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TradeMark East Africa rebrands to TradeMark Africa
30-01-2023 | 05:15:00
TradeMark East Africa has officially rebranded to TradeMark Africa (TMA) following all necessary regulatory approvals in most countries of operations across the East, Southern and Horn of Africa region.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What the entry of Somalia to the EAC means for region
27-01-2023 | 13:30:00
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.
EABC calls for an EAC single air transport services agreement to lower the cost of air transport in the region
27-01-2023 | 08:48:55
Limited infrastructure, lack of standardized regulations and high air transport costs are among the challenges affecting the air transport sector in EAC.
Azercosmos partners with CommsCarrier to bring internet services to government organizations in Africa
26-01-2023 | 14:34:00
Azercosmos has signed a collaboration agreement on long-term projects with CommCarrier Satellite Services, the provider of satellite services in Kenya.
The Water Project deepens its commitment to clean water in Vihiga county, Kenya
26-01-2023 | 10:23:00
On January 20th, the County of Vihiga in Western Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Water Project, a U.S.-based NGO building sustainable water projects to bring clean, safe, and reliable water to the communities of Vihiga County.
EAC launches the Verification Mission to assess Somalia's readiness to join the Community
26-01-2023 | 08:26:20
The verification team comprising of experts from the EAC Partner States shall be in Somalia from 25th January to 3rd February, 2023, to establish the country’s level of conformity with the criteria for admitting foreign countries as provided in the Treaty for the establishment of the EAC.
Dimension Data targets East African organizations with new managed service
23-01-2023 | 07:52:00
Dimension Data has launched 360 Observability, a new managed service that it says is designed to allow organizations to achieve deep visibility over their cloud-native applications, hybrid IT and multi-cloud infrastructure.
Flow Global a 2022 Inclusive Fintech 50 Winner
19-01-2023 | 12:09:00
Flow Global a Fintech company was part of the top 50 Fintech companies identified by Inclusive Fintech 50 (IF50) as a rising and promising business that is helping to drive financial inclusion in the world.
Bolt appoints Takura Malaba as Regional Manager for East and Southern Africa
16-01-2023 | 11:07:00
Bolt has appointed Takura Malaba as the new Regional Manager for East and Southern Africa, effective 1st January 2023. Takura takes over from Kenneth Micah.
Intra-EAC trade hits the $10 billion mark
16-01-2023 | 09:34:40
Intra-regional trade within the East African Community (EAC) is on an upward trajectory, standing at $10.17 billion in September 2022.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Enhancing regional digital integration
23-12-2022 | 10:01:20
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.
TDB Group extends usd100 million financing to the export trading group to support farmers in Africa
22-12-2022 | 10:46:00
The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) has extended a USD 100 million trade finance facility to Agri Commodities and Finance FZE-LLC (ACF), a subsidiary of the Export Trading Group (ETG), one of the largest agricultural supply chain operators in Africa.
East African Community bets on Bioeconomy Strategy to boost food security
22-12-2022 | 06:51:59
Dr. Mathuki said that the bioeconomy strategy – the first of its kind in Africa and the second in the world after that of the European Union – will increase opportunities for the EAC Partner States to deepen their cooperation in developing a sustainable and resilient bioeconomy.
World Bank earmarks $15 million for EAC to enhance regional digital integration
21-12-2022 | 09:30:10
The Bank through its Single Digital Market (SDM) initiative aims at supporting the region to become a more deeply integrated and dynamic digital investment, innovation, and growth hub.
MediaTek Dimensity 9000 chipset now available in East Africa
19-12-2022 | 08:21:58
The chipset is the world’s first TSMC chip built on the 4nm process and uses Arm’s new v9 architecture promising users faster performance and better power efficiency.
EG Capital announces successful anchor closing of its maiden fund to invest in startups across East Africa and Zambia
19-12-2022 | 08:09:00
EG Capital has announced the anchor closing of its first EG-Economic Empowerment Fund LP, which will invest in medium-sized businesses in the Food, Health, Education and Climate Resilience sectors in East Africa and Zambia.
[East Africa Business Week] Growing the region’s investment portfolio
16-12-2022 | 13:15:00
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.
TradeMark East Africa partners with AfricaNenda to design digital innovations in financial services for trade
07-12-2022 | 07:01:18
AfricaNenda and TradeMark East Africa (TradeMark) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing to collaborate towards creating digital-related solutions that will enhance financial inclusion across Eastern Africa trade environment.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Scaling startups’ investment in the region
02-12-2022 | 16:51:39
As startups successfully raise funding, they are boosting their product and service portfolio while setting sight on the East African region for expansion. This
Nigerian fintech startup, Pivo has closed a $2 million seed for its expansion in Nigeria and East Africa
28-11-2022 | 11:21:00
Nigerian fintech startup, Pivo, has closed a $2 million seed round that included participation from Precursor Ventures, Vested World, Y Combinator, FoundersX, and Mercy Corp Ventures.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Accelerating sustainable and clean transport solutions
25-11-2022 | 13:05:00
A bulk of East African countries’ electricity comes from renewables. Yet the region’s transport sector relies entirely on imported petroleum fuels.
Les fonds ARAF renforce les activités de Famerline, FarmWorks et Sunculture
22-11-2022 | 11:19:00
Famerline, FarmWorks et Sunculture, ont été financé par le fonds ARAF aident, par l’innovation technologique, les petits exploitants agricoles à s’adapter au changement climatique en Afrique de l’Est et de l’Ouest.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Boosting small businesses’ competitivity in the region
18-11-2022 | 13:35:00
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
18-11-2022 | 12:08:00
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.
ITC and EABC launch digital platform to boost small business competitivity in region
15-11-2022 | 06:38:07
The platform My East African Soko or Myeasoko is developed by EABC in partnership with ITC’s 5-year corporate programme One Trade Africa.
AfDB invests over $6 million to develop the pharmaceutical sector in Southern and Eastern Africa
15-11-2022 | 06:31:19
The project, which will be implemented over three years (2023-2025), is institutional support to develop the region’s pharmaceutical industry.
COMESA received the fund to develop the pharmaceutical sector in the sub-region
14-11-2022 | 07:57:13
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund, the concessional lending arm of the African Development Bank Group approved a $6.63 million grant to the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) to develop the pharmaceutical sector in the sub-region.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region warms up to the hospitality industry’s expansion binge
11-11-2022 | 13:43:56
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.
EABC calls for set up of consolidation centers to boost export of fresh produce from the EAC bloc
11-11-2022 | 07:09:21
The intricacies and competitiveness of EAC economies rely on the transport and logistics sector
Afreximbank co-hosts Webinar on Intra-African Trade and Investment with the East African Business Council
02-11-2022 | 15:42:48
The conversation addressed key challenges confronting African businesses when approaching intra-African trade, recognizing that 80% of Africa’s small businesses have no access to trade finance and over US$5 billion is lost due to currency conversion during transactions.
Novo Nordisk Foundation, WFP launch partnership to improve food systems in Rwanda and Uganda
01-11-2022 | 10:17:00
The Novo Nordisk Foundation and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have sealed a partnership to further advance WFP's homegrown school feeding and smallholder farmer support programmes in Rwanda and Uganda.
NALA enables Google Pay payments from the US and UK into Africa
28-10-2022 | 09:04:42
NALA, a Tanzanian fintech startup facilitating remittances from the African diaspora in the UK and US, has integrated Google Pay into its suite of payment options for users.
Project targets East African women livestock holders with lifesaving vaccines
26-10-2022 | 09:45:00
Currently, 24 women have been trained across three countries to provide vaccination and animal health-related services to 140,000 farming households.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Partnerships bolster cross-border remittances and trade
21-10-2022 | 13:05:00
This will also accelerate financial inclusion and remove the barriers around cross-border money transfers.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Deepening diaspora remittances, driving regional investment
14-10-2022 | 13:30:00
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.
Tugende closes pre-Series B funding raising a total USD 10 million arranged by Verdant Capital
13-10-2022 | 11:54:15
Tugende, the innovative fintech platform for MSME credit and asset-financing in East Africa, closed in Q2 pre-Series B equity funding from existing shareholders led by Partech and two new investors, including Women’s World Banking.
EAC to set up Diaspora Desk to facilitate the diaspora community to invest and trade in the region
11-10-2022 | 08:14:00
The East African Community (EAC) is setting up a Diaspora desk that will focus on facilitating East Africans living in the diaspora to invest and trade in the region.
Uganda Bureau of Standards launches new laboratory to enhance quality standards
05-10-2022 | 08:20:42
The Mbale Laboratory is part of three regional laboratories that UNBS has set up outside of the capital in an effort to decentralise its services and make them more accessible to traders.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Investing in women-led businesses
30-09-2022 | 13:58:45
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.
Sabre announces new alliance with SABRON Tech to grow foothold in East Africa
28-09-2022 | 11:51:53
The relationship combines SABRON's strong market knowledge with Sabre's innovative technology.
TradeMark East Africa and CABI partner to enhance market access for regional produce
23-09-2022 | 09:17:38
The two organisations have collaborated since 2017 to implement various Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary Measures (SPS) projects across East Africa in, among other areas, conducting studies on SPS Gaps in the region and tools to remedy the situation.
KCB Group Shareholders approve proposed Trust Merchant Bank SA (TMB) acquisition
22-09-2022 | 08:26:39
KCB Group Plc shareholders have approved the proposed acquisition of the DRC-based lender Trust Merchant Bank SA (TMB) during an Extra Ordinary General Meeting held in Nairobi.
COMESA Central Bank economists undergo training to strengthen financial system
22-09-2022 | 08:26:13
The COMESA Monetary Institute (CMI) organized the training to enhance the implementation of the COMESA Financial System Development and Stability Plan.
[Column] Patrick Ndegwa: It's time for East African businesses to switch to SD-WAN
19-09-2022 | 14:00:00
By switching to software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN), many enterprises in East Africa and around the world are accelerating their digital transformation.
Stanbic Bank’s borderless banking platform records demand and growth in East Africa
16-09-2022 | 09:30:00
Spanning a single network that includes Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and South Sudan, the Borderless Banking solution has grown exponentially between January 2021 to March 2022, at a rate of USD 40 million of transactional volume from virtually zero in January 2021.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Banking on innovations, partnerships to grow financial services sector
16-09-2022 | 08:17:27
These developments have led to improved services and a robust sector that is shaping the region’s financial services industry dynamics.
Norrsken House launches new facility to accommodate more innovators, entrepreneurs
12-09-2022 | 08:37:36
Norrsken House Kigali has launched a new facility that will allow it to host more than 1000 entrepreneurs and innovators.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Cushioning food systems from shocks
09-09-2022 | 09:10:00
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.
Private sector stakeholders call for harmonization of East Africa standards to boost intra-EAC trade
08-09-2022 | 10:04:10
East African Private Sector have urged Governments to for fast-tracked harmonization of East African Standards during the EABC-TMEA Regional Public Private Engagement on Standards held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region’s startups are on an expansion binge
02-09-2022 | 15:03:00
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.
EAC Partner States reaffirm commitment to implement African Union Land Declaration
02-09-2022 | 06:00:00
The meeting noted that such periodic forums would facilitate the sharing of experiences, information, lessons learnt and best practices in land policy formulation and implementation.
TradeMark East Africa appoints David Beer as CEO
01-09-2022 | 09:44:47
The TMEA Board conducted a rigorous selection process to select a CEO with strong experience of the nexus of aid for trade, Governments and diplomacy, multilaterals, and development, positioning him to provide continuity of purpose.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Bolstering integration with Tripartite Business Council
26-08-2022 | 17:02:19
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.
EABC, COMESA and SADC establish African Tripartite Business Council
19-08-2022 | 11:08:26
The East African Business Council, COMESA and SADC Business Council have officially launched and formed the African Tripartite Business Council to spearhead the inclusion of private sector policy proposals into the negotiations of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement and the African Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA).
[Column] Bob Koigi: Kenya business community’s expectations of the new government
18-08-2022 | 18:19:00
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.
Aktif Bank opened its first international representative office in Rwanda
18-08-2022 | 08:47:00
Aktif Bank Breaks Ground in the African Continent once again by opening it's first international representative office in Rwanda
[Kenya] E-Logistics startup Lori Systems raises an undisclosed amount of funding from Google
18-08-2022 | 08:18:53
Kenya e-logistics company Lori Systems which operates across East Africa has raised an undisclosed amount of Round B funding from Google.
The African Business Roundtable welcomes new members to its organization
15-08-2022 | 10:30:00
Individuals and businesses join the African Business Roundtable for numerous reasons, and the organization’s objectives have been carefully designed to serve them.
German manufacturer Stihl Group selects Kenya as the Hub for East Africa
11-08-2022 | 10:30:00
The subsidiary dubbed Stihl East Africa will be its Eastern Africa hub servicing countries that include Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, DRC, Rwanda, and Burundi among others.
[South Africa] HAVAÍC announces a $500K investment in FinAccess to grow across Africa
08-08-2022 | 14:29:00
Cape Town-headquartered venture capital (VC) firm HAVAÍC this week announced a US$500,000 investment in FinAccess, an East African headquartered software solutions provider.
East Africa Heads of State officially launch the Arusha Bypass Road
01-08-2022 | 09:37:50
EAC launched the Arusha Bypass Road, during the EAC Heads of State summit, the 42.4 km bypass seeks to decongest traffic in the towns of Arusha and Moshi and to promote intra-regional trade.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Boosting diaspora remittances through regional collaboration
29-07-2022 | 12:00:00
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.
Bloom secures US$6.5 mln, a record for local tech firms
28-07-2022 | 12:03:00
Sudanese fintech founder Ahmed Ismail’s Bloom secures $6.5 million in seed funding. Visa joined the round and, in doing so, hopes to increase its card adoption in Sudan and East Africa.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Actualizing the Common Market Protocol
22-07-2022 | 16:00:33
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.
Summit of East African Community Heads of State commit to revitalize the bloc's Common Market
22-07-2022 | 10:53:34
The Summit that met physically for the first time in three years noted that the Common Market was the best way to increase intra-regional trade and spur economic growth in the region.
Ostatech, IEC Telecom and Thuraya bolster digitalization in East Africa
22-07-2022 | 10:30:39
Satellite connectivity solutions enable the integration of latest technologies with existing infrastructure.
Afreximbank and East African Business Council launch the EABC-Africa Trade and Investment Council
21-07-2022 | 14:41:00
Afreximbank and the East Africa Business Council (EABC) have launched the EABC, with the goal of creating a platform for engagement and investment between the East Africa Community (EAC) and the rest of Africa, to unlock investment opportunities, private sector development and business growth.
BAD approuve $175 millions pour la Banque de commerce et de développement d’Afrique de l’Est et Australe
15-07-2022 | 11:12:00
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé un accord de participation aux risques financé pour un montant de 175 millions de dollars en faveur de la Banque de commerce et de développement de l’Afrique de l’Est et australe.
EABC calls for common regional policies on future global shocks
14-07-2022 | 15:41:16
The Chief Executive Officer of the East African Business Council (EABC) Mr. John Bosco Kalisa has urged EAC Partners States to have common regional policies on future global shocks to enhance economic resilience and rebound amid COVID-19.
Verdant Capital arrages EUR 2.5 milion for Tugende
11-07-2022 | 08:43:39
Tugende, the innovative fintech platform for MSME credit and asset-financing in East Africa, has closed an additional EUR 2.5 million in debt financing from a leading European impact investor whose mandate is to support the growth of MSMEs across the African continent.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region bets on bioeconomy to bolster growth
08-07-2022 | 13:53:33
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 African Community unveils bioeconomy strategy
04-07-2022 | 15:38:00
The strategy will offer an opportunity for Partners States to achieve their individual aspirations, making use of the region’s abundant natural resources, including underutilized agricultural waste materials, to produce value-added products with applications in many sectors including food, health, energy and industrial goods.
Victoria Kwakwa appointed World Bank Vice President for Eastern and Southern Africa
04-07-2022 | 10:09:41
The World Bank has appointed Victoria Kwakwa as the new World Bank Vice President for Eastern and Southern Africa.
World Bank approves $2.3 Billion program to address escalating food insecurity in Eastern and Southern Africa
04-07-2022 | 08:38:00
The World Bank Group approved a $2.3 billion program to help countries in Eastern and Southern Africa increase the resilience of the region’s food systems and ability to tackle growing food insecurity.
World Bank approves $2.3 billion programme to address escalating food insecurity in Eastern and Southern Africa
01-07-2022 | 14:53:19
The World Bank Group has approved a $2.3 billion program to help countries in Eastern and Southern Africa increase the resilience of the region’s food systems and ability to tackle growing food insecurity.
COMESA, Texas Agrilife Research sign pact to tackle barriers to regional trade
29-06-2022 | 11:10:00
COMESA and Texas A&M Agrilife Research, USA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support mycotoxin risk management involving aflatoxins and fumonisins for trade commodities and staples. This is a key pillar of mutual recognition of certificates of analysis amongst trading countries.
[Column] Hardeep Sound: Beyond recovery: Tech’s role in building a fit-for-purpose East African economy
28-06-2022 | 11:10:00
Following the easing of lockdown restrictions in East Africa, regional economies have worked hard at making up lost ground and repairing the economic damage wrought by the pandemic.
Dimension Data East Africa: Embracing the skills of those born in the cloud
27-06-2022 | 08:02:00
How to mitigate the risk of the massive brain drain that has become a perennial problem in Africa is something that keeps many business and technology leaders up at night
Ugandan fintech platform Tugende closes pre-Series B investment round to accelerate growth
21-06-2022 | 10:50:00
Tugende, the East African fintech platform providing asset financing and digital services to small businesses, announced it has raised a pre-Series B investment round led by current shareholder Partech Africa.
NSE, Risk Insights collaborate to use ESG GPS rating platform to drive sustainability in East Africa
20-06-2022 | 14:21:00
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) and Risk Insights have agreed to cooperate and use Risk Insights’ AI-powered ESG GPS™ rating platform and suite of products, to drive sustainability in East Africa.
AWIEF and African Development Bank’s AFAWA join forces to increase access to finance for women SMEs
20-06-2022 | 11:23:43
AWIEF and the AFAWA the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have joined forces to drive increased access to finance and markets for women-owned and women-led small and medium enterprises (WSMEs) across Southern, East and West Africa.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: South Sudan remains a strategic player in the region’s petroleum industry
17-06-2022 | 16:12:47
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.
World Bank approves $250 million for small scale trade in the Great Lakes region
17-06-2022 | 15:49:00
Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and neighboring countries within the Great Lakes Region of Eastern Africa are set to benefit from the new Great Lakes Trade Facilitation and Integration Project.
[Column] James Chester: South Sudan: The emerging hub for East African petroleum sector growth
16-06-2022 | 15:52:53
South Sudan has its own unique place at the center of a wider Nile Basin-East Africa hydrocarbons-rich area that perfectly positions the country as the hub for petroleum industry services and exploration.
Snapplify launches Teacha! edtech in Kenya to support teachers with CBC resources
14-06-2022 | 10:36:00
Global edtech company Snapplify has launched its Teacha! brand in East Africa, making thousands of teaching resources immediately available to teachers. Using the Teacha! resource marketplace, teachers can buy and sell their teaching resources online.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Catalyzing private investments in agriculture
10-06-2022 | 13:00:00
The recent decision by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to open an office serving the East and Southern African regions is a pointer to the crucial role farmers play in the region play in the East African, continental and global food systems.
Saudi Arabia seeks new investments in COMESA
10-06-2022 | 11:35:47
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia seeks to enhance relations with countries in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa by establishing new areas of investment and development through the COMESA Secretariat.
IFAD opens regional office to better serve small-scale farmers in East and Southern Africa
08-06-2022 | 14:04:40
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has officially opened its East and Southern Africa regional office to help the institution meet its goal of reducing hunger and poverty.
Mastercard study advocates financial inclusion as a driver for better access to health and education
06-06-2022 | 09:31:32
Financial inclusion is driving better access to health and education across Middle East and Africa, according to a new white paper from Mastercard.
The East African Community tables $91.5 million budget estimates for the 2022/2023 financial year 
03-06-2022 | 10:00:00
The East African Community (EAC) has tabled before the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) the budget estimates for the 2022/2023 Financial Year totaling $91,579,215.  
[Incentro | Google | DigiCloud | Hybrid Event] Data analytics; unlock real-time business insights with BigQuery
31-05-2022 | 12:48:00
Join Marvin from Google and Sizwe from DigiCloud as they discuss how data and analytics with BigQuery can offer priceless real-time insights.
Vertiv signs channel distribution agreement with Tech First Gulf to accelerate market presence in East Africa
31-05-2022 | 10:06:00
Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, announced a distribution partnership with Tech First Gulf (TFG), an IT infrastructure and security value-added distributor, to accelerate market presence in East Africa.
MetroTrans invests Sh389 million in 80 new FUSO canter buses to plug public transport demand gap
27-05-2022 | 15:37:02
MetroTrans East Africa has invested Sh 389 million in a fleet of new FUSO buses aimed at meeting the door to door transport demand in the Kenyan Market. 
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: West meets East
27-05-2022 | 13:30:00
West African companies have particularly been keen to expand their operations in the East African region. This has been through mergers, partnerships or takeovers.
Nigerian Fintech Startup Grey Partners with Payments Company Cellulant for East Africa Expansion
26-05-2022 | 15:06:00
Nigerian fintech startup Grey has announced the launch of its service to East Africa starting with Kenya in partnership with Cellulant
Kenya Commercial Bank appoints Paul Russo as Group CEO
25-05-2022 | 11:45:00
He replaces Mr Joshua Oigara who has been the GCEO for the last nine and a half years. Joshua will be available for a period of time to support a smooth transition. The appointment follows a competitively run selection process that kicked off in March 2022.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: DR Congo’s factor in the integration agenda
13-05-2022 | 14:08:00
The recent entry of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the East African Community has heralded a new economic dispensation expanding the regional market.
Rwanda to be living laboratory for 4IR
12-05-2022 | 12:14:04
Rwanda is on its way to becoming "a living laboratory of emerging technologies" by leveraging its new Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR).
IFC, Equity Group expand partnership to support small business lending, climate-smart projects across Eastern and Central Africa
10-05-2022 | 12:38:00
IFC and Equity Group are expanding their partnership to support the sustainable development of Africa by increasing access to financial services for small businesses and funding for green projects in six countries across Eastern and Central Africa.
South Sudan Business Community deepens partnership with East African Business Council
09-05-2022 | 16:51:20
The discussions also focused on the implementation of the EAC Single Customs Territory by the Republic of South Sudan to quicken the clearance of cargo at the Elegu/Nimule border.