Ms.Tiguidanke Camara participated as a speaker at the Extraordinary Summit on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) held from 17 to 21 March 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. She was on the plenary session II Jobs, Youth and Women: What can AFCFTA bring for African citizens ? 44 African Union member States signed the AFCFTA consolidated text, 47 signed the Kigali Declaration and 30 signed the Free Movement Protocole.
Ms. Camara is honored to have taken part of this great and historic moment. As a private sector she is ready to be one of the vectors and supporters of the AFCFTA agenda to bring wealth, peace and security to African citizens. She salutes the African leaders for taking the leap into history by signing the AFCFTA which will enable Intra-Africa trade to boost Africa's economy, thus providing jobs, security and prosperity for women and youth
BAD: " the first market of the investment of Africa is going to accelerate the economic transformation(processing) of the continent"
AFDB Africa's Investment Marketplace Breakfast Panel
To help Africa find the path to its long-deserved economic fortune, the African Development Bank is championing the region’s premier investment market. The Bank is providing collaborative leadership for a new 100% transactional initiative – the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) – which provides Africa’s best opportunity so far to encourage accelerated economic transformation. The African Development Bank is working with the world’s leading financial institutions to de-risk investment through the platform and make it a springboard for Africa’s economic transformation. The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, told key Government and private sector leaders at a breakfast session on the sidelines of the 2018 Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan on March 27, 2018, that the AIF would be exclusively about transactions and investment deals. Ms.Tiguidanke Camara took part of the breakfast session as a speaker representing women and youth alongside Ghana’s Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, the Chief Executive Officer of one Africa’s largest distributor of consumer goods, Massmart, Kuseni Dlamini, and the Vic-President of AFDB, Mr.Amadou Hott. Tigui Camara, Chief Executive Officer of Tigui Mining Company, said she was delighted that the African Development Bank was leading the investment initiative and called for more support for women in the informal sector. The breakfast session was well attended by top Government officials,
industry leaders and financial institutions, including the President of African Export–Import Bank (Afreximbank), Dr. Benedict Okey Oramah. The Africa Investment Forum will focus on improving the ease of doing business in Africa by advancing and promoting investment-friendly regulation. It will also champion ethical business practices in Africa.
Africa CEO Forum
''Insights to shape Africa's economic agenda'' The AFRICA CEO FORUM brings you the best in expert opinion, updates and analysis of Africa’s economic transformation and the essential role of the continent's private sector. Leading CEOs, heads of financial institutions and top consultants share their high-level knowledge gained through on-the-ground experience, to unleash Africa’s potential. Ms. Tiguidanke Camara, has taken part of the last 3 editions of the AFRICA CEO FORUM to meet other actors of the African private sector to shape the future of Africa.
On international women’s day in 2018, Ms.Tiguidanke Camara participated to the AFRICA CEO FORUM, which took place on 26 and 27 March in Abidjan,
unveil its three high-impact events bringing women’s leadership to the fore: Women on Board, which has been recruiting and connecting African women CEOs looking to join a board of directors and companies wishing to “feminize” their board of directors. The first of these high-impact actions is the W o m e n o n B o a r d drive, which began ahead of the AFRICA CEO FORUM with the aim of promoting African women’s access to the highest level of corporate decision-making: the board of directors.
African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Awards & Induction into CEOs Hall of Fame 2018
African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Awards & Induction into CEOs Hall of Fame 2018 INAUGURAL AFRICAN LEADERSHIP CEO’S HALL OF FAME 2018 took place on the sidelines of the African Leadership Magazine's Person of the Year on the 23-24 February 2018 at the prestigious Sandton Sun Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa.
The African Leadership CEO’s Hall of Fame honors leaders and top-level executives in the African business terrain who exemplifies integrity, insists upon excellence, earns the trust of others and has built a globally competitive organization. It has been designed to become an exclusive club of top Chief Executives from across the continent who have continuously exhibited a passion, knack and commitment to diligence, success and transformational leadership in their bid to make Africa prosperous for generations to come.
Ms.Tiguidanke Camara, was conferred with the African Leadership Business Leadership Excellence award in recognition of her outstanding posturing as one of Africa’s most distinguished CEO, with an impeccable business leadership savvy, her consistent championing of ethical business practices and inspirational leadership on the continent. Her exceptional leadership, impact on the lives of both her internal and external communities and her unalloyed commitment to excellence are also the basis for these honors.
Every year, every day and every moment is a celebration of women. Ms.Tiguidanke Camara is the cover for March/April 2018 of Air Côte d'Ivoire Officiel inflight magazine LEMAG.