Category: Impact

Event Alert: 2017 Food West Africa In Nigeria Is Around The Corner

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Event Alert: 2017 Food West Africa In Nigeria Is Around The Corner

Hosting over 4200+ attendees from 20+ countries, Food West Africa is the largest B2B food & beverage industry platform in West Africa.The 2nd edition of this premier event will take place from 17-19 May, 2017 at Lagos, Nigeria. Food West Africa provides the largest platform for both international and regional food and beverage companies to […]

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Tanzania: Dar es Salaam & Morogoro Railway To Boost Trade

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Tanzania: Dar es Salaam & Morogoro Railway To Boost Trade

The construction of a modern 300km Standard Gauge Railway connecting Dar es Salaam and Morogoro has been set in motion by Tanzania`s president Magafuli. The development is a welcome initiative not only for Tanzania but for Africa as well. The project is expected to boost trade within and outside Tanzania. Speaking at the launch of the […]

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GERD: Ethopia`s Pride And Joy

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GERD: Ethopia`s Pride And Joy

April 2017 marks 6 years since the construction of the famous Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has commenced with 57 percent of the construction complete so far. The dam will be the eighth largest in the world upon completion of the project. Ethiopians hold the project dear and view it the construction of the dam as a […]

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Nigeria: Transcorp Power Plant to Light U 2.4 Million Homes

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Nigeria: Transcorp Power Plant to Light U 2.4 Million Homes

With the lack of access to electricity still the order of the day in Nigeria, Transcorp has commissioned a power plant that was under repair and maintenance which is set to bring electricity to more than 2.4 million homes in Nigeria. Transcorp`s power plant in Ughelli, Delta State was repaired and serviced by GE and is […]

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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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Zimbabwe: Willowvale Motor Industries Reopens After Five Years Of Sleep

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Zimbabwe: Willowvale Motor Industries Reopens After Five Years Of Sleep

Zimbabwe`s motor industry has been set on a recovery path with the reopening of Willowvale Motor Industries which had gone to sleep for the last five years. The once vibrant car assembler is expected to reignite the motor industry which had died a natural death after bottlenecks in the economy crippled the industry which forced Zimbabwe […]

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Zambia Reverses Ban On Selected Fresh Produce Imports

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Zambia Reverses Ban On Selected Fresh Produce Imports

The Zambian government has reversed its ban on selected fresh produce imports. The lifting of the ban which had sought to prohibit the importation of vegetables and fruits which include watermelons, lemons, pineapples, potatoes, carrots, onions, tomatoes, and mangoes which, according to the Zambian authorities, could be produced locally. Speaking to the media Zambia`s Commerce, […]

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South Africa Bans Meat Imports From Brazil

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South Africa Bans Meat Imports From Brazil

South Africa`s Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries has suspended the meat imports from Brazil as a result of the “Brazilian meat scandal” which has raised an international outcry from the affected communities. South Africa took these actions after the Brazilian police raided several meat producers for allegedly paying bribes to inspectors to certify meat that […]

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