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August 11

August 10

  • Nigeria: How Made-in-Lagos Car Defeated World Powers

    Daily Trust

    It might be unthinkable, yet it did happen. The University of Lagos community developed a racing car which beat many competitors at a global automobile competition Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Amshaj Commences Producing Diagnostic Reagents

    Addis Fortune

    Established as Ethiopian subsidiary of Amshaj Manufacturing Plc at an outlay of close to eight million Birr, Jourilabs Diagnostic Manufacturing Plant is inaugurated on August 8,... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Malt Factory to Suspend Production

    Addis Fortune

    The Assela Malt Factory, the main supplier of malt for breweries in Ethiopia, is suspending production until the middle September when barley ordered from Denmark is expected to be... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Merger Set to Boost Astra Industries Performance

    Zimbabwe Standard

    Japanese paint manufacturing giant Kansai Plascon says its merger with Astra Industries is expected to yield good results in the next two years. Read more »

August 09

August 08

  • Nigeria: Cement Standardisation Policy - Controversy Rages, As SON Issues New Guidelines to Manufacturers


    WHEN on Thursday February 20, 2014, Hon. Ibrahim Tukur El-Sudi moved a motion at a session of the House of Representatives on "the urgent need to investigate the Composition and... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Group Warns SON to Reverse Ultimatum On Cement Standard

    Daily Independent

    A human rights group, Alliance Against Monopoly (AAM), has given a seven-day ultimatum to the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to reverse its earlier decision which gave... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Flying the Flag

    This Day

    With the introduction of Fox Sedan and Amazon car brands by the Innoson Vehicles Manufacturing Company into the Nigerian and West African markets recently, Nigeria has made history... Read more »

August 07

  • Nigeria: 'Illicit Trade On Counterfeit, Pirated Goods to Hit U.S. $1.7 Trillion By 2015'


    EXCEPT urgent measures are taken, the value of global illicit trade on counterfeit and pirated goods could reach $1.7 trillion by 2015, going by the estimation of the Business... Read more »

  • Kenya: Manufacturing Sector Prepared to Deliver [opinion]

    Capital FM

    It has been a long drawn out battle for local manufacturers to sell more of their products locally. An increase in market share is possible if they can gain access to the local... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Manufacturers Bemoan Poor Operating Environment

    Daily Independent

    Manufacturers in the country have continued to lament that the operating environment has remained challenging and is affecting the productivity and competitiveness of manufacturers... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NDE Trains 50 Women On Shoe Making in Jigawa

    Daily Trust

    The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Monday commenced the training of 50 women on shoe and bag making in Jigawa State. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Roofings Group Looks to Open Manufacturing Plant in Rwanda

    New Times

    ROOFINGS GROUP is a Uganda-based manufacturing company established in 1994, situated about 6km south of Kampala city centre on Plot 126 Entebbe Road, Lubowa, occupying a 39-acre... Read more »

August 06

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