Category: East Africa

Event Alert: Manufacturers Invited To Register For Manufacturing East Africa For More Opportunities

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Event Alert: Manufacturers Invited To Register For Manufacturing East Africa For More Opportunities

Manufacturing East Africa is borne from the success of the Manufacturing Indaba conference & exhibition which is hosted annually in the City of Ekurhuleni, South Africa.  There has been a call from South African manufacturers to expand and to sell their products and services into Africa and to explore business partnerships and synergies with a […]

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ICIPE Factory Launch To Boost Kenyan Mango Exports

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ICIPE Factory Launch To Boost Kenyan Mango Exports

Kenyan mango farmers received a shot in the arm with Kenya`s mango exports expected to rise after the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) set up a factory worth Sh 1.5 million which will produce a protein-based trap for fruit flies which have been a menace to Kenyan farmers, damaging and affecting their […]

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Ethiopia`s Electronic Customs Clearance System To Improve Cross Border Trade

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Ethiopia`s Electronic Customs Clearance System To Improve Cross Border Trade

In a bid to improve cross-border trade, Ethiopia signed a USD 13 million deal with Korea`s Customs Service to install an electronic customs clearance system at Ethiopia`s border posts. Ethiopia seeks to expedite the movement of goods at its border posts and improve its trade with other neighboring African countries. The Electronic Customs Clearance System developed by […]

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Event Alert: Growth In International Arrivals Ahead Of AHIF And AviaDev

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Event Alert: Growth In International Arrivals Ahead Of AHIF And AviaDev

Africa is seeing a significant growth in international air travelers – arrivals were up 10.3% between September 2016 and January this year. Europe remained the leading source market with a 47.3% share, while Asia-Pacific was the fastest growing, up 21.7%. The encouraging figures for the continent’s economy are released today by ForwardKeys, which monitors future […]

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What Africa Can Learn From The Buy Uganda Build Uganda Policy

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What Africa Can Learn From The Buy Uganda Build Uganda Policy

Uganda launched the Buy Uganda Build Uganda (BUBU) local consumption policy, an initiative aiming to boost and promote local production which has been facing stiff competition from foreign imports. Small to Medium Enterprises, firms, and local manufacturers are going to benefit from this initiative as it is going to promote consumption of local produce by […]

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East Africa: New Electronic Cargo Tracking System To Improve Cross Border Trade

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East Africa: New Electronic Cargo Tracking System To Improve Cross Border Trade

East African countries have launched a 4.4 million dollar Electronic Cargo Tracking System which has been tipped to change the dynamics of cross-border trade and take it to a whole new level. The East Africa Regional Electronic Cargo Tracking System was unveiled by Revenue authorities in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda. The Regional Electronic Cargo Tracking […]

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#ShowSomeLove For Kenya Nut Company Ltd

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#ShowSomeLove For Kenya Nut Company Ltd

Welcome to day thirteen where we continue to #ShowSomeLove by profiling companies from the African region which are listed on Esaja.com. Each day throughout the month of February, the “month of love” as we like to call it, we profile one of these heroes whose dedication to Africa`s advancement and development knows no bounds. Let`s […]

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#ShowSomeLove For Uganda`s Pan Afric Implex (U) Ltd

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#ShowSomeLove For Uganda`s Pan Afric Implex (U) Ltd

Welcome to day nine where we continue to #ShowSomeLove by profiling companies from the African region which are listed on Esaja.com. Each day throughout the month of February, the “month of love” as we like to call it, we profile one of these heroes whose dedication to Africa`s advancement and development knows no bounds. Let`s […]

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#BordersMustFall: An Open, Prosperous & Connected Africa Is Worth The Fight

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#BordersMustFall: An Open, Prosperous & Connected Africa Is Worth The Fight

As the clock ticked towards 01:00 AM on Sunday the 30th of January, Esaja’s business development lead and I were at Beitbridge border post watching a horror movie unfold. Arguably one of the 5 busiest in Sub-Saharan Africa, Beitbridge links South Africa to Zimbabwe and the rest of Africa. $5bn worth of official trade flows […]

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