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Eswatini Trade Information Portal (ETIP) to go live in September

Despite the challenges of getting back to business-as-usual as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the establishment of Eswatini’s first-ever trade information portal is progressing as planned and scheduled to go live at the end of September.

The Eswatini Trade Information Portal (ETIP) will be a single authoritative source of reference for a range of information […]

By |10th September 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

The AfCFTA and Compliance: lessons and innovations from an analysis of African RTAs

Imani Development has designed an innovative and bespoke Compliance Mechanism for SADC which was recently approved and adopted at the 40th Annual SADC Summit. In relation to this and leveraging on learnings and research done in the process of designing it, Chad Capon and Dr. Charalambides have written a working paper on the importance of […]

By |27th August 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

Approval and Adoption of the SADC Vision 2050, RISDP 2020-2030, and Mechanism

Imani Development is proud and grateful to note the official communique from the recent 40th SADC Summit.

The Heads of SADC States approved and adopted Vision 2050, which articulates the shared development objectives of the region for the next 30 years, and the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP) 2020-30, which provides clear and achievable goals […]

By |19th August 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

STATEMENT ON COVID-19

During these challenging and unprecedented times, we all find ourselves in uncharted territory. Here at Imani Development, we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the tremendous difficulties being experienced by many of our clients, partners, and associates as they are uniquely affected by COVID-19.

Like most people and organisations, we have been doing our best […]

By |7th May 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

SADC Vision 2050 and RISDP 2020-30

Imani Development is honoured to be working with the SADC Secretariat and Member States to redefine the Vision of what SADC will be in the year 2050, and its Mission in realising those aspirations.

The SADC Vision 2050 and the related RISDP 2020-30 draft documents were presented to SADC senior officials by Imani Development International at […]

By |19th March 2020|Latest News|Comments Off

SADC Compliance Mechanism

We are honoured to be working with the SADC Secretariat and Member States in developing an effective mechanism to monitor and ensure compliance to SADC Protocols and other legal instruments and commitments.

This follows a SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit held in March 2017, where the Secretariat resolved to develop effective monitoring and assurance systems to track progress […]

By |24th January 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

Richard Hess retires as Group Chairman of Imani Development International

Today we would like to take this opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge Richard Hess as he retires from his position as Group Chairman of Imani Development International.

Richard Hess started Imani in 1982 in Zimbabwe, from his humble home office in Harare. From these early beginnings the company grew to having a broad footprint across Eastern […]

By |22nd November 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

Job Position: Junior Economist

Junior Economist/Researcher

Cape Town | 5 days | Closes 31 December 2019 

Based in Observatory, Cape Town in a vibrant business park. We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Junior Economist.

Primary Responsibilities:
You will work in close collaboration with other members of the projects team and directors. You will be involved in developing and undertaking consultancy services […]

By |15th November 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

Formulation of SADC Vision 2050 and (RISDP) 2020-2030

Imani Development has been contracted by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat to formulate the SADC Development Vision 2050 and  Regional Indicative Strategy Development Plan (RISDP) 2020-2030. Dr. Nicholas Charalambides travelled to Gaborone, Botswana to facilitate the draft inception report presentation.

 

By |31st October 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

In memory of Murdoch Gatward

It is with great sadness that we learnt that Murdoch Gatward had passed away on Monday the 16th September, after a long period of illness.

Murdoch had retired from his role as Director at Imani Enterprise Ltd and CEO of the Imani Development Foundation, but left a strong legacy at Imani.

He spent over 27 years managing […]

By |19th September 2019|Latest News|0 Comments