Harmonize Regional Standards, Private Sector Calls EAC States
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Harmonize Regional Standards, Private Sector Calls EAC States

Samuel Nabwiiso, East African private sectors players have urged governments in the EAC economic block to fast-track the harmonization of East African Standards. The regional  business communities made the appeal during the East African Business Council and Trade mark East African ( EABC-TMEA) public private engagement on standards held in Dares Salaam, Tanzania recently. According […]

DTB’S CEO Recognized Among Top 25 Powerful Women 2022
Africa EAC

DTB’S CEO Recognized Among Top 25 Powerful Women 2022

Nairobi, September 01, 2021: Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) Group CEO Nasim Devji has been listed as one of the Top 25 Powerful Women in the C-Suite Impacting Business 2022 by the Business Monthly magazine. Specifically, Mrs. Devji has been recognised for her role in steering DTB’s expansion drive to complement the group’s business growth strategy as a leading […]

Stanbic’s E. A Borderless Platform has US$40m Transactions
Africa EAC

Stanbic’s E. A Borderless Platform has US$40m Transactions

August 29, 2022 – The phenomenal growth of Stanbic Bank’s East Africa Borderless Banking platform has revealed a pent-up demand for secure, real-time transactions across international borders. Spanning a single network that includes Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and South Sudan, the Borderless Banking solution has grown exponentially starting January 2021 to March 2022, at a rate […]

EAC Secretary General Courtesy Call on Salva Kiir
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EAC Secretary General Courtesy Call on Salva Kiir

SAMUEL NABWIISO, The Secretary-General of the East African Community, Hon (Dr.) Peter Mathuki paid a courtesy call on the President of the Republic of South Sudan, His Excellency Salva Kiir Mayardit at his office in Juba, South Sudan.   According to the statement from the secretariat, During the visit, the Secretary-General thanked the President and other members […]

$1million for Artificial Intelligence-African Development Bank
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$1million for Financial Inclusion-African Development Bank

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 10 March 2021 –The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a grant of $1.024 million for artificial intelligence, from Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI) to enabled systems to process customer complaints on behalf of the national banks of Ghana and Rwanda and the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission […]

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48th EAST AFRICAN REVENUE AUTHORITIES EARACGs MEETING COMMUNIQUE

11th November 2020, The East African Revenue Authorities’ Commissioners General meet twice a year with the objective of sharing experiences and addressing common challenges facing tax administrations in the Region. The 48th East African Revenue Authorities Commissioners General meeting was held virtually due to the new working arrangements under the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting was hosted […]

Africa EAC Investment

Uganda: African Development Bank Grants $500,000 for Capacity Development of MSMEs Within The Petroleum Sector

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 11 November 2020 – The African Development Bank and the Government of Uganda have signed a $500,000 grant agreement for financing of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to boost business linkages on the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Technical Assistance project. The project’s overall objective is to help develop capacity of local Uganda […]

The new Ambassador of Rwanda to Zambia Amandin Rugira and the British High Commissioner to Zambia Nicholas Woolley have been accredited to COMESA as Permanent Representative and Special Representative respectively.
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Rwanda and British envoys get COMESA accreditation

The new Ambassador of Rwanda to Zambia Amandin Rugira and the British High Commissioner to Zambia Nicholas Woolley have been accredited to COMESA as Permanent Representative and Special Representative respectively. The two presented their letters of credence to COMESA Secretary General Chileshe Kapwepwe on yesterday at the COMESA Secretariat in Lusaka. Amb. Rugira reiterated his […]