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Consumer goods & Retail

12/05/2022 at 15h29, by Africa Business+

New SABC chief Stéphane Descazeaud faces safety challenges

The 48-year-old Frenchman, appointed at the board meeting on 13 April, takes up the post of managing...

Large-scale distribution

10/05/2022 at 16h53, by Africa Business+

Hédi Baccour considers further closures at Magasin général 

Hédi Baccour, the company’s managing director, does not rule out further reductions in the number of...

Consumer goods

04/05/2022 at 17h26, by Africa Business+

Will it be an amicable divorce between Castel and Coca-Cola?

According to Africa Business+ sources, the French industrial group and the US giant Coca-Cola are negotiating...

Large-scale distribution

13/04/2022 at 16h34, by Africa Business+

Moncef Belkhayat’s H&S Invest finances WB Africa buyout 50-50 in debt and capital

The H&S Invest (Dislog) holding company, owned by Moncef Belkhayat, recently became the majority shareholder...

Consumer goods & Retail

08/04/2022 at 15h14, by Africa Business+

Birimian’s Laureen Kouassi-Olsson partners Trail Capital president Xavier Marin – ex-Eurazeo

The two private equity experts are joining forces to boost the African luxury market. 

Consumer goods & Retail

25/03/2022 at 08h13, by Africa Business+

Simbisa Brands opening several new fast food outlets in DR Congo 

With the deployment of ten new franchise shops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Simbisa Brands...

Large-scale distribution

17/03/2022 at 17h22, by Africa Business+

Aboubacar Coulibaly appointed managing director of Nestlé Cameroon 

The Senegalese doctor will take up his post on 1 April. 

Large-scale distribution

10/03/2022 at 16h45, by Africa Business+

Kitea CEO Amine Benkirane has plans for East and West Africa 

The CEO of the Moroccan group Kitea, which recently acquired Furniture Palace in Kenya – in a transaction...


09/03/2022 at 17h46, by Africa Business+

Laure Olga Gondjout expands activities in Côte d’Ivoire, including gaming and gold sales

The former Gabonese minister is piloting two new companies in the country that has welcomed her since...

Large-scale distribution

22/02/2022 at 16h39, by Africa Business+

Casino accelerates deployment in Cameroon 

Faced with the arrival of its competitor CFAO in the country’s capital, the Casino Group will open franchises...

Consumer goods

11/02/2022 at 17h17, by Africa Business+

Proparco to finance the creative industries in Africa

AFD’s private sector subsidiary is to receive financing from the European Union. 

Large-scale distribution

09/02/2022 at 18h18, by Africa Business+

Bertrand Gardès to manage ULYS, the new structure replacing Shoprite in Madagascar

Habibo, the Malagasy family-owned food group headed by Malik Karmaly, has finalised the takeover of the...

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