Category: East Africa

#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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Securexpo Expected To Attract Over 2500 Visitors From The Security Market

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Securexpo Expected To Attract Over 2500 Visitors From The Security Market

Securexpo East Africa, Kenya’s primary exhibition for the commercial and homeland security market, it set to grow significantly. The exhibition and conference will take place at the Visa Oshwal Centre and has already substantially increased in size compared to the previous edition. The exhibition in November is expected to attract more than 70 local and […]

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Kenya In Trouble As Power Shortages Hit The East-African Country

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Kenya In Trouble As Power Shortages Hit The East-African Country

Kenya has become the latest victim to be hit by power shortages due to low water levels in most of their dams which affected hydro-electricity generation. Kenya highly depends on hydropower as the source of energy for the whole country. As a result, load shedding had become the order of the day. Amid fears that the […]

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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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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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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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When Security Matters: Securexpo East Africa Aligns Itself With The Secure Kenya 2030 Initiative

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When Security Matters: Securexpo East Africa Aligns Itself With The Secure Kenya 2030 Initiative

Securexpo East Africa returns again this November with this year’s edition far bigger than it was in 2015. The whole event has grown by 25% with over 70 companies now exhibiting and thousands of products on display. The conference has also grown and will now feature 15 sessions covering all aspects of the regional and […]

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East Africa Records Positive Figures Ahead Of AHIF And AviaDev

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East Africa Records Positive Figures Ahead Of  AHIF And AviaDev

Analysis of International air travel to East Africa this year (January to August) by ForwardKeys, a company that predicts future travel patterns by crunching and analysing 14m booking transactions a day, reveals strong growth of 11.2% compared with the same period last year. This is an exceptional performance as growth for Africa as whole has […]

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