A modern slaughterhouse built in Jigjiga town, Ethiopian Somali regional state, has begun exporting meat to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Namibia food producer Namib Mills has diversified into new products and set eyes on expansion to the rest of South African countries as demand for its products soars.
The Uganda National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has bought an additional 121 million shares from utility company Umeme for $17 million making it the single largest investor of the company. NSSF announced that it had reached an agreement with Actis to acquire 7.5 percent of the shares it held in Umeme.
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, Comesa, Competition Commission received over $3.1 million in merger filing fees between December 2015 and October 2016 according to the commission’s performance brief.
Uganda’s capital markets regulator Capital Markets Authority (CMA) in a bid to rescue listed cash strapped companies has announced it has a financial facility which it has generated over the years.
Plans are underway to establish an annual professional business to business trade fair for home décor, lifestyle products and fashion accessories which will allow East African craft producers to sell their products in the international markets.
The battle for the smartphone market in Kenya has intensified with the recent launch by Chinese smartphone maker Gionee Communication Equipment of its flagship phones that are targeting businesspeople and professionals
A market and commercialization intervention is steadily gaining ground in Kenya allowing small holder farmers bypass the dubious middlemen to access markets for their produce directly, a breakthrough that has now seen farmers triple seasonal earnings.
A burgeoning European appetite for basil, a versatile aromatic herb in the mint family, has opened a window of opportunity for farmers in Nakuru County in Kenya who are now earning up to $2000 a month in exports.
With the economies of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) impacted by the unrelenting low oil prices and persisting regional instability, their insurance markets are likely to face repercussions
Oracle Enables Leading Global Transfer Agency to Launch New Retirement & Life Products in South Africa
Maitland, a global independent third-party fund administrator has launched its new investor servicing Retirement and Life products to the South African market with the help of Oracle FLEXCUBE Investor Servicing.
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The Erbil-based Middle East Research Institute (MERI) has been ranked as a top think-tank in the Middle East and Northern Africa, and the highest ranking in Iraq, according to a publication from Pennsylvania University’s Lauder Institute.
Urbanisation, mobility, infrastructure, natural resources, telecommunications investments and inter-regional trade are just a few of the untapped opportunities making Africa the last growth frontier.
Boyden, a global leader in executive search with more than 70 offices in over 40 countries, today announced that the firm has opened a new office in Nairobi, Kenya, further expanding its presence to a third region in Africa.