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Africa investor events joins the CFA Approved-Provider Program

By Staff Reporter | March 31, 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa; 29 March 2017: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today confirmed it is now registered with CFA Institute as an Approved Provider of continuing education programs for CFA Institute members. Ai joins a select group of providers who offer educational programs to over 147,000 CFA members in 160 countries.

CFA Institute members are now able to earn continuing education credits by participating in Ai’s educational Summits and events run by the Ai Academy which are offered across Africa and the globe. Ai partner and clients who are CFA Institute members will now get even greater benefit from their membership by earning continuing education (CE) credits through Ai educational events.

Commenting, Hubert Danso Ai CEO and Vice Chairman stated, “Ai has a long-standing commitment to best practice and excellence across the investment industry and we are delighted that the CFA Institute has selected our organisation to be a participant in the Approved-Provider Program and acknowledges the high-quality learning outcomes we provide on institutional investments, alternative investments, economics, infrastructure investing, finance, capital markets, risk management and communications.”

Ai is also recognised as a Batseta-approved CPD (Continuous Professional Development) service provider for the South African investment community. Batseta is a SAQA approved council of retirement funds for South Africa.

For more information on Ai’s unique, high-level CEO forums and educational programmes, visit our website or contact Renee’ Montez on +27 11 783 2431 or at rmontez@africainvestor.

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About CFA Institute

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behaviour in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has over 178,000 members in 160 countries, including 141,000 CFA charterholders, and 147 member societies. For more information, visit

About Africa investor -
Africa investor is a specialist investment and communications firm advising governments, international organisations and businesses on communication strategies for capital market and foreign direct investments in Africa. Africa investor publishes Africa investor, the leading international newsstand magazine for Africa’s investment decision makers; maintains the Africa investor 40 Investors’ Index, hosts the Ai CEO Institutional Summit & Awards and the Ai CEO Infrastructure Investment Summit & Awards, among other events.

For more information on Africa investor, contact Renee Montez on +27 11 783 2431 or

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