Connecting Business,
Connecting Africa

The Business Council for Africa is a not-for-profit organisation connecting Africa to the international business community and investing in Africa’s next generation of business leaders.

Events & Awards

Find out about exciting events taking place in the near future.
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News & Current Affairs

Find out key news stories about African business and more.
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NED Directory

Register your details with other Non-Executive Directors to be able to connect African talent with corporations in Africa and globally.
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We invest in Africa’s next generation of business leaders by providing awards and scholarships opportunities.

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Our History

In 1956, British companies with interests in West Africa set up WAC to assist and stimulate business, trade and economic development across the region.

The Kaye Whiteman Summer Lecture

The Kaye Whiteman Summer Lecture is dedicated to the memory of the late Martin Kaye Whiteman, who died in 2014 and was a respected journalist as well as a Director and Adviser to the BCA for many years.
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We extend our deepest sympathies to His Majesty King Charles III and all members of the Royal Family on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning British monarch.

We wish you peace, comfort and courage at this sad time.

Rest in peace Your Majesty.