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  • Nov

    ACBF was invited to partner with Realnews in hosting their 5th anniversary lecture under the theme “African Leadership in a turbulent era”

  • Nov
    14 - 15
    Accra, Ghana

    ACBF will host its 26th Annual Meeting for its Board of Governors in Accra, Ghana

    Find more information about the 26th Annual Meeting for the Board of Governors here...

  • Oct
    18 - 20

    ACBF invited to support the event by sponsoring $7000 toward the hosting of the event

  • Oct
    04 - 04
    Paris, France

    Prof Emmanuel Nnadozie was invited to participate in the third session on “The politics of industrialization: enabling factors and stumbling blocks “. Prof Nnadozie will shed light on how to reinforce inter-ministerial coordination for more coherent policies and the role of local authorities in the implementation of industrialization strategies

  • Sep
    24 - 26

    Dr. Robert Nantchouang will deliver a speech on behalf of Prof Emmanuel Nnadozie. He will speak about the urgency with which the continent and the region should respond to the growing economic and social needs of youth; and on the role of ACBF and other continental organizations in supporting vital institutional capacity building and promoting the creation of productive work for the youth

  • Sep
    Accra, Ghana

    ACBF will hold its 64th Executive Board Meeting

  • Aug
    24 - 24
    Lagos, Nigeria

    Prof Emmanuel Nnadozie will feature as a panelist and speak on “Political, legal and policy issues which need to be addressed to achieve integration in Africa”

  • May
    17 - 18
    Victoria Falls

    The African Finance Association Conference is the most prominent academic finance gathering on the continent and the event brings together practitioners and academics throughout Africa and beyond to discuss emerging research of interest to Africa.

    The emphasis of the conference will be on high-quality, theoretical and/or applied research focusing on issues relevant to emerging trends in accounting, finance and economics which have special relevance to Africa’s development.

    Prof. Emanuel Nnadozie will give the Keynote Address.

    The conference will take place on the 17-18 May 2017 at The Elephant Hills Hotel in Zimbabwe.

  • Apr
    07 - 09
    Marrakech, Morocco

    The Executive Secretary will be attending the annual Ibrahim Governance Weekend, which is the flagship event of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, held every year in a different African capital city.

    This three day event convenes prominent African and Africa-focused political and business leaders, representatives from civil society, multilateral and regional institutions as well as Africa’s major international partners to identify specific policy challenges and discuss priorities for action.

    The conversation is extended to a wider audience through music, art and sport at major public events showcasing some of Africa’s brightest talent.

    A whole day is dedicated to the Ibrahim Forum where a key issue for Africa is discussed and specific policy challenges and priorities for action identified. A comprehensive Facts & Figures research document is compiled in advance by the Foundation as the basis for an informed and constructive debate.

  • Apr
    05 - 07

    The Fourth Africa Think Tank Summit will take forward the work and outcomes of past Summits and go into more details on how the think tanks can support Africa’s development agenda. Specifically, the 4th Summit will come up with strategies and actionable recommendations for think tanks to meaningfully contribute to the promotion of industrialization within the context of Africa’s vision as reflected in Agenda 2063 and the global Agenda 2030 (Sustainable Development Goals).

    Download THE SUMMIT NEWSLETTER here...

    Download the Communique here...


Thomas Kwesi Quartey

ACBF has been granted the status of a specialized agency because of the potential to transform Africa through capacity development.

H.E. Thomas Kwesi Quartey, Deputy Chairperson, AU Commission
Erastus Mwencha

The recognition of ACBF as the African Union’s Specialized Agency for Capacity Development launches the beginning of a new era for capacity building by ACBF, which will require an appropriate level of political commitment and financial support from all stakeholders.

H.E. Erastus Mwencha, Chair, ACBF Executive Board
Lamin Momodou

The remarkable achievements ACBF has registered over the past 26 years is not by accident in our opinion. They have come through hard work, dedication, commitment, purposeful leadership, support from the member countries as well as productive partnership building.

Mr. Lamin Momodou MANNEH, Director, UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa
Goodall Gondwe

Africa needs ACBF as much, probably more now, than at the time it was created in 1991.

Hon. Goodall Gondwe, former Chair of the ACBF Board of Governors and Minister of Finance – Malawi
Ken Ofori Atta

Ghana’s partnership with ACBF is a tremendous blessing for us and therefore the opportunity for Ghana to host the 26th ACBF Board of Governors Meeting is something that we treasure.

Hon Ken Ofori Atta, Chair of the ACBF Board of Governors and Minister of Finance - Ghana