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[Ethiopia] UAE markets express appetite for meat from modern abattoir
05-01-2017 | 13:50:07
A modern slaughterhouse built in Jigjiga town, Ethiopian Somali regional state, has begun exporting meat to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
[Namibia] Namib Mills expands portfolio and reach as demand for its products soars
24-11-2016 | 16:32:54
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.
[Uganda] NSSF buys 121 million shares from Umeme becoming single largest investor
09-11-2016 | 09:53:29
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.
COMESA pockets $3.1 million in merger filing fees
31-10-2016 | 11:01:58
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 Capital Markets Authority announces new financing facility for cash strapped companies
17-10-2016 | 14:47:24
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.
First East African b2b trade fair to market craft producers internationally
29-08-2016 | 09:30:15
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.
Chinese phone maker enters Kenya’s market with high end smartphone
06-07-2016 | 07:39:00
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
Kenya farmers increase yields and income with commercial villages
21-06-2016 | 10:53:49
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.
Kenyan farmers excite international markets with multipurpose herb
20-06-2016 | 12:56:00
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.
Tough times for Middle East and North Africa insurance markets
01-03-2016 | 12:55:03
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
11-02-2016 | 12:18:00
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.
[Free Webinar] Global Trends for Emerging Markets in 2016 by Harvard Professor Mark Esposito
09-02-2016 | 15:41:00
What is the importance of the emerging markets to the global economy? Emerging economies have experienced stronger economic growth than developed markets...
Erbil-based Think Tank ranked among the top in Middle East and North Africa
08-02-2016 | 12:58:00
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.
New Mega Trends in Africa Reveals GDP Growth of 4.5 trillion by 2025
04-02-2016 | 11:43:00
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 Launches East Africa Operations
19-11-2015 | 11:53:48
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.