The Future of Doing Business in Africa

Michael Gamwo is Head of the Africa at Wesgro. In episode 7 of the 10 episode Wesgro Series on Future Cities Africa we discuss: The Future of Doing Business in Africa.

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Listen or watch to explore:

  • Overview of his role at Wesgro and why it is important.
  • The future of doing business in Africa.
  • Key opportunities and challenges with regards to doing business Africa.
  • Global trends in terms of interest in the African economy.
  • The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) opportunities and challenges.
  • The Western Cape's competitive advantage when it comes to doing business in Africa and future proofing it.

Disclaimer:
AfCFTA is still a work in progress, and exactly how it will unfold and the level of success it will achieve lies in the degree of liberalisation and successful implementation thereof at country level.

About Michael Gamwo
Since taking up his position at Wesgro in 2005, Michael has lead several group Trade missions to African countries, providing numerous export business opportunities to local companies. He has also successfully organised high profile seminars and business networking forums in Cape Town, attended by both local and international delegates.

Michael holds a LLB and a LLM from the University of Cape Town completed in 1996. With his strong legal background Michael then decided to switch to International Trade ensuring that he would use his international exposure.

Michael is currently Head of Africa at Wesgro.

About Wesgro
We are a region of unlimited potential. And this translates into unlimited opportunity. Whether you're interested in travel, investment, film or exporting, Cape Town and the Western Cape have something for you. Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, can help you uncover these opportunities.

As the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, Wesgro assists investors and businesses looking to branch out into the province.

Regardless of the sector your company operates in - be it wine, technology, agriculture or another sector - Cape Town and the Western Cape have all the elements necessary to make your investment a success.

We are a region of unlimited potential, and this translates into unlimited opportunity. We offer expertise and assistance to those looking to travel, invest, film or trade in Cape Town and the Western Cape.

Let Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, help you uncover these opportunities.

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