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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...