SOUTH AFRICA - The sugar industry is confident it can produce enough sugar to supply the local market in 2015-16 despite the severe drought in several sugar-growing regions, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Tuesday.
ZAMBIA - Mansa Sugar Limited proposes to set up a sugar plantation and processing factory in Chembe at a cost of over K72 million.
ZAMBIA – Zambia Sugar Plc has exported about 159,000 tonnes of sugar to southern Africa despite the company experiencing various challenges this year.
ZAMBIA – The International Trade Centre (ITC) and Parodi Group have partnered to boost the quality and production of Zambian honey to increase exports.
NIGERIA - As part of its expansionist policy in the agricultural sector, the management of Ojemai farms limited has concluded plans to invest in sugarcane plantation.
KENYA - Mumias Sugar Company has released Sh270 million as the first tranche of money to pay at least 6,000 farmers.
KENYA - The Privatisation Commission has warned further delays in the sale of State-owned sugar millers will delay reforms in the sector and expose the ailing industry to stiff competition on expiry of regional safeguards in February.
KENYA - The High Court has allowed industry regulators to issue Butali Sugar Mills with an operating licence after dismissing a suit filed by rival West Kenya Sugar Company, ending a proximity dispute between the two firms.
ZIMBABWE - Listed Sugar producer Hippo Valley Estates (Hippo) is pushing to grow exports into the more lucrative regional markets as developments in the global market continue to erode profit margins, CEO Sydney Mtsambiwa has said.
RWANDA - Rwanda’s sluggish apiary industry is looking to triple its production capacity by 2018 to meet growing demand both locally and globally.
KENYA - Kenya and Uganda have struck a deal allowing cheaper Ugandan sugar into the Kenyan market, ending the long-running feud over the trading of the commodity across their common border.
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