The Africa Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: October 2016

This bulletin is courtesy of Kalilou DAMA, Consultant, YES Inc MALI

POLICY

UNCTAD: Delegates from the consumer protection agencies of more than 70 countries heralded the first ever meeting, on October 17. of UNCTAD’s Intergovernmental Group of Experts (IGE) on Consumer Protection Law and Policy.

UNWTO: The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt are organizing the 5th Global Summit on City Tourism: “Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers” on 1-2 November 2016 in Luxor. During the summit, UNWTO will launch the Mayors for Tourism Initiative.

UNECA: The Economic Commission for Africaorganized, in partnership with the WTO Chair of the Mohammed V University of Rabat and LEAD (University of Toulon Laboratory for Applied Economic Research in Development) the Tenth International Colloquium of Rabat. This year’s edition of the colloquium took place under the theme “Trade, Investment and Sustainable Development” and held from Thursday 27 to Saturday 29 October

WTO: October 27, DG Azevêdo participated in the Cotton 4 (C4) Ministerial Meeting in Bamako, Mali

AFRICA UNION: The African Union Commission in collaboration with the NEPAD Agency, hosted on September 30 a technical validation meeting for a Continental Agribusiness Strategy and a framework, operational structure, and implementation business plan for a continental African agribusiness apex body

AFRICA UNION: on early October,H.E. Mrs. Fatima Haram Acyl, the African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry paid a working visit to Global Affairs Canada in the Canadian capital city of Ottawa where she held important meetings and useful engagement with a number of senior government officials and stakeholders on critical issues related to the Africa-Canada Cooperation.

AFRICA UNION: The African Union Commission (AUC), by organizing from October 13- 14 a two-day workshop in Nairobi, Kenya, began the process of validating the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Strategy and Master Plan 2017-2021. The objective of the initiative is to develop an African Union strategic framework which will support the implementation of the Accelerated Industrial Development of Africa (AIDA) and Africa’s sustainable economic transformation under Agenda 2063

AFRICA: The 8th edition of Africa PPPonce again showcased investment opportunities and planned infrastructure development projects from across Africa. Organised by AME Trade, the eventtook place from 24 – 26 October 2016 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, London, UK,

AFRICA: on October 6, the government of Austria has donated EUR 200,000 to help developing and least-developed countries (LDCs) participate effectively in multilateral trade negotiations in 2016 and to implement the Trade Facilitation Agreement, the WTO’s first multilateral trade deal in 20 years.

AFRICA – USA: on September 29 the US Deputy Secretary of commerce highlighted Growth through collaboration with Africa.As Vice Chair of the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) at The White House, he committed to get to work identifying ways that consumers and businesses, African and American alike, can thrive by working together.

AFRICA – USA: The Civil Society Organization Network (CSO), and the African Women’s Entrepreneurship (AWEP) Joint Session of the 15th Annual U.S. – Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (also known as the AGOA Forum) took place September 22-23, 2016 under the theme “The Role of Civil Society in Maximizing AGOA Benefits Now while Preparing for the Future Beyond AGOA.” The event was held at the Reagan Events Center in Washington, DC.

AFRICA -SWEDEN: according to the World Trade Organization, the government of Sweden has donated in 2016 CHF 1,300,000 (SEK 11,575,000) to help developing and least-developed countries (LDCs) participate effectively in multilateral trade negotiations and over CHF 100,000 (SEK 900,000) for evaluating the WTO trust funds.

AFRICA – TURKEY: Africa – Turkey Economic and Business Forum, which is scheduled to take place on November 2nd and 3rd, 2016, in Istanbul, Turkey

FRANCOPHONIE: a joint initiative workshop of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) and the Ministry of Commerce of Mali held in Bamako from October 4- 8. Its main objective was to assess the opportunities to create inter-regional values chains in priority sectors retained by the recipient countries

WEST AFRICA: Ministers of Employment from across Western Africa gathered on October 18 in Abidjan to discuss about the Africa Development Bank job creation Strategy

WTO: Business representatives meeting at the Public Forum on 28 September put forward some preliminary ideas on how trade can help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) participate more actively in global trade and on how to improve rules for trade in services, investment, market access and e-commerce for the benefit of all. This “Trade Dialogues” session followed on from discussions that took place at the WTO’s first Trade Dialogues event on 30 May.

WTO: At the General Council meeting on 3 October, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo announced that the Sixth Global Review of Aid for Trade on “promoting connectivity” will take place at the WTO’s headquarters from 11 to 13 July 2017. As part of the monitoring and evaluation exercise that will inform the Global Review, the WTO has launched a call for case stories

WTO: Director-General Roberto Azevêdo signed on 6 October a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations and the International Trade Centre (ITC) on developing an online alert system for notifications of technical barriers to trade (TBT) and sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures. Known as ePing, the system will help stakeholders, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises(SMEs), keep track of TBT and SPS measures and adapt to changing regulatory requirements.

OECD: 13 October 2016 in Tokyo Launch of the Centre at the OECD Green Investment Financing Forum (GIFF). The main mission of the Centre on Green Finance and Investment is to catalyse and support the transition to a green, low-emissions and climate-resilient global economy through the development of effective policies, institutions and instruments for green finance and investment.

AFRICA TRADE INSURANCE AGENCY: At a press conference, the CEO of the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), George Otieno, along with H.E. Dina Mufti, the Ethiopian Ambassador and Gabriel Negatu, Regional Director, African Development Bank announced on October 19 that it is ready to begin covering transactions in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe. After a year-long process that was supported with funds from the African Development Bank, both countries are now members. The announcement will give investors crucial comfort to start or continue doing business in these countries. ATI was established in 2001 by African governments and a range of other shareholders.

MALI: on September 29 the Government incrased Market share in outsourcing to domestic firms from 10{bfa08a400c7550404055ff04715e84c9172815d33c25eb3b84e230636ecdc007} to 30{bfa08a400c7550404055ff04715e84c9172815d33c25eb3b84e230636ecdc007}. This aims to empower SMEs for a fast economic growth

MALI: on October 6 the mining company Randgold main office in Bamako has been closed by Mali fiscal administration because of unpaid taxes

MALI: Mali new Investment Promotion Policy hasbeen adopted on October 19

MALI: the Private-Public Partnership establishment law has been introduced by the Government

MALI: On October 19 Mali Government announced it will take shares in the Car guaranty Fund

MALI: Women empowerment Program to increase the value chain by more Shea butter production

MALI: on October 26 the Council of Minister announced the creation of Social economy development Center which will be a Social Entrepreneurship fostering tool in the country

MALI: on October 28, Prime Minister chaired a workshop focused how to enhance women Entrepreneurship through Agribusiness

PRIZES

  • The Agility Photograph competition winner have been announce on September 2016. The winners were Stephen Simiyu, a photographer from Nairobi, Kenya (Technology); Henry Oliver Hakulandaba, an environmental consultant and photographer from Harare (Cities); and Esdore Hakizimana, a machine operator from Kigali, Rwanda (Industry). Simiyu also won the Grand Prize of $2,000 for his photograph of a fisherman using a laptop in a canoe on Lake Victoria, Uganda.
  • Ghanaian agriculture company, United Africa Fruit, won a place in the UK government’s international “Business is GREAT” competition.
  • Six startups from across Africa have been awarded a total of US$500,000 from Facebook after winning the Internet.org Innovation Challenge.
  • Fifty-two startups have been named semi-finalists for this year’s edition of the PIVOT East startups competition, which will be held in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ethiopian Airlines has won the Rising Star Career of the Year Award, for the second year in a row, at the 5th Payload Asia Awards 2016 held in Hong Kong
  • South African fintech startups were awarded a total of ZAR5 million (US$350,000) at a pitching event hosted by Johannesburg-based fintech hub AlphaCode
  • Mozilla announces the launch of its global Equal Rating Innovation Challenge, a competition which invites contributions on ways to provide unfettered access to the open Internet for anyone across the globe. As part of its initiative, Mozilla is asking entrepreneurs, designers, researchers and innovators to propose creative and scalable ideas for connecting more people to the Internet, built on local knowledge and expertise. The Equal Rating Innovation Challenge will support promising solutions through expert mentorship and funding of US$250,000 in prize monies split into three categories – Best Overall (based on scalability), Best Overall Runner-up and Most Novel Solution
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) on October 17 was recognized for the first time as a Top Employer in Africa for the company’s excellent work environment and exceptional development opportunities for employees. Top Employer certification is the result of an independent assessment by the Top Employers Institute, which presented national honors to PMI teams in 5 African countries: Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Senegal, and South Africa
  • On September 20th in New York, Magic Bus Ticketing, from Kenya, won the Hult Prize finals where USD $1M in seed capital got awarded to the winning startup.
  • Jay Caboz, from South Africa, has been awarded the GE Energy & Infrastructure Award, presented by Thomas Konditi, President and CEO GE Transportation Africa & GE South Africa, at this year’s CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2016 Awards ceremony.
  • CREA4DEV application competition is being lauch in Mali by Createam
  • Africa Innovation Prize competition is now opened
  • The U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) U.S. Global Development Lab on October 20 announced $5 million to Living Goods, an organization building local networks of health entrepreneurs who provide their communities with quality, low-cost healthcare
  • Tigo Tanzania (www.Tigo.co.tz), in partnership with the non-profit organization, Reach for Change (Africa.ReachforChange.org), has launched its 5th annual ‘Tigo Digital Changemakers’ Award competition. The competition aims at identifying and supporting social entrepreneurs who use digital tools and technology to improve communities and impact future generations.
  • Kenyan startup Magic Bus Ticketing, an offline app that allows urban commuters to check public bus schedules and book tickets, has been named winner of the Hult Prize, taking home US$1 million in seed capital.
  • Mali Tourism promotion Agency in partnership with <Espace Communication Monde> launch on October 22 best Cook “Gwadon Massa Salim Siby” competition.
  • Heritiaina Randriamananatahina, 22 year old agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar, as this year’s winner of the $25,000 Grand Prize (Anziza Prize)
  • The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) launches its third annual West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF-3) business competition

INDUSTRY

WESTERN AFRICA CONCERN

AFRICA: SSP a leading global provider of general insurance technology systems and solutions, continues to expand its African insurer customer base, through one go-live and four new deals so far in 2016.

AFRICA: The African Development Bank Group has announced on October that it will invest $24 billionin the agriculture sector over the next 10 years in its member state countries to increase food production for human consumption and for industrial development.

AFRICA:The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) held a one-day workshop at the African Development Bank (AfDB) headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to discuss findings of three studies on opening up aviation services, urban transport development, and trade facilitation.The theme of the September 28, 2016 workshop was “ICA: Support to Transport Sector”

AFRICA: On 17th and 18th October 2016, the second edition of the Africa Islamic Finance Forum took place at the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire. The forum is designed specifically for the benefit of local and international market players to explore development opportunities in Islamic finance in Africa – concentrating on building the market and exploring its exceptional potential through inward investment and international collaboration

AFRICA: from Monday 31st October – Friday 4th November, in Cape Town, the 23rd Africa Oil Week

AFRICA: Ecobank has launched in Lagos the Ecobank Mobile App, for use in 33 countries

AFRICA- USA: The Fall Frontier 100 Forum, an exclusive, invitation-only biannual event, convened African and global corporate leaders from the IGD Frontier Leader Network and government officials on Oct. 4 and 5 in Washington. IGD is a network of African and global business leaders who are committed to advancing sustainable development and inclusive growth

AFRICA – UK:International Development Secretary Priti Patel pledges more help to create jobs, build livelihoods and support the poorest people in Africa to work their way out of poverty, during visit to Kenya on late October

AFRICA – FAO – NEPAD: FAO and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) have joined forces to increase job and business opportunities for young people in rural areas of Benin, Cameroon, Malawi and Niger through a $4 million grant made available by the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund.

AFRICA – CHINA:Chinese telecom giant Huawei on October 27 signed cooperation contracts with global and local music vendors in South Africa to accelerate digitalization of African music

WEST AFRICA: in Nigeria, SWIFT is organizing itsfirst ever Business Forum West Africa on 8 November 2016

BENIN: Word trade Organisation Director-General visited Cotonou on 28 October for meetings with senior government representatives to discuss how they can work together to ensure that the interests of least-developed countries (LDCs) remain central at the WTO

BURKINA FASO: the International Artisanal Fare SIAO opened on late October in Ouagadougou

COTE D IVOIRE: The second Women Entrepreneurship day held on October 6 organized by Women Entrepreneurship Development Commission (CDEF) in partnership with CGECI

COTE D IVOIRE: Merck launched regional hub in Cote dIvoire. The affiliate office in Côte d’Ivoire will serve as regional hub for Merck’s operations in French speaking countries in Central and West Africa The German science and technology company donated 2 minilabs to Côte d’Ivoire supporting their fight against counterfeit medicines

COTE D IVOIRE: The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) in partnership with Afriland First Bank Ivory Coast have signed, on October 17, agreement in which both parties will cooperate to establish an Islamic Window in Ivory Coast

GHANA:The Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) programme, implemented by TechnoServe Ghana, is facilitating growth in the rice sector, training over 25,000 rice farmers increase yield.The CARI project is sponsored by German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development Co-funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Walmart Foundation

GHANA: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ghana Grains Council held the sixth annual Pre-harvest Agribusiness Forum in Sunyani on October 20

GHANA:The African Women Innovators Network has partnered Women in Tech Africa to launch the Business Innovation Lab in Ghana

MALI: <Bitikini> an innovative domestic e-commerce platform branded by YES Inc MALI will be launched on November 19 as an e-Trade solution for Western Africa countries

MALI: A <Business 4 Climate Campaign> will be launched during the Global Entrepreneurship Week. This Ten Years Campaign will be implemented closely with YES Inc MALI Business Incubators Program for Women and Young people

MALI: On early October the Minister of Vocational Trainings provided first help tools to 22 Startups in Tominian (Center of MALI) in the framework of World Bank funded Project (PROCEJ)

MALI: On October 21, Wax Fashion Show held in Bamako

NIGERIA: General Electric announced on October3 it plans to invest $150 million in Nigeria by 2017

NIGERIA: the 2nd Nigeria ICT Festival & Exhibition 2016 slated for Thursday, November 24, 2016 at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja (Lagos)

NIGERIA:General Electric (GE) has relaunched its Garage entrepreneurship training programme in Lagos, offering startups access to advanced hardware and mentorship

NIGERIA: United Bank for Africa –The European Investment Bank and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have agreed a new EUR 60 million lending programme to support private sector investment across Nigeria

SENEGAL: On November 3rd, the infoDev-supported CTIC Dakar, one of Senegal’s first ICT and tech incubators, will launch Jambar Tech Lab. The new service will help digital entrepreneurs from across West Africa grow from startup to scale-up

ELSEWHERE ACROSS AFRICA

EAST AFRICA:preparations are underway for the fourth Agribusiness Congress East Africa conference that is taking place in Kampala from 29-30 November

ALGERIA: Fashion Week organized on mid October

ALGERIA: Algeria is the second largest pharmaceutical market in Africa (after South Africa) and government incentives seek to increase local production until at least 70{bfa08a400c7550404055ff04715e84c9172815d33c25eb3b84e230636ecdc007} of pharmaceuticals sold in Algeria are made locally

ANGOLA: The Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Angola, Rt. Hon Baroness Lindsay Northover, visited Angola on early October to underline the UK’s continued support for economic diversification in the country.

BOTSWANA: Established just five years ago, Botswana’s competition authority has helped reinject millions of dollars into local businesses and save thousands of jobs in an economy where unemployment persists at around 20{bfa08a400c7550404055ff04715e84c9172815d33c25eb3b84e230636ecdc007}

CAMEROON: Local communities affected by this large-scale palm oil plantation have taken their case to the Court of First Instance in Bangem, south-west Cameroon, with the first hearing set for 9 November.

CAMEROON: The British High Commissioner, Brian Olley hosted a reception on 4 October at his Residence in Yaounde to launch the expansion of the Business Coalition Against Corruption (BCAC) to include in future British, Canadian, Italian, French and US companies in Cameroon

CENTRAL AFRICA: Geneva, 14 October 2016UNCTAD is set to support Central African countries cut the costs of their cross-border trade, after signing a three-year €380,000 ($420,000) deal with the European Union in Brussels on Friday.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC CONGO: The second review of the trade policies and practices of the Democratic Republic of the Congo takes place on 25 and 27 October 2016. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a report by the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

EGYPT:Egyptian jobs startup HireHunt has raised an undisclosed funding round from investment network Cairo Angels, which it will use for product development, customer acquisition and growth.

EGYPT – USA: U.S. Agency for International Development Mission Director Sherry Carlin said today. Ms. Carlin opened a forum discussing how to increase entrepreneurship in the Delta region. Held October 16, 2016, in Mansoura, this one-day networking event brought together aspiring business owners, financial services experts, distributors, producers, and others to explore the unique challenges and opportunities for small business to thrive in this region of Egypt. Discussions focused on how to generate and enhance start-up support, link buyers and sellers in the area, and streamline procedures to promote entrepreneurship

EGYPT: October 28 the first “Startup Weekend for Women.”

ETHIOPIA: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency have signed a new loan portfolio guarantee agreement with Enat Bank. The agreement guarantees up to 50{bfa08a400c7550404055ff04715e84c9172815d33c25eb3b84e230636ecdc007} of losses on $10 million in loans, allowing the bank to offer more loans to women entrepreneurs and expanding the its capacity to lend to small- and medium-sized businesses. Access to finance is the most critical constraint that Ethiopian businesses face, according to the 2015 World Bank Enterprise Survey

GABON: Mr. Khaled Al-Aboodi, the CEO of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Mr. Alain Ditona Moussavou CEO of Deposit and Consignments Fund (DCF), signed a Memorandum of Understanding to launch an investment fund to support the financing of SMEs in Gabon and Central Africa. The two institutions are determined to bring a solution to the problem of capital financing for growing businesses, the missing link in the development of a dynamic economic fabric with performing SMEs.

KENYA: Amanbo – the first Sino-Africa e-commerce platform has launched its online shopping project in Kenya

KENYA: 30 smallholder farmers from Kiambu, Meru, Machakos and Makueni counties on October 11, set off from Thika on a 4-day resilience journey that saw them engage county leaders and Kenyans on the ideal agricultural system that they envision for Kenya and the continent, exhibit produce, share knowledge and share seeds to their counterparts

KENYA: As part of its continued expansion, Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP), Ringier Africa’s publishing company, will work with Kenya’s top entertainment website ‘Ghafla

KENYA- SOUTH AFRICA: Investment South Africa (ISA) and its counterpart, Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Investment Cooperation on October 13

KENYA- UAE: The Abraaj Group, a United Arab Emirates (UAE) based private-equity investment firm, is seeking to invest in Kenya’s growing healthcare market and use it as a launching pad to build a network of hospitals to offer decent and affordable medical services in sub-Saharan Africa

MAURITIUS:The tea sector support scheme to give a new boost to the tea industry was launched on October 5 at Nouvelle France by the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security

MOROCCO: The Africa Renewable Energy Forum, 2-4 November 2016 at Marrakesh

SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa has completed all the administrative processes to facilitate the implementation of the SACU (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland) and the MERCOSUR (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay) Preferential Trade Agreement as from 21 October 2016

NAMIBIA: Namibia, with help from the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ), unveils a renewable energy installation project to bridge the skills gap

NAMIBIA: the Government of the Republic of Namibia under the auspices of the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development (MITSMED) will host an International Investment Conference, entitled Invest in Namibia International Investment Conference 2016 under the theme “Promoting Investment for Inclusive Growth and Industrialization” from 8 – 9 November 2016 at the Safari Conference Centre in Windhoek, Namibia

NAMBIA:Rural tourism ventures in Namibia have welcomed the government’s strategy geared towards transforming the tourism industry. Set in a far-flung village in northern Namibia

RWANDA: SeedStar Africa Summit to take place in Kigali on December

SOMALIA: Innovate Ventures has announced the 12 early-stage Somali startups that have been accepted onto the inaugural Innovate Accelerator in Hargeisa, Somaliland, with the top three to receive a total of US$10,000 in equity investment.

SOUTH AFRICA: Marriott International, Inc. on October 6 announced plans for the construction of three new hotel properties in Cape Town, in partnership with the Amdec Group

SOUTH AFRICA: The “Thomson Reuters Labs – Cape Town” officially opened its doors on October 14 showcasing some of its early work. Going forward Thomson Reuters hopes to co-create new technologies and business models together with startups, customers, and local universities through the Labs initiative.

SOUTH AFRICA:South African fintech startup Peach Payments has expanded to Kenya and Nigeria on the back of launching its new PaySafe offering

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa has concluded a new trade deal, the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), with the European Union (EU) under the SADC-EU EPA framework to replace the trade provisions of the existing bilateral trade agreement between South Africa and the EU, known as the Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement (TDCA)

SOUTH AFRICA: South African trade takes centre stage at the inaugural BRICS Trade Fair in New Delhi from Wednesday 12 – Friday 14 October 2016

SOUTH AFRICA: South African e-health startup hearScreen, which has developed a smartphone app detects hearing loss and links patients to health services, is active in more than 25 countries across the world and planning on expanding to a further 15 by the end of next year.

SOUTH AFRICA: Indian pharmaceutical major Cipla has signed a memorandum of agreement for South Africa’s first biosimilarsmanufacturing facility to be set up at a cost of nearly $91 million.

SOUTH AFRICA: Trade Invest Africa (TIA), an initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), in collaboration with Gauteng Growth Development Agency (GGDA) hosted an information and awareness seminar in facilitating trade and investment for the Gauteng’s business community at the Gauteng Investment Centre in Sandton on 21 October 2016

SOUTH AFRICA: the Austrian Minister Kurz visited South Africa from 24 to 26 October 2016 with a 50-member Austrian business delegation, which includes the President of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, to explore business opportunities in South Africa

SOUTH SUDAN: On 29 October, held the EMPRETEC Entrepreneurship Training as part of UNDP’s new Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development Programme.

TANZANIA: on mid October, the second Africa fertiliser agribusiness conference was conducted in Dar es Salaam.

TANZANIA:on December, the 1st Africa Energy Forum – Off the Grid will take place in Dar es Salaam TANZANIA: Tigo is supporting the government under-five birth registration initiative through innovative mobile application that is massively accelerating provisioning of birth certificate for children under the age of five

TUNISIA: the CARTHAGE movies festival opened on late October

UGANDA: Government will construct a cement plant in Karamoja sub-region through a public-private partnership with Moroto Ateker Cement Co Limited

ZAMBIA: The UK Department of International Trade (DIT) is leading a 9 man trade delegation to Zambia from 2 to 6 October 2016 to explore business opportunities in this country. The UK has a wealth of over 4,500 suppliers of goods and services in the mining sector to help Zambia achieve economic prosperity

ZIMBABWE: on early October, the US Government has removed Zimbabwe’s top fertilizer manufacturing firm ZFC and its parent company Chemplex Group from its illegal sanctions list in a move likely to boost fertilizer production

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