N e w s

Skysat Launches First Label Printing Machine In Africa

 Skysat Technologies Limited, the sole distributor of Konica Minolta digital print solutions in Nigeria and Ghana has launched the first labeling printing machine in Africa. The machine, codenamed: bizhub PRESS C71cf is one of the many digital printing products of Konica Minolta and Brother that were unveiled at the ongoing 4th digital print solution expo tagged: “Exceeding Your Business Expectations,” which began yesterday at.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

Tanzania: Local Experts Set to Oversee Road Works

 Geita — The government through the Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) has established a special consulting engineering unit in a bid to build the capacity of local engineers who will oversee road construction projects. This move will save the funds spent on the engagement of foreign experts.   The Minister for Works, Transport and Communication, Prof Makame Mbarawa, made the remarks recently when visiting Geita Region.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

Dentist to return to Kenyan communities

 Dr Magdalena Laskowska, of Harwood Dental Practice in Tavistock, and Dr Mitesh Badiani, who set up the charity SmileStar, along with a team of volunteers will be returning to Kenya to provide dental treatment and oral health education to the local communities. Many of the rural areas in Kenya have no dental service. Kenya’s population of 44-million has only 1,000 dentists (one dentist to 44,000 people) compared with the UK’s.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

The five biggest wind energy markets in Africa

 The renewable energy market is steadily growing in an African continent that can pride itself to possess in abundance a good mix of resources – sun, water, biomass and wind. Although far less uniformly distributed than the well documented solar resources, Africa with a large coastline still has one of the best potential for wind power production.  Over the last decade, there has been a gradual decrease of the cost of wind power.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

Tanzania and Cuba to Strengthen Bilateral Relations

 Tanzania and Cuba commit to strengthening bilateral relations with focus on economic benefits and mutual cooperation. The announcement was made on October 3rd 2016 by President John Magufuli during a visit of the Cuban Vice President, Salvador Valdes Mesa, to Tanzania. Magufuli and Mesa discussed the various investment opportunities in Tanzania, especially in the pharmaceutical and sugar sectors. For this, the Tanzanian President.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

Africa: Kenya Ahead of Rivals As Africa Goes Digital

 Kenya is poised to become Africa's first mobile money economy, a newly-released study indicates based on the steady rise in cashless transactions for goods and services.   The study by consultancy firm Deloitte says Kenya is ripe for mobile money revolution and asks local businesses to shift their sales models with the emerging reality to stay ahead of the competition.   The impending mobile payments revolution marks yet.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

Africa: COMESA States Urged to Increase Power Generation for Industrial Use

 Member states of the Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) have been urged to enhance power generation capacity to support industrial growth and increase access by rural areas.   Dr Kipyego Cheluget, the COMESA assistant secretary general, said access to power for industrial and commercial use is a key driver of growth and job-creation.   Speaking in statement ahead of the third edition of the iPAD Rwanda Energy Infrastructure.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

Govt. Roche explore new areas of partnership

 The Ministry of Health and Roche Kenya Limited are exploring additional areas of partnershipto lift the cancer burden in the country, after successfully signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)last August. The two institutions held a meeting on Monday, to sought waysof working together to provide technical expertisetoexplore effective models of reimbursement, improve access to treatment and diagnostics, as well as maintenance of.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

High Grade Graphite Discovered in Tanzania in Mahenge

 South African mining investment company Armadale Capital (AIM:ACP) recently announced the preliminary discovery of high grade graphite at its Mahenge Liandu Graphite Project in south east Tanzania. The discovery follows the recently commenced drilling program at Mahenge, which is continuing on site and is expected to be completed in 3 to 4 weeks. William Frewen, Chairman of Armadale, said: “This preliminary discovery of high-grade.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

East Africa: Natural Gas Connections Vital Cog On the Path to Becoming East Africa's 'Power' House

Since sometime in 2012 or earlier than that, there were reports of the government's move to supply natural gas to homes--with a pilot project to connect homes in Mikocheni and international hotels.   The move was followed by inauguration of a distribution pipelines connecting homes and the hotels, raising new hopes of accessing the crucial energy more cheaply.   Three gas distribution centres are in place since 2014; in Sinza,.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

Tanzania: Chamber of Commerce to Invest in Agroprocessing Industries

The Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA) Investment Plc has posted a pre-tax 564.18M/-profit allowing it to invest in agro-processing industries in various regions.   Opening the company's 11th annual general meeting in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the Board Chairman, Eng Aloys Mwamanga, said the company was faring well despite rocketing operational costs and some instability at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

Chinese firm to build Sh2.6b power line to Tanzania

 The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company has contracted Chinese firm North China Power Engineering Company to construct a 96 kilometre power transmission line running between Isinya and Namanga at a cost of Sh2.6 billion. This is part of the Kenya-Tanzania interconnector line that will hook Kenya’s national electricity grid to the Southern Africa Power Pool. The high voltage transmission line has a total length of 510km, of which.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

Featured Companies
  • /
  • African Business Development Association
  • /
  • Your Banner HERE!

Complete List  


Afrotrade International Marketing, Tel: +971-50-6285684
© 1998-2024 Afrotrade