The AfroChampions Initiative is a set of innovative public-private partnerships and flagship programs designed to galvanize African resources and institutions to support the emergence and success of African private sector multinational champions in the regional and global spheres.
The Initiative is driven by prominent private and public sector Africans in recognition of the fact that the emergence of homegrown pan-African companies represents something very special in the history and struggle of Africa. And that we must act together to promote and harness their success for the continent’s transformation.
To forge innovative partnerships between the private and public sector that facilitate the birth of a critical mass of African multinational companies and their graduation into African global giants; To guide this ecosystem of emerging multinationals to accelerate local and regional economic clusters that drive Africa’s integration, transformation and its global economic leadership.
The Initiative, driven by the AfroChampions Organization, was founded by the advisory firm Konfidants; and is Co-Chaired by President Thabo Mbeki and Mr. Aliko Dangote, President and CEO of Dangote Group.