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  • 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 ...
  • Angola: Floriculture Can Raise Foreign Exchange for Angola September 26, 2016
    26The environmentalist Simão dos Santos appealed on Tuesday in Luanda to the businessmen linked to floriculture to invest in large-scale production of the Etlingera Elatior (porcelain rose) plant for export. Speaking to Angop on the theme “Creation of ornamental plants and tree nurseries,” he stressed that there is a great need for investment in this area ...
  • Eni enters the field of renewable energies in Algeria September 25, 2016
    thumbnail_1474628054Eni has reached a strategic agreement with Sonatrach for the implementation of renewable energy projects in Algeria. The first project will be the construction of a 10 MW photovoltaic plant in the Bir Rebaa North (BRN) field, co-operated by the two companies through GSA (Sonatrach-Agip Groupement). The goal is to start activities before the end of ...
  • Rwanda: New Textile Investors Enter Local Market September 21, 2016
    24The government has signed agreements with two investors to establish new clothing and shoe factories at the newly-demarcated ‘Apparel Manufacturing Zone’ at the Kigali Special Economic Zone. The first agreement was signed between the Ministry of Trade and Industry and Prime Economic Zones Ltd, for 5 hectares of land. The second was signed between the ministry and ...
  • Tanzania: Cement Maker Launches New Product September 21, 2016
    23Tanga Cement Public Limited Company (TCPLC) has launched an all-purpose cement brand dubbed ‘Mkombozi’ which is meant for various construction activities. The TCPLC National Sales Manager Mr Leslie Massawe said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the new cement product will facilitate rapid development of housing and infrastructure projects. “Understanding the significance of having sophisticated cement brands ...
  • Rwanda: Official – Dairy Processing Potential Good for Investment September 7, 2016
    22Rwanda produces more than 1.5 million litres of milk per day, but only 18 per cent of this is collected through milk collection centres (MCCs) and just 10 per cent is processed. This was revealed by Dr Thèogene Rutagwenda, the director-general for animal resources at the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources. Rutagwenda made the remarks during ...