Articles tagged 'aliko dangote'

Ghana to Import Petroleum Products From Dangote Refinery 12 June 2018 LAGOS - Ahead of the completion of the Dangote Oil Refinery, petroleum importing African nations and Bulk Oil Distributors based in Ghana have expressed eagerness to patronize the Nigerian Refinery when production starts. The oil buyers said arrangements have been put in place to import petrol...
Dangote back in Zim 10 April 2018 HARARE - Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote is set to invest close to $1,5 billion in coal mining and power generation in Zimbabwe. Dangote's team arrived in the country yesterday afternoon for a 10-day visit and is expected to visit Hwange to explore the site for coal mining and the establish...
Dangote deal pie in the sky 30 April 2017 HARARE - It's been two years since Africa's richest man, Nigerian billionaire Alhaji Aliko Dangote, jetted into the country in a highly-publicised investment deal, but nothing has come to fruition. The so-called “mega deal” has remained pie-in-the-sky that occasionally pops up in lapdog State ...
Dangote omits Zim 11 October 2015 HARARE - Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote has curiously omitted Zimbabwe from the countries he named as investment destinations only a few weeks after purportedly striking a mega deal with the southern African country. During his visit to Zimbabwe last month, where he met President Robert Mu...
Treat investors fairly, Zim urged 13 September 2015 HARARE - The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (Baz) has warned government to stop prioritising certain investors at the expense of others. Baz president Sam Malaba said the same treatment awarded to Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote must be extended to all who wish to invest in Zimbabwe. “T...
Terrorising Masiyiwa, embracing Dangote 8 September 2015 LONDON - It has dawned on Zanu PF that its so-called resource nationalism has failed to produce expected results. Zanu PF had anticipated that over time its agrarian revolution would vivify Zimbabwe's moribund economy. However, this has not happened or at least at the scale that it had anticip...
Zim needs more Dangotes 7 September 2015 HARARE - Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote's choice of investing in Zimbabwe became the most trending story of the past week. For a country that is in the throes of a moribund economy teetering on the brink of slipping into a dysfunctional state, it is expected that visits such as the one by...
Dangote deal: Test for Zim investor climate 6 September 2015 HARARE - Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote's plans to invest millions in constructing a cement plant in Zimbabwe will test the country's investor climate which has previously scuttled several promising multi-million dollar deals, analysts have said. Africa's richest man made an inaugural visi...
Zim must open up — Dangote 2 September 2015 HARARE - Billionaire and Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, says Zimbabwe must open up to foreign investment by relaxing its stringent visa conditions and improve on the ease of doing business. Dangote — with a net worth of $17,2 billion according to Forbes Magazine — told Tourism minister W...
Dangote raises Zim hopes but... 2 September 2015 HARARE - Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote's choice of investing in Zimbabwe is a huge statement which should be encouraging to all progressive forces in the country. Dangote is valued at $17,2 billion by the influential Forbes Magazine and has many interests across Africa where his conglomer...
Africa's richest man Dangote moots mega Zim investments 1 September 2015 HARARE - Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote has announced plans to invest in Zimbabwe's power and mining sectors, saying he also intends to construct a 1,5 million tonne per annum cement grinding plant in the southern African country. The richest man in Africa told delegates at the State House...
'More than 50' African billionaires 8 October 2013 LAGOS - Africa has 55 billionaires, far more than previously thought, Nigeria-based Ventures financial magazine says. They include three women - the mother of Kenya's president, a daughter of Angola's president and a Nigerian oil tycoon and fashion designer. The richest man is Nigeria's Ali...