Visa Inc. has announced that Marianne Mwaniki has joined the company as senior vice president of social impact, with responsibility for the company’s comprehensive
Africa EAC Industry

Kenya’s Marianne Mwaniki appointed Visa Senior Vice President

Visa Inc. has announced that Marianne Mwaniki has joined the company as senior vice president of social impact, with responsibility for the company’s comprehensive strategy in the areas of financial inclusion, financial literacy, corporate social responsibility and corporate giving programs. In this new role, Mwaniki will also lead the Visa Foundation, which was established in […]

Africa Industry

World Bank and Uganda train officials on new environmental and social standards for investment projects  

A series of workshops to support the implementation of the new World Bank Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) have kicked off in Kampala. Secretary to the Treasury, and Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Keith Muhakanizi, opened the first half-day workshop for high-level government representatives that was attended by more than 30 […]

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Africa EAC Industry

COMESA and World Energy Council sign MoU to enhance regional energy integration

The World Energy Council has today signed a historic agreement with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern African (COMESA) to drive regional energy integration and enhance sustainable energy access in the 21 COMESA states. The Memorandum of Understanding cements cooperation between the Council and COMESA and will spearhead the regional energy agenda in Africa, […]

Africa Oil Week (AOW) has announced their partnership with SuperReturn. This new partnership offers delegates attending SuperReturn Africa, the continent’s biggest investor conference, access to Africa Oil Week on Thursday 8 November 2018.
Africa Industry Resources

 Africa Oil Week 2018 announces partnership with SuperReturn Africa

Africa Oil Week (AOW) has announced their partnership with SuperReturn. This new partnership offers delegates attending SuperReturn Africa, the continent’s biggest investor conference, access to Africa Oil Week on Thursday 8 November 2018. For operators across the continent, raising capital remains one of the biggest challenges; whether it is funding exploration and production, or financing […]

Djibouti’s port company
Africa Industry Maritime

British Court restrains Djibouti’s port company from terminating DP world joint venture

The High Court of England & Wales has granted an injunction restraining Djibouti’s port company, Port de Djibouti S.A. (PDSA), from treating its joint venture shareholders’ agreement with global trade enabler DP World as terminated. The High Court has further prohibited PDSA from removing directors of the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) joint venture company who […]

Leading Pan African reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance Plc has announced the opening of its fourth edition of the Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards.
Africa Industry

Continental Reinsurance  opens  2019 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards for Submission

Leading Pan African reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance Plc has announced the opening of its fourth edition of the Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards. The 2019 awards are open to all business journalists from Anglophone and Francophone countries in Africa. Submissions will be received from September 4th to November 30th 2018. Interested participants are encouraged to […]

China is hosting leaders from across Africa for a summit in Beijing. The last summit was held in December 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa,
Africa Industry Opinions

Why USA should be worried of China’s lending to African Countries

China is hosting leaders from across Africa for a summit in Beijing. The last summit was held in December 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa, where Chinese President Xi Jinping announced $60 billion in funding support for infrastructure development in Africa. The upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation is sure to include an eye-popping announcement of billions […]

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has been certified by ETA umweltmanagement Ltd
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Ethiopian Receives ISO Environment Management System Certification

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has been certified by ETA umweltmanagement Ltd., an independent environmental verifier, for establishing and maintaining environmental management system in compliance with the requirements of ISO 14001:2015. Regarding the certificate, Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of […]