Entries by Jean Wandimi

German-African Economic Forum NRW is happening on 18.02.2020 in Dortmund, Germany

The 6th German-African Economic Forum NRW will be taking place on 18th February 2020 in Dortmund, Germany. The forum will provide medium-sized German entrepreneurs with industry and country-specific information from experienced companies and experts already active in Africa. In 2020 the focus will be on the current major development trends in Africa. africon Partner and CEO Marc-Peter […]

For East Africans: How to prepare to attend a Messe Dusseldorf trade fair in Germany

Are you looking to attend any of the Messe Dusseldorf fairs in Germany? Are you from the following countries that we represent? Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi and South Sudan We can help you with figuring out your VISA application process. Here is a list of trade fairs that we represent . THE PROCESS […]

Slide of the month (SOTM) September. Consumer goods distributors in Ethiopia

The impressive growth of Ethiopia over the past decade has put the country on the map in the consumer goods business. In this project, africon identified and recommended potential distribution partners for the client locally. After meeting approximately 20 consumer goods distributors, africon rated and ranked the firms according to key performance indicators previously agreed […]

Enormous potential for Africa’s wire industries. Africa Wire, Cable & Tube Conference.

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 topics 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 […]