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Nigeria - Electric buses

Partnership between Oando Clean Energy Limited (Ocel) and the Lagos Metropolitan Transport Authority (Lamata) to introduce electric buses in the economic capital. Eventually, the agreement will enable the development of electric mobility in several urban areas such as Kano and Enugu.

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Africa - Ports

Container Port Performance Index: The port of Tangier-Med ranks sixth in the world.

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Egypt - Electric equipment manufacturing

Egypt: Elsewedy Electric will build a center for electric motors at the request of Chinese manufacturer Wolong Electric, and a medium-voltage coil insulation system to improve the quality of electrical products (Zawya / Elsewedy – 29/04/2022).

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Morocco - Healthcare sector

Partnership agreements were signed linking Banque Populaire to the Moroccan Medical & Biomedical Industries Cluster, and the Banque Populaire with the Moroccan Federation of Pharmaceutical Industry and Innovation.

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Nigeria - Solar-powered electric buses

Entrepreneur Mustapha Gajibo will produce solar-powered electric buses starting in June 2022, with unit capacity of 12 seats.

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Kenya - Textile

In Kenya, commissioning of a new textile factory by the company MAS Intimates.

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Zambia / DRC - Lithium

MoU between Zambia and the DRC to create a joint value chain for the manufacturing of cathode precursor materials for lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.

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Africa - SME financing

The first “Academy of SME Financing” in Africa has been launched on May 9th, 2022.

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Kenya - Waste treatment plant

VR Holding AB (Sweden) is implementing the construction of a solid waste-to-energy plant in Kenya.

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Ivory Coast - Port of Abidjan

Container traffic at the Autonomous Port of Abidjan amounted to 787,314 TEUs in 2021, up 3.6%.

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AFSIC - United-Kingdom

“AFSIC 2022 – Invest in Africa” will be held in London on 10 and 11/10/2022

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Ghana - Healthcare sector

Atlantic Life Sciences Ltd  starts a new production plant: vaccines, anti-snake serums, eye drops, inhalation anesthesia products, syrups, tablets and capsules.

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Sub-saharan Africa - Mini grids

The Observatory’s case study entitled “Promoting a third generation mini-grid design/manufacturing industry in Sub-Saharan Africa” is now online (April 2022).

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Democratic Republic of Congo - Plastic recycling plant

The OK Plast company put into service a plastic recycling plant at Kinshasa. Investment: 15 million euros. This is the second OK Plast plant of this type in Africa after the one in Nigeria. Capacity: 50 tons per day.

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Egypt - Car parts manufacturing

Egypt: Yazaki Europe Ltd (Japan) plans to build a plant producing braided wires and cables for automobiles.

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Nigeria - Port of Lekki

The port of Lekki (90 km east of the Tin Can terminal) is more than 81% completed. It will have three container berths, a dry bulk terminal and three liquid bulk berths. Completion of the works is scheduled for September 2022

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South-Africa - Metallurgy

New zinc smelter in South-Africa – 300,000 t/y of high-grade zinc (Mining Weekly – 03/21/2022).

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Côte d'Ivoire - Industrial economic Center of San Pedro

The industrial center of San Pedro will be the third in operation after those of Yopougon and Akoupé Zeudji, as part of the PASI-CI agreement.

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World Container Index" (Drewry)

The “World Container Index” (Drewry) ocean freight index has begun a decline since mid-October 2021.

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Helicopters - Uganda

Launch of the activities of a maintenance, repair and overhaul factory for military helicopters in Uganda.

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Electric vehicles - Rwanda

New electric vehicle assembly plant in Rwanda

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Tesla graphite procurement - Mozambique

Tesla is looking to Mozambique to reduce its dependence on China for graphite procurement.

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Car sales in Egypt

New vehicle sales in Egypt have surged to more than 200,000 units per year

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Kenya - Electric buses

Opibus, a Swedish and Kenyan-owned green mobility company, is developing environmentally friendly bus models for public transport.

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AfCFTA negotiations

AfCFTA negotiations on rules of origin have already reached agreement on more than 80% of products.

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Chinese lending to african countries

Beijing’s lending to low-income and middle-income countries is provided on less generous terms than loans from OECD-DAC

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Car manufacturing - Nigeria

Only one company produces 100% Nigerian vehicles.

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Degree of Prosperity

Over the period 2011-2021, several African countries have improved their world rank in terms of prosperity

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Nigeria - GDP

Nigeria’s GDP stood at USD 432bn in 2020, confirming the country’s position as the largest economy in Africa

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Alstom - Maroc

Astom Maroc is creating a new production line for on-board transformers.

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Lagazel - Benin

Benin: the company Lagazel (Saint-Galmier – Loire) inaugurates a workshop for manufacturing solar lamps and kits in Porto Novo (Benin).

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Car manufacturing sector in Ivory Coast

Official inauguration of the local assembly unit of new vehicles of Sotra Industrie (Ivory Coast)

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