Eleni | Seeding Commodity Exchanges

From Timbuktu Chronicles Sat Jan 26 2013, 11:00:00

The FT reports on the launch of Eleni LLC - A commodity exchange building company founded by Eleni Gabre Madhin:

Eleni Gabre-Madhin, founder of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, has launched a new company to try to replicate elsewhere in Africa and Asia the experience of Ethiopia. The World Bank's International Finance Corporation, which invests in the private sector, and Morgan Stanley have put $5m into the venture...The company, called Eleni LLC, is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Ms Gabre-Madhin says that by the end of the decade, her company will have helped to build up to 10 exchanges in Africa. "In the past two years, I have hosted 18 delegations from African countries plus three from Asia. They were all very interested in the model of Ethiopia," she says.

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Kenya:   Kenyatta to Unveil Manifesto in Re-Election Bid (news)
The Nation
24 June 2017

President Uhuru Kenyatta is on Monday expected to unveil his party's manifesto focusing on job creation, free secondary education and infrastructure expansion. Sources within the Jubilee Party said ... [read more]

Kenya:   Fake News Emerges Ahead of Polls (opinion)
The Nation
25 June 2017

Election campaign periods offer very fertile ground for the proliferation of fake news. A loose allegation is made, gets broadcast on television and is published in the newspapers, then after it is ... [read more]

Kenya:   Delicate Balancing Act As Parties Pick Nominees (news)
The Nation
25 June 2017

Top political parties were on Saturday night racing against time to beat the midnight deadline for submitting the names of their nominees to the senate, the National Assembly and county assemblies ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!