Category: African Trade

Kenya Bans Poultry Imports From Uganda After Bird Flu Outbreak

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Kenya Bans Poultry Imports From Uganda After Bird Flu Outbreak

The chicken industry in east Africa particularly Uganda has suffered a major blow with recent reports of an outbreak of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), a bird-flu which can affect both birds and humans. This has prompted the Kenyan authorities to temporarily ban the importation of live poultry and related products from Uganda into Kenya. […]

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African Coffee Supply Can Satisfy The World`s Rising Demand

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African Coffee Supply Can Satisfy The World`s Rising Demand

The future of coffee production from the world`s largest producers, Brazil and Vietnam looks bleak as the two coffee producing giants are witnessing yet another drought which is likely to cause a negative impact on production, exports, and pricing. Brazil and Vietnam had been hit by a semi-drought which decreased the production of coffee in since 2015 […]

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Tanzania Joins China’s Colossal One Belt One Road Trade Initiative

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Tanzania Joins China’s Colossal One Belt One Road Trade Initiative

The Chinese government has selected the East African nation of Tanzania as a new addition to its ambitious One Belt, One road initiative. The plan is modeled along the lines of the traditional silk road, an ancient trade route that spurred Chinese trade with the world. It aims to boost China’s economy by locking down on latent trade […]

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Construct Ghana 2017: Unveiling USD 75 Billion West African Construction Market

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Construct Ghana 2017: Unveiling USD 75 Billion West African Construction Market

We are pleased to introduce the CONSTRUCT GHANA 2017 – International Trade show for Construction & Vertical Industries to be held from 10 – 12 August 2017, Ghana International Trade Fair Centre, Accra, Ghana. Ghana is a West African country that has created a successful business-enabling environment for inward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) which averaged US $ […]

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Season’s Greetings From Your African Business Champions

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Season’s Greetings From Your African Business Champions

2016 has been universally described as a tough business year. Most African economies who largely depend on commodities found themselves in a fix as everything from oil to mineral resources witnessed depressed prices. This made the operating environment extremely unpredictable for both large and small businesses. Alas, when all is said and done, this is […]

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Uganda: Rise In Demand For Pork Presents Business Opportunities For Suppliers

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Uganda: Rise In Demand For Pork Presents Business Opportunities For Suppliers

The rise of Uganda`s pork consumption statistics to 2nd behind China presents a huge opportunity for African businesses and farmers who are willing to venture and invest into the pork industry targeting the East African Nation. Ugandan media reports and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have confirmed that the East African nation is now […]

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Zimbabwe: Informal Sector Crucial for Developing The Economy

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Zimbabwe: Informal Sector Crucial for Developing The Economy

Over the years the informal sector in Africa has been growing and has received little attention than it should be, by the relevant authorities and Zimbabwe`s is no exception. The informal sector is very important in its contribution towards the development of the Zimbabwean economy. Annually more than US$7-billion circulates in the informal sector of […]

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Battle Against Counterfeits: Time For Packaged Goods Regulations In Africa

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Battle Against Counterfeits: Time For Packaged Goods Regulations In Africa

The introduction of packaged food regulations in Africa could prove to be a decisive move in Africa`s ongoing war against the surge of counterfeit and substandard goods on the continent. Africa as a region could combat the influx of substandard and fake goods through enacting a regulatory system or laws that the whole continent would […]

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