Fruits and vegetables producing and exporting company Itamco for Agriculture Development, Ghabour Farms, has announced plans to increase exports to African, Eastern Europe and South East Asia markets in coming months as markets express more appetite for its produce.
In a bid to accelerate its gold mine development project, British gold exploration and development company KEFI Minerals PLC has applied for a credit facility to the Development Bank of Ethiopia as part of its plans of raising $85 million in loan.
Oil marketer Vivo Energy Kenya has opened the largest diesel storage capacity by any one oil marketer in the country as it seeks to support the growing retail business.
Tanzania based cement manufacturer Tanga Cement Public Limited Company has unveiled an all-purpose cement brand to tap into the heightened construction activities across the country.
As the world reacts to news of the recall of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones following reports of the device exploding during or after charging, Rwanda’s National carrier RwandAir has banned the device on its flights.
Overall international air travel to Africa has grown 5.6 percent this year through August compared to the same period last year, but North Africa has seen slow growth or even decline - people are scared to travel there -while East Africa has seen double-digit growth.
Small & Medium Businesses in East Africa are resourceful and creative, yet many entrepreneurs lack the time and support they need to innovate in their businesses.
We wanted to invite you to join the complimentary webinar: ‘Is improving land rights the key to smallholder development? And, if so, how can companies help?’ hosted by Innovation Forum.
"Digital banking is performing very well in South Africa and in Africa generally, although mobile banking has a greater share of the total in most countries north of South Africa’s borders. There are a number of reasons for mobile’s success, one being the relative lack of infrastructure in Africa."
Following successful networking events in Accra, Lagos, Hamburg, Kigali and lately in Amsterdam, Addis Ababa and Nairobi, Africa Business Communities will be coming to London on the 21st of November, 2016.