Year 6 | Edition 2 | 25 January 2019
 
African Trade Insurance Agency, AFC support a €577 million debt financing facility for West Africa’s largest oil refinery

Côte d’Ivoire’s economy is one of the strongest in sub-Saharan Africa with an anticipated 2018 GDP growth of 7.6 per cent.

 In recent years the country has prioritized a comprehensive program of economic reforms aimed at achieving a sustainable balance of payment position...

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Angola, Zambia work to eliminate double taxation

Angolan and Zambian officials are working to sign an agreement this year to end double taxation that allows for stability in business between the two countries, the Angolan Finance Minister Margaret Wanakatwe has said.

The minister, speaking after meeting Angolan Finance Minister Archer Mangueira, said the two countries want to boost cooperation between Angolan and Zambian companies in order to strengthen economic relationss...

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[Interview] Archzilon Eshun-Davies, CISO/CEO, TAISE, Ghana
Archzilon Eshun-Davies is the CISCO/CEO of TAISE, a managed cybersecurity services company located in Ghana

Would you please introduce your company?

TAISE is a cyber-intelligence company that aims to counter cyber attacks with actionable intelligence and awareness.

What would you say gives your company a competitive edge?

We have world-class analysts and we employ Machine Learning as a tool for detecting attack patterns, this makes our solutions much more effective than most. We also have been working with different companies around the world and that gives us a global understanding of the threat surface we deal with...

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TradeMark East Africa, Afrochampions Initiative sign deal to support fast tracking of Continental Free Trade Area

TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) and the AfroChampions Initiative (ACI) have signed a partnership agreement committing to provide support to governments and the private sector in realizing the Africa Continental Free Trade Area.

The agreement was signed by Frank Matsaert, TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) CEO and Ali Mufuruki, Regional Chair, AfroChampions Initiative (ACI)...

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[Column] Ralph Speirs: Investment education is a tool to financial literacy

Money is one of life's most vital tools, it gives us the power to sustain, maintain, survive and the ability to leave a legacy for our loved ones. Knowing how to make it, spend it, keep it and most importantly make it work to produce more money is of immeasurable benefit.

It is a lesson best learnt at a young age, at home and at schools where young minds are still willing and able to learn the lessons. It is a lesson worth learning at any age...

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African CEO's wanted for interviews!
Africa Business Communities is conducting a series of interviews with African CEO's and CEO's of companies doing business in Africa...

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News Headlines

Andersen Global enters Zimbabwe through partnership with Zenas 21-08-2019 | 07:20:41
Andersen Global announced it has signed a collaboration agreement with Chimwamurombe Legal Practice (Zenas) in Zimbabwe.


Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa’s first Liquefied Natural Gas storage and regas plant 21-08-2019 | 07:18:33
Equatorial Guinea is set to construct the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification plant in West Africa.


Wood-saving cookstoves help Zambia cut forest loss 21-08-2019 | 07:12:00
A UNDP-GEF partnership is promoting energy-saving stoves in rural communities in support of the government’s efforts to cut forest loss, clean up cooking, save lives and curb climate change.


Kenya farmers find new fortunes in avocado farming 21-08-2019 | 06:45:00
Kenya’s avocado farming, now christened the green revolution, has seen farmers abandon their traditional crops in favour of harvesting the popular fruit.


BABA TV launched on DSTV in Uganda 20-08-2019 | 06:04:00
BABA TV, the highest-ranked new channel in the 'family' with the best quality picture has been launched on DStv platform in Uganda.


BBC appoints Pierre Cloete as commercial director for branded services in Sub-Saharan Africa 20-08-2019 | 05:57:00
BBC Studios has announced the appointment of Pierre Cloete as commercial director for branded services, Sub-Saharan Africa.


South African Airways restores Hong Kong service 19-08-2019 | 12:59:00
South African Airways has restored flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong on August 14, which was suspended for two days due to protest action at the Hong Kong International Airport.


Ethiopia to open banks for Ethiopian investors in diaspora 19-08-2019 | 11:18:00
The government of Ethiopia recently passed a law that will enable Ethiopian in other parts of the world to invest in the country’s financial services industry.


Kenya’s animal health industry unveils umbrella body to address sector needs 19-08-2019 | 10:15:00
The animal health industry in Kenya has today launched a new body that will articulate and address the needs of industry players.


[Nigeria] NNPC targets China to boost crude oil reserves 19-08-2019 | 08:53:28
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says strategic partnership and new investments in the Upstream Petroleum Sector are essential for it to actualize the nation’s crude Oil reserves and 3m barrels per day oil production target by 2023.


Kenya Airways adds two direct flights on the Nairobi- Cape Town route 16-08-2019 | 12:05:37
Cape Town Air Access has announced the addition of two direct flights to the weekly Cape Town-Nairobi service, operated by Kenya Airways.


AfroChampions unveils drive to finance the African Continental Free Trade Area 16-08-2019 | 08:46:00
The AfroChampions Initiative has formally launched a private sector investment framework to secure financing for the African Continental Free Trade Area.


Capital Markets Authority approves Kenya’s first green bond 16-08-2019 | 06:55:00
Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the issuance of Kenya’s first unlisted green bond, to be issued by Acorn Project (Two) Limited Liability Partnership.


EgyptAir’s B787-9 Dreamliner set to fly to Beijing 16-08-2019 | 06:47:06
EgyptAir has said that the first ever flight for the sixth and last Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is set to be operated on the company's route to Beijing on Sunday.


Africa Oil announces major oil discovery offshore Guyana 15-08-2019 | 14:13:43
Africa Oil is pleased to announce a significant oil discovery on the Orinduik Block, offshore Guyana.


 


 
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