Entries by Jean Wandimi

Presenting the “Mittelstandsindex Afrika” in Berlin

German economic exchange with Africa today lags behind its potential. Only around 2% of German foreign trade is with Africa and German investment on the continent stands only at a fraction of that from many of its’ European neighbours. Over the past years various players in the German economy, from corporations to government entities and […]

Enormous potential for Africa’s wire, cable & tube industries

Africa boasts enormous potential for increased trade in wire & cable, tube & pipe related industries. Market observers have noted that in many African markets the business environment is improving, and the implementation of structural reforms is leading to increased business confidence. Those were some of the ideas discussed at this year’s Africa Wire, Cable […]

How to successfully enter the African Market: “Mittelstandsindex Afrika” launched

Africa is one of the world’s largest and most diverse continents: 54 countries, rich cultures, stunning landscapes, and hundreds of ethnic groups speaking a total of more than 2,100 languages. Africa is considered an emerging continent that offers businesses various opportunities to invest successfully. In order to help German small and medium sized enterprises (the […]

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 […]