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Advancing a Resilient and Sustainable U.S.-Africa Partnership

Corporate Council on Africa and the Government of Mozambique hosted the 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit on June 18 - 21, 2019 in Maputo, Mozambique. The Summit brought more than 1,300 U.S. and African private sector executives, international investors, senior government officials and multilateral stakeholders. The Summit will served as a platform for U.S. and African business and government leaders to:

ENGAGE on key sectors including agribusiness, energy, health, infrastructure, ICT, finance and more;

NETWORK with key private sector and government decision makers;

EXPLORE new business opportunities and meet potential business partners; and

ADVOCATE to shape effective U.S.-Africa trade and investment policies

Check out the Summit 2019 Recap Here


Since 1997, CCA's U.S.-Africa Business Summit has been regarded as the essential conference on doing business in and investing in Africa.

The multi-day conference addressed the rapidly evolving models for business and investment in the continent's most pressing sectors and offered countless opportunities to meet new partners, gather insights, and meet your business development goals.


H.E. Filipe Nyusi

President, Republic of Mozambique

H.E. Paul Kagame

President, Republic of Rwanda

H.E. Hage Geingob

President, Republic of Namibia

H.E. Mokgweetsi Masisi

President, Republic of Botswana

H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta

President, Republic of Kenya

H.E. Peter Mutharika

President, Republic of Malawi

H.E. Edgar Lungu

President, Republic of Zambia

King Mswati III

Kingdom of Eswatini

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Highlights from the 2017 U.S.-Africa Business Summit

"Let me also acknowledge with great admiration the critical role that the Corporate Council on Africa has played in promoting investment opportunities in Africa"

H.E. Filipe Nyusi,


Republic of Mozambique

"Our relationship with Africa has to continue its transition from being aid-based to trade-based"

Sec. Wilbur Ross,

U.S. Secretary of Commerce

"A close partnership between the U.S. and Africa, the next investment growth frontier in the world, is so crucial. Let us be great, together!"

Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina,



"Where else would one be exposed to, and have the opportunity to make contact and establish relationships with such a diverse group of companies, government agencies and diplomats in one location?"

Summit 2017 attendee

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Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre
Avenida da Marginal
Maputo, Mozambique

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We send our heartfelt condolences to the people of Mozambique for the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai.

We wish you strength and endurance during your recovery.