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JOINT EAST AFRICAN CAMPAIGN FOR VEHICLE ASSEMBLY MOVES INTO TOP GEAR

Reginald Mengi an industrialist based in Dar-es-Salaam signed a deal with a South Korean firm to set up a vehicle assembly plant in the country. The $10 million deal between Youngsan Glonet Corporation and Mengi’s IPP Automobile Company Ltd will make it the second  vehicle assembly plant in Tanzania. The other one is a Polish tractor assembly plant at Kibaha called Ursus. Mr. Mengi, the IPP group executive chairman, also shows immense.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 30th April 2019

Voltic Africa Plans to comfort Public Transport by Introducing Bus Booking App

The competition for affordable and decent modes of transport continues as the digital startup Voltic Africa plans to introduce a booking App that allows commuters book bus tickets to and from the Nairobi Central Business District in the next 18 months. The announcement comes a month after the organization launched a bus booking App I-abiri where travellers can book up to 10,000 bus routes across East Africa. Chief Executive Officer Voltic.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 24th April 2019

ROBUST LOCAL VEHICLE ASSEMBLY SECTOR WILL ENABLE KENYA TO INCREASE EXPORTS

Kenya is planning to develop a policy that will boost motor vehicle exports to East African countries. Mr. Stephen Odua the director of private sector development at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives told journalists in Nairobi that all relevant stakeholders are currently reviewing the national automotive policy. The country's exports of automotive products to the East African Community bloc will increase from the current five.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 23rd April 2019

Kenya Mulls Policy to Boost Automotive Exports in East Africa

Kenya is preparing to expand a policy that will boost motor vehicle exports to East Africa. Stephen Odua, director of private sector development at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives told journalists in Nairobi that all admissible stakeholders are presently examining the national automotive policy. "When in place the new policy will assist Kenya to scale up local production of vehicles so that the country's exports of.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 22nd April 2019

EMERGING DYNAMICS AND FUTURE OF TANZANIANS AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

Foton Motor Company a Chinese automobile maker is establishing a truck assembling plant in Tanzania in order to extend its foray in the East African region.The firm’s strategy to set up the facility is in line with the country’s fifth phase of the governments target’s on industrialization. The President John Magufuli has pushed the dream in the country as he looks to make a significant impact before his time as a President.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 10th April 2019

Tshwane, capital of South Africa is all set to become a leading automotive investment destination in Africa

The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) has begin the first step of a R50 billion mega-development which will see Rosslyn, north east of Pretoria, become the new automotive manufacturing capital of South Africa, and a leading automotive investment destination in Africa. South Africa’s capital, City of Tshwane, is set to become the automotive capital of Africa with the development of Rosslyn Hub, a R50 billion Auto City.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 5th April 2019

A DYNAMIC FUTURE FOR KENYA AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY WITH NISSAN

As Nissan targets major towns across the country to boost its market in Kenya, Nissan is expanding its dealership footprint locally in sharing market space dominated by players like Toyota Kenya and Isuzu East Africa. Nissan Chairman Mr. Jim Dando, the company is exposed to more customers and when there is a bigger presence in the market it will help grow the market share as well. With full sales, spares and service dealership in Nairobi,.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 22nd March 2019

President Kenyatta To Boost Efforts To Place Kenya Among Top Automakers In Africa

Kenya is all set to become a topmost vehicle manufacturing giant, if the high potential undertaken by President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration to energies the automotive industry results into action. Global car maker Nissan has announced investment plans of Sh2 billion in a local assembly line, a move that will make Kenya only the 21st country where the company manufactures its vehicles.   Along with global vehicle makers who have.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 22nd March 2019

U.S AMBITIOUS TO STRENGTHEN THE FOOTHOLD FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT IN AFRICA

The FDI promotion and Technology Transfer Affairs Directorate General of the MoFA took part in the U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment Forum organised by the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and the U.S. Mission to the African Union in Addis Ababa On February 12, 2019.   In order to examine ways to advance private sector-led economic growth in Africa, the event brought together the African and U.S. private sector, African heads of state,.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 22nd March 2019

President Macron Kenyatta to Discuss Nairobi CBD, JKIA Rapid Transit Train Service

The expected rapid transit train service between Nairobi CBD and the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is among projects proposed to feature conspicuously when President Kenyatta hosts French President Emmanuel Macron in Nairobi mid next month.   French Ambassador Aline Kuster- Manager confirmed that the French President will visit the country when she paid a courtesy call on President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House,.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 20th February 2019

E-parking launched in Mombasa to boost revenues

Mombasa government brings out a major milestone as the county launches electronic vehicle parking (e-parking) to raise revenue collection. This is the commencement of a journey that will watch the Governor Hassan Joho-led administration digitise services in all its 10 departments.The automation of parking fees collection will promote efficiency and stanch revenue leaks, said Finance executive Mariam Mbaruk.  Adding on to it she said,.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 19th February 2019

EAST AFRICA: BEST INVESTMENT DESTINATION IN 2019

Report from Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) has forecasted that Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Tanzania will be among Africa’s most attractive investment destinations in 2019.  East Africa being a performing region in last few years has recorded more than an average growth in the number of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).   Justifying to the report, Ethiopia being Africa’s fastest-growing economy, has successfully emerged to.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 8th February 2019



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