Organized by the African development bank, the forum, dubbed a market place for Africa, for the second time expects to bring together project sponsors, investors, borrowers, lenders, policy makers, public and private sector investors to promote Africa's investment opportunities for a total deal of USD 67 billion transactions. More than 32 billion dollars transactions were made in the last year's forum.
In addition to the transactions expected, key reports are also to be launched such as the Africa energy outlook 2019 of iea, 2019 Electricity Regulatory Index and the first comparative Electricity Tariff Study report for west Africa region.
Ethiopia is represented by its ambassador in South Africa this year. Last year was attended by President Sahle-work Zewde making USD100 million deal for the energy sector.