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Tanzania: Mahindra to Open Tractor Factory in Zanzibar

Zanzibar — Mahindra company from India is planning to open a tractor assembling plant here, Zanzibar President, Dr Ali Mohamed Shein, revealed here yesterday. Dr Shein said negotiations with the Indian company were currently going on. He also disclosed that his government would also purchase 100 tractors from the company to improve agriculture in the Isles.   "Mahindra is one of the biggest companies globally and its expected.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 13th October 2015

East Africa: Assembled Motor Vehicles Now Welcome in Dar, Tax Free

Regional auto assembly plants can now fully enter the Tanzanian market after the lapse of an East African Community October deadline for Dar to lift a 30 per cent excise duty on locally assembled vehicles.   Previously, Tanzania had complained of some partner states breaching the rules of origin by allowing vehicle assembly firms to resell imports without any significant value addition. This led to the standoff that saw Dar tax these.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 12th October 2015

Rail mass transit project in Africa on track

 The construction of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit construction Project in Nigeria is in good progress. Also known as Blue Line project, the project is expected to ease transport need of the fast growing population in Lagos.The project construction is being supported by the government of the United Kingdom.   London mayor Alderman Alan Yarrow led a team of London business delegation on a round-table meeting to discuss the progress of.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 12th October 2015

Mass Rapid Transit System in Kenya gets green light

 Construction of the Mass Rapid Transit System in Kenya  which will cost US$ 4m is set to be launched in the capital Nairobi and will be fully funded by the National Treasury.   The acting Director-general of public debt management at the Treasury, Jackson Kinyanjui confirmed the reports and said that the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure accepted the proposal for the allocation of US$4m for the construction of the Mass.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 12th October 2015

Tanzania: Mahindra to Open Tractor Factory in Zanzibar

 Mahindra company from India is planning to open a tractor assembling plant here, Zanzibar President, Dr Ali Mohamed Shein, revealed here yesterday. Dr Shein said negotiations with the Indian company were currently going on. He also disclosed that his government would also purchase 100 tractors from the company to improve agriculture in the Isles.   "Mahindra is one of the biggest companies globally and its expected branch in.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 8th October 2015

A new airport in Africa set to be constructed

 The  construction of a multi-million dollar new Airport in Nigeria is set to kick off at Ekiti State after a spate of delay. The airport project will be executed on 4000 hectares of land.   The construction project was initially approved in 2009 during the administration of the late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, since then the project has experience neglect due to lack of political will for its implementation by the previous.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 8th October 2015

VW Investing $343 Million in African Plant

 German carmaker Volkswagen plans to spend 4.5 billion rand ($343 million) to upgrade its factory in South Africa and improve its supplier base, it said on Thursday. Most of the money would be used to revamp its factory in Uitenhage in Eastern Cape province to produce new models, Thomas Schaefer, head of Volkswagen's South African unit, said. VW has been pushing for greater scale under Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn's eight-year reign,.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 6th October 2015

Kenya Sets Pace As East Africa Vehicle Market Grows

 Rising demand for commercial vehicles and luxury cars pushed new and used motor-vehicle registrations in Kenya to nearly 100,000 units last year, according to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.   Reporting in the agency’s 2015 economic survey, director general Zachary Mwangi notes the 102,606 newly registered motor vehicles in the country in 2014 was up about 9.0% from 94,017 units in 2013. Both totals include.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 6th October 2015

Ford to build Rangers for the African Market

 Ford Motor Co. said it plans to assemble its Ford Ranger pickup truck in Nigeria by the fourth quarter, as it expands in Africa and the Middle East.   The Nigerian assembly plant, in partnership with Ford dealer Coscharis Motors Ltd., is the first outside South Africa, where Ford produces the Ranger for 148 markets, the automaker said in a statement today.   "Nigeria is a priority market for us in sub-Saharan.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 6th October 2015

Mega International airport to be constructed in East Africa

 Plans are underway for  the construction of a mega International airport in Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise has announced.   The Ethiopian Minister of Transport, Workneh Gebeyehu confirmed the reports and said that Ethiopia is to break the ground for a new mega hub airport in the vicinity of Addis Ababa.   “The new mega hub will move the aviation industry in Ethiopia to a higher level. It will make.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 5th October 2015

New ports in Tanzania to be constructed

 Tenders for consultancy services and engineering designs for the development of several ports in Tanzania have been advertised by the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA).   The tender entails a request for interest in consultancy services for feasibility studies and preliminary engineering designs for development of new ports at Kilwa, Lindi and Rushungi, plus a transshipment hub along the Indian Ocean coast.   The ports in.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 5th October 2015

Ford's sub-Saharan drive may benefit African plants

 As Ford's only manufacturing operation in the Middle East and Africa‚ Ford Southern Africa is in pole position to benefit from the group's decision to intensify marketing and production in sub-Saharan Africa‚ says Stephen Odell‚ president of Ford's European‚ Middle East and African operations. Ford has the capacity to increase it production in South Africa, particularly of the Ranger model. Ford has the capacity to.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 2nd October 2015



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