East Africa

EAC Trade Climbed To $5.5bn In Last Decade

VENTURES AFRICA – Over the past eight years, intra‐regional trading within the East African Community (EAC) has grown from $2 billion in 2005 to $5.5 billion in 2013; this has been directly lin...
Unilever (1)

Unilever To Invest $194m In Nigeria

VENTURES AFRICA – Anglo–Dutch multinational company Unilever will this October start investing as much as 150 million Euro ($194 million) across its Nigerian production lines. This investment w...
Lafarge

Lafarge Sells AshakaCem Stake For $252m

VENTURES AFRICA – French cement giant Lafarge Group has sold 58.61 percent of its stakes in Ashaka Cement Plc to Lafarge Africa Plc in an off-the-market deal valued at N41 billion ($252 million...