20th edition of AUTOEXPO-2017 gives professionals a way to make the most of this unique opportunity to meet and reinforces successful strategy based on three key themes: more business, more services and more events. It will take place from 11th - 13th April at Kenyatta International Conference Center in Nairobi, Kenya and from 16th - 18th August at the Mlimani Conference Centre in the capital city of Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania.Â
Â Trading & Sourcing will be open to all exhibitors, individuals and national pavilions, targeting large buyers and the distribution industry in particular. Open for three days to better meet the needs of international customers. AUTOEXPO-2017 will host exhibitors internationally and locally in a combined space of over 3115 sq meters. We aim at gathering positive energy to propel co-operation and innovation.
Kenyaâ€™s pursuit for cheaper power is beckoning with US$ 6.8 billion Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) project expected in the second quarter of 2016.
Phylip Leferink, General Manager of the project said he is pleased with the advancement in the haulage of turbines to the site from the port of Mombasa and between May and June the firm will be set to add more power to the national grid.
He stated once the transmission lines are ready, the project may start a month in advance .Read more...
Africa is currently home to five of the fastest growing economies in the world. According to a global study, the continent's economy is forecast to grow to $2.6 trillion in 2020 from $1.6 trillion in 2008, fuelled by booms in mining, agriculture and development of ports, roads and other infrastructure. This rapid economic growth is what is creating substantial new business opportunities in the region.
Over the past decade, Africa's real GDP grew by 4.7% a year, on averageâ€”twice the pace of its growth in the 1980s and 1990s.Read more...
The global automotive business is in its most disruptive era since the advent of the industry over a century ago, creating an abundance of opportunities for new and established companies in the global automotive market. Analysts anticipate the market to grow by 2%, reaching 91 million new units sold in 2016.
The African economy has seen steady growth for the past decade and even with sustained low oil and commodity prices, the automotive industry is expected to grow considerably in most countries. Africa is forecast to grow between 3% and 3.7% in 2016 with East Africa retaining its position as the fastest growing region on the continent.
Nairobi residents are set to benefit from a housing project to be rolled out by the county government to ease the cityâ€™s housing problems.
Speaking during Mashujaa Day celebrations marked at the Starehe Grounds, Nairobi County Secretary Robert Ayisi said the county will build 100,000 housing units starting November to accommodate approximately 650,000 residents.
Dr Ayisi said the project will cost Sh 3billion.Read more...
At a time when struggling Turkish exporters are looking for ways to diversify their target markets, Africa is poised to become the new frontier market for Turkish firms as they position themselves to become major stakeholders in the regionâ€™s rapidly growing industries.
Africa has recorded an annual growth rate of 5 percent over the last decade and is expected to continue this trend in the coming years. Six out of ten fastest growing economies in the world are now in Africa. Economic predictions indicate that Africa will be a $29 trillion economy in 2050, larger than the 2012 combined GDP of the US and Eurozone.
After an overwhelming response in 2016, Expogroup Worldwide announces another edition of MEDEXPO AFRICA, the leading healthcare trade fair in Africa. Taking place from 2 - 4 June, 2017 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi, Kenya and 22 - 24 August at the Mlimani Conference Centre (MCC), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, the event brings together more than 5000 healthcare professionals with 400 of the worldâ€™s leading healthcare suppliers, manufacturers and service providers, all under one roof, to find the latest industry innovations, network and do business.Read more...