Tag: Chinese

Rwanda, Alibaba partnership: What it means for local businesses

Rwandan government and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group recently launched the first ever Electronic World Trade Platform in Africa which aims, among others, to enable Rwandan products to be sold directly at the Chinese market and promote the country’s tourism. In this report, CNBC Africa’s Steven Muvunyi finds out what the deal means for local businesses.

NTMA’s Hamma Ali Kwajaffa on ways to boost Nigeria’s textile industry

As Nigeria's textile industry anticipates fresh funding of about two billion dollars from a Memorandum of Understanding signed with a Chinese firm Rui Group, Hamma Ali Kwajaffa, Acting Director General of the Nigerian Textile Manufacturers Association Lagos joins CNBC Africa to discuss ways to improve the growth of the sector.

Huawei will leapfrog Apple and HP to lead the PC market in five years, top exec says

Huawei will become the top personal computer maker in the world in three to five years.

Djibouti breaks ground on massive Chinese-backed free trade zone

China’s largest public port operator, Dalian Port Corporation Limited, is building the free trade zone.

Tencent heads for high score in gaming M&A

So far, Tencent has taken stakes in small outfits from South Korea's CJ Games to Glu Mobile in San Francisco.

Guinea signs $770 mln contract with Chinese firm to develop main port

The port in Conakry handles nearly all goods shipped into Guinea, and to some landlocked neighbours like Mali.