HR Pulse

HR Pulse is an online portal dedicated to ensuring the human resource sector has a knowledge base to turn to for all their HR requirements. Filled with essential information about how to manage your employee-related questions and issues the site is essential reading for anyone who manages employees or owns their own business.

For more info, please follow this link: www.hrpulse.co.za

South African Business Integrator

South African Business Integrator is a national audited business to business publication with its focus on both the public and private sectors in southern Africa.

The main focus of the publication is to synchronize business information, business cultures and align strategies and business goals between the public and private sectors.

For more information: www.sabusinessintegrator.co.za

 

 

HR Future

Launched 16 years ago, HR Future is the longest standing multimedia platform in South Africa dedicated to preparing people for the future of work. We do this via online content, a print and digital magazine, live learning experiences and a vast social media network. Executives and HR Professionals wishing to see what’s around the corner get access to global and local thought leaders, who share ideas, tips, trends and guidance to help them perform in a highly disruptive workplace.

For more information: www.hrfuture.net

 

 

African Business

African Business magazine, part of the IC Publications Group, is Africa’s most respected and bestselling monthly business magazine.  The magazine has won numerous awards and attracts the best writers in Africa. Every month you can find interviews with Africa’s biggest names, as well as sector reports and country files, giving context and making sense of the African opportunity. Award winning writing giving you a unique insight into Africa’s business and economic landscape.

Fore more information: africanbusinessmagazine.com

AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

 

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.

Context

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

CGECI

Historic

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.

Missions

  • 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).

Afreximbank

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

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.

Steelcase

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