# 2. How to register business in East AfricaSun 07 Feb 2021
So, you decided to start a business in Africa, have the right idea, know where to locate your business, picked up a catchy name, and ready to move with a one-way plane ticket. To start with, congratulations, you have taken the first step to own your business and become your boss.
Before you hop on your plane and figure out how to register your business in your chosen country, most of these East African countries have online business registration resources that you can start from where you are now. Refer to the resources at the end and get started right now. For a diaspora, doing business in Africa might present additional challenges, so do your best to get started today using the links below.
We also encourage you to bookmark Mirtoch , Add to Home Page (iPhone) or Add to Home Page (Android) and follow tweets from various business tweeter advisers, agency or economists right here on Mirtoch. Go further and contact some of the profiles for further resources on Twitter and make smart moves right where you are before taking that final business trip.
The business section at Mirtoch is specifically put in place to stream East African regional Business-related tweets to help the local, global diaspora community or anyone with a business-related interest in that region. Profiles shown in that section come from all IGAD regional countries including, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda.
For additional resources, refer to the links below.