Entries by Jean Wandimi

SOTM July: Africa’s top imports in 2018

At africon, we are particularly keen about identifying and underscoring the numerous business opportunities and potentials that exist in Africa which our clients can take advantage of after further market research as well as designed entry strategies. With our focus being on Africa, we have looked into the African markets to see what sort of […]

africon CEO Marc-Peter Zander to speak at the mitafrika Business Forum

The “mitafrika Business Forum” will take place on 20.11.2019 in Nuremberg. mitafrika is an initiative of NIfA (Nürnberger Initiative für Afrika), which was called upon to do educational work so that the full potential of Africa can be exploited by German companies. mitafrika would like to contribute to strengthening the role of the African diaspora in Germany in order to […]

International dialogue on creativity and innovation from Africa

International dialogue on creativity and innovation from Africa The Forum de Saint Louis / Senegal in Berlin from 19.09.-21.09.19 Held annually in different countries, the Forum de Saint Louis is a conference that brings together representatives from Africa’s creative industries, politics and science with multipliers from around the world. Founder and president of the forum […]

CRU to host Africa Wire, Cable & Tube conference

CRU to host Africa Wire, Cable & Tube conference – the first major gathering designed to boost wire and cable trade and productivity across Africa. As international interest in African development continues to grow, the inaugural CRU Africa Wire, Cable & Tube Conference is perfectly timed to address the opportunities for companies looking to boost […]

SOTM June. Plastic film imports in Nigeria

africon was contracted to conduct a research on Nigeria’s plastic film industry. The objective was to attain profound understanding of the plastic film packaging industry, as well as to identify potential customers for a slitter manufacturer from Germany. Potential companies in this case included primary manufacturers of plastic film as well as plastic film converters. […]

africon CEO Marc-Peter Zander is PARLA expert trainer of the month

africon CEO Marc-Peter Zander is an external PARLA expert on Africa’s cultural and economic sector and has decades of experience with the continent. If you have followed us for a long time, you may know that he has spoken on many occasions as a keynote speaker, panelist and moderator on culture in Africa. See more […]

Sub Saharan Africa Workshop @METEC 2019: Successful premiere

African and German firms discuss market potential in Africa Key players from Africa and Germany exchanged ideas on how to do business in Africa at the METEC 2019 Sub Saharan Africa Workshop. This workshop focused on the challenges and opportunities of the African metallurgy market. Speakers from a variety of African and European countries and […]

SOTM April. Ghana’s aluminium fabrication market

africon was contracted to conduct a research on Ghana’s aluminium industry. The objective was to attain profound understanding of the aluminium profiles market in Ghana, as well as to identify and access the right customers our client.  The overall market for aluminium profiles in Ghana is split into three price/quality segments: Firstly, premium profiles are […]