Entries by Wincate Mithini

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Ongoing: AfCFTA Business Forum 2020: ‘AfCFTA’s role in post COVID-19 Recovery, Resilience & Structural Transformation’

On January 1st, 2021 Africa will start to really trade with Africa. It’s a historic moment for our continent as the world’s largest free trade area opens its doors to traders both large and small. The AfCFTA Business Forum is the African Union’s premier multi-stakeholder platform for Heads of State and Government, private sector leaders, […]

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Ongoing! Africa Industrialization week Nov 16-20, 2020

Theme: “Inclusive and Sustainable Industrialisation in the AfCFTA Era” What:       The annual commemoration of Africa Industrialization Day commemorated through a weeklong event. The event will be held virtually through a series of webinars covering a range of topics and themes relevant to Africa’s industrialization agenda. When:     16 – 20 November 2020 Time:        10:00 – 19:00 Addis Ababa (GMT+3) […]

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Join the discussion at Cultivate Africa Nov 17-18, 2020

Galvanizing Partnerships for Promoting Resilient Agriculture and Food Systems in Africa in the Shadow of the Covid-19 Pandemic Cultivate Africa is an event organized by the Africa Union Commission in partnership with Hallpax. The main objective of Cultivate Africa is to unlock a concerted multi-stakeholder partnership toward a sustained and effective response leading to averting potential adverse effects of the […]

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African Business Council, One Voice: Who’s Voice?

Find the latest insight by the Executive Director of the Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI), Mr. Kebour Ghenna, on the creation of the African Business Council (ABC) by the African Union and whether it will really benefit SMEs or have the opposite effects. One Voice: Who’s Voice? Sow the wind and reap […]

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FINTECH CAN HELP IN FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS SPREAD IN AFRICA

Safaricom, Kenya’s biggest telecoms operator, on Monday made a commitment to waive transaction costs on mobile money transfers under 1,000 shillings ($10) for customers on its mobile money platform, M-Pesa. Also, Airtel Kenya waived transaction charges on transfer from mobile wallet to bank accounts on Tuesday, 17th of March. Airtel also increased the limits subscribers […]