Category: Growth

African Development Bank`s High 5s To Move The Continent Forward

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African Development Bank`s High 5s To Move The Continent Forward

In a bid to accelerate Africa`s development, growth and economic transformation, the African Development Bank came up with five priorities and strategies which are to be pushed by the regional organization for the continent`s economic transformation which has remained a pipe dream for so long. The High 5s priorities are also set to enable the […]

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African Queen Zimbabwe Launch In Pictures

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African Queen Zimbabwe Launch In Pictures

African Queen Zimbabwe, a distributor of African Fabrics was launched on the 18th of March 2017 in Harare. The company is a brainchild of Tofara Chokera who has partnered Zambia`s House of African Fabrics, with the later acting as a supplier of African fabrics to Tofara`s African Queen Zimbabwe. The colourful event was a success with a lot […]

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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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Event Alert: Mikono Expo Group To Host The 2017 Dar Construction Trade Expo & East Africa Smart Building Summit In Tanzania

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Event Alert: Mikono Expo Group To Host The 2017 Dar Construction Trade Expo & East Africa Smart Building Summit In Tanzania

Tanzanian based company Mikono Speakers under her sister company Mikono Expo Group, which operates in Tanzania, South Africa, and other African nations, is hosting the Dar Construction Trade Expo 2017. This esteemed event will take place along with the East Africa Smart Building Conference. More than 200 exhibitors from Africa and all over the world […]

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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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Mozambique: Natural Gas Reserves To Boost Economic Growth

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Mozambique: Natural Gas Reserves To Boost Economic Growth

The discovery of Mozambique`s natural gas reserves in the Rovuma Basin since 2010 could see this Southern African country become the third largest producer of liquefied gas (LNG) with the first and second spots being occupied by Australia and Qatar. The discovered natural gas reserves indicate at least 160 to 200 trillion cubic feet of gas […]

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Afreximbank Unveils USD 90 Billion To Boost Intra-African Trade

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Afreximbank Unveils USD 90 Billion To Boost Intra-African Trade

Intra-African trade has received a shot in the arm from The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) which has committed USD 90 Billion to boost African trade when it unveiled its five-year strategic plan beginning in 2017 to 2021 dubbed Impact 2021. The Pan-African finance provider was established in Abuja, Nigeria in October 1993 by African Governments, African private and institutional […]

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WTO`s Trade Facilitation Agreement To Enable Easier Cross Border Trade In Africa

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WTO`s Trade Facilitation Agreement To Enable Easier Cross Border Trade In Africa

After being on the drawing table since 1996 WTO`s Trade Facilitation Agreement finally came to life on 22 February 2017 after member countries of the WTO gave the green light for its implementation. The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) is set to change the face of global trade systems as it seeks to ease and speed […]

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Zambeef`s Zamleather Clocks Up A Milestone With Exports To China

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Zambeef`s Zamleather Clocks Up A Milestone With Exports To China

Zambeef Product’s leather division, Zamleather, has exported its 100th container of ‘wet blue’ tanned leather to Beijing in China. The milestone was reached as the company recently signed a contract worth over US$330,000 for the supply of wet blue leather to Beijing Huiding Leather Co. Ltd in China; the consignment was its 100th since the […]

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Africa Energy Indaba`s Growth A Huge Step Towards Achieving Universal Access To Energy

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Africa Energy Indaba`s Growth A Huge Step Towards Achieving Universal Access To Energy

The ninth annual Africa Energy Indaba delivered a successful week of strategic engagements, an exhibition, and networking functions. The debates and discussions provided opportunities to African and national energy players in attendance that were seeking new opportunities to unlock energy access across the continent. “Despite the tough economic climate, quality content and delegate participation continue to […]

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