Highlights from the 2016 U.S.-Africa Business Forum


The second U.S.-Africa Business Forum convened Wednesday morning, September 21st, in New York on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. Co-hosted by Bloomberg Philanthrophies and the United States Department of Commerce, the forum was attended by U.S. President Barack Obama and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who both delivered keynote addresses. U.S. agencies and companies announced plans to invest more than $14 billion on the continent in sectors including banking, construction and information technology.