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BMW South Africa Set to Export to China

BMW South Africa's Rosslyn Plant outside Tshwane will begin exporting its 3 Series vehicles to China later this year, after receiving a China Quality...

Nigeria’s Dangote Group Building World’s Largest Cement Factory

President of the Dangote Groups, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has unveiled plans to transform the Dangote Cement Plant in Obajana, Kogi State to the world's...

New Gas-Fired Power Plant to Assist South Africa and Mozambique

Plans for a gas-fired power plant to supply electricity to South Africa and Mozambique for two years have been unveiled by UK-based power specialist...

Processing Plants Reap More Benefit for Africa

Singapore's largest soft commodity and logistics company is targeting its growth projections on wheat, rice and cashew projects throughout West Africa. A constant jumble of cashews travels along a conveyor belt, accompanied by...

Kenya: Five Major Projects On Offer

The government of Kenya is inviting investment in five projects in energy, transportation, agriculture and construction sectors. The projects are critical in the realisation of...

China to Build Truck Plant in Tanzania

Tanzania plans to house a heavy duty truck assembly plant after China's Heavy Duty Truck Group (SinoTruck) showed interest in building the plant to...

Inadequate Gas Supply Threatens Nigeria’s $5.75 Billion Power Project

Plans by the federal government to add an additional 10,000MW of electricity to the national grid by 2014 through the implementation of the National...

Essar to Invest $4 Billion in Zimbabwe’s Steel Industry

ESSAR Global, the majority shareholder in Newzim Steel, says it will invest about US$4 billion in Zimbabwe's steel industry in the next 10 years....

Nigeria to Become Net Exporter of Steel By 2014

Nigeria is to become one of the major steel-exporting countries by the year 2014, according to projections by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON). This...

Chinese Automaker Starts Building in S.A.

China's leading auto manufacturer, First Automobile Works, has begun construction on a US$100-million truck and passenger car plant at the Coega industrial development zone...

U.N. official Advises Kenya Not to Rush Towards Nuclear Energy

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is advising against plans by Kenya to set up a nuclear power plant, and is instead urging the...

Ethiopia’s Largest Cement Factory Inaugurated

Derba MIDROC Cement Plc, Ethiopia’s largest cement factory, was inaugurated this week in the presence of the country's Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and other...

Ethiopia Sells Bonds to Finance Africa’s Largest Power Plant

Ethiopia plans to offer more bonds to finance Africa’s largest power plant after selling 7 billion birr ($408 million) of debt domestically over the past six months, Communications Minister Bereket Simon said. The sale will contribute to the 80 billion birr needed to finish the 5,250-megawatt Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile River, Bereket said in an interview on Sept. 27. The country isn’t raising funds from foreigners in a bid to demonstrate its economic resurgence, he said.

Dangote Starts $115m Cameroon Project

Nigerian cement manufacturer Dangote began construction of a $115 million cement plant in Cameroon, and is eyeing another $585 million in investments in the central African country.

Zimbabwe to Build 13 New Power Stations

ZESA Holdings has licensed 13 independent power producers with a combined capacity of 4 546 megawatts expected to be operational in about four years.

Russia to Build Nuclear Power Plant in Nigeria

Africa may have its second nuclear power station within years. The first one was built in the Republic of South African in 1984, while the second station in planned in Nigeria. Russia is likely to run the project. The sides have already signed a draft agreement on the proposed nuclear power plant, Russia’s state-owned nuclear energy corporation, Rosatom, says.