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ECOWAS wants W’African citizens to patronise African products

ECOWAS wants W’African citizens to patronise African products

THE President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Amb. Victor Gbeho, the President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe and other leaders in the sub-region have asked citizens of West Africa to patronise products manufactured on the continent.

Housing Finance of Kenya Heads for Biggest Gain in Three Years

Housing Finance of Kenya Heads for Biggest Gain in Three Years

Housing Finance Co., Kenya’s only publicly traded mortgage lender, headed for its biggest gain in three years after reporting profit surged 63 percent in the three months through September.

.Africa Internet Domain Goes on Bidding Block

.Africa Internet Domain Goes on Bidding Block

The international organization that governs top-level Internet domain names is taking bids on the creation of “.africa”. Supporters say it will promote African businesses better than individual country names such as “dot-ke” for Kenya or “dot-za” for South Africa.

Ethiopia, China sign railway construction deal

Ethiopia, China sign railway construction deal

Ethiopia and China signed agreement for construction of the first phase of Ethiopia-Djibouti railway project. General Manager of Ethiopian Railway Corporation and Vice President of China Railway Group (CREC) signed the agreement.

Kenya Airway to lease two 777-300ERs

Kenya Airway to lease two 777-300ERs

Kenya Airways will lease two new Boeing 777-300ER passenger jets from General Electric Capital Aviation Services under a 12 year lease as it continues with its fleet expansion drive.

Dow Chemical announces expansion in Africa

Dow Chemical announces expansion in Africa

(InformAfrica) The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) announced that it will expand its operations in Africa by opening offices in Algeria and Ghana. The decision to open the new offices and employ more sales staff in Africa follows a dedicated study to identify opportunities and to finalize an operating structure that will deliver maximum effect and return for the Company in Africa.

Toyota to export Indian-made cars to South Africa

Toyota to export Indian-made cars to South Africa

(InformAfrica) — Toyota Motor Corp. (TMC) has announced plans to export cars manufactured by its subsidiary in India to South Africa.

The company plans to begin exporting its “Etios” series sedan and hatchback. The vehicles are manufactured by production and sales subsidiary Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private, Ltd. (TKM). Both models run on gasoline.

Increased Africa Trade Seen As Key To Economy

Increased Africa Trade Seen As Key To Economy

MIAMI — Political leaders and South Florida entrepreneurs are setting their sights on increased trade with South Africa to boost the region’s economic growth.

Morocco taps benefits of Barbary fig oil

Morocco taps benefits of Barbary fig oil

(InformAfrica) — Barbary fig oil, celebrated as an effective anti-ageing skin potion, is following argan oil as a great new cosmetic export from Morocco.

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