Enterprise Africa



12 May 2012
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Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce our media partnership with the Enterprise Africa Business Conference which will be held on 12 May, in Oxford, UK. In this respect we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group Subscribers,

Who are we? The Strategic Focus on Africa OBN is open to all students and alumni of Oxford who are interested in business in Africa. We leverage our shared networks, experiences and resources to increase awareness of business opportunities on the continent.

The 4th Annual Enterprise Africa Business Conference Drawing on Oxford's experience of educating leaders for more than 800 years, Enterprise Africa has emerged as one of the leading global platforms for engaging business leaders, students, and innovators from around the world on significant business issues and opportunities in Africa. "Africa's middle class will triple to more than one billion people in the next half-century..." – The Wall Street Journal, 13th October, 2011

The theme for our conference this year, Enterprise Africa: Addressing Opportunities & Challenges for the Next Billion, highlights the potential for tangible business growth and investment presented by a continent on the rise. For information and registration, visit http://www.oxfordafricanetwork.org

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Arnold Ekpe, CEO, Ecobank Group
  • John Momoh, Founder & CEO, Channels TV
  • Henry Obi, Partner and COO, Helios Investment Partners
  • Dai Jones, President and GM, Tullow Oil Ghana
  • Nikia Clarke, Co-convenor, Oxford University China-Africa Network
  • Mncane Mthunzi, Supplier Development Executive, Massmart (Wal-Mart Africa)
  • Naa Aku Addo, Economist and Industry Analyst, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Lerang Selolwane, Executive Office Manager to the Group CEO, De Beers


  • One Billion Strong Middle Class – Opportunities and Challenges
  • Unlocking Value in Africa: The Role of Private Equity and Frontier Investments
  • Managing Natural Resources in Africa – The Way Forward
  • Entrepreneurship on the Ground in Africa: How to Get it Right
  • Africa and China – Defining the Next Steps of Engagement



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