In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2013
Dangote Industries PLC applied for silica exploration license in Ethiopia. Silica is the major raw material for glass manufacturing. Dangote applied for the mining license to establish a glass manufacturing plant. Dangote has also commenced work on cement manufacturing plant in Ethiopia. The cement f...
May 8th, 2012
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, may be planning to sell off his controlling stake in his flour milling business, Ventures Africa has reported. The Nigerian commodities tycoon is currently in talks with South African consumer goods giant, Tiger Brands over selling his 80% stake in publicly-listed...
Feb 10th, 2012
LAGOS — Nigerian manufacturing group Dangote has opened a one-billion-dollar cement plant near the economic capital Lagos, one of the largest investments in the oil-rich west African country. “We are working towards making the company one of the eight biggest producers of cement in the world,...
Nov 30th, 2011
An alleged victim of ‘fake doctor’ Oneal Ron Morris has come forward to show the horrific state of her face after it was injected with a toxic mixture of cement and tyre sealant. Rajee Narinesingh, 48, from Miami, Florida, says her face was ruined by Morris, who had just been released fro...
Dec 10th, 2010
Nigeria’s largest cement maker Dangote Cement will invest $400 million to build a cement plant in Zambia over the next three years, its chief executive said on Friday. Aliko Dangote said the cement plant, to be constructed from next year to 2013, was among the largest investments that the compa...