Ghana elected Vice Chair of UNCITRAL

Posted by - July 14, 2020

Ghana has been elected as the Vice Chairman of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) for 2020- 2021 during the 53rd Session held recently, in New York, USA. UNCITRAL is the core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of International Trade Law. A legal body with universal membership

Ethiopian Airlines Commences Thrice-Weekly Services to New York

Posted by - June 20, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, one of the fastest growing African carriers, has started thrice-weekly services to John F Kennedy (JFK) Airport in New York via Abidjan, effective June 17, 2019. JFK is the sixth busiest airport in the United States and an international gateway into North America. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines said: “It gives

Mastercard to invest $56 million in Jumia ahead of New York IPO

Posted by - April 2, 2019

Mastercard will invest $56 million in Jumia, a pan-African e-commerce platform, ahead of the New York IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) of the United States. Jumia said Mastercard Europe SA has agreed to purchase €50.0 million ($56 million) of ordinary shares in a concurrent private placement at a price per share equal

Jumia listing will take MTN to New York

Posted by - March 14, 2019

  Top Pan-African e-commerce platform Jumia, which is partially owned by telecoms giant MTN, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to raise capital to take the value of the company to more than $1.6 billion (R22.88bn). Jumia said in documents submitted to the NYSE that the