Samallie Kiyingi, Director, Legal Services, Afreximbank
Samallie Kiyingi, Director, Legal Services, Afreximbank

Cairo, 20 April 2017: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the appointment of Samallie Kiyingi as Director, Legal Services.

Prior to her appointment, Ms. Kiyingi worked for three years as an independent consultant in London after serving variously as Associate Director on the Africa Desk at BACB, London; Director for Regulatory Policy and Advisory Group in the Finance Department at Deutsche Bank, London; and Senior Associate at Clifford Chance, London, for six years.

She also worked for two years as an Associate at Ashurst (previously Blake Dawson Waldron) in Sydney, Australia.

In her new role, Ms. Kiyingi will be responsible for all legal matters that touch on the business of Afreximbank, including documentation for the Bank’s loan and guarantee facilities and review of bond issuance and equity investment documentation.

Ms. Kiyingi, a Ugandan national, holds a graduate diploma in legal practice and a bachelor’s degree in law and arts in international studies from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

She was admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales, Australia, in 2002, and as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2008.


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 About Afreximbank:

 The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is the foremost pan-African multilateral financial institution devoted to financing and promoting intra- and extra-African trade. The Bank was established in October 1993 by African governments, African private and institutional investors, and non-African investors. Its two basic constitutive documents are the Establishment Agreement, which gives it the status of an international organization, and the Charter, which governs its corporate structure and operations. Since 1994, it has approved more than $51 billion in credit facilities for African businesses, including about $10.3 billion in 2016. Afreximbank had total assets of $9.4 billion as at 30 April 2016 and is rated BBB+ (GCR), Baa1 (Moody’s), and BBB- (Fitch). The Bank is headquartered in Cairo. For more information, visit:


  • Publishing Date : April 20, 2017

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