As part of recent reforms efforts, Ethiopia’s energy sector is opening up for international investment.
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Ethiopia’s energy sector opens up for international investment

As part of recent reforms efforts, Ethiopia’s energy sector is opening up for international investment. Recently, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Finance inaugurated a new directorate for Public-Private Partnerships to oversee the development of six mega solar projects worth $800 million, as well as the 17 hydropower sites expected to be developed by IPPs. According to officials […]

Mr. Donato Laboke, the General Manager Marketing & Brand at Sanlam General Insurance, Mr. Walter Wafula, the Business Unit Head-PR, brainchild Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) and Mr. Brian Ntambirweki, the Marketing Director, Virtual University of Uganda shaking hands at the sponsor announcement of the Third Edition of Innovation Series on 26th February 2019 at the brainchild offices in Kampala
ICT Industry Tourism

Companies Commit Ushs80m to Boost Innovations in Tourism

To unlock creativity in the Tourism and hospitality industry, Virtual University of Uganda the first online university in Africa and Sanlam General Insurance, have announced their support for Innovation Series, a thought-leadership event hosted by brainchild BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe). Walter Wafula, the Business Unit Head-PR, brainchild BCW while addressing journalists at the company […]

Djibouti, Doraleh's New port of containers . Photo credit: Patrick Robert. February 2018.
Africa Industry Maritime

Djibouti marks one year since terminating Doraleh Container Terminal contract

A year ago, on February 22nd 2018, the State of Djibouti prematurely terminated the concession for the Doraleh container port, awarded in 2006 to Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT), a company essentially controlled by DP World, a minority shareholder. A year after the termination, motivated by the country’s development imperatives and the necessity to control its […]

The RECAMP programme will run for five years focusing on three priority value chains, namely; agro-processing, horticulture and leather and leather products.
Africa EAC Industry

European Union gives COMESA €10m to boost Private Sector participation

The business community in Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Member States is set to benefit from €10 million kitty provided by the European Union to support increased private sector participation in regional and global value chains. This follows the signing of a financing agreement between the EU and COMESA to implement the […]

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