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Tag: Invest Africa

Invest Africa to host Google and Cassava Technologies at Africa Tech Festival
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Invest Africa to host Google and Cassava Technologies at Africa Tech Festival

Invest Africa (https://www.InvestAfrica.com) will return to the Africa Tech Festival next week, convening a high-level fireside chat on advancing Africa’s digital infrastructure in partnership with DLA Piper. Featuring Google’s Managing Director for Africa Alex Okosi, Cassava Technologies President and Group Chief Executive Officer Hardy Pemhiwa, and DLA Piper's Partner Livia Dyer, the event will shed light on the evolving digital landscape in African markets and the opportunities and challenges it presents for investors. The fireside chat will provide a platform for the discussions around achieving inclusive connectivity across the continent, tackling digital infrastructure challenges, and raising awareness about issues of cybersecurity and digital proficiency across diverse populations....
Invest Africa’s Year of Expansion has Ended with an Appointment to the Kenya National Investment Council
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Invest Africa’s Year of Expansion has Ended with an Appointment to the Kenya National Investment Council

 Earlier this month the Kenya Gazette announced that Karen Taylor, CEO of Invest Africa, was appointed as a member of the National Investment Council by H.E. William Ruto, President of Republic of Kenya. Members of the team include M-Pesa Africa Managing Director Sitoyo Lopokoiyit, Twiga Food CEO Peter Njonjo, and African entrepreneur Humphrey Kariuki, among others. Karen’s appointment to the National Investment Council recognises Invest Africa’s continued commitment to fostering economic growth in Kenya through promotion of the private sector. The National Investment Council’s key responsibilities include positioning Kenya as the best destination for Foreign Direct Investments, advising the Government on opportunities for trade and investment and boosting cooperation between t...