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Getting to know Haytham Ammar, CFO of M-Pesa Africa

Haytham Ammar was late last year appointed CFO of M-Pesa Africa. CFO East Africa recently caught up with him, to chat about his career and the reasons behind his move to the mobile money company.

George Odenyo takes on CEO role at ATC Kenya

America Tower Corporation Kenya (ATC) has announced the appointment of George Odenyo to the position of CEO, effective January 2024. He previously held the role of CFO at the tower operator.

CFO Catherine Mwololo explains the power of GenAI

The incorporation of GenAI offers accounting professionals the ability to drive innovation, improve procedures, and provide greater value to clients while carefully considering the ethical issues, writes Westcon-Comstor CFO Catherine Mwololo.

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.

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.

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.

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