Category: Suppliers

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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International Sourcing Fair Exclusive Interview: Claire Fortmann – Sales & Sponsorship Manager At Reed Exhibitions

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International Sourcing Fair Exclusive Interview: Claire Fortmann – Sales & Sponsorship Manager At Reed Exhibitions

Team Esaja caught up with Claire Fortmann a Sales & Sponsorship Manager at Reed Exhibitions ahead of the 2017 International Sourcing Fair slated for 13 – 15 September in South Africa to gain insights on what the event is going to offer to both exhibitors and visitors.   Please tell Africa what the International Sourcing Fair […]

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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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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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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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African Queen Zimbabwe Sets Sail

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African Queen Zimbabwe Sets Sail

With African fabrics and fashionwear gaining popularity among Africa`s fashionpreneurs, Southern Africa witnessed the birth of African Queen Zimbabwe which was launched on the 18th of March 2017 in Harare. The company will be acting as a distributor of African fabrics and fashion wear ranging from java to African lace cloth. African Queen Zimbabwe is […]

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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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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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Nigeria: Africa`s Largest Tomato Producer Importing Tomato Paste

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Nigeria: Africa`s Largest Tomato Producer Importing Tomato Paste

In what appears to be a paradox, Nigeria which is Sub-Saharan Africa`s largest producer of tomatoes and tomato paste is also turning out to be Africa`s largest importer of tomato paste. Nigeria is failing to supply local demand of the popular concentrate and this has prompted it to spend up to USD 1 billion annually on […]

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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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