Investing in Africa: New Opportunities and Challenges

Jay Ireland President and Chief Executive Officer, GE Africa
Bisa Williams Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Former U.S. Ambassador, Republic of Niger
Donald Gips Senior Director, Albright Stonebridge Group; Former U.S. Ambassador, South Africa
Mahesh K. Kotecha President and Founder, Structured Credit International Corp.

Experts discuss investment prospects in Africa.

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