Infrastructure Africa announces 2017 top speakers


The annual Infrastructure Africa Business Forum, today, 1 August 2017, announced  confirmed speakers and panel members who will be providing deep insights for this year’s gathering.

  • Moeletsi Mbeki, Executive Chair, Endemol Shine Africa
  • Princess Gloria Akobundu, CEO, The Presidency / NEPAD Nigeria
  • Admassu Tadesse, President, Trade and Development Bank
  • Kumesh Naidoo, Programme Manager, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
  • Robert Futter, Project Finance Director, Cresco Finance
  • Bonaventura Aguissi, Executive Director, Organisation for African Development (OAD)
  • Bizwell Mutale, CEO, MKP South Africa
  • Bhekithemba Dlamini, Project Manager, Swazi Rail
  • Amb Jean Kamau, High Commissioner, Kenyan High Commission, South Africa
  • Lerato Mataboge, CEO, Trade Invest Africa
  • Takeshi Kozu, Project Formulation Advisor, JICA
  • Dr John Tambi, Presidential Infrastructure Champion Initiative (PICI) Coordinator, NEPAD Agency
  • Kobus van der Wath, Chief Executive, The Beijing Axis
  • Jose Miranda, Regional Director, Aurecon

The Infrastructure Africa Business Forum 2017 theme is  Access to Infrastructure project opportunities –  exploring the strategic growth opportunities that the continent offers and the challenges that need to be addressed to realise these opportunities.

In addition, the event offers a great opportunity to link with CEOs , business leaders, potential customers, partners and suppliers to grow your business footprint in Africa.

For more information log on:


About Author

Thabo Mphahlele is the BizNis Africa Head of Sales and Marketing. Mphahlele was previously MultiChoice Production Support Analyst responsible for developing and monitoring applications. In addition, Mphahlele develops and automates batch scripts and is responsible for the daily infrastructure maintenance at MultiChoice. As a Production Support Analyst, he is responsible for incident analysis solving , developing and constructing business reports for SQL and Oracle and implement change controls for the business. Additional responsibility includes monitoring system performance via SOA, Kibaba (Elasticsearch), H.P BSM, HP Sitescope. Mphahlele is responsible for creating infrastructure performance reports through HP Ops Analytics, monitoring payments via Splunk and in-house built-in tool and disaster recovery simulation and testing. At Nashua Mobile, he was responsible for application development and enhancing the web sites At South West Gauteng College, he was the IT Technician and Network Administrator. During his tenure at Double Digit Media, he was he focused on application and web site development for new and existing clients Mphahlele contributes as a Content Manager for BizNis Africa.

Leave A Reply