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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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Congo: Late Papa Wemba posthumously Honored

Democratic Republic of Congo’s rumba king Papa Wemba was posthumously awarded one of his country’s highest honours a week after he collapsed on stage and died aged 66. At a ceremony in the national parliament in Kinshasa, where Papa Wemba’s body lay in state, Congo’s President Joseph Kabila made the singer a Grand Officer of the Order of National Heros […]

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Africa: Blumberg Grain to improve Post-Harvest Food Stocks starting with Algeria & Egypt

Blumberg Grain has struck agreements to contract with Egypt and Algeria for monumental projects in developing one of the world’s largest food security systems to help the governments improve citizens’ food access. The company’s sophisticated digital platform would create control centers to oversee every facet of grain storage that now takes place in open-air sites […]