Thirteen years on from their Afriquia Lubrifiants joint venture in 2006, Akwa Group and Chevron are strengthening their partnership and plan ... to expand in francophone Africa. Talks are in progress in Morocco to establish retail agreements in Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire.
A Nigerian carmaker with Chinese technical partners, working out of a less-than-ideal semi-rural location in Umudim, Nnewi, plans to not only ... out-compete Toyota and Honda in annual new car sales, but also to eventually displace used car imports.
On a four-day visit to the Hambol region, President Alassane Ouattara laid down a gauntlet for his rivals Henri Konan Bédié and Laurent Gbagbo: ... he does not wish to run in 2020 elections but he won't stand back if others of his generation run.
French firm, CFAO has purchased a 74.9% stake in Steinhoff’s automotive division, Unitrans. Steinhoff launched the subsidiary to "simplify" ... its portfolio after becoming embroiled in a major financial scandal two years ago.