Seven heads of state for US, Africa Business Summit

Hosting: Masisi is due to hiat six African heads of state next month
Hosting: Masisi is due to hiat six African heads of state next month

Heads of state of Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Zambia and Eswatini have been confirmed to join Presideng Mokgweetsi Masisi at next month's US Africa Business Summit to be held in Gaborone.

The Corporate Council on Africa made the announcement in a statement this evening.

The upcoming Summit is also expected to attract more than 1,000 business leaders to Gaborone, providing a unique platform for the country to position itself for trade and investment.

The US Africa Business summits are the premier platforms to bring together African heads of state and other senior U.S. and African government officials with top African and American senior business executives.

Themes to be discussed this year include infrastructure, ICT, health, energy, mining, manufacturing, and the creative industries.

The Summit will run from July 11 to 14.

Editor's Comment
CAF is a joke, but...

We are told of massive spin-offs for hosting countries, which we assume was the catalyst behind putting in the bid.We are not too sure if it is a one-size fits all, where any hosting nation reaps the benefits or it’s on a case-by-case basis.There are arguments from both ends, with hosting a sure way to accelerate infrastructure development and a guaranteed cash flow during the 30-days of the tournament.There is a bump in employment creation...

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