Source: Dangote Group |

Dangote Cement strengthen pan-African market volume... operations in Congo, appoint acting CEO for Congo operation

DQ3: Dangote Cement drives volume across Africa

Leading pan African cement manufacturer, the Dangote Cement (www.Dangote.com) has maintained its strong hold in the Nigeria domestic cement market accounting for 65 percent of the Nigerian market volume, while other African plants’ volumes went up by 7.5 percent to 7.0 mta. The Cement company has in the past months…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

South Africa and Iran to Host Business Forum in Pretoria

The business forum will address amongst others trade, investment, economic development and industry related issues

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) together with their Iranian counterparts will host the South Africa-Iran Business Forum at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) offices in Pretoria on Monday, 23 October 2017 from 9am. The forum will be held on the margins of the Joint…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

South African Businesspeople Relish Prospects of Exporting to Russia

The businesspeople will be participating in the 10th Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) to Russia from 24-27 October 2017

A group of twenty businesspeople who will be departing for Novosibirsk, Russia on Sunday are relishing the prospects of exporting their goods and services to Russia and contributing in increasing trade between South Africa and the European country. The businesspeople will be participating in the 10th Investment and Trade Initiative…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

United States Agency for International Development and Ghana Government Foster Private sector-led Economic Growth through Partnerships

The Seventh Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness event draws private sector investment and encourages the sustainable growth of agribusinesses in Ghana

Recognized as the largest annual gathering of farmers, buyers, manufacturers, government officials, development partners and financial institutions, the Seventh Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness event draws private sector investment and encourages the sustainable growth of agribusinesses in Ghana. On October 19, 2017, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the…

MultiChoice Tanzania
Source: MultiChoice Tanzania |

MultiChoice Tanzania Celebrates 20 years of changing lives

The celebration will involve a two days special exhibition set to take place at the Mlimani City in Dar es Salaam

MultiChoice Tanzania (MCT) (www.DStv.com) the country’s first Pay TV Company has reached an exiting milestone as the company celebrates 20 years of changing lives through innovative delivery of ground-breaking content. The celebration will involve a two days special exhibition set to take place at the Mlimani City in Dar es…

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ENGIE accelerates its development in the off-grid energy market by joining forces with Fenix, a pioneer in Africa’s Solar Home System market

This investment will contribute to ENGIE’s goal of providing 20 million people around the world with access to decarbonized, decentralized energy by 2020, using the latest digital technologies

ENGIE (www.ENGIE.com) and Fenix (www.FenixIntl.com) announce that they have agreed on a transaction in which ENGIE will acquire [1] 100% of Fenix International, a next generation energy company, offering Solar Home Systems (SHS) in Africa. Founded in 2009, Fenix employs over 350 people and has its main activities in Uganda where…

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Quantum Global Group’s USD 1.1 billion Infrastructure Fund Exits Savannah Cement, a Leading East African Cement Producer

Quantum Global’s investment was designed to support the cement producer on a number of value creation initiatives, including the development and launch of new products and the optimization of existing facilities

QGIAM, the private equity arm of Africa focused investment firm Quantum Global (http://QuantumGlobalGroup.com), today announced that on behalf of their investors, the sale of its interest in Savannah Cement, a leading Kenyan cement producer, has been completed following the receipt of regulatory approvals. Quantum Global’s investment was designed to support…

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit
Source: Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit |

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit 2018

“Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development”

Prominent African and international business executives and investors to explore business opportunities at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) (www.ATIGS2018.com); a prestigious biennial conference and exhibition to be held on June 24-26, 2018 in Washington, DC, USA. Organized by GAA Exhibitions & Conferences (www.GaAdvancement.com), the 2018 ATIGS edition will…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

Gauteng Businesspeople on a mission to explore Russian market

The purpose of the mission is to increase the volume of exports of agro-processing and clothing and textile products, as well as built environment and capital equipment goods and services to the Russian market

Gauteng businesspeople who will be travelling to Russia to participate in the Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) are looking forward to exploring business opportunities in the European country. The Managing Director of Johannesburg-based Beeake Engineering Solutions, Mr Kgopotse Moagi, and…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

AfDB seeks global support for Africa’s young farmers

Highlights agribusiness as solution to Africa’s youth unemployment

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent’s youth employment. In collaboration with the Initiative for Global Development, the Association of African Agricultural Professionals in the Diaspora (AAAPD), Michigan State University, Iowa State…