keyboard_arrow_upGrowth from knowledge on trading in Africa
keyboard_arrow_downGrowth from knowledge on trading in Africa

The African continent is one of the most exciting new markets for growth. While there is immense potential for brand and supplier development in its home and personal care industries, barriers exist, such as non-harmonised regulations and access to forex.

keyboard_arrow_upEnter Johnson & Johnson’s Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0
keyboard_arrow_downEnter Johnson & Johnson’s Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0

Are you Africa’s next innovative entrepreneur? Do you need a financial boost to help bring your incredible idea to market? You could benefit from entering Johnson & Johnson’s Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0! This is the second continent-wide competition calling on African innovators to submit ideas for innovative technologies, products and solutions that have the potential to have a positive impact on African communities.

keyboard_arrow_upBASF Personal Care expands its presence in sub-Saharan Africa
keyboard_arrow_downBASF Personal Care expands its presence in sub-Saharan Africa

BASF is expanding its presence in the personal care industry in sub-Saharan Africa. The company strengthens its network of local expertise in marketing, research and sales and announced the official opening of a state-of-the-art application laboratory in Nigeria at the beginning of 2019.

keyboard_arrow_upCipla Maroc inaugurates inhaler production plant in Morocco
keyboard_arrow_downCipla Maroc inaugurates inhaler production plant in Morocco

Cipla Maroc, a subsidiary of Cipla Ltd, announced on 15 October the official opening of its manufacturing plant for metered-dose inhalers in Ain Aouda in the Rabat region of Morocco.

keyboard_arrow_upMerck connects Africa to Asia for cancer and fertility care
keyboard_arrow_downMerck connects Africa to Asia for cancer and fertility care

The philanthropic arm of Merck, the Merck Foundation commits to building cancer care capacity in Africa and Asia through its partnership with India. This initiative is a part of the foundation’s Merck Cancer Access Programme, initiated to increase the limited number of oncologists across Africa.

keyboard_arrow_upCroda hosts successful customer and consumer events in Kenya
keyboard_arrow_downCroda hosts successful customer and consumer events in Kenya

Croda is investing heavily in the region with a state of the art Centre of Excellence in South Africa, a newly opened office in Nigeria and subsequent new offices set to open in Kenya and the Ivory Coast by the end of 2018.

keyboard_arrow_upMondi extends geographical reach
keyboard_arrow_downMondi extends geographical reach

The international packaging and paper group recently announced it signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares in National Company for Paper Products and Import & Export (NPP) in Egypt.

keyboard_arrow_upConsumer goods powering next generation Africa-GCC business links
keyboard_arrow_downConsumer goods powering next generation Africa-GCC business links

In a new report, Next-generation Africa-GCC Business Ties in a Digital Economy, sponsored by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) explores the perspectives of young entrepreneurs and investors in Africa and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries on building business relationships and spotting opportunities in each other’s markets.

keyboard_arrow_upNovartis Access and Cameroon’s government sign memorandum of understanding to fight chronic diseases
keyboard_arrow_downNovartis Access and Cameroon’s government sign memorandum of understanding to fight chronic diseases

Cameroon has become the sixth country to launch Novartis Access.

keyboard_arrow_upPlacecol launches African export strategy
keyboard_arrow_downPlacecol launches African export strategy

The award winning Placecol skin care range is launching in various Edgars stores in Swaziland, Botswana and Namibia. In South Africa, the range is available in more than 70 of Placecol’s own skin care clinics, aesthetics centres and spas.