ROUTIER - ROAD

Launch of the report “Pirates and Oil Theft in the Niger Delta: an analysis of the connection between piracy and oil bunkering”

The CRIMSON project is pleased to announce the “Pirates and Oil Theft in the Niger Delta: an analysis of the connection between piracy and oil bunkering” report, launched on 1st December 2022 at the G7++ Friends of the Gulf of Guinea (FoGG) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The study was coordinated by Thomas Kieler, EU Delegation […]

Senegal: African Development Bank to invest over €166 million in construction of highway to open up the country’s north

The construction of a highway between Dakar and Saint Louis will open up Senegal’s northern regions, considered the country’s rice granary and an area with high mining potential. The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, has approved a loan of  €166.36 million to Senegal for construction of the Dakar-Tivaouane-Saint Louis highway, which will […]

FORWARD THINKING SUPPLY CHAINS ARE NEEDED TO WITHSTAND DISRUPTIONS AND VOLATILITY

More than two and a half years of disruption and volatility stretched supply chains to breaking point. Traditional and historic processes proved to be insufficient, and cracks in the critical armour of supply chain resilience are showing. For many organisations, business continuity hangs in the balance. According to MJ Schoemaker, president of SAPICS, The Professional […]

Uganda : Rehabilitation of Bulindo-Nsasa-Namugongo Roads

Residents of Bulindo, Nsasa and Namugongo in Kira Municipality relieved as rehabilitation works for the 4.56 Km road that links them commences. The 4.56 Km stretch has been characterized by dust during the dry season and excess mad and gullies during the rainy season. The residents are therefore greatly relieved at the prospect of upgrading […]

UNCTAD calls for investment in maritime supply chains to boost sustainability and resilience to future crises

UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2022, an annual comprehensive review of global maritime transport, warns that the maritime sector will require greater investment in infrastructure and sustainability to weather future supply chain crises. The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in its flagship “Review of Maritime Transport 2022“ has called for increased investment in maritime […]

DP World launches Berbera economic zone in Somaliland

Following its investment in the Port of Berbera, DP World is now launching the Berbera Economic Zone to create an integrated maritime, logistics, and industrial platform to serve the Horn of Africa and Ethiopian markets. The Port of Berbera is the most modern container terminal in the horn of Africa with extensive bulk and breakbulk […]

SOUTH AFRICA : SMART PROCUREMENT HONOURED AT NATIONAL PRESIDENTIAL SMME AWARDS

In recognition of its contribution to empowering and advancing entrepreneurs and developing small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs), Smart Procurement was honoured at the inaugural National Presidential SMME Awards. These were hosted by The Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) and the awards were presented by Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, South Africa’s Minister of Small Business Development. Smart Procurement, […]

Importance of quality in transport and logistics and its contribution to the prosperity and growth of companies.

Interview with BUMA-KOR BABILA Johanne, QHSE Manager, RDD/PAD with 8 years of experience in Dredging, Agribusiness, Logistic and transport. 1-What is quality for the company? Quality to a company is an essential means for growth and development. It is an aspect you put in place within the company to ensure thorough respect of procedures, client […]

FERROVIAIRE - RAIL

Launch of the report “Pirates and Oil Theft in the Niger Delta: an analysis of the connection between piracy and oil bunkering”

The CRIMSON project is pleased to announce the “Pirates and Oil Theft in the Niger Delta: an analysis of the connection between piracy and oil bunkering” report, launched on 1st December 2022 at the G7++ Friends of the Gulf of Guinea (FoGG) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The study was coordinated by Thomas Kieler, EU Delegation […]

Senegal: African Development Bank to invest over €166 million in construction of highway to open up the country’s north

The construction of a highway between Dakar and Saint Louis will open up Senegal’s northern regions, considered the country’s rice granary and an area with high mining potential. The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, has approved a loan of  €166.36 million to Senegal for construction of the Dakar-Tivaouane-Saint Louis highway, which will […]

FORWARD THINKING SUPPLY CHAINS ARE NEEDED TO WITHSTAND DISRUPTIONS AND VOLATILITY

More than two and a half years of disruption and volatility stretched supply chains to breaking point. Traditional and historic processes proved to be insufficient, and cracks in the critical armour of supply chain resilience are showing. For many organisations, business continuity hangs in the balance. According to MJ Schoemaker, president of SAPICS, The Professional […]

Uganda : Rehabilitation of Bulindo-Nsasa-Namugongo Roads

Residents of Bulindo, Nsasa and Namugongo in Kira Municipality relieved as rehabilitation works for the 4.56 Km road that links them commences. The 4.56 Km stretch has been characterized by dust during the dry season and excess mad and gullies during the rainy season. The residents are therefore greatly relieved at the prospect of upgrading […]

UNCTAD calls for investment in maritime supply chains to boost sustainability and resilience to future crises

UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2022, an annual comprehensive review of global maritime transport, warns that the maritime sector will require greater investment in infrastructure and sustainability to weather future supply chain crises. The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in its flagship “Review of Maritime Transport 2022“ has called for increased investment in maritime […]

DP World launches Berbera economic zone in Somaliland

Following its investment in the Port of Berbera, DP World is now launching the Berbera Economic Zone to create an integrated maritime, logistics, and industrial platform to serve the Horn of Africa and Ethiopian markets. The Port of Berbera is the most modern container terminal in the horn of Africa with extensive bulk and breakbulk […]

AERIEN - AIR

Launch of the report “Pirates and Oil Theft in the Niger Delta: an analysis of the connection between piracy and oil bunkering”

The CRIMSON project is pleased to announce the “Pirates and Oil Theft in the Niger Delta: an analysis of the connection between piracy and oil bunkering” report, launched on 1st December 2022 at the G7++ Friends of the Gulf of Guinea (FoGG) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The study was coordinated by Thomas Kieler, EU Delegation […]

Senegal: African Development Bank to invest over €166 million in construction of highway to open up the country’s north

The construction of a highway between Dakar and Saint Louis will open up Senegal’s northern regions, considered the country’s rice granary and an area with high mining potential. The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, has approved a loan of  €166.36 million to Senegal for construction of the Dakar-Tivaouane-Saint Louis highway, which will […]

FORWARD THINKING SUPPLY CHAINS ARE NEEDED TO WITHSTAND DISRUPTIONS AND VOLATILITY

More than two and a half years of disruption and volatility stretched supply chains to breaking point. Traditional and historic processes proved to be insufficient, and cracks in the critical armour of supply chain resilience are showing. For many organisations, business continuity hangs in the balance. According to MJ Schoemaker, president of SAPICS, The Professional […]

Uganda : Rehabilitation of Bulindo-Nsasa-Namugongo Roads

Residents of Bulindo, Nsasa and Namugongo in Kira Municipality relieved as rehabilitation works for the 4.56 Km road that links them commences. The 4.56 Km stretch has been characterized by dust during the dry season and excess mad and gullies during the rainy season. The residents are therefore greatly relieved at the prospect of upgrading […]

UNCTAD calls for investment in maritime supply chains to boost sustainability and resilience to future crises

UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2022, an annual comprehensive review of global maritime transport, warns that the maritime sector will require greater investment in infrastructure and sustainability to weather future supply chain crises. The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in its flagship “Review of Maritime Transport 2022“ has called for increased investment in maritime […]

MARITIME

Launch of the report “Pirates and Oil Theft in the Niger Delta: an analysis of the connection between piracy and oil bunkering”

The CRIMSON project is pleased to announce the “Pirates and Oil Theft in the Niger Delta: an analysis of the connection between piracy and oil bunkering” report, launched on 1st December 2022 at the G7++ Friends of the Gulf of Guinea (FoGG) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The study was coordinated by Thomas Kieler, EU Delegation […]

Senegal: African Development Bank to invest over €166 million in construction of highway to open up the country’s north

The construction of a highway between Dakar and Saint Louis will open up Senegal’s northern regions, considered the country’s rice granary and an area with high mining potential. The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, has approved a loan of  €166.36 million to Senegal for construction of the Dakar-Tivaouane-Saint Louis highway, which will […]

FORWARD THINKING SUPPLY CHAINS ARE NEEDED TO WITHSTAND DISRUPTIONS AND VOLATILITY

More than two and a half years of disruption and volatility stretched supply chains to breaking point. Traditional and historic processes proved to be insufficient, and cracks in the critical armour of supply chain resilience are showing. For many organisations, business continuity hangs in the balance. According to MJ Schoemaker, president of SAPICS, The Professional […]

Uganda : Rehabilitation of Bulindo-Nsasa-Namugongo Roads

Residents of Bulindo, Nsasa and Namugongo in Kira Municipality relieved as rehabilitation works for the 4.56 Km road that links them commences. The 4.56 Km stretch has been characterized by dust during the dry season and excess mad and gullies during the rainy season. The residents are therefore greatly relieved at the prospect of upgrading […]

UNCTAD calls for investment in maritime supply chains to boost sustainability and resilience to future crises

UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2022, an annual comprehensive review of global maritime transport, warns that the maritime sector will require greater investment in infrastructure and sustainability to weather future supply chain crises. The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in its flagship “Review of Maritime Transport 2022“ has called for increased investment in maritime […]

DP World launches Berbera economic zone in Somaliland

Following its investment in the Port of Berbera, DP World is now launching the Berbera Economic Zone to create an integrated maritime, logistics, and industrial platform to serve the Horn of Africa and Ethiopian markets. The Port of Berbera is the most modern container terminal in the horn of Africa with extensive bulk and breakbulk […]

E-COMMERCE

The emerging markets e-commerce opportunity

Author: Mike Bhaskaran, Group COO of Digital Technology at DP World Online retail has boomed in the last two years, triggered by the pandemic which drove consumers to buy their goods on the internet. While this presented a major challenge for bricks-and-mortar retailers, it created a lucrative opportunity for online vendors and e-commerce platforms. Meta […]

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Launching of the China-Middle East and North Africa International Trade Digital Expo 2022

BEIJING, China, October 8, 2022 The ‘China-Middle East and North Africa International Trade Digital Expo 2022’, sponsored by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) (https://en.CCPIT.org) and co-organized by the China International Chamber of Commerce (CCOIC) and Beijing Massbetter International Exhibition Co., Ltd., will be held online from October 19 to 28. More […]

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Opening of the China-Central and West Africa International Trade Digital Expo 2022

BEIJING, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) — The China-Central and West Africa International Trade Digital Expo 2022 opened online on September 1. The expo, co-organized by the China Council for the Development of International Trade (CCPIT) and the China-Africa Development Fund (CAD Fund), will be held from September 1 to 10. Attracting 811 exhibitors and more than […]

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Fintech company Bizao raises €8 million to become a leading payment hub in Africa

PRESS RELEASE Bizao, a fintech dedicated to the African market, announces that is has recently closed its €8 million series A funding round which was led by key investors including AfricInvest, Adelie, and Seedstars Africa Ventures. Since 2019, Bizao has secured, in 10 African countries, over 30 partnerships with telco operators, banks, and mobile money […]

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Kwik Launches Kwikstore, an Easy-To-Use E-Commerce Solution to Help African Merchants Sell Online from their Smartphone

KwikStore is a free ecommerce storefront solution that allows any African business owner, merchant, social vendor entrepreneurs and SMEs to create their own online stores LAGOS, Nigeria, July 22, 2022/APO Group/ —  Kwik (Kwik.delivery) is expanding its offer of digital services today with the launch of KwikStore –  adding yet another exciting service to the […]

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Dubuy.com the e-commerce platform of DP World expands Africa presence with launches in Ghana and Zambia

DP World today announced the continued expansion of its e-commerce platform Dubuy.com in Africa, with launches in both Ghana and Zambia. The latest roll-out of the wholesale marketplace opens access to global supply chains for even more African businesses. Dubuy.com provides advanced technology and secure transactions for wholesale traders, connecting them safely and efficiently to […]

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