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President of Mauritius says investment in Africa should be used to educate youth

H.E. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim addresses Global Business Forum on Africa 2017 in Dubai during a session entitled ‘Reversing the Brain Drain – Unleashing the Potential of Africa’s Youth’ Dubai, UAE: H.E. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Mauritius, led a conversation session during the fourth Global Business Forum on Africa entitled “Reversing the Brain Drain – Unleashing the Potential of Africa’s Youth” where she called for more focus on investing in education and training for the continent’s youth. She pointed out that Africa’s resources [...]


Digitalisation, agriculture seen to transform Africa’s growth story

Dubai, UAE – Digital infrastructure and agriculture in Africa are key growth areas that are expected to attract a higher level of investment, a panel of financial experts said during the fourth Global Business Forum on Africa in Dubai. Addressing a panel discussion entitled, “Funding African Business – Deal Makers or Risk Takers”, Eghosa Omoigui, Managing General Partner of EchoVC Partners, Nigeria; Ashish J. Thakkar, Founder of Mara Group and Mara Foundation; and Rob Hersov, Founder and Chairman of Invest [...]

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DP World keen to explore new investment and expansion opportunities in Africa

Dubai, UAE: DP World is looking for new investment and expansion opportunities across Africa, as it pushes ahead with its long-term strategy focusing on the continent, the company’s Senior Vice President and Managing Director for the UAE Mohammed Al Muallem told delegates on Thursday at the fourth Global Business Forum on Africa in Dubai. “We want to be part of Africa’s progress. We see huge potential in Africa and we are looking to build on our success and the experience [...]

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First ‘Africa Live’ event builds cultural ties between the UAE and Africa

Dubai, UAE – The inaugural “Africa Live” event saw a strong turnout as it was held on the sidelines of the Dubai Chamber’s Global Business Forum on Africa 2017 on November 1 at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah. The live entertainment event offered attendees a host of artistic and cultural activities highlighting the strong relations and cultural similarities between the UAE and Africa. During the event, a special ceremony was held to honour Kuwaiti national Ali Al Zaidi, the winner of the [...]

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Global Business Forum Africa: Bringing together African businesses in Dubai

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be promoting Expo 2020 Dubai at the fourth Global Business Forum (GBF) on Africa, with the aim of raising awareness about the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. Dubai Chamber and Expo 2020 Dubai will be joining forces at the forum to be held on 1 – 2 November, 2017 to facilitate new channels of communication and cooperation between African and UAE [...]


Eveready Batteries: A-MAP Gains Distribution Rights in UAE

Al Muqarram Auto Parts (A-MAP) has expanded its product range by obtaining the distribution rights of Eveready Batteries in the UAE. Eveready batteries are made to the highest quality standards in the Johnson Controls factory in Europe. These batteries are designed to deliver long battery life performance through optimized grid design using the most modern European manufacturing technologies. With over 15 years experience, A-MAP is a global market leader, specializing in the distribution of quality and reliable aftermarket automotive spare [...]


A-MAP launches promotional campaign in Ethiopia to promotote ASIMCO auto parts

In an effort to further increase the popularity and reach of ASIMCO auto parts in Ethiopia, Al Muqarram Auto Parts (A-MAP) has launched aggressive promotional campaign in Ethiopia. An extensive advertising and marketing campaign to promote ASIMCO automotive spare parts in the Ethiopian market has been launched by A-MAP. As a result, ASIMCO shop boards and posters are now visible across Ethiopia in auto service centers as well as spare parts shops. Ethiopia is one of Africa’s fastest growing economies [...]

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Database of Pharma Importers in Africa

The research team at Africa Business Pages has compiled a valuable database of pharmaceutical companies in Africa through painstaking work across more than 20 African countries. The result is the compilation of the first ever Africa Pharmaceutical Directory which lists more than 6,500 pharmaceutical companies in Africa. This database of pharmaceutical-related companies in Africa lists wholesalers of pharmaceuticals in Africa, pharmacies in Africa, pharmaceutical retailers in Africa, hospital suppliers in Africa, Pharmaceuticals Distributors, Clinics & Hospitals, Government Medical Clinics, [...]