Consultants suggest complete reconfiguration of Ethiopian sugar industry

ETHIOPIA – Consultants hired to shape the future sugar sector in Ethiopia have urged the government to remove the existing 33 percent excise tax levied on local producers, reports The Reporter. In a public consultation […]

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria drafts policy on recycling of plastic waste

NIGERIA – The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), in partnership with stakeholders in food industry have drafted a national policy on lifecycle of plastics with recycling of plastic waste, waiting approval by the relevant government […]

United States sign trade deal with Japan on food and agricultural exports

USA – The United States and Japan have officially signed a trade deal on food and agricultural exports as the two countries continue to deepen and modernize their trade relationship. The deal, which was announced […]

Zimbabwe to invest in nationwide industrialisation projects under new policy

ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe is set to establish at least one factory in each of the country’s 63 districts through a national wide initiative aimed at promoting industrialisation in the country. This follows the approval of […]

Guinness Nigeria partners FRSC to promote responsible drinking

NIGERIA – Guinness Plc Nigeria in collaboration with the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) has launched this year’s responsible drinking awareness campaign in Lagos, reports The Guardian. The campaign which comes during the last quarter […]