Dubbed “Leading the Way in US- Africa Investment” the week long program is aimed at strengthening trade ties between the United States and Africa.
CAMAC Energy Inc, which is quoted on the New York Stock Exchange, has exploration projects in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Gambia. The summit, the first of its kind, is hosting over 50 heads of States and over 100 ministers.
The Corporate Council on Africa will host a business forum as well as targeted networking opportunities. Both Presidents Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria and President Uhuru Kenyatta will be chief guests at dinners organised by the Corporate Council. President John Mahama will be chief guest at a luncheon.
Several other programmes highlighting a number of African countries are also planned thus providing a unique opportunity for members of the private sector to network not only with potential businesses from the United States but from other countries in Africa.
” CAMAC Energy is a good example of a successful collaboration between the United States and Africa, the upcoming programmes will provide an excellent opportunity for both countries to further areas of partnership and strengthening of trade ties,” commented Stephen Hayes, President and CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa.
“We are very encouraged by the exciting opportunities this week provides and are delighted to support the excellent efforts of the Corporate Council on Africa during this historic summit” said Chairman and CEO of CAMAC Energy, Dr Kase Lawal.