About Femi Oke

Relentless passion for creativity and digital acumen to help a professional services firm thrive in the digital space. Femi is an individual with a rich experience on regional African knowledge, its diverse business culture and he understands the continent’s economic drive. He thrives on selfless service and lasting mutually beneficial relationships with colleagues and especially clients encountered in the course of his duties. He is creative, practical and self-motivated with business judgement in corporate, brand and strategic communications, social, digital & traditional media and executive profiling. Roles in the firm include New Media, Digital Communication, Corporate Communication, executive profiling and Brand Management execution. Working on the multi-million dollar Africa high growth market project stands out for femi; besides this, managing all KPMG’s digital communication for the World Economic Forum on Africa is another project that gives him great delight. Femi holds a Masters Degree in Global Marketing from the University of Liverpool.

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What’s the tax bill for transferring a family business in South Africa?






Succession planning is a vital consideration for business families to effectively transfer their business from […]

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Is Africa ready for the implementation of the Continental Free Trade Area?






Africa is a continent of immense contrasts. It has vast reserves of natural resources but […]

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Transfer Pricing Awareness Survey






There have been significant developments in the international tax and transfer pricing space since the […]

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KPMG 2018 East Africa Budget Analysis






As has been the tradition, the East African Community (EAC) Finance Ministers presented their countries’ […]

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New tax proposal may be the last

New tax proposal may be the last nail in the gambling industry’s coffin






It is barely four months after the coming into force of the 35% tax on […]

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Relief to Government Entities as VAT exemption is enhanced on local supplies

Relief to Government Entities as VAT exemption is enhanced on supplies!






Since the passing of the Government budget and Finance Act 2017, which came into force […]

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Financial intelligence that businesses can depend on






Historically, finance teams have devoted the bulk of their time and attention to ‘the basics’ […]

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Should employers sidestep or embrace job-hoppers?






Job hopping can be defined as a pattern of changing employer every year or two […]

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Strengthening Access to Finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria

Financial Management: The backbone of successful project delivery






According to the World Bank Financial Management Manual, project financial management combines the activities of […]

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Living up to customer expectations: a view from Banks CEOs






Today’s banking customers expect more than just good rates and secure services. They also expect […]

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Owning a home is no longer a pipe-dream for most Kenyans






Mention owning a home in Kenya and most Kenyans will give you a disillusioned stare. […]

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Optimising contact centres to enrich customer experience






Customer satisfaction is always a priority for any business that wants to be successful. Exceptional […]

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Economic recovery after African coup d’états






A coup d’état (coup) is defined by the Cambridge English as a “sudden defeat of […]

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Balancing rules and flexibility for growth






Balancing Rules and Flexibility for Growth is a follow up study to KPMG in Singapore […]

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Overhaul of the Income Tax Act is Inevitable






Globally, tax laws have been evolving over time to keep pace with the changes in […]

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The Changing Role of the Chief Financial Officer






Globally, the role of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), sometimes referred to as the Finance […]

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SA recovers from recession in 2017Q2






Best y-o-y GDP growth in two years Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reported on September 5th […]

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It’s time to robotize your business






For many years, Business Process Management (BPM) systems have been helping companies from different industries […]

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Getting ready for IFRS 9






With less than 5 months to go before IFRS 9 becomes effective, many companies have […]

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Compliance – Often an overlooked risk






“At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice […]

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Federal Government of Nigeria launches tax amnesty






The Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on 29 June […]

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Tax Implications – Indirect shareholding in a company owning mining rights in Namibia






With effect from December 2015 paragraph (“o”) of the definition of gross income was amended […]

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The link between tax morality and tax compliance






Namibia, like most developing countries, is faced with the challenge of having a small tax […]

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KPMG 2017/2018 East Africa Budget analysis






On 8 June 2017, the Ministers of Finance for Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda presented their […]

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‘Professionalising’ the family business






There is nothing quite like the entrepreneurial spirit that sparks the launch – and spurs […]

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Leveraging on corporate social responsibility to build a trusted brand






Companies today are spending millions of dollars on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives to not […]

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Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment) Act, 2017






On 13 April 2017, the President assented to the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment) Act, 2017 […]

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Infrastructure: the foundation for Africa’s adaption to 4th Industrial Revolution






The 4th industrial revolution ushers in the era of data & analytics (D&A), the Internet […]

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Technology set to drive job creation, innovation and skills into Africa






With a focus on encouraging intra-Africa business and the need to fast-track growth and development, […]

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Tax considerations of credit ratings






On 3 April 2017, South Africa, one of Africa’s largest economies had their credit rating […]

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