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Author: Marianne Nzioki

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: CBC’s Digital Financial Inclusion Training Program for MSMEs at Gisenyi Border

In the heart of CBC’s commitment to fostering a digital future in trade lies the Digital Financial Inclusion (DFI) Program for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), with a particular…
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Catalyzing Digital Financial Inclusion: Insights from the 5th COMESA DFI Public-Private Dialogue

The recent 5th Digital Financial Inclusion Public-Private Dialogue served as a beacon of success, uniting trailblazers, policymakers, and industry leaders in driving groundbreaking discussions and forward-thinking strategies. The event encompassed…
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The Digital Financial Inclusion Program for MSMEs Gears up for Digital Retail Payments Scheme PoC Launch

The CBC Digital Financial Inclusion Program for MSMEs team met with executives from LexTego and the Fraud Risk Management Systems Center of Excellence, towards exploring possible areas of collaboration ahead…
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16th COMESA Business Forum Resolves to Promote Green Investment and COMESA Digital Retail Payments Scheme

COMESA, the Government of Zambia, and the European Union, in collaboration with the COMESA Business Council, convened the 16th COMESA Business Forum on 7th June 2023 at Mulungushi International Conference…
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Launch of COMESA Business e-Academy to Play a Leading Role in the Region’s Digital and Financial Literacy Skills Development

COMESA Business Council launched a game-changing e-learning portal in Livingstone, Zambia, on Friday 26th May 2023, where over 50 women-run Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) from the Cross Border…
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African Trade Observatory to Spur Small Business Participation in the African Free Trade Area

More than 100 firms and public agencies in Eswatini and Zimbabwe trained on the first African trade portal to unlock the continent’s trade opportunities. The COMESA Business Council (CBC), in…
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CBC Launches Digital and Financial Literacy Capacity Building Initiative for Women-run SMEs in COMESA

COMESA Business Council, in partnership with the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, launched its digital and financial literacy capacity building initiative in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 25th – 27th…
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CBC’s CEO Pays Courtesy Call on British High Commissioner to Zambia

CBC’s CEO, Mr. Teddy Soobramanien, this morning had a highly productive meeting with H.E. Nicholas Woolley, British High Commissioner to Zambia, and Ms. Sarah Bloom, Head of Economic Development and…
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COMESA Business Council and Zambia Association of Manufacturers Partner to Give Back to Local Community School

Lusaka, Zambia – 16th March 2023 – COMESA Business Council joined hands with the Zambia Association of Manufacturers, to donate assorted items to Sekelela Community School in aid of its…
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