Africa Business In The News

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa buys Equator Bottlers in Kenya

JOHANNESBURG, July 6 – South Africa-headquartered Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) announced on Thursday that it has concluded negotiations to acquire Equator Bottlers, the third largest Coca-Cola bottler in Kenya, for an undisclosed amount of money. This comes after the acquisition was approved by the Competition Authority of Kenya last week Friday. Equator Bottlers Limited is now owned […]

Africa In The News

Kenya cracks down on media ahead of elections

JOHANNESBURG, July 6 – Kenyan media and the international, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), have expressed concern authorities are using the argument of preventing inflammatory hate speech to crack down on freedom of speech ahead of the forthcoming elections. The CPJ warned in a Wednesday press release that new social media guidelines outlined by Nairobi […]

In The News South Africa

SA companies identify opportunities in Kenya

PRETORIA, June 29 – South African companies taking part in the Outward Selling Mission (OSM) in Kenya had identified several business opportunities in different sectors. According to a statement from the Department of Trade and Industry, the South African companies, which have been in Kenya since Sunday, had participated in business seminars, business-to-business meetings, as […]