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Volkswagen To Recover Investment in Rwanda

German car maker, Volkswagen (VW), taking a bet on the upward trajectory of car ownership, last year launched a US$20 million car assembly plant in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda in an expansion drive across Africa.  Quickly after, VW also launched its robust mobility service, Move, with a new business model that has it controlling the entire value chain from providing its own cars to its own drivers. With its ride sharing and ride hailing services, and plans to launch other.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th May 2019

Africa wood coating industry is on the rise due to the increase in the residential property market

After the successful implementation of many housing projects, investors are curious about the upcoming demand trends on wood coating market. A recent report by two consultancy firms clearly indicates how the growth of the residential property is booming the demand for wood protection products in Africa. Increase in urban population is creating huge demand for wood protection products such as paints, stains, sealers to develop better residency with modern furniture, cabinets, fences,.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th May 2019

African Car Sales Experiences An Exceptional Raise

A struggling economy, political uncertainty, fragile consumer confidence, mounting pressure on disposable income, and diminished purchasing power as a result of higher interest rates and fuel price hikes, have all taken their toll on domestic new vehicle sales in South Africa. However, it’s not all doom and gloom for the automotive sector. According to the latest new vehicle sales statistics released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th May 2019

Italian Printing Giants 'Durst' Seeks New Business Opportunities in Africa

Pyrotec PackMedia invested in an eight-color digital label press from Durst, a manufacturer of digital printing and manufacturing technology, bringing the Durst Tau 330 RSC into the African market for the first time. This latest addition of machinery opens up a new digital future with Durst technology and will play an important role in the latest digital label printing business venture of the company. Timothy Beattie,the general manager of Pyrotec PackMedia says, “We’re.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th May 2019

China's Weeco Recycling Opens New Plastic Recycling Plant in Kenya

A China based recycling firm recently opened a new plastic waste recycling plant in eastern Kenya investing 4.5 billion shillings (US$ 45 million)  to help curb environmental degradation. Weeco Recycling Company, which processes 2,000 tons of PET bottles each month and recycles them into pellets and polyester fiber, announced the establishment of two plants in the East African country on Monday. Besides the plant in the town of Athi River in eastern Kenya, Weeco is setting up.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th May 2019

Sh30.4 Billion revenue is the new benchmark of 2018 for the growth of Mining in Kenya.

Kenya witnessed a remarkable growth in the mining sector last year. A total of Sh30.4 Bn is collected as revenue in 2018 for the mining sector, which represents a year on year growth of 5.9 per cent over the previous year. Although Kenya is home to minerals such as soda ash, gold, diatomite, fluorspar, titanium ore and gemstone, but Soda ash and diatomite are the main drive behind this massive growth. Titanium accounted to be the third most mineral after soda ash and diatomite to.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 28th May 2019

Unilever & Crossboundary Energy Discloses 619 Kwp Solar Plant in Kenya

Unilever Tea Kenya and CrossBoundary Energy have authorized a 619 kWp solar plant at the company’s Kericho tea factory. This is the first on-site solar installation for a Unilever facility in Sub-Saharan Africa, and it brings the company near to its target of sourcing 100% of total energy from renewables by 2030. With the addition of solar PV to its actual hydroelectric and biomass resources, over 90% of Unilever Tea Kenya’s energy needs will now be met with clean.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 28th May 2019

Introduction to Traffic Lights in Kisumu, Kenya

Traffic lights installed in Kisumu for the first time in upgrading the controle on trafic at a number of intersections and pedestrian crossings. The Kenya National Highways Authority (Kenha) started installing the lights in three key junctions along the Kisumu-Kakamega highway following roads upgrade and increased traffic flow with the onset of devolution. Kenha director general Peter Mundinia said the construction of the four-lane highway linking Nairobi-Kisumu road and the.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 27th May 2019

5 Billion USD Green City project is Rwandas new approach to a cleaner environment.

After successfully launching construction of Africa’s biggest tech hubs Kigali Innovation City, Rwanda is approaching to a cleaner environment with the Green City project in the capital Kigali in 2020. Rwanda is planning to construct a green city on 620 hectares in Kinyinya Sector, Gasabo District as an approach to achieve a cleaner and safer environment.  It will be the first city in Africa to equip with green technology and innovation to compete against environmental.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 25th May 2019

BuildExpo seeks to improve construction in Rwanda

The second edition of Build Expo was opened on Wednesday May 23rd by the Minister of Infrastructure, Hon. Ambassador Claver Gatete, at the Kigali Convention Centre.  The event attracted a number of distinguished guests from all walks of life including ambassadors from other countries, foreign ministers, members of the public and private sector and media. The Regional Marketing Director, Duncan Njaye, gave a brief history of Expo Group and said the company started its.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 24th May 2019

Nigerias Kews Garden Plans To Enter Into The International Market

Kews Garden Limited, a Nigerian fishing company, has launched a new fish product under the brand ‘Mackerel Butter’ amid its plans to export fish and fish products into the international market. Speaking during the launch of the product Mrs Nnenna Anekwe said that the firm has concluded plans to begin the export of processed mackerel fish butter to other parts of the world. Anekwe revealed that the firm, which has been operating in the sector for several years, has also.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 23rd May 2019

Phase 1 construction of Dar Es Salaam SGR nears completion

Phase one works on US $1.9bn Dar Es Salaam Standard Gauge Railiway (SGR) between Dar es Salaam and Morogoro in Tanzania nears completion. Minister for Works, Transport and Communications Isack Kamwele revealed the reports. Phase 1 of the project that Dar es Salaam has been pushing since April 2017 include three passenger trains which will be making daily round trips between the two cities, this is lower than the maximum 12 trips projected once the project is fully implemented. The.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 23rd May 2019



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