News
Catherine Igathe appointed AIG Kenya Insurance Managing Director
07-27-2016 | 09:58:48
AIG Kenya Insurance has named Catherine Igathe as its new managing director who earlier served the same docket in an acting capacity since 2015.


Tanzanian government in purchase agreement with Bombadier Commercial Aircraft
07-27-2016 | 09:49:23
The Tanzanian government has entered into a purchase agreement with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft for the purchase of two Q400 turboprop airliners. The aircraft will be delivered with a 76-seat, dual-lavatory configuration and will be used for commercial airline operations in the region


[Kenya] Sidian Bank targets small medical service providers with $20million loan
07-27-2016 | 09:41:27
Kenya’s recently rebranded bank Sidian Bank has announced that it has $20 million that it intends to lend to medical service providers through a partnership with Medical Credit Fund


[Rwanda] Bank of Kigali partners with European Investment Bank to boost private sector investment
07-27-2016 | 09:35:11
Kenya’s recently rebranded bank Sidian Bank has announced that it has $20 million that it intends to lend to medical service providers through a partnership with Medical Credit Fund


Uganda calls for relaxing of the AGOA trade rules
07-27-2016 | 09:29:11
Uganda is calling for relaxing the trade rules under the African Growth and Opportunity Act, AGOA, fifteen years after it signed the act arguing this would help boost its exports.


 
Features
[Survey] Implementing Inclusive Business Models in Africa
07-27-2016 | 14:23:00
This short survey is part of a major research project undertaken by Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University (The Netherlands) in collaboration with ESAMI and the Netherlands African Business Council.


Ultra broadband is becoming more prominent in Africa
07-26-2016 | 09:43:00
The Huawei ICT Summit & UBBS (Ultra-Broadband Summit) was held in Pretoria on the 19th July 2016. With the theme of “Broadband for All, Building a Better Connected Africa”, the summit was attended by some 300 delegates, including operator executives, experts from industrial standards organizations and consultants.


The employment relationship and how it is affected by business transfers in countries across Africa
07-25-2016 | 11:07:00
Different African countries regulate the employment impact of business transfers differently. The key distinction across jurisdictions is whether or not there is an automatic transfer of employment with going concern transfers, and if there is, whether this applies in outsourcing situations as well.


[Column] Bob Koigi: Kenya’s Reality in Agribusiness and Value Addition
07-22-2016 | 16:19:00
In recent years, the government through the Kenya Tea Development Authority (KTDA) that pays farmers for export of tea has been paying the farmers unprecedented bonuses. In fact in 2012, the Kenyan farmers received the highest bonus in the world in that period


The Big Brands & Africa Survey | Smartphones
07-21-2016 | 05:43:00
The Africa Consumer Panel is executing The Big Brands & Africa Survey. You are invited to participate!


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