Tag: African industry

For the very first time in Gabon, the third world manganese producer has just opened the first metallurgical Complex of the country and Central Africa. This new industry has employed more than 500 metallurgists and local miners and has partially reduced the problem of unemployment in Gabon. The Metallurgical Complex of Moanda (CMM) is instal ...
The Congolese company, VMK (Vou Mou Ka), specialized in the manufacturing of telephones and tablets, is going to be established in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by next October. It is what declared the founder, the tech entrepreneur, Verona Mankou, at the end of a discussion last 7th May 07th with the deputy Prime Minister in charge of ...
The news is reported by APA News. The World Bank estimates the cement works project in Guinea Bissau at 22 million euros for a production capacity of 200.000 tons per year, indicated a communiqué from the world financial institution. The promoters requested a loan for 11 million euros, the half of the value of the project, and the decision m ...
Will Africa be the next emerging car market? Being user for a long time, the continent henceforth undertakes the construction of some models already on sale. Monopolized by Asia, Europe and emerging markets, car manufacturing could concern Africa. The world offer should thus appreciably increase with cars made in Africa by Africans. The f ...
Dangote Cement Cameroon, the Cameroonian subsidiary of the Dangote Industries group will start its activities in this January 2015. After several aborted launching, the cement works just acquired raw materials necessary for the starting up of its activities. According to the APA agency, it is essentially about clinker, gypsum, as well as poz ...
Africa, main producer of the coffee does not process on the spot the big part of its production. Consequently, the by-products of this plant come back expensive to the African populations with a doubtful quality. The Nigerian, Ngozi Dozie, faces the challenge by creating Neo, a structure that makes products out of coffee in Lagos (Nigéira). ...
The monthly magazine, African Business Review published the top 10 African labels the most appreciated on the continent: bank, finance, telecoms, energy, trade; there are so many business sectors. The selected companies operate in various business sectors. Without indicating either the operating mode or the criteria of the ranking, seven are ...
The president of the Republic of Senegal, Macky SALL, will chair on 22nd December 2014 in the city of Meckhé, situated at about hundred kilometers from Dakar, the first edition of the Craft Industry National Day in Senegal. This day placed under the sign of creativity and emergence, will serve as plea for important investments in this sector wh ...
Some people already nickname him the Chadian "Steve Jobs", and nevertheless, Sigui Pouidankreo is only at his beginnings. The CEO of Toumai Chad Hanana is committed to put "Toumaï" smartphone on the Chadian market in February, 2015. The man who explores the four corners of the world has started a race against the clock. And for proof, ...
The wealthiest persons of Africa are safe from the multiple crises that threaten the continent (disease, political instability…). According to the last ranking by Forbres magazine, the incomes of the 50 biggest fortunes of Africa got a growth of 6,7 % with regard to the year 2013. Unsurprisingly, the Nr1 of the list has not changed. The Nige ...
In a general policy declaration on Tuesday, the Senegalese Prime Minister, Mohamed Ben Abdallah Dionne, expressed the hope to see his country raising itself among the first three phosphate producers in Africa on the horizon 2023. "It is not rational that our country, so well-endowed with quality phosphates, imports all its fertilizer and exp ...
General Ahmed Gaîd Salah, the Algerian vice minister for National defense proceeded on 26th October 2014 to the inauguration of the first car industry of the country. For the event, the minister attended at the display of the assembly lines of two Mercedes Benz cars. The participation of Algerian companies and army in the project is estimate ...
Moroccan professionals will take part in products and pharmaceutical solutions fair "CPHI Worldwide on 2014" taking place from 7th to 9th October 2014. "The Moroccan participation in this 25th edition of the CPHI fair will allow to put forward the strengths and the skills of our pharmaceutical companies in a high-tech sector where Morocco re ...
The Ghanaian RLG company proceeded a few weeks ago to the presentation of Uhuru Classic, a new generation Smartphone made by the aforementioned company. The hone compatible with Google and Android applications 4.2.1, is sold at 200 dollars, a competitive price on Smartphones market in Africa. Uhuru phones are equipped with protection against ...
Uganda has taken the lead in terms of innovation on the African continent. The students of the University of Makerere have launched since 2011, Kiira Ev, the first electric car of Africa. Fully supplied by a battery for a capacity of 80km, the two-seat car has a speed of 60km / hour and complies with the required driving standards in urban zone ...
Investment Corp of Dubai is diversifying its investments and becomes allied to the Nigerian giant, Dangote Cement. The United Arab Emirates fund announced its participation in the biggest cement company of Africa at the level of 300 million dollars. According to the Ecofin agency, this participation represents only 1,3 % of the capital of Dango ...
A shot in the arm to the Karma gold-bearing project managed in the North of Burkina Faso by the Canadian mining company, TrueGold. It has just obtained a 120 million dollar financing that is approximately 60 billion FCFA. The financing was received from Sandstorn Gold (25 %) and Franco Nevada (75 %) and is destined to the building of the ...
Introduced in 2013 during the second edition of the Food-processing Industry International Fair of Lomé (SIALO), the GIZ / ProDRA innovation award aims at the valuation of local foodstuffs. The application for the second edition of the competition is opened and registrations continue until 2nd September on the official site of SIALO. The com ...
The first military aircraft made in Africa made successfully its first public test flight on Wednesday, 13th August at Wonderboom airport in Pretoria, South Africa, reported on Monday the Ecofin agency. According to the agency, two South African aeronautical groups, Paramount and Aerosud, developed this device that associates a helicopter fu ...
Angola, one of the biggest diamond producers of the world, will launch at the end of September, the operation of polishing of its diamonds. The information was give on Thursday in Luanda by the Chairman of the National Diamond Company (Endiama) Meeting Board, António Carlos Sumbula. The polishing of diamonds exploited in Angola will open the ...
The NGO Manufacturing of alcoholates and soap out of extracts of plants and mineral substances (FAMASEP) met a quality management.   In its operations, it also put forward a rigorous approach set up by communication, anticipation, costs and stakes control, motivation, and development of a system centered on the satisfaction of all st ...
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