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  • Tanzania: Coast Steel Plant Promised Electricity November 21, 2016
    10Pime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed the electricity contractor at the Kiluwa Steel Group factory in Coast Region to connect the industry to reliable electricity within 18 days, so that it kicks off operations immediately. Mr Majaliwa issued the directive yesterday when speaking to residents and government leaders of Coast Region who turned up at the ...
  • Madagascar: New Chinese-Built Road Inaugurated in Madagascar November 21, 2016
    9A new road built by China was inaugurated in Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo on Friday as part of the preparation work for the Summit of French speaking countries (La Francophonie) scheduled to be held in the country from Nov. 21 to 27. The road, about 4,759 kilometers in total length, links the capital and the road to ...
  • Japanese firm plans solar power station in Morocco November 20, 2016
    noorMoroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN) has partnered with a Japanese firm to install a new Concentration Photovoltaic (CPV) power station with 1MW capacity at Noor Power Station in Ouarzazate, a report said. The Concentration Photovoltaic panels use a new technology that improves the efficiency of energy production and converts 30 per cent of solar energy ...
  • Morocco signs over $2 billion investment deal in Ethiopia November 20, 2016
    400x225_350082Morocco signed an agreement on Saturday to invest over two billion dollars in Ethiopia over a five year period to build a fertilizer factory. The $2.4 billion to be invested between 2017 and 2022 in the 100 acre factory near the eastern city of Dire Daoua is expected to make Ethiopia self-sufficient by 2025. The deal was ...
  • Kenya exempts entry visas for Egyptians: Kenyan vice president November 17, 2016
    2016-636149187119280185-928Kenya has exempted pre-obtained entry visas for Egyptians looking to visit the country, the vice president of Kenya William Ruto announced during a visit to Cairo. Ruto said at a press conference that Egyptians can now obtain their visas to the fellow African country upon arrival in Kenya. Ruto’s visit came at the behest of Kenyan President ...
  • Kenya: Kenya hosts 2,000 visitors during high-level meeting on development November 14, 2016
    59By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 13- The Country is set to host as many as 2,000 visitors at a high-level meeting on development this month on 28th to December 1, in a further boost to the tourism industry. State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu says the second high level of the Global Partnership for Effective Development ...
  • Malawi: Mzuzu Coffee to Venture Into Organic Coffee Growing November 7, 2016
    images1Mzuzu Coffee Planters Cooperative Union Limited has revealed its plan to venture into organic coffee production, saying though coffee which is produced organically is on high demand. Organic coffee production does not require use of chemical fertilizers or any chemicals at the plantation, hence cheap to produce, according to the cooperative union’s Marketing and Sales Officer, ...
  • Sudan: During a Meeting With Investment Minister – Algerian Delegation Expressed Desire to Invest in Pharmaceutical and Plastic Industries November 3, 2016
    Minister-of-Investment-Dr-Mudathir-Abdul-Ghani-Abdul-RahmanKhartoum — The Minister of Investment, Dr. Mudathir Abdul-Ghani Abdul-Rahman reiterated his ministry’s keenness to implement the policies and strategy of the state targeting indigenization of the pharmaceutical industry in the country by attracting more investments in this sector, which he described as significant. The minister revealed, during a meeting at his office with a delegation ...
  • East Africa: New Dawn As Dar, Rabat Sign Over 20 Bilateral Agreements November 3, 2016
    1223Dar es Salaam — Tanzania and the Kingdom of Morocco signed 21 partnership agreements in various areas, including political cooperation, aviation, tourism, agriculture and oil and gas as part of renewed efforts to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, under the chairmanship of King Mohammed VI and Tanzanian President Pombe Magufuli, would open a ...
  • Rwanda: Moroccan Pharmaceutical Firm to Set Up Manufacturing Plant in Rwanda October 26, 2016
    56913-fullCooper Pharma, a leading Moroccan pharmaceutical company, yesterday signed a deal that paves way for construction of a plant in Rwanda to manufacture antibiotics. The deal is one of the outcomes of talks between the Government and the visiting high-level delegation from Morocco led by King Mohamed VI that arrived in Rwanda on Tuesday for a ...