Afreximbank congratulates Vista Bank Group for its successful expansion to promote Intra-Africa trade 
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Afreximbank congratulates Vista Bank Group

Ouagadougou, 29 November 2021 – Afreximbank congratulates Vista Bank Group for its successful expansion to promote Intra-African trade. The EUR 59.167 million facilityfrom Afreximbank’s Intra-African Investment supports Vista Bank’s expansion through its majority stake acquisition in VIstaGui (ex- Banque Internationale pour le Commerce et l’Industrie de la Guinée (BICIGUI)) and Vista Bank Burkina (ex- Banque Internationale pour le Commerce, l’Industrie et l’Agriculturedu Burkina (BICIAB)), from BNP Paribas.​ Under Vista’s ownership, Vista Bank Burkina and VistaGui’s customers will be […]

Orient Bank Rebrands to I&M Bank
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Orient Bank Rebrands to I&M Bank

Kampala, Uganda – 8 November 2021 – I&M Group PLC officially launched its rebranded operations in Uganda today, following its acquisition of Uganda’s Orient Bank Ltd on 30th April 2021. The Ugandan bank will now operate as I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited and adopt the Group’s vibrant corporate logo and colours. The Nairobi-based financial Group announced […]

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The Women that Run Big Business in Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 September 2021. Africa.com undertook a rigorous research project to identify not just high-profile personalities, but the women who actually run the largest, most complex businesses on the African continent.  The result is called The Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs. Harvard Business School Professor Tony Mayo will present his research findings on […]

Tooro Region Gets More Stable Electricity
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Tooro Region Gets More Stable Electricity

24th September 2021, Fortportal. Uganda’s Tourism Fort Portal City is now assured of a more reliable electricity supply after power distributor Umeme sinking investments in network improvement, building switching stations and installing new transformers in the area. Selestino Babungi, the managing director, told stakeholders during the opening of the $200,000 state-of-the-art new regional service centre […]

Equity Receives Double International Certifications
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Equity Receives Double International Certifications

Nairobi, Kenya: September 16, 2021 – Equity Bank Kenya Limited has received two International Standards Certifications – ISO 20000 and ISO 27001 on IT Service and Information Security Management Systems respectively, cementing its commitment to prioritising customer safety and satisfaction. The two certifications were issued by the British Standards Institution (BSI). • The two, ISO/IEC 20000-01:2018 and […]