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Qualm over SA manufacturing, mining prospects

Ford Silverton manufacturing plant, Pretoria, South Africa

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – ANALYSTS have projected mixed fortunes for the struggling manufacturing and mining sectors in the wake of load shedding and strikes in South Africa. The projections come ahead of the release of mining and manufacturing production data for May by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). Absa Bank’s economics unit forecast mining production to […]

Isuzu maintains dominant Zimbabwe market share

Isuzu plant in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

from NJABULO MKHIZE in Port Elizabeth PORT ELIZABETH, (CAJ News) – ISUZU is poised to entrench its presence in Zimbabwe, one of its biggest export markets in Africa. This follows Zimbabwe Minister of Industry and Commerce, Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndhlovu, visiting the Isuzu Motors South Africa’s production facility in Port Elizabeth. The first visit by a […]

SA tyre firm expands Zimbabwe presence

Tiger Wheel & Tyre Borrowdale, Harare

from DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s Tiger Wheel and Tyre has opened a new outlet in neighbouring Zimbabwe. The new fitment centre in Borrowdale, a suburb of Harare, is anticipated to give local vehicle owners access to the world’s biggest wheel and tyre brands. Franchisees – Rishi Magecha and […]

Nissan to establish car manufacturing plant in Ghana

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from MASAHUDU KUNATEH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – JAPANESE global automaker, Nissan, will within the next nine months establish an assembling plant in Ghana. The company plans to turn the country into its West Africa sales hub following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed with the government on Tuesday. “Building vehicles in Ghana […]

VW expands Africa presences with Ghana MoU signing

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From RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – VOLKSWAGEN is to establish a vehicle assembly facility and assess the feasibility of a modern Mobility Concept for Ghana, as part of its expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa. The first locally assembled vehicles are planned to be on local streets in early 2019. Volkswagen has signed a Memorandum of […]

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