Category: Infrastructure

Another Milestone: Pro Plastics Launches New PVC Plant

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Another Milestone: Pro Plastics Launches New PVC Plant

Mr Katiyo and Deputy Minister Paddy Zhanda handing over the new PVC LINE No.9 Zimbabwe`s PVC and HDP plastic pipe producing giant Pro Plastics, has launched a new high-tech  PVC plant a.k.a ‘the new kid on the block’ which is expected to boost the company`s production capacity as well as its competitiveness on the local […]

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Africa Cementrade Summit Exclusive Interview: Mr Njombo Lekula – Managing Director Of International Operations At PPC Ltd

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Africa Cementrade Summit Exclusive Interview:  Mr Njombo Lekula – Managing Director Of International Operations At PPC Ltd

In this exclusive interview commemorating the Centre for Management 8th Africa Cementrade Summit, held from 15 to 16 March 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda, we caught up with Mr Njombo Lekula to find out more about the cement titan that is PPC Ltd, its Pan African operations and his thoughts on the continent’s infrastructure development trends. Who is PPC […]

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Tyrexpo Africa 2016 sharpens its focus to provide new business & knowledge sharing opportunities for South Africa’s growing automotive industry

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Tyrexpo Africa 2016 sharpens its focus to provide new business & knowledge sharing opportunities for South Africa’s growing automotive industry

  8 March 2016, South Africa – The 6th edition of Tyrexpo Africa 2016 opened today, announcing the introduction of three new focused business segments and two new knowledge exchange platforms. The three new business segments – Automotive Repair & Maintenance, Services & Smart Solutions and Tyre Sustainability, together with Tyres offer buyers a more holistic platform for sourcing, […]

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Esaja 2016 African Business Outlook

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Esaja 2016 African Business Outlook

The year 2015 is one that most African nations will definitively not miss, our outlook for the year didn’t spot an economic slowdown on the horizon, all that mattered then was recovering from the negative publicity Africa received from the Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa. What began as another year for the “Africa Rising” drum […]

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Rwanda, Uganda & Kenya: Trekking Through The Heart Of East Africa

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Rwanda, Uganda & Kenya: Trekking Through The Heart Of East Africa

There’s no better way to see a country than travelling through it. In fact, the only way to truly know a nation is to travel through it. I’ve been doing this ever since Esaja began and have done everything from joining Tanzanian Cops on a Patrol in Mbeya to eating Nshima with a local family […]

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Boom! Tweets From Today’s Historic Signing Of Grand Free Trade Area

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Today is one of the most significant days in East, Southern and indeed African history. The Grand Free Trade Area that has taken many years and deliberations to negotiate, has finally been signed into force. It kicks a free trade area larger than the EU in Europe or the NAAFTA in North America, this is […]

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An opportunity not a threat: Tripartite Free Trade Area

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An opportunity not a threat: Tripartite Free Trade Area

The tripartite arrangement of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, East African Community and Southern Africa Development Community (COMESA-EAC–SADC) is the most exciting trade and infrastructure development in Africa at the moment. It provides the foundation of the Continental Free Trade Area promoted by the Africa Union (AU) Commission and its partners. The main […]

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From Cape to Cairo : Nations Of The Grand Africa Free Trade Area

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From Cape to Cairo : Nations Of The Grand Africa Free Trade Area

On June 10 2015, leaders from COMESA, EAC & SADC will finally sign the tripartite free trade agreement – also known as the Grand Africa Free Trade Area. This momentous occasion is a major step to realising the vision of a connected continent. Three of the 5 major continental trading blocks will become one.  It’s […]

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Boom! COMESA – EAC – SADC Free Trade Area Countdown: It’s A Deal

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Boom! COMESA – EAC – SADC Free Trade Area Countdown: It’s A Deal

On June 10 2015, leaders from COMESA, EAC & SADC will finally sign the tripartite free trade agreement. This momentous occasion is a major step to realising the vision of a connected continent. Three of the 5 major continental trading blocks will become one.  It’s a key step towards achieving the hopes and aspirations of millions […]

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5 Solar Energy Businesses Unleashing The Power Of The African Sun

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5 Solar Energy Businesses Unleashing The Power Of The African Sun

From East to West, North to South, Africa’s energy sector is failing to keep up with growth and marginalized majority who live in rural areas. 35 hour blackouts are not surprising in some nations while others practically rely on generators. With no solutions in sight, some brave companies have emerged to tackle this big problem, firstly […]

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