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Kenya to Build Power Plants to Boost Electricity Supply in Meru County

Kenya has disclosed plans to set up various power plants in Meru County as part of the county’s plan to boost business and provide electricity to all residents by 2040. This will support the county’s development for the next 20 years.Foreseeing the county’s Vision 2040 blueprint, the main goal in the energy sector is to improve access to clean and sustainable energy by investing in a good mix of energy sources such as wind and solar, as well as investing in underground cabling.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 15th January 2020

Going Big In Ethiopia A New Video Campaign Is Launched By Coca-Cola

Ethiopia is greatly admired not just for its beauty, diversity or economic progress but also the fervent spirit of its people. It is extremely encouraging to see the improved economic growth projections over the last couple of years which is testament to all of the hard work that has been done,” said Phillipine Mtikitiki General Manager for East & Central Africa. With the aim of showing the immense investment and tourist attractions of Ethiopia, Going Big in Ethiopia a new.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 15th January 2020

The Chinese Group Sany Heavy Industries to Produce 600 MW of Wind Energy in Tanzania

Possibility to have the largest wind farm on the African continent is only when the project of the Chinese group Sany Heavy Industries comes to fruition. The group, which concentrates in the manufacture of construction machinery, is diversifying its activities, also producing wind turbines.For many years, the company has been developing its own projects. In Tanzania, it has acquired agreement with the government to build a wind farm capable of producing 600 MW, making it the biggest.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 14th January 2020

Launch Of Electronic Customs Processing Platform To Enhance Trade In Ethiopia

The Government of Ethiopia launches an electronic platform that will enhance efficiency in trade logistics landscape of the country by speeding the customs process for importers and exporters.It is said will reduce the 44 days hectic long paper work process for importers and exporters to 15 days. Gradually, it is also expected to cut the 15 days to three working days. The study to launch the electronic platform has been conducted for the past five years, according to Adanech.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 14th January 2020

Manufacturing Commodities Continue To Explore New Markets Opportunities Particularly In The East African Community

Manufacturing subactivity grew by 8.3 per cent in 2018 slightly higher compared with 8.2 per cent in the previous contributed largely by the expansion of the regional markets. The ongoing investment and improvement of infrastructures as well as the stability in power supply reduced production costs. The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) annual report 2018/19 manufacturing commodities continue to explore new markets opportunities particularly in the East African Community (EAC) and the.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 14th January 2020

Rwanda Launches 188MVA Shango Power Substation at Kigali

The substation is part of the NELSAP Regional Interconnection Project involving Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, DRC and Burundi. The Rwandan component, at a prediction cost of €111.03 million ($124 million), involves the construction of 286 km of 220kV lines, three substations and the upgrade of two substations. The African Development Fund, part of the African Development Bank Group, contributed €38 million (about 34%) of the total project cost. The Shango substation, the.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 21st January 2020

Mega Rusumo Hydroelectric Power Project Reaches 59% in Tanzania

The construction of Rusumo Hydroelectric Power Station which creates 80MW reached 59 % in December from 32 % in June last year.This was disclosed by the outgoing chairman of Energy Ministers from Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda, Tanzanian Minister for Energy, Dr Medard Kalemani, while speaking to the media on the 11th meeting of ministers.He said "After inspection, my fellow energy ministers and I were satisfied with the construction progress,"  Rusumo Hydroelectric Power Station,.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 8th January 2020

Cooperation between Ethiopia and Chinese firms is leaping to boost Ethiopia's construction sector

The cooperation between the Ethiopian Ministry of Urban Development and Construction (MoUDC) and Chinese firms has increased to boost the construction sector of Ethiopia. Ethiopia has put forward a 10-year strategic plan to develop its construction sector, and Chinese construction firms will play a key role in fulfilling the plan said by Aysha Mohammed.She also said that Chinese firms are also keen to help Ethiopia in constructing residential homes for millions of Ethiopians who.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 7th January 2020

USD 69 million road project in Jimma launched by PM Abiy

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has recently launched a USD 69 million road project in Jimma, Oromia region of the country. A Chinese company received the tender to build this road. The original road was built 45 years ago, since then it does deteriorate making the road difficult to utilize. It takes five hours to travel 94 kilometers through this road. This USD 69 million road project will take approximately 4 years to complete, and it will cut through Jimma zone and,.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 6th January 2020

Kenya to promote automotive sector

Kenya plans to endorse local content of the Automotive Sector in order to boost the industrial sector. Director of Industries, Hezekiah Okeyo, with Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives stated that the vehicle assemblers are presently greatly reliant on imports.During the Enterprise India Expo Okeyo said, we will guarantee that as much as possible the local automotive sector uses parts domestically manufactured in order to enhance employment opportunities.According to the.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 6th January 2020

IFC Supports Small Companies Take Oil Contracts

International Finance Corporation (IFC) is putting into action a six-year project to support small firms in Kenya win contracts in the oil, gas and other sectors.The funding for the project dubbed Kenya Local Economic Development Project (LED-Kenya) started in September last year but IFC made the announcement this month without indicating the amount it will spend in the initiative.According to IFC the project will run up to June 2023 with a focus on strengthening local firms’.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 2nd January 2020

Paper Bags Market Have Witnessed A Steady Growth

Over the past couple of years, owing to the demand for convenient and customizable carrier of goods, paper bags market have witnessed a steady growth. Paper bags are fundamental needs of the modern life. Paper bags are usually used as shopping bags and also as big sacks. They are made up of forms of kraft paper.   Paper bags provide quality, secures the item encased, and  also can be recycled for reuse.Paper bags are available in the form of carry bag, check.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 2nd January 2020



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