Archive for the ‘Manufacturing’ category
“We need to educate all our people. That way we will achieve true freedom and prosperity.”
Anna Rosenberg finds that Kenya is ahead of other East African countries in many areas.
With more Africans drinking beer and soft drinks, GZI is well placed to expand its business.
The East African country has failed to kick-start its manufacturing sector, but not for lack of trying.
African cocoa farmers see tiny portion of profits from finished products.
Exports by African countries to their peers on the continent have surged by 32% since the 2008 economic downturn.
The Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative trains women to become highly proficient bike builders.
Food and beverage multinational is growing its coffee and cereal brands across East Africa.
To revive its manufacturing sector, Africa’s largest economy needs to bridge the gap between labour, industry and government.
The World Bank and others say adding value to raw materials is a dead-end street for African countries.
“We need to conserve our environment, be sustainable and look after our soils. It is the number one resource.”
“The macro story in East Africa echoes that of Africa, and that makes it a relatively more attractive region.”
A major Chinese shoe manufacturer is lacing up for the long run in this economic powerhouse. Will others follow?
Africa’s need to aggressively pursue the industrialisation path has become more compelling.
Nigeria’s Dangote Cement is building a plant in Kenya, which analysts warn will shake up the market.