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  • Nigeria: Made-in-Nigeria Festival Harps On Improved Business Climate September 6, 2016
    A3-10-300x225In what looked like a practical move towards building a favoured destination for foreign direct investments, organisers of the Made-In-Nigeria (MaIN) Festival are putting together activities to promote the ease of doing business in Nigeria on the front burner of discourse. These and many other subjects would form the basis of a special: “Ease of Doing ...
  • Egyptian businessman invests USD 50 million in India September 4, 2016
    Image processed by CodeCarvings Piczard ### FREE Community Edition ### on 2016-09-03 10:37:30Z |  |An Egyptian businessman has invested about 50 million dollars in India. Mohamed el-Sayed, a member of the Egyptian-Indian Businessmen Forum and owner of KAPCI Coatings, said that the company’s new factory in India is almost ready for operation. The factory targets meeting the needs of the big Indian market, he said. He expected that his investments in ...
  • India to establish medical city in Egypt at cost of $1.6bn September 4, 2016
    Image processed by CodeCarvings Piczard ### FREE Community Edition ### on 2016-09-03 10:44:02Z |  |Minister of Industry Tareq Qabil  said that NMC Healthcare, one of India’ mega hospitals, plans to establish an integrated medical city in Egypt at a total investment of 1.6 billion dollars. The city will comprise hospitals, faculties of medicine, medical tourism facilities and nursing centers in line with the most advanced technologies, Qabil added. A delegation from ...
  • Mauritius to hold 2016 Africa Partnership Conference August 31, 2016
    Logo-Africa-Partnership-Conference-MauritiusFollowing the success of the Mauritius Africa Partnership Conference in 2014, the Board of Investment will be hosting the Africa Partnership Conference 2016 in collaboration with the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) at the Balaclava Fort, Coastal Road, Balaclava, Mauritius, from 20-21 September, 2016. The conference, which is expected to be declared officially open ...
  • Uganda plays host to 7th African conference on Free and Open Source Software August 30, 2016
    1.The National Information Technology Uganda (NITA-U) in association with Ministry of ICT and Free Open Source Software Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA) is privileged to host the 7th African Conference on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and the Digital Commons 2016 with the theme “Open Source Solutions for Open Government & Open Data in Africa” The ...
  • Kenya: OLX Kenya Launches SMS Platform to Aid Potato Farmers Sell Their Produce August 30, 2016
    14Kenyan farmers have a reason to smile as OLX Kenya has launched a service to help Kenyan potato farmers without smartphones or internet access sell their produce via SMS. The launch comes after the new OLX agriculture category that was introduced in March to get rid of middlemen that were exploiting farmers. The farmers will only be ...
  • Kenya: Chinese-Built Highway Delights Kenyans, Stimulates Business August 22, 2016
    3238yNairobi — Before the Kenyan government mooted plans to expand Thika Road in 2009, commuters would waste hours on traffic gridlock. Many commuters wished for the day the road would be traffic jam-free so that they would cut down on time and fuel. Since completion of the 50km highway that links Nairobi and the satellite town of ...
  • Algeria: Industrial Investment – Algeria, Indonesia Ink Three Agreements Worth U.S$4.5 Billion July 25, 2016
    b393671bf3c367e2c719bd666f3aa56c_XLAlgiers — Three investment agreements worth US$4.5 billion have been inked Monday here between the National Public Companies and Indonesian industrial group. These agreements on joint-ventures were signed by CEO of Group Asmidal Miloud Louhichi and CEO of Manal Messaoud Houfani while the Indonesian side was represented by CEO Group Indorama Corporation, Sri Prakach Lohia. Under these ...
  • Ghana Chosen As Venue for 2017 Russian-African Forum July 25, 2016
    ghanastar_2016-07-24_22-14-04-640x427Acknowledging the huge untapped economic potentials in the relations between Russia and Africa, Ekaterina Dyachenko, the Founder of the B2B Export Group of Companies said in an interview Thursday that her company would collaborate with the authorities of the Republic of Ghana in organizing the next Russian-African Forum (RAF) in February 2017 in Accra, capital ...
  • West Africa: Ghana Hosts 1st Ecowas Industrial Summit July 24, 2016
    1The First Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Summit, which aims to accelerate industrialization and private sector development in West Africa, has taken place in Accra. The theme for the summit was “Promoting investment to accelerate the industrialization of the West African sub-region”. In an address delivered on his behalf at the opening of the meeting, ...