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How can Kenya reinvigorate manufacturing?

Exciting new businesses are being launched in Kenya with the hope of building the manufacturing industry, but huge challenges must be overcome if they are to succeed.

Toyota’s drive to expand in Africa

Car manufacturer Toyota is well known, but Toyota Tshusho less so. We spoke to the trading subsidiary to find out more about its African operations.

Manufacturing – Can sector survive body blows?

Two successive body blows have been dealt to Kenyan manufacturers by the government in the last couple of months. This comes on top of a general downturn in the sector over the last five years.

Leather leads manufacturing

Foreign investment in many sectors is controlled and so manufacturing currently accounts for just 13% of GDP. However, the government does welcome export-orientated manufacturing investment …

Economic fruits begin to ripen

Zambia recent economic performances have been impressive especially as the non-mining sectors, such as construction and manufacturing have continued to expand. The growth momentum, writes …

Return of an old favourite?

While the oil and gas sector provides most of Nigeria’s export revenues, it generates relatively little employment in comparison with its size. The government has …