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AFGRI Group Holdings

AFGRI Group is an investment holding company that operates in the food, agriculture and financial services industry, with an interest in companies providing sustainable agriculture, food security and financial management. Based in South Africa, AFGRI operates in 11 African countries and Western Australia with a long history in the grain value chain industry. AFGRI invests …

Africa Finance Corporation

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) was founded in 2007 with a capital equity base of US$1bn to facilitate private sector led infrastructure investment in Africa. With US$4.2bn in capital, the corporation has been achieving this aim through diligent investing across Africa enabling growth through economic and public health crisis, conflict and environmental degradation. The AFC is …

African Banking Corporation of Zimbabwe (BANCABC)

BancABC is part of the larger African Banking Corporation group which has been offering commercial and private banking to Southern Africa in Botswana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe since 1957, and is a leading banking institution in the region. The group is owned by investment holding company Atlas Mara, a company with a large presence …

Air Botswana

With a route network focused on key destinations in Botswana and South Africa, Air Botswana has carved out a competitive niche in the African airline market flying out of its principal base at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport. It has been undertaking a modernisation programme which has seen it place orders for further regional jets …

Anglo American South Africa

Deputy head of legal for South Africa Fiona Edmundson describes the Anglo American Group Legal South Africa team as ‘an ambitious and diverse department that continuously strives to collaborate and innovate with all stakeholders to deliver value and achieve the commercial and strategic objectives of the business’. Indeed, its successes over the past two years …

AngloGold Ashanti – South Africa

AngloGold Ashanti was established in South Africa in May 1998, when the gold and uranium mining interests of Anglo American Corporation of South Africa were consolidated. Today, the South African operating units account for roughly 13% of AngloGold Ashanti’s total annual production which means its in-house legal team’s role of ensuring operations run smoothly from …

AngloGold Ashanti Ghana

AngloGold Ashanti has 14 mines and three projects in ten countries. In Ghana, the legal department is led by head of legal services and company secretary Juliet Ofeibea Manteaw-Kutin, who helps develop the company’s mining and engineering projects in Ghana. An example is the October 2018 finalisation of a five year underground and mining contract …

Arik Air

A successor of Nigeria Airways, whose facilities it took over three years after that company’s liquidation in 2006, Arik Air has grown slowly but steadily since then. It now operates an up-to-date fleet of narrow-body and regional jets constituting the largest roster of aircraft in West Africa. Thanks in large part to its well-regarded legal …

Aspen Pharmacare

Founded in Durban, Aspen Pharmacare is a major international pharmaceutical company with a 160-year heritage in South Africa, and has been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange for 20 years. Heading the company’s legal team in the dual role of group legal officer and group compliance officer is Kurt Drieselmann. The team he leads is …

AXA Mansard (Nigeria)

AXA Mansard is the Nigerian subsidiary of the large multinational insurance giant AXA Insurance, and as a combination with the National Insurance Commission of Nigeria (NAICOM) has been operating in Nigeria since 1989. The company’s extremely diverse range of services provides ample capacity for its legal team to showcase its abilities; the company offers life …

Barclays Bank Moçambique

Barclays Bank Moçambique provides personal and business banking services for corporate customers and individuals in Mozambique. Founded in the country in 1977, it is based in Maputo with branches across the rest of the nation. Hernane Estanque joined the bank in February 2016 in the capacity of senior legal counsel, but since December 2017 has …

Barclays Bank of Kenya

Barclays Bank of Kenya is a part of Absa Group, an African financial services group that is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the content with around 42,000 employees. The in-house legal team at Barclays …

BBOXX

BBOXX, is a Solar platform company bringing machine-learning and customer experience optimisation to rural parts of Africa. Headquartered in London with nearly 600 staff across five offices in China, East Africa and the UK, BBOXX has developed 150,000 solar panel systems and aims to provide electricity to twenty million people by 2020. The small and …

BMW South Africa

South Africa is an important market for German multinational car company BMW, as one of a handful of locations where the company produces its luxury automobiles and motorcycles. BMW in South Africa and the Sub-Saharan region has a legal department that, since May 2017, has been led by general manager for legal services, Vimla Parbhoo …

BP – Angola, South Africa and Mozambique

With operations in 72 countries worldwide, BP’s presence in Southern Africa spans Angola, South Africa and Mozambique. As the world’s leading international oil and gas companies, BP provides customers in the aforementioned countries with fuel and energy used for a range of purposes. The legal team in Southern Africa oversees the upstream area of Angola, …

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