World Malaria Day reminds us of the impact that this killer disease has on the world. It also highlights some of the initiatives to end #malaria for good. Read more about the role we played in helping to reduce the number of new malaria infections across Africa: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Beekeepers around the globe have reported a rapid and worrying decline in #honeybee colonies. To curb this trend, farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are promoting bee-friendly honey farming. Read why it matters to them on our Living Africa blog: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Join us in congratulating our Stanbic Bank Botswana colleagues as they celebrate 25 years of banking in Africa. The Head of the Personal and Business Banking division, Louis van Ravesteyn, believes the bank differentiates itself through service excellence. Read more on our Living Africa blog: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Have you met Rachel Sibande? Founder of Malawi's MHub, she was listed by Forbes as one of the 30 most promising young entrepreneurs in Africa and recognised as one of the top 40 innovators under 40 on the continent by Ventures Africa. Passionate about building a generation of entrepreneurs in her home country, Rachel believes that the youth are Africa’s future. We agree!
Have you met Rachel Sibande? Founder of Malawi's MHub, she was listed by Forbes as one of the 30 most promising young entrepreneurs in Africa and recognised as one of the top 40 innovators under 40 on the continent by Ventures Africa. Passionate about building a generation of entrepreneurs in her home country, Rachel believes that the youth are Africa’s future. Read her story on our blog.
We played an instrumental role in Liquid Telecom’s recent acquisition of South African communications network operator Neotel. The deal expands Liquid Telecom's footprint in Africa, creating the largest pan-African fibre network. More about the deal here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Quiet is not quiet but rather the next breath before the plunge. Quiet is the next new idea that is being built in the silence and the thought that lies beyond the words that will soon erupt and amaze the world. #AfricaIsMyHome
In an effort to meet a need in the community and also make a real difference in the lives of those living in the community, our CSI team in South Africa set out on a mission that would forever change the lives of two elderly ladies. Full story on the blog: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Our CE of Africa Regions, Sola David Borha, visited the Nigeria Stock Exchange trading floor for a special closing ceremony and talked all things Africa with CNBC Africa. Read the full story here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Giving back and helping uplift communities is one way that we’re making progress real. Here’s how our Stanbic Bank Gh team joined together to spend time and hand over gifts to children living with Autism. #TBT
Investing in education is an integral part of our strategy in fostering development in the countries in which we operate. For this reason Stanbic Bank - Uganda is excited to be part of the National Schools Championship. All the best to the teams competing!
Can a bicycle act as a moving billboard while improving the lives of rural Mozambicans? Watch to find out how Maputo-based social venture, Mozambikes, is changing Mozambican lives with affordable transportation.
#EarthHour2017 marks 10 years of shining a light on climate action. We're doing our bit by joining the initiative and shutting off unnecessary lighting where we can. Share this post if you will be turning off your lights for #EarthHour at 8:30pm on 25 March, for one hour. Help #changeclimatechange!
Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, founder of soleRebels, raised the capital she needed to change and uplift her community. Declared Business Insider Magazine’s Top Entrepreneur in Africa and one of CEO.com’s Most Creative CEOs in 2013, she started the world’s first WFTO fair trade certified footwear company which is now home to many self-taught artisans in Ethiopia.