Mission Statement

The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction.

The Bank Group achieves this objective by: mobilizing and allocating resources for investment in RMCs; and providing policy advice and technical assistance to support development efforts.


The African Development Bank’s Strategy for 2013–2022 reflects the aspirations of the entire Africancontinent. It is firmly rooted in a deep understanding and experience of how far Africa has come inthe last decade, and where it wishes to go to in the next



The evolution of the representation of the Ivorian employers went hand in hand with the economic development of Côte d'Ivoire.

Thus, the largely informal association of enterprises of the years sixty to eighty, of an economically emerging Ivory Coast, has succeeded today, the General Confederation of Ivory Coast companies (CGECI).

The CGECI was born in 2005 from the restructuring of the National Ivorian employers Council (NFC).
The NFC, created on December 4, 1993, in accordance with title II of Act No. 64-290 August 1, 1964, concerning the Labour Code, has been officially registered by the Mayor of the city of Abidjan under receipt no. 012/MVA/SG1/94 of 30 June 1994.


  • Uphold freedom of enterprise and the market economy;
  • Ensure the necessary cohesion of members;
  • Issue its opinion on economic and social questions;
  • Strengthen social dialogue with the social partners, the State and the development partners;
  • Represent and defend the companies as well as adherent organizations professional members of the GECCI ' among the public authorities and joint national regional and international;
  • Its members all support and services to increase overall effectiveness;
  • Communicate any information intended to promote and develop the private sector

Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit

Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit

Regional Energy Co-operation Summit

25-27 January 2017, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The Regional Energy Co-operation Summit will take place alongside the Talent Agenda Series Conference at the Sofitel Hotel in Abidjan.

The Regional Energy Co-operation Summit will provide a platform for investor insights on the potential for regional collaboration within West Africa’s power sector. The agenda will focus on the country's electricity landscape following the division of the energy and power ministries, the critical issues facing the government and investors, and the future project pipeline which is rapidly growing under the leadership of the Minister for Power.

Energy, infrastructure and finance will form the cornerstones of the discussions. Cross-border cooperation in West Africa is crucial to develop mechanisms that facilitate trade and power exchange among States. Sessions will address cross-border co-operation and regional integration, unlocking West Africa’s investments in energy and infrastructure to support industrialisation. 

This meeting has the full support of the Ministry of Power of the Republic of Ghana, GRIDCo, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), and the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) as well as the West African Power Pool (WAPP) and ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA).


The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is a Multilateral Financial Institution established in 1993 by African governments, African private and institutional investors as well as non-African financial institutions and private investors for the purposes of financing and promoting intra and extra African trade. 

The Bank was established under the twin constitutive instruments of an Agreement signed by member states and multilateral organizations, which confers international status on the Bank, as well as a charter, governing its corporate structure and operations and signed by all shareholders.

The Bank is a Pan African Exim Bank with a mission “to stimulate a consistent expansion, diversification and development of African trade while operating as a first class, profit oriented financial institution and a centre of excellence in African trade matters”.

The Bank finances and promotes intra and extra African trade through three broad services areas as follows:

·         1. Credit (Trade and Project Financing);

·         2. Risk Bearing (Guarantees and Credit Insurance);

·         3. Trade Information and Advisory Services.

The Bank’s operating model is Structured Trade Finance and Dual Recourse Facilities. Using this model, the Bank’s key products are: Line of Credit Programme; Syndications Programme; Note Purchase Programme; Financial Future Flow Pre-Financing Programme; Direct Financing Programme; Trade Related Project Financing Programme; Carbon Finance Programme; Asset Backed Lending Programme; Receivables Purchase/Discounting Programme; Special Risk Programme; Country Programmes; and Investment Banking and Advisory Services.   

The Bank has been headquartered in Cairo, Egypt since 1994 and has branches in Harare, Zimbabwe (opened in November 1996) and Abuja, Nigeria (opened in January 2003). With a total of 83 permanent staff from various African countries as at 30th September 2011, the Bank offers a challenging and dynamic work environment, an internationally competitive tax free salary and benefits package, and diplomatic immunities and privileges for its internationally recruited staff.

Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 39,000 employees in more than 120 countries.

We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance.

Together, we unlock potential.


KPMG operates as a global network of independent member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services; working closely with clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities.

KPMG member firms can be found in 155 countries. Collectively they employ more than 174,000 people across a range of disciplines.

Member firms' clients include business corporations, governments and public sector agencies and not-for-profit organizations. They look to KPMG for a consistent standard of service based on high order professional capabilities, industry insight and local knowledge.

KPMG has a notable ‘African Footprint’ and is well used to serving clients across the continent. The firms arestructured into clusters that are aimed at facilitating efficiency in how we work with our clients on the continent. These clusters are West Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, Francophone and Angola. Angola is specially individualised due to its use of the Portuguese as the official business language. We have 33 firms servicing 54 countries across the continent
The East Africa practice comprises of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda that provide services to Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Burundi, Somalia, Ethiopia as well as Eritrea. KPMG East Africa has 21 partners and over 1000 professional staff.

Sustaining and enhancing the quality of this professional workforce is KPMG's primary objective. Wherever we operate we want our firms to be no less than the professional employers of choice.

Our people are drawn from many different backgrounds and are united by a set of shared values. They work in an environment where they can learn and develop, and everyone is given the opportunity to be the best they can be. This approach gives our organization an invaluable depth and breadth, helping us provide clients with a broad range of perspectives, ideas and capabilities experience.

Good corporate governance is at the heart of what we stand for. We recognize we should always be accountable for our actions and must maintain our independence and objectivity. We are committed to promoting and embracing constructive reform and to helping clients follow good business practices, while increasing value for their stakeholders.


In 2012, our 100th anniversary marked a special moment for us. It was a moment to understand what brought us here, and to engage our employees around the world in a dialogue around our story and, more importantly, what our future will be.

We took this celebration to engage our employees, dealers, partners and customers around the world to join a dialogue about the future. And since we are a company about work and a working company, this was about the future of work as much as about us.

East African Breweries Ltd

East African Breweries Limited (EABL) is East Africa's leading branded alcohol beverage business with an outstanding collection of brands that range from beer, spirits and adult non alcoholic drinks (ANADs) reaffirming our standing as a total adult beverage (TAB) company.

With breweries, distilleries, support industries and a distribution network across the region, the group's diversity is an important factor in delivering the highest quality brands to East African consumers and long-term value to East African investors.

As a consumer driven business EABL takes time to study the market and understand consumer needs and wants as well as how best to satisfy them. That is why we constantly invest in innovating and renovating our brands to stay at par with dynamic consumer trends. This goes hand in hand with our Vision to be the most celebrated business in Eastern Africa

Kenya Airways

Mission and Vision

Our Vision

"Be the Pride of Africa, by inspiring our people and delighting our guests consistently."

Our Purpose

Contributing to the sustainable development of Africa.

Our Goals

• To offer a standard of service that seeks to enhance Guest Experience.

• To offer the Best Value, enabled by deploying Operational Excellence.

Our Brand Promise

"Delightful experience with a caring African touch"

We inspire our people to unleash their potential and provide world class technologies to advance our guests’ quality of life. 

In turn we are able to achieve real progress and create positive impact in our community, Africa and the world.

Our Essence

"Warm, Caring, Friendly, truly African - The Pride of Africa"

Our Values

Safety- We shall always consider safety as a number one priority, for our People and Guests

• KQ strives to meet the highest standards for safety in the workplace and operations.

• We ensure that all our employees and those with whom they work, perform their duties in a safe manner.

Customer First- We shall always anticipate and deliver to the needs of those we serve - our guests

• Everything we do begins and ends with the customer experience in mind.

• We listen to our customers and deliver ever-increasing value in the markets we serve.

Respect- We shall always show respect to everyone we meet.

• We respect and value the worth of all people and this crosses the cultures,viewpoints and backgrounds.

• We treat each other with honesty, dignity and sensitivity.

Integrity- We shall always act with integrity.

• All of our actions and decisions should be bound by rock-solid integrity.

• All of us act in the best interest of the company while accepting personal responsibility.

Passion- We shall always inspire passion in our people to create quality solutions

• Our enthusiasm and care for the business fuels our dedication for Guest service.

• What we do and how we do it, is important; it is what sets us apart.

Trust- We build trust in our daily relationships

• KQ's culture promotes trust, teamwork and dignity within our diverse workforce.

• Our words and actions are consistent.

Our Organization

Our organization structure comprises of eleven (11) departments each headed by an executive director reporting to the Group Managing Director. The departments are:


Information Systems



Human Resources 

Flight Operations

Ground Services


Fleet Development

Chief Operating Officer

Managing Director's Office

Future Outlook

We continue to focus on profitable expansion of our network through a combination of direct access and alliances with other carriers.  

Sustainable improvement in yield will be pursued through a combination of a new revenue management system and better discipline. Management will also place emphasis on greater productivity, costs restraints and reduction in wastage.

Our people are our greatest asset and focus on their development and the way they are both managed an organized out to ensure we attract and retain the best and that they are equipped to serve our customers in line with our being a world class standard airline.

African Business

  • New African

    For over 45 years New African provides unparalleled insights and analysis on African politics and economics, via an African perspective. With our in-depth monthly reports, New African brings Africa closer to the world and is ideal reading for those looking to gain a better understanding of the most important issues affecting Africa.New African Woman

    Established in 2009, New African Woman has been covering stories that empower, inspire, and celebrate the African woman’s diverse accomplishment in all spheres. It is a colourful lifestyle magazine dedicated to providing in-depth coverage of fashion and beauty, health and wellbeing, parenting and family, and much more

  • IC Events

    IC Events has established itself as one of the leading organisers of African business, economic and political events. From small workshops to large awards ceremonies, our events are recognised as some of the premier fixtures on the international calendar, and provide an excellent opportunity to network with the current decision makers and leaders from around the world.

  • IC Publications

    IC Publications is one of the world’s leading sources of analysis and debate on African political and economic issues. Using a variety of platforms and services including magazines, electronic media and international events, we deliver unparalleled coverage on the latest developments in Africa.

IC Publications

Our Group is one of the world’s leading sources of analysis and debate on African political and economic issues. Using a variety of platforms and services including; magazines, digital media, newsletters and international events, we deliver unparalleled coverage on the latest developments in the region.

Our reputation for providing timely and relevant information makes us the automatic first choice for Africa's political and business leaders, but our scope goes much further: through our publications and events we reach over 2.6 million loyal readers in more than 100 countries, making the Group one of the world's largest specialist publishers on the continent.

The Group is truly international with headquarters in London and Paris and affiliate offices in major cities in Africa. There are 21 nationalities and eight international mainstream languages are spoken fluently by our staff.

Education Africa

Education Africa is a non-profit organisation with a proud track record of successful delivery on its thriving projects.

Established in 1992, Education Africa strives to reach and uplift the poorest of the poor. We aim to assist disadvantaged South Africans in their quest to obtain a quality, relevant education in order to ensure that they are in a position to become global citizens and a competitive, productive element in the local job market.

Education Africa’s head office is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The team is headed by James Urdang, who is both the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Education Africa, Roy Shough, the Chief Operating Officer, and Linda Gould, the Operations Director. Known for their ability to “make things happen” and for their tireless commitment to the task at hand, they are an inspiration to those who work with them and know them.

Education Africa has registered self-sustainable offices in the USA, in the UK and in Austria. Their purpose is to assist Education Africa South Africa in achieving its mission.

Education Africa delivers economy-focused education while assisting those most in need with opportunities to improve their access to relevant education, thus enabling them to participate fully in the global economy.  With the continued help and support of our dedicated volunteers and sponsors, we can continue to fulfil our mission statement: to deliver relevant, quality education to the poorest of the poor.

This website is a testament as to how far we have come. Through our belief in strong partnerships and the invaluable support of our immense volunteer base, we are proud and grateful to have instigated massive and enriching changes in the lives of so many people