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THIS WEEK: Shs100bn industrial skilling centre launched

THIS WEEK: Shs100bn industrial skilling centre launched Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A National Industrial Skills and Training Centre has been launched in Namanve Industrial Park to boost employment and industrialisation. The project is being funded by the Chinese at a cost of $30million (108billion) and will run until the …

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Chinese electric carmaker to open Morocco plant

Casablanca, Morocco | AFP | Chinese electric car manufacturer BYD on Saturday signed an agreement to open a factory near the Moroccan city of Tangiers to build battery-powered vehicles, officials said. BYD will become the third car manufacturer, after Renault and Peugeot of French, to construct cars in the North …

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Nestle to close its DR Congo factory

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Swiss food giant Nestle announced Sunday that it would close its factory in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a potential market of 80 million people but one beset by poverty and political instability. “We will close our factory and offices by the …

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DR Congo temporarily bans import of key consumer goods

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Authorities have banned imports of several popular consumer products in the west of the Democratic Republic of Congo for six months to fight smuggling, Trade Minister Jean-Lucien Busa said Monday. “We have decided on the temporary restriction of imports in the western part of …

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