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Etihad funds construction of water wells in Africa
Globally, more than 844 million people lack access to clean drinking water, equivalent to one in every 10 people on earth.
Kuwait-based Agility to open more logistics parks in Africa
Following demand for its first African logistics park, opened in 2016 near Ghana's Tema port, Agility Group plans to set up similar facilities in Mozambique, Côte d'Ivoire and Nigeria.
Saudi Arabia’s Ma’aden vertically integrates mining supply chain
The publicly-listed Saudi Arabian Mining Company will acquire an 85% stake in the Mauritius-based Meridian Group in an all cash deal.
DP World chairman calls on African leaders to remove trade barriers
Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, says tariffs in Africa are 50% higher in than in Latin America and Asia
Agility plans to invest more than a billion in warehousing
Agility is bullish on growth as e-com demand rises and it looks to emerging markets in Africa.
Egypt prepares for citrus export rush into rest of Africa
Transmar will be spearheading the export drive of lemons, limes, tangerines, grapefruits and especially oranges using containers from its home port of Adabiya ideally located on the Red Sea.
DP World takes legal action as China makes Djibouti move
DP World hits back as China makes move to turn Djibouti into "the Dubai of Africa".
DP World seeks to solve African landlocked logistics with Ethiopian hub
Sulayem said DP World’s existing container terminals in East Africa would act as the feeder ports for the inland terminal.
Comment: Building a better supply chain in Africa
Dustin Homer, director, client solutions at Fraym, looks at how logistics in Africa can be improved.
DRC to get first deep-water container port in DP World deal
DP World has won a concession to operate the Port of Banana in the DRC for up to half a century
Dubai plans to become re-export hub for Botswana diamonds
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry encourages Botswana to use the emirate as a hub for re-exports of diamonds and other products
DP World-Djibouti tensions boil over with ‘illegal’ seizure of container terminal
DP World accuses government of Djibouti of ‘oppressive and cynical’ conduct after DP World-run Doraleh Container Terminal seized by government in concession dispute.

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