Category: ECONOMY & INDUSTRY

SMART CITIES IN AFRICA

  Smart cities are already under construction in several African countries. 60km outside Nairobi, the Kenyan government is building Konza Technological City, which is already being nicknamed “Silicon Savannah.” Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and Rwanda also have plans for ambitious, technologically enhanced urban areas in the works. The problem with these megacity projects is that […]

Africa Agriculture Agenda

The real resources in agriculture are young people and water   President Akinwumi Adesinat  of the African Development Bank delivered a clarion call this weekend to global investors, political leaders and the business community “to put capital at risk for the young people of Africa”. He added that it was time for African governments to begin […]

TAK logistics

TAK Logistics clears fertilizer raw materials from the ports, after which TAK Logistics moves the raw materials to the fertiliser blending plants. In addition, other raw materials such as granulated limestone as well as urea, which are locally sourced, are also moved from the various factories (Limestone Granules “LSG” – WAFERT factory in Okpella; Urea […]

LOADER CRANES

LOADER CRANES The hydraulic knuckle boom crane is PALFINGER’s core product. Loading cranes help to load and unload trucks and other vehicles. Lorry cranes make an impression thanks to their operator friendliness and high level of cost efficiency. Various equipment (rope winch, rotator, gripper, crane fork) expands the loading crane’s field of application. PALFINGER loading cranes […]

Nigeria: potentials in fertilizer market

Nigeria’s vast farming base providing potentials in fertilizer market Nigeria, located in West Africa, is a federal constitutional republic with the largest population in Africa. In the meanwhile, it is the African biggest economy. Nigeria has 923,800 square kilometers of land area, of which 60 million hectares of arable land (including abandoned land). Currently, it […]

Trans-African Highway

Nine Highways under Construction   Launched in 1971 by UNECA, it is actually a network of nine highways whose envisioned connections among one another would cover a combined total of 60,000 kilometres across the continent. One of these planned highways would stretch 8,000 kilometres between Cairo and Dakar; another for 8,000 kilometres between Cairo and […]

AFRICAN CEREALS

The most extensively cultivated cereals are wheat, barley, oat, rye, rice, maize, sorghum and different kinds of millet. Sorghum and Tef are the only cereal that exclusively originated from  Africa. Barley (Ethiopian barley according Ehret), Rice and millet are of both African and Asian origin. Maize is native to the Americas. all others cereals originated […]

The Big 3

The Oil Price Is Now Controlled By Just Three Men Bin Salman, Trump and Putin are calling the market shots. The prince may struggle to defend output cuts against a hostile Trump and indifferent Putin.   Read more…   http://www.romanopisciotti.com/index.php/2018/11/19/bin-salman-trump-and-putin-are-calling-the-market-shots/   Article presented by Romano Pisciotti, oil terminal expert   What is the ‘Organization Of Petroleum […]

Big Africa

In our experience, the instinct of most businesspeople is to underestimate Africa’s size and potential as a market and overestimate the challenges of doing business there.       Romano Pisciotti teaches at the Rome Business School in Lagos

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