African Focus

Cipla Maroc inaugurates inhaler production plant in Morocco

Dignitaries and executives at the Cipla Maroc ribbon cutting ceremonyCipla 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.

Merck connects Africa to Asia for cancer and fertility care

merckThe 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.

Mondi extends geographical reach

Mondi expands its footprint into EgyptThe 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.

Croda hosts successful customer and consumer events in Kenya

crodaCroda 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.

Consumer goods powering next generation Africa-GCC business links

Africa mapIn 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.

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