The Eastern Africa Association enjoys close partnerships with a number of organisations, which enhance the benefits we bring to our members.
With INVEST AFRICA, we co-host a number of seminars and networking functions during the course of the year, and we give each other privileged access to those events we don’t co-host.
AFRICA RISK CONSULTING, a leading strategic risk consulting firm, contributes to our newsletters and produces a weekly digest of news and events from around the region which we publish on our website.
Law firms STEPHENSON HARWOOD and BOWMANS, both with strong Africa practices, are amongst our corporate supporters, frequently hosting our events in their offices.
And we are part of the EBCAM, the European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean, an umbrella organisation for European national organisations similar to the EAA covering the region.
Invest Africa is a leading business and investment platform, using over sixty years’ experience in Africa to provide its members with unique information and exposure to business opportunities. Headquartered in London, Invest Africa also operates from four chapter cities – Johannesburg, New York, Dubai and Cape Town.
Our vision is to play a central and influential role in Africa’s socio-economic growth by guiding sustainable capital towards key prospects on the continent. As the trusted entry point into Africa, we support and connect business and investment through a unique range of advisory services and networking opportunities, and our high standards consistently enact our belief that a responsible and profitable private sector has a crucial role to play in Africa’s development.
Africa Risk Consulting is a risk and compliance management consulting company that has been providing integrity due diligence, investigations political and business intelligence support to investors across Africa for the best part of two decades. Additionally, the firm produces ARC Briefing, country reports on 22 countries – including several in East Africa – monthly. Website: www.africariskconsulting.com
Stephenson Harwood is a UK headquartered law firm with 180 partners and 1100 people worldwide, and nine offices in Asia Europe, Middle East. The firm a leading Africa practice, headquartered in London, which has been active on the continent for many years. The practice is led by partner Kamal Shah who was born and raised in Kenya, and includes members from our international offices in Paris, Dubai, Singapore, Seoul and Hong Kong. The firm has advised listed and private companies, financial institutions, high net worth individuals, family offices, investment companies, private equity houses, governments and state-owned entities on a range of Africa-related matters. Many of the firm’s lawyers visit regularly and several of our members come from the continent, so its advice is set against a backdrop of in-depth knowledge and cultural familiarity.Visit Site
Bowmans helps its clients manage legal complexity and unlock opportunity in Africa. Its enviable track record of providing legal services to the highest professional standards on the continent, spans corporate, finance, competition, taxation, employment, technology and dispute resolution matters.
With over 400 specialist lawyers, Bowmans draws on its unique knowledge of the business and socio-political environment in Africa to advise on a wide range of legal issues.
The firm delivers integrated legal services from eight offices (Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Durban, Johannesburg, Kampala, Lusaka, Moka and Nairobi) in six countries (Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia). Bowmans works closely with its Alliance firms, Aman Assefa & Associates Law Office in EthiopiaVisit Site
European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean.Visit Site
Update for the week 20-26 Apr 2022
Africa Risk Consulting monitors events around the region and provides users of the EAA website with this weekly summary.
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