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14/05/2020 at 20h19, by Aurélie Benoit

Madiou Simpara (Gaselia) bulks up his Ivorian subsidiary to fend off Heineken, CFAO and Castel

After the arrival of a new shareholder, the West African group is boosting its capital to stay in the...


14/05/2020 at 20h14, by Tarik Bargal

Cosumar gets ready to start production at its Durrah sugar refinery in Saudi Arabia

After launching a packaging company in West Africa at the beginning of the year, the Moroccan subsidiary...


06/05/2020 at 18h52, by Aurélie Benoit

The Boujbels plan to boost production of their Tunisian dates

The family of Tunisian entrepreneurs intends to expand its date palm culture subsidiary and better position...


29/04/2020 at 19h00, by Valentin Grille

A Barrick and AngloGold supplier, Carrières et Chaux du Mali looks to intensify competition with Belgium’s Carmeuse

The firm is looking to capture market share from multinationals operating in Mali by doubling its production...


24/04/2020 at 19h28, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Ethiopia: Agricultural Transformation Agency supplier, US firm Ethio Lease, gets a $30m capital boost

The US-based investment firm Roha is injecting $30m into AAFC, one of its portfolio companies, to propel...


09/04/2020 at 18h32, by Jeune Afrique Business+

A major London PE fund invests €33m in Bayahi Group

In March, Tunisia’s leading canned foods company, Sicam (Bayahi Group), officially carried out a significant...


08/04/2020 at 18h57, by Jeune Afrique Business+

The companies taking over the Ivorian and Moroccan plantations of Canavèse, currently in receivership

The fruit and vegetable wholesaler Canavèse, based in Aubagne, near Marseille, France, declared itself...


06/04/2020 at 18h21, by Jeune Afrique Business+

PZ Cussons Nigeria initiates its exit from the food business with the sale of Nutricima to FrieslandCampina

The transaction, whose amount has not been disclosed, will be on the agenda of an extraordinary general...


31/03/2020 at 11h34, by Estelle Maussion

The OCP Group establishes a network of task forces to combat Covid-19

On 2 March, the Moroccan phosphate and fertiliser manufacturer, which is due to publish its 2019 results...


31/03/2020 at 11h32, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Chris Kirubi takes advantage of Centum’s weak price to raise capital

The Kenyan tycoon will increase his share in the group from 28.94% to 49.99% for 133 million dollars....


25/03/2020 at 17h46, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Miro Forestry, headed up by Richard Laing (ex-CDC Group), receives a cheque from the FMO

The logging company, chaired by the former CDC Group director, sets its sights on an income of $100 million...

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