Category archives for: Manufacturing

Ghana: Kasapreko Launches Puma Drinks with Metro Mass Transit  

Accra, Ghana, July 9, 2020//-Africa’s leading Beverage giant, Kasapreko Company Limited has added another product dubbed Puma Drinks to its growing range of products.

American Multinational Abbot Laboratories Faces Lawsuit Over Contract Compliance with African Covid-19 Test Kits

Johannesburg, South Africa, July 8, 2020/ — Centurion Law Group has been engaged to institute legal action against American multinational health care company Abbott Laboratories for willfully undersupplying African suppliers of COVID-19 test kits.

Nigeria: BUA Cement Sets to Establish Ultramodern Cement Plant

Lagos, Nigeria, July 6, 2020/ — BUA Cement, one of West Africa’s largest Cement companies has announced that it is set to establish a three million metric tonnes cement plant and 50 megawatts power plant in Guyuk and Lamurde local governments of Adamawa state in the North Easter region of Nigeria.

MSME Manufacturing Capabilities, Responding to COVID-19 and Opportunities Beyond

Accra, Ghana, July 2, 2020//-Over the years, micro, medium and small scale enterprises (MSMEs) have played and continue to play a critical role in Ghana’s socio-economic development by producing critical goods and services, creating jobs, and helping to reduce poverty and promote economic growth.

Market Cap of Top Pharma Companies Involved in COVID-19 Research Jumped by $51.1bn in Six Months

June 29, 2020//-Pharmaceutical companies taking centre stage in the COVID-19 fight have witnessed significant growth in their stock price in the first half of 2020.

New Agreements to Expand Access to 20 Lifesaving Cancer Medicines for Africa, Asia

Basel, Switzerland, June 29, 2020/ — The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) today announced agreements with pharmaceutical companies Pfizer, Novartis, and Mylan to expand access to 20 lifesaving cancer treatments in 26 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

UNCTAD Report: Demand for Raw Materials for Electric Car Batteries to Rise Further

Geneva, Switzerland, June 24, 2020 – The demand for raw materials used to manufacture rechargeable batteries will grow rapidly as the importance of oil as a source of energy recedes, as highlighted recently by the collapse of prices due to oversupply and weak demand resulting from COVID-19, according to a new UNCTAD report.

UAE: Dow Sets Ambitious Targets to Reduce GHG Emissions

Dubai, UAE – June, 22, 2020 – DOW (NYSE: DOW) announced aggressive new commitments to address both climate change and plastic waste on its path toward becoming the most innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world.

Dangote Cement Sustains 54,000 Jobs in 4 African Countries

Lagos, Nigeria, June 21, 2020/ — President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has said that despite the challenging economic situation in 2019, Dangote Cement  was able to sustain 54,000 jobs in four African countries, where the company operates.

Dangote Boosts Economic Diversification with Maiden Clinker Shipment

Lagos, Nigeria, June 15, 2020/ — To reaffirm its status as the biggest cement producer in Africa, Dangote Cement  has set the pace with the exportation of 27,800 metric tonnes of clinker to a neighbouring African country.

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