AkzoNobel Commercial Director for East Africa, Deon Nieuwoudt, who led the discussions and demonstrations
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Sadolin trains painters about hazardous paint and professionalism

Sadolin Paint Uganda has held a one-day seminar in Kampala to sensitize architectural painters for the need to observe high professional standards in the discharge of their contracts. AkzoNobel Commercial Director for East Africa, Deon Nieuwoudt, who led the discussions and demonstrations said the training session was geared at facilitating, guiding and providing up-to-date technical […]

From the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) in Nairobi, Kenya, Marriott International has announced rapid expansion plans across Africa.
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Marriott announces expansion plans, sets a target of 38,000 rooms by 2023

From the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) in Nairobi, Kenya, Marriott International has announced rapid expansion plans across Africa. Strong demand for select-service brands and conversion opportunities are driving the momentum of growth for the company, amplified by five new hotel signings. The new signings will further consolidate Marriott International’s presence in Ghana, Kenya, Morocco […]

Over-reliance on metal scraps and imported ingots for manufacturing steel products will soon be history in Uganda when Tembo Steels Uganda Limited
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Tembo Steels constructs largest Iron Ore Plant in Eastern Africa, 6000 jobs up for grabs

Over-reliance on metal scraps and imported ingots for manufacturing steel products will soon be history in Uganda when Tembo Steels Uganda Limited completes a mega iron ore processing plant in Iganga District set to be the largest in Eastern Africa. Himanshu Kampur Rahul, the Chief Executive Officer(CEO)  Tembo Steels Group is happy that they will […]

Once again, the world’s emerging economies are facing a bout of uncertainty.
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Making the Most of Emerging Economies

Once again, the world’s emerging economies are facing a bout of uncertainty. Argentina, South Africa, and Turkey are among those generating the most concern, owing to a combination of questionable monetary policies and currency depreciation vis-à-vis the US dollar that threatens to undermine these countries’ ability to service their debts. But not all emerging economies […]

Now that US President Donald Trump has imposed a 10% tariff on yet another US$200 billion worth of Chinese imports, the US-China trade war has entered a costly new phase.
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MAD About Sino-American Trade

Now that US President Donald Trump has imposed a 10% tariff on yet another US$200 billion worth of Chinese imports, the US-China trade war has entered a costly new phase. As China follows through on its pledge to retaliate, the casualties will include more than half the bilateral trade between the two countries, with China […]