The connection between Africa and Europe

Origins and Evolution:

Founded in 2017 as a hard copy magazine distributed at exclusive events in Europe and Africa.

  • Rapidly gained traction, necessitating a strategic shift to reach a wider audience.
  • Transformed into a dynamic online magazine accessible to readers worldwide.

Commitment to Adaptation:

  • Recognizes the dynamic nature of the business environment.
  • Constantly adjusts to meet the evolving needs of esteemed customers.
  • Provides periodic updates and conducts continuous research to deliver innovative services.

Core Services:

  • Solutions for businesses seeking opportunities in Africa, including market entry and partner identification.
  • Strategic partnerships with Ministries, Chambers of Commerce, and government institutions to drive investment attraction and export promotion.
  • Collaboration with associations and cooperatives to facilitate partnerships, market access, and machinery sourcing.

Vision for the Future:

  • Striving to be more than just a magazine, but a catalyst for transformation.
  • Committed to fostering connectivity, opportunity, and sustainable growth across borders.
  • Join us as we pave the way for a future where success knows no bounds

The Team

ABE boasts a strong team of experts and writers with an average of 10 years industry experience in journalism, the majority being economists with a wealth of knowledge of the African economy and its impact on the world economy.

Silas Odiero

Founder /CEO

 

Professional Profile:

  • Founder and CEO of African Business Exchange, Silas Odiero is a seasoned consultant and market expert.
  • With a rich background in collaborating with both private and public institutions, including Chambers of Commerce and Embassies.
  • Known for fostering strong working relationships, particularly highlighted by his close ties with the Zambian Embassy in Rome.

Key Achievements:

  • Spearheaded numerous successful delegations, predominantly Italian, to various African Embassies in Italy.
  • Instrumental in facilitating pivotal business relationships between private and public entities.
  • Notable contributions include establishing European businesses such as the World Sustainability Organisation in Africa.

Collaborative Ventures:

  • Facilitated strategic collaborations, such as the partnership between the Zambian Embassy and Maris Research Center in Rome.
  • This partnership promises to leverage the expertise of Maris Research Center to benefit Zambia’s development initiatives.

Leadership Roles:

  • Holds the position of Head of Communication and International Relations at Farmers Networks App, a transformative platform empowering smallholder farmers.
  • Serves on the Advisory Boards of prominent organizations like the World Sustainability Organisation (WSO) and Business e Via (BEV).

New Ventures:

  • Recently appointed as the Head of Business Development for Anglophone countries in Africa by Italia Africa Business Week (IABW).
  • Continues to drive business innovation and foster collaborative opportunities between Africa and the global community.

Linda Ogwell Teunissen

Managing Editor

Journalist and Communications Expert

Linda Ogwell-Teunissen is a seasoned journalist and communications expert with a wealth of experience in both print and digital media. Her career spans various esteemed newspapers, including The Standard, Star, and People Newspapers in Kenya, as well as The New Vision and Monitor in Uganda. Linda’s insightful articles have captivated readers across borders and cultures, showcasing her talent for engaging storytelling.

In addition to her work in newspapers, Linda has contributed to a variety of in-flight and lifestyle magazines, where her evocative writing style has garnered widespread acclaim. Her ability to craft compelling narratives has made her a respected figure in the world of publishing.

Beyond her contributions to media, Linda has also made significant strides in the field of communications for social good. She has served as a Communications Expert and Publications Editor for notable organizations such as Oxfam Great Britain, Care International, and Save The Children. In these roles, Linda has utilized her expertise to amplify the voices of marginalized communities and advocate for positive change.

Linda’s skill set extends beyond journalism and communications to encompass web content generation, media coordination, speechwriting, and social media management. Her versatile talents have allowed her to excel in various aspects of modern communication, making her a valuable asset to any team or organization.

Throughout her career, Linda Ogwell-Teunissen has demonstrated a commitment to excellence and a passion for storytelling. Her dedication to her craft continues to inspire those around her, leaving a lasting impact on the world of journalism and communications

Our Services

Publishing

Our publication aims to bridge the information gap between Africa and Europe by covering interesting and captivating articles.

Information Platform

We have a team of creative writers and journalists that are charged with creating curated articles on selected topics.

Consulting

We offer various consulting services aimed at public and private sector organisations.

Business Events

We organises and also participates at various events as a way of building networks.