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Improving Africa’s Economic Prosperity

Africa Advancement Forum ...

Africa Advancement Forum is a platform dedicated to enhancing and promoting conversations on public private partnerships aimed at Improving Africa’s Economic Prosperity.

The Forum runs as an Africa focused platform that creates space for the discussion of key prospects and strategies that aims to influence the growth and advancement of the continent.

Africa Advancement Forum Global Summit, London UK, 2024 .

The Board of the African Advancement Forum (AAF) have approved 19th July 2024 for the next gathering of African Leaders and captains of industry, with the theme, ``Pioneering Africa's Future through Technology, Real-Estate and Entertainment``.
A group of dedicated and highly committed professionals

Leaders with Impact .

We are made up of a group of dedicated and highly committed professionals from across the African continent (but spread across the globe), who wants to make a difference by influencing positive growth and development in emerging Africa economies and struggling regions of the continent, while recognizing the efforts of leaders that have made a lasting impact in the African continent.

A Platform for Ideas .

The Forum provides a platform for the exchange of ideas among top African business personalities, start-ups, and entrepreneurs from a various sectors and disciplines. The forum welcomes other contributors working on Africa or those undertaking research and comparative analysis of global issues for the development of Africa.

Tireless Contributions .

Launched in 2013, our founding members have tirelessly contributed their time, resources, space, skills and networks to ensure the growth of the forum and its ideals.
Persons of African descent

Membership of the Forum .

Members shall be drawn from all works of life, a set of criteria for membership is in place to screen potential members at the point of registration. Persons of African descent, established in a specific field of operation and able to contribute to the advancement of Africa are welcome to apply for membership of the forum. Membership forms are available on the Advancement forum website.

Foreign Direct Investment .

We work with governments to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) while impressing on government and private sector to promote local content and provide technical support and assistance for small scale business owners across Africa.
Public and private sectors

Our Partners .

We are determined to continue our partnership with the public and private sectors while prioritizing and fast tracking excellent service delivery across the continent.
Our Advisory Board takes your business to a next level

The Advisory Board .

Our esteemed Advisory Board provides guidance on matters of strategy, fundraising, and execution, drawing on their extensive expertise and that of their personal and professional networks.
Her Excellency Dr Justina Mutale

Founder & President, Justina Mutale Foundation | Chairman of AAF Advisory Board
Santhosh Palavesh

Chief Innovations Officer – Belfrics Group
Mudiaga Akakabota …LLM (Durham)

Policy Advisor on - Trade | Debts | Mergers & Acquisitions Director, Global Operations & Member, Managing Board, Africa Advancement Forum
Saeeda Ahmed

Vice President of H.H Sheikh AbdulHakim AlMaktoum's Private Office
Dr David James Egwu

Managing Director, West Africa Region & Member Managing Board Africa Advancement Forum
Ayan Mohamoud, MBE

Former somaliland representative to UK.
Dr. Benson Uwheru

MD/CEO Porthacourt Electricity Distrubtion Company (PHEDC)
Adaora Onyechere Sydney

A prominent Nigerian broadcast journalist, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, poet and author. Co-anchor of Kakaaki Daily Talkshow on AIT