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CBC Honours COMESA’s Assistant Secretary General-Programs

COMESA Business Council, on Wednesday 18th January 2023, honoured the COMESA Assistant Secretary General – Programs, Ambassador Dr. Kipyego Cheluget, marking over ten years of support to CBC in its execution of its mandate to enhance private sector development in the region. He was awarded a small token of appreciation by CBC’s President, Mr. Marday…
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2023 – 2025 Strategy Planning Meeting & 19th Meeting of the Cbc Board of Directors

The CBC members of the Board convened in Lusaka, Zambia this week for the 2023 – 2025 Strategy Planning Meeting, and the 19th meeting of the Board of Directors. “Your presence here is a demonstration of your passion and dedication towards advancing and promoting the interests of the business community and ultimately, regional integration and…
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Remarks by CBC President, Mr. Marday Venkatasamy, at the 2023 – 2025 Strategy Planning Meeting

Allow me to start by wishing you all a prosperous 2023! It is my singular honour and privilege to welcome you all to this Strategy Planning meeting which is being held back-to-back with the 19th meeting of the CBC Board of Directors. I wish to take this opportunity to express my appreciation and gratitude to…
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U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit – Strengthening Partnerships Towards Advancing Shared Private Sector Development Goals

The just concluded U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which took place from 13th – 15th December in Washington DC, underscored the United States’ commitment to strengthening partnerships with African states and institutions. CBC’s President, Mr. Marday Venkatasamy, on the margins of the Summit, participated in a high-level panel discussion on Increasing African-US Private Sector Collaboration Towards Strengthening…
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Regional Assessment Exercise Informs the COMESA Retail Payments Platform’s Overall Infrastructure Design and Market Acquisition Roadmap

CBC has been carrying out ongoing field missions with the objective of assessing the status of the regional, and national payment infrastructure in the eight pilot countries (Zambia, Malawi, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Egypt, Ethiopia and Mauritius) of the Digital Financial Inclusion (DFI) for MSMEs Program; this exercise will inform the COMESA Retail Payments Platform’s overall…
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4th German African Business Summit (GABS)

As the 4th German African Business Summit (GABS), comes to a close today in Johannesburg, South Africa, we reflect on key highlights focusing on the Africa Continental Free Trade Area which will undoubtedly facilitate the creation of opportunities to accelerate intra-Africa trade, growth of the private sector, employment creation through leveraging on the potential of…
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Commemorating 50 years of FEC`s commitment to the Congolese private sector

We join our member, the Federation of Enterprises of Congo (FEC), in commemorating 50 years of commitment to the Congolese private sector`s development. Felicitations for the untiring efforts in championing the private sector’s interest in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

CBC Participates in the 44th COMESA Policy Organs Meeting

We are thrilled to join COMESA delegates from 15 Member States participating at the annual Policy Organs meetings being held at Kenneth Kaunda International Conference Center in Lusaka, Zambia under the theme ”Building Resilience Through Digital Economic Integration.” The Policy Organs meetings consider reports from sectoral technical committees and COMESA institutions on the status of…
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