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Jumia, Coca-Cola Partner to Provide Online Shopping to Consumers In Africa

Jumia (NYSE: JMIA), the leading e-commerce platform in Africa, has today announced a partnership with Coca-Cola Africa Operating Unit to offer consumers access to Coca-Cola products from the comfort of their homes. The partnership will provide a steady supply of Coca-Cola’s beverage portfolio to consumers who prefer to shop online …

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Nestlé Appoints Arvind Bhandari as Cluster Head for East and Horn of Africa Region

Bhandari has 18 years’ experience of driving growth of the Nestlé business Nestlé has appointed Arvind Bhandari as the new Cluster Head for East and Horn of Africa, which forms part of Nestlé East and Southern Africa Region (ESAR). In this role Bhandari will manage operations in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, …

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Sowing the Seeds of Sustainability with Starbucks during Earth Month

Starbucks brings the sustainability theme right home with the simultaneous launch of our partnership with the inspirational Reel Gardening initiative. Reel Gardening produces a biodegradable seed tape planted straight into the ground to improve the chances of a vegetable seedling. With a similar ethos to Starbucks, Reel Gardening uses its …

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Vivo Energy Uganda Sets up Ugx 120m Modern Service Bay Facility at Ministry of Works & Transport Headquarters

Vivo Energy Uganda has officially handed over a dedicated motor vehicle service bay facility installed at the Ministry of Works and Transport offices in Kampala. The facility has a capacity of 20,000 litres and will handle fleet maintenance for all government vehicles. “This installation is one of our tailored solutions …

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Vivo Energy Uganda Appoints New Managing Director

Vivo Energy Uganda the company that distributes and markets Shell branded fuels and lubricants, has appointed Johan Grobbelaar to be its new Managing Director. This appointment follows the successful leadership of the company by Gilbert Assi over the past four years, who has been appointed Managing Director of Vivo Energy Guinea. Johan …

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Vivo Energy Demonstrates How Being Competent and Prepared Results in a Safer Workplace

Annual Safety Day events take place across the Vivo Energy Group. Vivo Energy, the pan-African retailer and marketer of Shell and Engen-branded fuels and lubricants, has held its annual Safety Day across the whole company, reinforcing the importance of Health, Safety, Security, Environment & Quality (HSSEQ) at Vivo Energy. Safety …

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Vivo Energy Uganda Launches Plastic Waste Collection Initiative at Shell Service Stations

Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that markets and distributes Shell-branded fuels and products, has today launched a new plastic waste collection initiative for the public, at its Shell service stations. This is part of its environmental sustainability campaign named ‘Taasa Obutonde.’ Plastic pollution is currently one of the biggest environmental …

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Women Entrepreneurs Lead the way in Digital Presence, According to Mastercard SME Research in Middle East and Africa

81% of women entrepreneurs across the Middle East and Africa have a digital business presence according to Mastercard MEA SME Confidence Index Latest research by Mastercard highlights high digitalization among women-owned businesses as opportunity for broader SME recovery and digital economy growth Despite the gender gap and social challenges, entrepreneurial …

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Vivo Energy Uganda, NEMA, Uganda Breweries Ltd, Stanbic Bank Uganda and Next Media Services, Partner to Promote Sustainable Environmental Protection

Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants in Uganda, together with National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Uganda Breweries Limited, Stanbic Bank and Next Media Services have partnered to promote sustainable environmental protection in a new educative campaign dubbed ‘Taasa Obutonde,’ which means ‘Let us …

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E-commerce Platform Sokowatch Launches East Africa’s First Commercial Electric Tuk-Tuks

E-commerce platform leads EV revolution to combat emissions and noise pollution in Kampala Sokowatch, the innovative East African e-commerce platform, has announced the ground breaking launch of electric tuk tuks to its delivery fleet in Uganda, making the vehicles the first to be used commercially in East Africa. Built and …

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