top story African Presidential Business Ambassador Awards to be presented during the African Union Heads of State Summit

Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced that Africa's foremost business leaders, acting as business ambassadors through the use of their corporate platforms to promote the continentís economic development agenda, have been highlighted by African Heads of State and development partners as nominees for the Africa investor (Ai) Presidential Business Ambassador Awards 2016. Polled by public sector leaders and African Heads of State, the following names are the frontrunner nominees for these unique Ai Presidential Business Ambassador Awards. They include Patrice Motsepe, Founder & Chairman, African Rainbow Minerals; Tony Elumelu, Founder & CEO, The Tony Elumelu Foundation; Strive Masiyiwa, Founder & Chairman, Econet Wireless; James Mwangi, CEO, Equity Bank; Chris Kirubi, Founder and CEO, Centum Investments; Mohammed Dewji, Group CEO, Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania; Naguib Onsi Sawiris, Chairman, Orascom Telecom; Ashish Thakkar, Founder, Mara Foundation, and Aliko Dangote, Founder and CEO, Dangote Group, amongst others. Commenting on the Ai Presidential Business Ambassador Award nominees, Hubert Danso, CEO and Vice Chairman of Africa investor, said; "These nominated Ai Presidential Business Ambassadors exemplify how companies can use their corporate platforms to pursue and champion social and economic development goals, and their very recognition by African leaders is testament to the transformative impact their work is having on the continent..." Click through to read the rest of the story.


Uche Orji
CEO of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, speaks at the Ai Investment Summit
Bob Diamond
Co-Founder, Atlas Mara, speaks at the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit
President Mahama
of Ghana speaks at the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit
President Museveni
of Uganda speaks at the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit