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  • Kenya: Plastic Bags to be Banned from August

    Posted on :Thursday , 16th March 2017

    You may be required to find a new way of carrying your shopping from markets, shops and supermarkets before August this year.

     
    This is because the plastic bags traders give you without asking have been banned by the government.
     
    Environment and Natural Resources Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu announced the ban on Tuesday.
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  • Expogroup Wins Big at the Tanzania Leadership Awards 2016

    Posted on :Friday , 3rd February 2017

      On the evening of Friday 27th January 2017, members of the business community in Tanzania gathered at the Hyatt Regency Hotel to celebrate the most accomplished businesses of 2016. The event was the Tanzania Leadership Awards (TLA), which honors successful businesses that range from conglomerates with more than 500 employees, to small start-ups with a staff count of 2 to 4 employees. . .

  • Kenya Resists Total Plastic Ban to Protect Manufacturing Base

    Posted on :Monday , 16th January 2017

    Kenya is headed for a showdown with its regional partners as it seeks to protect jobs in plastic manufacturing, with Rwanda and Tanzania pushing for a ban on plastic bags in the region.

     
    A Bill seeking the ban will be debated in the upcoming East African Legislative Assembly sittings in Kampala.
     
    During the Nairobi sittings in November l. . .

  • African Packaging Industry Well Equipped for Increased Demand

    Posted on :Monday , 2nd January 2017

    Growth in Africa’s packaging sector is tipped to explode over the coming years and global packaging equipment suppliers are certainly keen to capitalise on the potential for consumer-led growth. According to a report, sub-Saharan Africa’s key food and beverage market grew by 18 per cent last year. Over the next 20 years, it is projected to be four times the region’s urban mark. . .

  • AFRICA - THE NEXT GROWTH MARKET

    Posted on :Thursday , 24th November 2016

    Africa is currently home to five of the fastest growing economies in the world. According to a global study, the continent's economy is forecast to grow to $2.6 trillion in 2020 from $1.6 trillion in 2008, fuelled by booms in mining, agriculture and development of ports, roads and other infrastructure. This rapid economic growth is what is creating substanti. . .

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