Ayisi Makatiani

Ayisi Makatiani

Ayisi Makatiani is a Kenyan-born entrepreneur well renowned for being the cofounder of Africa Online, the largest pan-African internet service provider. He is currently (2008) the Chief Executive Office of [http://www.amsco.org African Management Services Company (AMSCO)] a firm that helps small African firms become competitive. AMSCO is a product of International Finance Corporation (IFC) — the World Bank's private-sector arm—the UN Development Programme, and the African Development Bank. The firm is headquartered in Johannesburg where he is also based.

External Links

* [http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0930/p01s03b-woaf.htm AFRICA'S NEW CLASS OF POWER PLAYERS]
* [http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/2001/11/26/314057/index.htm Ayisi Makatiani Founder, Africa Online]
* [http://www.redherring.com/Home/779 Mapping a pan-African market]
* [http://www.nationaudio.com/News/EastAfrican/03122000/Features/Supplement4.htm Excellence is not an accident]

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