Community

Launch of CFO East Africa community a rip-roaring success

75 CFOs from across East Africa came together at the Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel in Nairobi for the much-anticipated launch of the CFO East Africa community, where they discussed a new era of finance.

CFO Miriam Kaggwa expounds on the true measure of success

Returning to Africa has been as much a personal journey as it has been a professional one for WPP Scangroup CFO Miriam Kaggwa, who is a chemical engineer by training, a scientist by nature and a finance leader by choice.

Leadership

Wangeci Kanjama takes on Group CFO role at Spiro

Wangeci Kanjama, a long-term executive at Safaricom Group and M-Pesa Africa, is leaving the Vodacom telecommunications family to join Spiro as the Group CFO, effective November 2023.

KCB FD Abraham Ongenge returns to Stanbic Bank

Abraham Ongenge is excited by the professional and personal opportunity to redefine the banking experience in Kenya in his new role as head of Personal and Private banking (subject to regulatory approval).

Insight

FD William Olotu focuses on training both mind and body

In the realm of finance, where numbers often hold the key to success, William Olotu, finance director at Abercrombie & Kent in Tanzania, has not only mastered the intricacies of balance sheets but has also found an unexpected passion in the discipline of karate.

The many reasons that CFO Rachael Gitonga runs

A passion for running led Rachael Gitonga, CFO at ZEP Re, to establish Miles4shillings, which raised over $10,000 for the Faraja Cancer Support Fund. In this CFO East Africa exclusive insight, Rachael explains the power of passion.

Strategy

The CFO conundrum: Navigating intricate tax regulations (part 2)

CFO East Africa chatted with Lafarge Hima Cement Uganda CFO Moses Aman, ICEA Lion Insurance Tanzania CFO Alfred Mtaki and Canal+ Group Rwanda CFO Hermann Malan for this two-part special feature on tax in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

Sustainability and Reporting

Kenyan CFOs flex their planting skills

Kenyan CFOs put their gardening skills to the test when they responded to the call from the Kenyan government to participate in national tree-planting, during the unexpected special public holiday on 13 November 2023, which was dedicated to the cause.

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