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10/12/2019 at 17h14, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Tunisian Chemical Group (GCT)’s new phosphate plant “will quickly be blockaded” (Amal Environmental Protection Association, Gafsa)

After six years of delays due to a mass of post-revolution social protests, the Mdhilla 2 triple superphosphate...


02/12/2019 at 18h01, by Aurélie Benoit

Côte d’Ivoire: Dekel Agri-Vision (formerly Dekel Oil) diversifies and launches a hybrid power project ($61m)

One of Côte d’Ivoire’s leading palm oil producers in is partnering with Swiss group Green Enesys to set...


28/11/2019 at 17h41, by Jeune Afrique Business+

The Rise Fund (Mo Ibrahim, Richard Branson, Bono et al) invests in Uganda’s Pearl Dairy

The impact investment fund managed by TPG Growth closes its second transaction in the dairy produce sector....


27/11/2019 at 18h04, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Senegal: poultry feed producer Avisen invests in an abattoir

Franco-Senegalese company Avisen has invested around CFA francs 1bn ($1.65m) of equity capital to build...


27/11/2019 at 18h01, by Gaëlle Arenson

Jean Christophe Figueroa takes up the reins at Malteries Soufflet

The French agrifood group present in 19 countries with revenue of €4.8bn ($5.28bn) in 2018 has recently...


15/11/2019 at 18h31, by Aurélie Benoit

IFC’s new helping hand for the Chaouni family (Zalar)

The corporation is studying a $24m package for Zalar Agri, the fruit and nut subsidiary of Moroccan group...


06/11/2019 at 18h53, by Mathieu Galtier

Tunisia: dissension at Poulina between Slim Ben Ayed, the founder’s son, and Khaled Bouricha, Chairman of the Board

Seven months after the death of Abdelwaheb Ben Ayed, the founder of Poulina Group Holding (PGH), the...


28/10/2019 at 15h37, by Valentin Grille

IFC supports Biaugeaud-Dijon Céréales JV’s vegetable dehydration plant in Senegal

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the International Development Association (IDA) are each...


07/10/2019 at 17h05, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Frank Braeken facing economic and social troubles at Feronia in DRC

Congolese born Belgian Frank Braeken, Feronia’s Executive Chairman since 2016 and a former Unilever boss,...


04/10/2019 at 15h11, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Somdiaa develops its corn milling business, starting in Congo and Cameroon

Somdiaa, via its Compagnie fermière camerounaise subsidiary, started work in September on the construction...


01/10/2019 at 18h27, by Jeune Afrique Business+

All change at Solevo (former LDC) in Abidjan

Several long-serving senior executives have recently left Louis Dreyfus Commodities (now Solevo) in Côte...


30/09/2019 at 17h54, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Dufil Prima Foods seeks to modernise to rival Flour Mills, Nestlé…

Two years after taking over one of the Nigerian billionaire’s subsidiaries, one of the national agri-food...

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