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COMESA launches trade in services portal to support online negotiations
01-12-2023 | 13:47:38
The portal provides tools to ensure the technical quality of the offers being made and exchanged are transparent and confidentiality in information sharing. It also provides messaging tools for users to interact safely and support the provision of trade in services data collected from all Member States.
[Column] Hassan Egeh: What does it mean for Somalia to join East Africa Communities (EAC)?
29-11-2023 | 08:30:00
Somalia was admitted into the East African Community (EAC) on Friday Novermber24, 2023 the eighth member of the bloc as it seeks to expand free trade across the region.
Endeavor Kenya launches scale-up program for high growth founders
27-11-2023 | 11:30:00
Endeavor Kenya, a non-profit organization that supports high-impact entrepreneurs, has launched the ScaleUp Program, its inaugural cohort-based initiative for high-growth founders.
Oikocredit to provide US$ 2 million in Kenya and US$ 160,000 in Uganda to finance community WASH initiatives
27-11-2023 | 06:12:00
Joint support for inclusive finance institutions will accelerate low-income Kenyans’ and Ugandans’ access to safe water and sanitation services.
SGS launches EAC-ready certification scheme for exporters to East Africa
24-11-2023 | 12:16:00
SGS EAC-Ready certification is a voluntary certification scheme that simplifies the process for exporters entering markets in the republics of Burundi, Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.
Sustainable AgTech - Redsea appoints Bruno De Oliveira VP East Africa & Egypt
23-11-2023 | 13:33:00
RedSea, the sustainable Agri Climate Tech business whose pioneering technology advances commercial farming in hot climates globally has appointed Bruno De Oliveira as VP East Africa & Egypt.
Cigna Healthcare partners with AAR Insurance to provide new services in East Africa
23-11-2023 | 10:25:00
This Cigna and AAR Insurance Kenya partnership seamlessly blends local expertise with global reach, providing policyholders with unmatched access to healthcare services on a global scale.
Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism commits more than $2 million for fertilizers
22-11-2023 | 13:45:00
The Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism will provide a $2 million partial trade credit guarantee and a $219,000 grant funding to Nairobi-based Apollo Agriculture Limited to support the distribution of over 7,000 tonnes of fertilizers to some 100,000 smallholder farmers in Kenya.
TechnoServe Launched the Burundi Better Coffee Initiative in New Bujumbura Office
22-11-2023 | 13:30:00
The Burundi Better Coffee Initiative, "Ikawa Nziza mu Burundi”, will benefit over 50,000 coffee farmers in Burundi over the next five years by focusing on improving quality and climate resilience.
The Permanent Parliamentary Committee on Energy and Minerals inspects the East African Crude Oil Pipeline
22-11-2023 | 12:30:00
The Permanent Parliamentary Committee on Energy and Minerals has visited the Chongoleani Port facility of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project and has been satisfied with the progress of the project.
EU, COMESA sign € 48.2 million financing agreements
22-11-2023 | 10:12:00
The Trade Competitiveness and Market Access program (EUR 40 million) will focus on improving the overall trade competitiveness of COMESA member states, while seeking opportunities that come along with global challenges, such as climate change, and making trade more sustainable.
AfDB approves $10 million investment in Dhamana Guarantee Company Limited East Africa
22-11-2023 | 10:00:00
Dhamana will be domiciled in Kenya as a limited liability company with a regional mandate to provide credit guarantees on debt capital market instruments.
[EVENT] Verto FX partners with UBA Kenya to launch Verto Atlas
21-11-2023 | 10:49:29
Join us for an exclusive event launch, as we unveil Verto Atlas, the financial powerhouse for large corporations and enterprises in Kenya, hosted by Verto on Thursday 23rd November.
Dimension Data appoints Peter Gitonga new GM for Managed Services, East Africa
20-11-2023 | 11:42:00
IT infrastructure and services company Dimension Data has appointed Peter Gitonga as the new GM for Managed Services, East Africa.
EAC to develop health data governance to foster digital transformation of the health sector in East Africa
20-11-2023 | 11:35:55
Dr. Nzeyimana said the process of developing the framework on Health Data Governance is already underway, adding that EALA has become the first EAC Organ to be consulted on the process.
[EVENT] Verto FX partners with UBA Kenya to launch Verto Atlas
15-11-2023 | 15:52:00
Join us for an exclusive event launch, as we unveil Verto Atlas, the financial powerhouse for large corporations and enterprises in Kenya, hosted by Verto on Thursday 23rd November.
COMESA’s global trade rises by 15 per cent
02-11-2023 | 11:01:00
The largest exporting countries in the COMESA region were Libya, Egypt, Tunisia and Sudan. These had a combined market of 98% in exported fuels in 2022.
BAD lance une initiative de renforcement des capacités pour améliorer le commerce en Afrique de l’Est
30-10-2023 | 09:15:00
Les programmes de facilitation des échanges de la Banque étaient conçus pour réduire les obstacles au commerce international et faciliter le commerce intra-africain et extérieur.
[Free Webinar] The Verto Hour: Streamlining Payments for Manufacturers and Suppliers in Eastern and Western Africa
24-10-2023 | 11:42:00
Join this webinar that empowers both manufacturers and suppliers operating in African markets with valuable insights and actionable strategies to streamline their payment processes and ensure uninterrupted supply chain continuity.
TDB and ITFC sign MoU to strengthen trade between OIC member states and those of TDB
22-10-2023 | 21:41:16
Under the MoU, TDB and ITFC will harmonize their efforts to provide robust trade finance solutions to better serve their respective Member Countries in Africa.
Salient receives $2.9 million grant to provide enhanced weather forecasts for smallholder farmers in East Africa
11-10-2023 | 09:33:00
This investment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is expected to contribute to the delivery of climate-informed decision support tools to help farmers adapt to and mitigate the impacts of climate change
EAC-EU develop joint roadmap to foster digital transformation in East Africa
10-10-2023 | 10:00:20
Both sides committed and agreed to foster a human-centric digital transformation in East Africa to utilize digital technologies and innovations for regional integration.
EAC, EU launch €40 million regional programme to boost market access for agribusiness ventures
05-10-2023 | 10:20:39
The East African Community (EAC) and European Union (EU) formally launched the second phase of the EU-EAC Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP II) in Arusha, Tanzania
Visa, YellowPepper & ABHI partner to provide Account-to-Account payments in CEMEA Region
04-10-2023 | 15:04:00
Visa announced a partnership agreement with ABHI that aims to revolutionize the financial landscape by driving innovation, promoting financial inclusion, and accelerating the adoption of new payment solutions in the CEMEA region.
Power tools manufacturer STIHL East Africa grows regional footprint one year into operation
29-09-2023 | 10:30:00
The transformation into STIHL East Africa Limited, launched in August 2022, is attributed to the region's growing demand for power tools.
STIHL East Africa responds to region's energy needs with plans to launch battery powered products
01-09-2023 | 08:30:00
STIHL East Africa Managing Director Francois Marais said the move is necessitated by the demand for sustainable energy sources amidst global climate change challenges.
Ecobank and AMREF partner to ease emergency air and ground evacuation of patients across East Africa
24-08-2023 | 11:09:33
Pan African Bank Ecobank Kenya Limited has partnered with AMREF Flying Doctors to offer Maisha Membership; an air and ground ambulance scheme to the Bank's clientele.
Kentegra Biotechnology received funds to boost the expansion of pyrethrin production in Kenya
23-08-2023 | 10:55:14
Finnfund and DFC commit 15 million US dollars in equity and loan financing to Kentegra Biotechnology to boost the expansion of pyrethrin production in Kenya.
Fintech firm Ukheshe partners with Diamond Trust Bank to deliver BaaS in East Africa
17-08-2023 | 11:27:00
Banking as a Service (BaaS) and embedded finance enabler Ukheshe has partnered with Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) to provide an innovative BaaS platform in East Africa.
Kasha has raised $21M series B led by Knife Capital to expand in Africa
26-07-2023 | 13:10:00
East Africa’s leading digital health access platform, Kasha, has announced a successful Series B fundraising round of $21 million, led by Knife Capital, a pan-African venture capital firm based out of South Africa.
Eliminate non-tariff barriers to boost intra-African food trade, EAC urges
24-07-2023 | 13:18:50
AU Member States were further urged to invest in irrigation agriculture by moving away from the reliance on rain-fed agriculture. African countries were called upon to adopt policies that motivate the youth to take part in agriculture to ensure increased production and reduce food insecurity.
EAC unveils online tool to measure performance of one stop border posts
12-07-2023 | 13:01:00
Ms. Ssemuwemba announced that the tool is now ready for use and that Partner States and stakeholders will embark on data collection, sensitisation on use and full roll out.
Nigeria, Ethiopia swap $100m blocked airline funds
11-07-2023 | 12:17:00
The Ethiopian and Nigerian central banks have agreed to swap funds trapped in their respective states, which will see Ethiopian Airlines (ET) recover up to $100 million trapped in Nigeria.
IFC appoints Mary Porter Peschka as Regional Director for Eastern Africa
04-07-2023 | 08:56:03
Peschka, who brings more than 30 years of global investment and development expertise to her new role, will drive IFC's strategy across the region to support resilient, inclusive, and sustainable private sector growth and job creation.
Kushite East Africa ICP launches web3 hub to drive blockchain awareness
03-07-2023 | 08:15:00
Kushite East Africa ICP Hub has launched a local web3 hub focused on education and awareness of blockchain and web3 technology.
Stanbic Bank to reinforce its role in East Africa's Oil and Gas sector
26-06-2023 | 16:52:00
Stanbic Bank, a leading financial institution in South Sudan one of the silver sponsor of the sixth edition of the South Sudan Oil and Power (SSOP) 2023 conference and exhibition . Themed, "The Engine of East African Growth" SSOP 2023 reinforced its role in Oil and Gas Sector Develompement.
East African Community rolls out campaign to grow agri-export trade
16-06-2023 | 13:48:32
The East African Community (EAC) has launched a campaign aimed at creating awareness on the agri-export trade opportunities that have been created through the EU-EAC Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP).
Global Startup Awards Africa announces Eastern Africa regional winners
08-06-2023 | 13:32:00
Fifteen startups from Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Rwanda and Tanzania have been announced as Eastern Regional winners of the Global Startup Awards (GSA) Africa 2022/23.
Kenya to discard visa fees for Africa traders
30-05-2023 | 11:33:52
President William Ruto has announced plans to remove visa requirements for African nationals travelling to Kenya for business as a first major step to remove barriers to intra-Africa trade.
[Ethiopia] Azentio Software’s iMAL is now live at Rammis Bank
29-05-2023 | 08:34:00
Azentio Software announced that the latest version of its Islamic banking solution - iMAL, has gone live at Rammis Bank, a newly launched financial institution in Ethiopia specializing in Sharia-compliant products and services.
ESET E.A to launch a cyber security industry survey
25-05-2023 | 11:06:00
Global cyber security solutions provider ESET through its local subsidiary ESET E.A has rolled out an industry wide survey that seeks to establish the State of Cybersecurity in East Africa.
STIHL EA sets eyes on localizing its product development with $100 million investment
17-05-2023 | 10:21:00
Power tools manufacturer STIHL East Africa has announced it will invest Sh100 million in local accessories manufacturing every year as it seeks to localise its product development in the region.
The East African Competition Authority and the Competition Authority of Kenya sign bilateral agreement
17-05-2023 | 10:11:47
The MoU lays out modalities through which the agencies will mitigate competition infringements with cross-border effects, as well as foster transparency and predictability with regard to multijurisdictional merger notifications in order to reduce transaction costs for businesses.
TDB to launch three new virtual deal rooms with Asoko Insight
15-05-2023 | 10:47:16
TDB to accelerate the financing of infrastructure, health and climate action projects in Africa through three new virtual deal rooms with Asoko Insight.
EABC underscores the role of business associations in the implementation of the AFCFTA
09-05-2023 | 13:29:06
The East African Business Council (EABC) emphasizes the vital role of business associations in the successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
EABC urges EAC partner states to reduce costs of digital tax stamps to manufacturers
05-05-2023 | 10:17:01
The East African Business Council (EABC) has called for a review and reduction in the cost of the Digital Tax Stamp (DTS) system, which has been implemented in the region to improve revenue collection on excisable goods.
YALI and Microsoft ADC partner to improve youth digital skills
04-05-2023 | 12:41:00
The Microsoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) and the Young African Leaders Initiative Regional Leadership Centre East Africa (YALI) have signed an MoU to provide digital skills programs to young leaders in the region.
COMESA, IOM sign agreement to strengthen cooperation
04-05-2023 | 12:26:39
COMESA and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build a cooperative working relationship in different areas of common interest which centers on managing migration and related activities in the Eastern and Southern African region.
Five Eastern and Southern African countries under negotiation to sign Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
27-04-2023 | 11:35:24
Commission reports on eleventh negotiation round with five Eastern and Southern African countries to deepen existing Economic Partnership Agreement
TDB and Finnfund working together for investment development in Africa
20-04-2023 | 11:26:00
TDB Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Finnfund, a Finnish development financier and impact investor, to promote investments that contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals in key projects in TDB member states.
EAC to digitize the Common External Tariff to enhance private sector participation in international trade
19-04-2023 | 11:17:00
The digitalization efforts are aimed at enhancing the participation and access to trade information of the private sector in international trade.
[Column] Hardeep Sound: Close the tech skills gap to unlock East Africa’s economic growth
13-04-2023 | 08:08:39
For East Africa, the digital economy holds enormous opportunity, with the potential to power growth across every sector of the economy.
Victory Farms raises $35 million to expand in the whole East Africa
12-04-2023 | 13:31:00
East African tilapia producer Victory Farms has successfully completed a $35 million Series B round, which will fund the expansion of its operations in Kenya and Rwanda, as well as potential entry into Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania.
AfDB, COMESA launch $1.5 million project to improve electricity regulation in the region
12-04-2023 | 11:22:51
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) have launched a new regional initiative to enhance the sustainability of the electricity sector in Eastern and Southern Africa through harmonized regulatory frameworks.
Finverity raises $5 million to expand Supply Chain Finance Technology
03-04-2023 | 09:42:00
Finverity raises $5m equity funding as revenues grow 15x to meet the demand for its solutions, and finish opening its offices in Dubai, Poland and Kenya.
[Kenya] Oxfam Novib, Goodwell launch a EUR 20 million fund to support SMEs in East Africa
03-04-2023 | 05:57:00
Oxfam Novib and Goodwell Investments have announced a new EUR 20 million fund aimed at supporting early-stage growth companies in East Africa.
TradeMark Africa and Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry launch online platform for women traders in East Africa
24-03-2023 | 09:33:00
Designed to support women in trade across East Africa access and use vital and simplified information, iSOKO will unlock opportunities for participation, formalisation of businesses and growth in trade value.
Mauritius’ Sicom Group is now among TDB shareholder
15-03-2023 | 13:52:06
With an investment of approximately USD 2 million inequity capital in the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB), SICOM Group’ subsidiary SICOM Global Fund Limited, joins the family of TDB shareholders.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What the entry of Somalia to the EAC means for region
14-03-2023 | 14:56:54
This week, The East African Community (EAC) officially launched the verification mission to assess the Federal Republic of Somalia’s readiness to join the Community.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Improving business competitiveness in the region: The case of TradeMark Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:56:54
As it rebrands to TradeMark Africa, TMA, in its bid to grow its continental footprint, aid for trade institution formerly known as TradeMark East, boasts of having made a lasting mark in East Africa where it has operated for over ten years.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Enhancing regional digital integration
14-03-2023 | 14:56:52
As East Africa seeks to become a more deeply integrated and dynamic digital investment, innovation, and growth hub, it is exploring initiatives and partners to help it drive that agenda as it seeks to boost its competitiveness as an investment hub.
[East Africa Business Week] Growing the region’s investment portfolio
14-03-2023 | 14:56:51
In the last week, a series of investments across East Africa have been unveiled by corporates, banks, multinationals and development partners as the region continues to position itself as an investment hub in the continent.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Scaling startups’ investment in the region
14-03-2023 | 14:56:50
As startups successfully raise funding, they are boosting their product and service portfolio while setting sight on the East African region for expansion. This
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Accelerating sustainable and clean transport solutions
14-03-2023 | 14:56:49
A bulk of East African countries’ electricity comes from renewables. Yet the region’s transport sector relies entirely on imported petroleum fuels.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Boosting small businesses’ competitivity in the region
14-03-2023 | 14:56:47
Small businesses are the engine of the East African economic growth, employing millions and opening up the member states to interact with each other through seamless trade.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Local fintech spreads to East Africa, oil and gas find major milestone
14-03-2023 | 14:56:47
Nigeria, like other countries of the world, is going through some economically turbulent times. Inflation is on the rise (recently pegged at 21.9%) and local startups are directly impacted by financial crises on the other side of the world.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region warms up to the hospitality industry’s expansion binge
14-03-2023 | 14:56:45
Global respected hotel brands are expanding their footprint and have identified Africa as a key investment destination with the East African region catching their attention for its MICE, business and leisure growth potential.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Deepening diaspora remittances, driving regional investment
14-03-2023 | 14:56:43
In a first of its kind move, The East African Community (EAC) has announced setting up a Diaspora desk that will focus on facilitating East Africans living in the diaspora to invest and trade in the region.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Partnerships bolster cross-border remittances and trade
14-03-2023 | 14:56:43
This will also accelerate financial inclusion and remove the barriers around cross-border money transfers.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Investing in women-led businesses
14-03-2023 | 14:56:42
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for an estimated 90% of all businesses in Africa and women own about a third of all registered African SMEs.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Banking on innovations, partnerships to grow financial services sector
14-03-2023 | 14:56:39
These developments have led to improved services and a robust sector that is shaping the region’s financial services industry dynamics.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Cushioning food systems from shocks
14-03-2023 | 14:56:37
This week, thousands of delegates across the continent and beyond are gathered in Kigali, Rwanda for the African Green Revolution Forum, AGRF, an annual event bringing governments and partners together around food security and making safe, nutritious foods produced in a sustainable way available to all Africans.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region’s startups are on an expansion binge
14-03-2023 | 14:56:36
East African startups have been on an expansion drive, raising funding as they seek to tap into emerging opportunities in the region and across Africa while growing their portfolio.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Bolstering integration with Tripartite Business Council
14-03-2023 | 14:56:35
In a historic move for the integration process, The East African Business Council, COMESA and SADC Business Council recently launched and formed the African Tripartite Business Council.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Kenya business community’s expectations of the new government
14-03-2023 | 14:56:31
Kenya’s incoming government following the just concluded elections takes office amid ballooning public debt, chronic drought, COVID-19 effects, inflation, unemployment and the impacts of global shocks that have buffeted the nation.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Boosting diaspora remittances through regional collaboration
14-03-2023 | 14:56:27
As the region bets on diaspora remittances to boost respective countries’ national purses and drive economic growth across East Africa, member states are looking at cementing regional partnerships.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Actualizing the Common Market Protocol
14-03-2023 | 14:56:25
The Summit discussed a raft of issues touching on the region from infrastructure development, energy transition, removing all restrictions on air transport services and strengthening the community.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region bets on bioeconomy to bolster growth
14-03-2023 | 14:56:21
Among the key interventions proposed in the strategy is the creation of new forms of sustainable bioenergy, and the conversion of waste materials to useful products.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: South Sudan remains a strategic player in the region’s petroleum industry
14-03-2023 | 14:56:17
Owing to its strategic position at the heart of a wider Nile Basin-East Africa hydrocarbons-rich area, South Sudan is emerging as the hub for petroleum industry services and exploration in the region.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: West meets East
14-03-2023 | 14:56:13
West African companies have particularly been keen to expand their operations in the East African region. This has been through mergers, partnerships or takeovers.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: DR Congo’s factor in the integration agenda
14-03-2023 | 14:56:10
The recent entry of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the East African Community has heralded a new economic dispensation expanding the regional market.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Investing in women-led businesses to deepen integration
14-03-2023 | 14:56:01
East African member states, private sector players and development partners have stepped up their investment in women-led businesses and SMEs in a move likely to impact cross-border trade and boost integration in the region.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Financial institutions bank on tech to bolster offerings
14-03-2023 | 14:55:55
East Africa financial institutions are betting on tech to boost their offerings, grow their customers’ portfolio and stay afloat in a competitive market.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What EU’s lifting of financial sanctions on Burundi means for EAC
14-03-2023 | 14:55:54
The EU made the decision in the wake of deteriorating political situation occasioned by a disputed presidential election in 2015.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Heightened oil and gas activities inspire more investments
14-03-2023 | 14:55:53
As the East African nations continue to make oil and gas discoveries, investors and multinationals are pitching tent in the region on an exploration binge with governments betting on the newfound resources to grow national and regional economies.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Sub marine cable investment connects region to the world
14-03-2023 | 14:55:52
An increase in submarine cable activities and fiber connectivity is attracting more investments in East Africa while opening up the region to the world.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why Kenya is losing its place in regional trade
14-03-2023 | 14:55:49
Whereas Kenya has been trying to revive regional trade, our own policies and regulations developed over the last couple of years hinder these efforts.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What 2022 portends for East Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:55:47
As the East African Community, EAC, member states eye innovative ways of deepening integration and trading more with each other, the bloc and individual countries are putting in place mechanisms, policies and legislation that seek to address longstanding hiccups that have put the brakes on seamless regional trade.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: East Africa positions itself as investment destination of choice
14-03-2023 | 14:55:44
The East African community continues to live up to its billing as a prime investment destination for investors.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Promoting local production will lead to regional industrialization
14-03-2023 | 14:55:21
The establishment of an effective Common External Tariff in the East Africa region will lead to the exponential growth of the manufacturing sector.
[Column] Quinton Swart: Why boxed water is better? Thinking inside of the box when it comes to packaging water
14-03-2023 | 14:55:19
Packaged water in South Africa is a growing market, commonly bottled in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic. While this material is recyclable, more than half of plastic waste is not recovered, most of it ending up in landfill or in waterways.
[Startup Interview] Almasi Ndangili, Founder, Imarisha East Africa Productions, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:55:08
Almasi Ndangili is the founder of Imarisha East Africa Productions Ltd, a Kenya-based talent academy promoting education through edutainment.
The one-stop border post between Tanzania and Kenya, a symbol of East-African integration
14-03-2023 | 14:54:56
By cutting the crossing time to a maximum of half an hour, the One-Stop Border Post project has boosted trade and tourism between Kenya and Tanzania.
East Africa’s oil industry: A new story in the making
14-03-2023 | 14:54:46
The recent acquisition by Total of Tullow Oil's entire interests in the Lake Albert Development Project in Uganda marks the beginning of a new chapter for East Africa's energy industry.
[Interview] Catherine Jura, Director Learning and Development, Edify Learning Forum Africa, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:54:30
Training management firms like Edify Learning Forum Africa, ELFA, have been at the forefront of designing, managing and redefining organizational learning processes in Africa over the years.
[Interview] Kagure Wamunyu, CEO, Kobo360, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:54:23
Kobo360 was launched in 2017 by entrepreneurs Obi Ozor and Ife Oyedele II. Kagure Wamunyu is the current CEO, leading the company's expansion and growth in the African region.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Regional integration within EAC is a key driver of trade
14-03-2023 | 14:54:13
For years, trade has proven to be a key driver of economic growth for many countries across the globe. Trade has also been the fuel for driving regional integration for continents of the world.
[Interview] Peter Macharia Kamau, CEO, Jijenge Credit Limited, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:54:10
Peter Macharia Kamau is a seasoned banker with over 30 years experience in the Banking Industry. Peter founded Jijenge Credit, a lending institution operating since 2014 within East Africa.
[Interview] Anne Wambui Gaitha, CEO, Regal Africa, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:54:06
Anne Wambui Gaitha is an investment and financial services professional. She founded Regal Africa in 2015. Located at Top Plaza, 4th floor, Kindaruma Road, Kilimani, Nairobi, the company provides diverse financial services in East Africa.
[Startup Interview] Wilhelmina Diop, Marketing Director, HelloSolar, Ethiopia
14-03-2023 | 14:54:04
Wilhelmina Diop is investing her skills in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development into providing rural communities in Ethiopia with affordable access to power, through the startup company, HelloSolar.