Acquisition of Guinness Cameroon: Castel to invest $7.5m in Douala plant 

Africa Business+ goes behind the scenes of the $460 million Castel-Diageo deal. 



Castel: Hervé Milhade takes over BGI Ethiopia

Two other moves in Malawi and Togo accompany his appointment at the helm of the French group’s Ethiopian subsidiary.

Latest News


01/06/2023 at 18h15, by Africa Business+

Ecobank launches virtual trade space

According to Africa Business+, the Lomé-based banking group is inaugurating a platform to facilitate...


01/06/2023 at 18h00, by Africa Business+

Sofreco and Afrecom to assist Mauritania’s Somelec

The authorities in Nouakchott are seeking to modernise the state electricity company with the help of...

Air transport

01/06/2023 at 17h56, by Africa Business+

Luanda’s new airport: Ricardo Viegas de Abreu prepares tender

The Angolan Minister of Transport is drawing up the tender for the concession contract that will govern...


01/06/2023 at 17h43, by Africa Business+

NMB returns to IFC for $100m advance

The Tanzanian bank, partly owned by investment company Arise BV, needs funds to revive itself in the...

New technologies

01/06/2023 at 13h28, by Africa Business+

Atos and Idemia selected for biometric identity project in Togo 

The project is part of the World Bank’s Standardised Identification Programme for West Africa.


31/05/2023 at 17h36, by Africa Business+

Who is Ahmadou Oumarou, the head of All Bitumen Cameroon (ABC) in Kribi?

The Cameroonian, who trained as a magistrate, is embarking on an ambitious bitumen production project...

Exclusive stories


05/06/2023 at 10h37, by Omer Mbadi

Danpullo affair: the Cameroonian tycoon also implicates a Castel subsidiary

Baba Amadou Danpullo has persuaded a judge to order the Société anonyme des boissons du Cameroun (SABC)...


02/06/2023 at 16h05, by Africa Business+

La Gazelle d’Or case : Bank of Africa instructs Azzedine Kettani against Ghita Bennis

The Moroccan palace, a famous holiday destination, is at the centre of a legal battle between its director...


02/06/2023 at 15h55, by Africa Business+

Chad-Cameroon pipeline: N’Djamena overturns appointment of Nicolas de Blanpré as CEO of COTCo

Chad, embroiled in a tug-of-war with Savannah Energy following its takeover of Esso’s assets, has rejected...

Latest Appointments


26/05/2023 at 16h14, by Africa Business+

Nicolas de Blanpré appointed CEO of Savannah Energy’s COTCo

On 24 May, the former head of the Chadian subsidiary of the British junior Savannah Energy was named...


24/05/2023 at 16h29, by Africa Business+

Ghanaian Ebenezer Somuah to head CIMTogo 

The subsidiary of Germany’s Heidelberg Material (ex-HeidelbergCement) has a new managing director. 


17/05/2023 at 16h59, by Africa Business+

Auchan Retail creates an African division   

The French retailer is set to launch in Algeria, its third African market, in the last quarter of 2023...

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