Author: admin

Rwanda: Made-in-Rwanda Expo Opens in Kigali

Rwanda: Made-in-Rwanda Expo Opens in Kigali

There is need for more value addition to locally-made products to attract citizenry consumers and appeal to the regional market, the Minister for Trade, Industry, and East African Community Affairs (MINEACOM), François Kanimba, has said. Kanimba was, yesterday, briefing journalists at the Private Sector Federation about the second Made-in-Rwanda exhibition that opens today at Gikondo […]

Read more
Uganda: Invest in Growing Watermelon

Uganda: Invest in Growing Watermelon

There is a growing market for fruits such as watermelon country wide especially in urban areas. Water melons can be supplied to fruit vendors, markets, hotels, supermarkets and canteens. According to Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), production of water melons on a large scale not only brings huge profits but also creates jobs. According to Ms […]

Read more
Tanzania: Cement Firm Invites Female Entrepreneurs

Tanzania: Cement Firm Invites Female Entrepreneurs

Women can make a change in the construction industry that employ a large number of labor force it has been learnt. Speaking in an exclusive interview in Dar es Salaam yesterday, Tanga Cement PLC Communications and External Affairs Manager, Ms Mtanga Noor said Women can make a change as bricks makers, contractors and even industrialists. […]

Read more
A.U., Private sector brainstorm on implementation of intra-African trade

A.U., Private sector brainstorm on implementation of intra-African trade

African leaders have agreed that the continent can attain socio-economic structural transformation through intra-African trade. They say they are set to pave the way for the full implementation of the continental free trade area in the continent. Correspondent, Tolulope Ogunjobi reports from Addis Ababa that four years ago at the 18th ordinary session of the […]

Read more
African Economic Conference Opens in Abuja – Agricultural Transformation On the Agenda

African Economic Conference Opens in Abuja – Agricultural Transformation On the Agenda

The 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) kicked off in Abuja, Nigeria,with a consensus on the need to scale up the continent’s agricultural transformation to spur industrialization and inclusive growth. Opening the conference, Nigeria’s Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, highlighted how the Nigerian Government and private sector partners are leveraging resources for agricultural transformation in the midst of […]

Read more
Nigeria and Morocco sign gas pipeline deal to link Africa to Europe

Nigeria and Morocco sign gas pipeline deal to link Africa to Europe

Nigeria and Morocco have signed a joint venture to construct a gas pipeline that will connect the two nations as well as some other African countries to Europe,Nigeria‘s minister of foreign affairs said on Saturday. The agreement was reached during a visit by the Morocco’s King Mohammed to the Nigerian capital Abuja, Geoffrey Onyema, the […]

Read more
Algeria: Volkswagen, Sovac Ink MoU On Creation of Factory in Relizane

Algeria: Volkswagen, Sovac Ink MoU On Creation of Factory in Relizane

German car manufacturer Volkswagen and Sovac group, official representative of Volkswagen in Algeria, inked Sunday in Algiers a memorandum of understanding on the creation of a plant that will assemble cars of this brand in Algeria. The plant, which will start production on June 2017, will be built in the industrial zone of Sidi Khatab […]

Read more
Nigeria: 224 Firms Jostle for Contracts to Lift Nigerian Crude

Nigeria: 224 Firms Jostle for Contracts to Lift Nigerian Crude

About 224 companies, hundreds of them indigenous Nigerians firms, are seeking to secure contract for the sale and purchase of Nigerian crude oil grades on offer in 2017. The opening of bids in Abuja yesterday had in attendance representatives of the bidding companies, regulatory agencies as well as civil society as independent assessors. The Group […]

Read more