Roadmap 2015-2030.

Attending delegates participated during the SADC Industrialization envisioning exercise which looked at what an industrialized region would like in 2030 and what necessary steps and partnerships where required to achieve the vision.


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31 July - 4 August 2017


FOCUS ROOMS|The Core Shopping Centre

Cnr Leeuwkop Rd & Kikuyu Rd, Sunninghill

Johannesburg, South Africa


The SADC Secretariat would like to invite you to the second SADC Industrialization Week 2017 under the theme Partnering with the Private Sector in Developing Industry and Regional Value Chains. 

SADC Industrialization Week is an annual regional public-private engagement forum aimed at fostering new opportunities for intra-regional trade and investment.The event will be hosted two weeks before the SADC Heads of State and Government Summit which will present participating delegates with the opportunity to provide recommendations that will be presented at this forum.

The SADC Industrialization Week will be hosted with the support of the NEPAD Business Foundation, the Southern Africa Business Forum (SABF), the Department of Trade and Industry South Africa (dti) and the Department of International Relations and Corporation (DIRCO) and will be sponsored by the Barclays Africa Group and the European Union. 


Admission Free!!!




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