Tag: export

Opinion : Could Industrialists lead the way up and out of COVID-19?

I have been interviewing and studying entrepreneurs in Africa for more than a quarter of a century and I have often wondered whether is the lack of will on the side of many entrepreneurs to get down into the grimy world of industry. After all, it is not as sexy as IT, or the digital world, and it is less likely to get you into the glossy magazines on TV chat shows.

Nigeria’s plans to increase cocoa production

Nigeria's plans to increase cocoa production

Tanzania signs $154 mln contract with Chinese firm to expand main port

DAR ES SALAAM | Tanzania's government signed a $154 million contract on Saturday with the state-run China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to expand the main port in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam. Tanzania...

Djibouti opens new port as part of $7 bln/year free-trade zone plan

Djibouti has formally opened one of four new ports designed to cement the tiny Horn of Africa nation's position as a continental hub, a statement from the ports authority said on Wednesday.

Ivory Coast to build 25 MW solar power station

Ivory Coast plans to build a 25-megawatt solar power plant in the north of the country as it seeks to bolster a strained power grid with renewables, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.

Ivory Coast trims budget, growth forecast for 2017

Ivory Coast will trim its 2017 budget spending by around 50 billion CFA francs ($84 million), a government spokeswoman said on Wednesday, less than the 200 billion CFA francs ($335 million) of cuts announced by President Alassane Ouattara last month.

Ghana to subsidise fertiliser for cocoa farmers

Ghana's cocoa industry regulator will stop supplying free fertiliser to the country's cocoa farmers and instead subsidise the products in an effort to create a fairer market, a spokesman for Cocobod said on Friday.

Libya’s National Oil Corp warns of new attempt at independent oil sales

By Aidan Lewis Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Sunday that it had identified "illegal" efforts to sell crude oil without its approval and warned potential buyers not to enter into such...
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