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Africa: Uber expands into its 5th nation

Uber Technologies started the ride-hailing service in the Ghanaian capital of Accra recently, continuing an expansion plan that has seen the company regularly add new markets in sub-Saharan Africa. Ghana is the fifth sub-Saharan African country to get the Uber service, less than a week after its introduction in Kampala, the capital of Uganda. The […]

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Africa: Auto manufacturer seeks Expansion into Local car Market

With real value for money cars and best after sales and service network, Maruti Suzuki is the most preferred automobile brands in India. Banking on this experience, the company is currently exploring the possibility of setting up a manufacturing unit in Africa.  The car maker, which exported nearly 1.25 lakh worth of vehicles in the previous fiscal […]

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Botswana: Lerala Mine Diamonds scheduled for Sales

Kimberley Diamonds said production restarted at its Lerala Diamond Mine in Botswana after nine months of upgrading and recommissioning. First diamond sales are expected in June, the Australian Securities Exchange-listed miner said.  Kimberley Diamonds carried out modifications that allow the plant to reliably treat and recover diamonds at a nominal rate of 200 tonnes per […]

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Nigeria: Shoppers to benefit WiFi shopping at Lagos City Mall

In its determination to provide value added services to its numerous tenants and visitors, the Lagos City Mall has struck a deal with Airtel Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s telecommunications giants to provide free superfast Wi-Fi services at the mall. The Airtel Wi-Fi service, which was rolled out in 2015, was originally established in order to […]

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Mauritius: 1st Ever Promotional Campaign held in Australia

Enterprise Mauritius led, for the first time, a delegation of 22 industrialists from the manufacturing sector for a promotional campaign in Australia. Thus, Mauritius showcased from 27 April to 5 May 2016 a wide range of products namely apparel and accessories, jewellery, fruit pastes and jams, and frozen pastries. It was a unique opportunity for […]

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Egypt: Ride-hail companies enjoy growth

The Middle East and North Africa are relatively new markets for ride-hail companies like Uber and homegrown player Careem, but in the past year both companies have seen incredible growth across the region — specifically in Egypt. Jambu Palaniappan, Uber’s general manager of Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa is confident that after Uber invested $250 […]