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  • Royal Visit to Rwanda Dividends: 19 Cooperation Deals Inked October 26, 2016
    paul-300x225The historic visit King Mohammed VI started Tuesday to Rwanda has been crowned by the signing of 19 cooperation accords aimed at boosting bilateral ties in almost all strategic sectors. The signing ceremony was chaired by the Moroccan Sovereign and President Paul Kagame during the 2nd day of the three-day state royal visit to the African ...
  • Uganda: Government to Construct Cement Factory in Karamoja October 17, 2016
    HTB1hkPdHVXXXXX.XFXXq6xXFXXXLKampala — Government will construct a cement plant in Karamoja sub-region through a public-private partnership with Moroto Ateker Cement Co Limited. The company is a formation of Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) and Savannah Mines, a local firm based in Karamoja, with a shareholding of 51 per cent and 49 per cent, respectively. The partnership and eventual production ...
  • International renewable energies exhibition in Oran, October 24-26 October 17, 2016
    1d2fe160921d70390a42f05e27a2e65f_XL_998473347The seventh international exhibition of renewable energy, clean energies and sustainable development ERA 2016 will be held at the Conventions Centre of Oran (432-km west of Algiers) from 24 to 26 October, said the organizers. The event will see the participation of the Public sector like in past editions, with the presence of the two major ...
  • Tanzania: More Fruit Processing Factories On Bakhresa Grand Plan October 16, 2016
    222The Bakhresa Group of Companies has pledged to set up more fruits processing industries country-wide to add value to the crop and enable farmers to reap more profits. The pledge was made in Dar es Salaam yesterday by the Chair-man of Bakhresa Group, Mr Said Bakhresa, during a meeting with the Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, ...
  • Tanzania: In Support of Isles’ Industrialisation Process October 13, 2016
    00361303 23ef0c30820af140440ca41151cd0994 arc614x376 w285 us1Local and foreign investors have been encouraged to establish industries with the aim of changing the islands into an industrialised country. Agriculture, fishing and light manufacturing are potential areas of investment. Since 2010, President Ali Mohamed Shein has been promoting investment, saying it is possible for the islands to industrialise because there are plenty of raw ...
  • Nigeria: Economic Survival Depends On Agric, Manufacturing Sector – Buhari October 13, 2016
    320President Muhammadu Buhari has said that its survival was dependent on the agricultural and manufacturing sector. Buhari stated this at the 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) held at Transcorp Hilton hotel, Abuja on Thursday. He lauded the association over the theme of the conference “Diversifying the Nigerian Economy: the Role ...
  • Rwanda: Farmers Launch Online Coffee Auctioning October 10, 2016
    00341708 d99a62f3757b28ce7c9ab2c3cb3d5c79 arc614x376 w285 us1Rwanda Small Holder Specialty Coffee Company (RWASHOSCCO), a farmer-owned coffee marketing, exporting, and roasting firm, has launched ‘online coffee auctioning’. The company launched the online auction of 24 Rwanda’s best 2016 coffees selected by national and international jurors, on Wednesday, at Neo Café Kiyovu in Kigali. Angelique Karekezi, the managing director of RWASHOSCCO, said the auction attracted ...
  • Tanzania: Italian Firms in Search of Local Partners for Major Investments October 5, 2016
    indexThe Italian Ambassador to Tanzania, Mr Roberto Mengoni has said that Italian companies have been interested and satisfied with the climate of doing business and setting investment in the country. He told the ‘Daily News’ during an exclusive interview at his office that representatives of Italian companies that met in Dar es Salaam on September 13, ...
  • Africa Hotel Investment Forum Opens in Rwanda October 5, 2016
    18Rwanda will, from today until October 6, host the continental hotel investment forum in Kigali. The three-day Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) is a leading hotel investment forum in Africa, bringing together top international hotel investors in Africa and local operators, government officials and industry experts to discuss all aspects of hotel investment and operation on ...
  • Egypt: Launching Experimental Operation of Egypt- Sudan Arqin Border Crossing October 3, 2016
    42Dr. Nasr: “The Egyptian President and his Sudanese counterpart will inaugurate Arqin Border Crossing soon, which is considered the starting point for the Alexandria-Cape Town Corridor project”. The Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr launched the experimental operation of Arqin border crossing linking Egypt and Sudan, in presence of the Minister of Transportation Dr. Galal ...