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10 NEWS Dangote to invest $450 million in Niger State agriculture
Tanzania’s Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has announced government plans to construct world class road networks in all major cities.
Majaliwa said the government will begin building  yovers in Arusha, which is a key tourist hub, before proceeding to developing roadways in Mwanza and Dar es Salaam.
The Premier announced the plans after inspecting the ongoing road works for an
Nigerian industrial
giant Dangote Group (NSE:DANGCEM) is set to invest over US$450 million in the agricultural sector of Niger State.
The investment will directly contribute towards the establishment of a sugar re nery in Niger, the largest state in Nigeria.
Alhaji Abdullahi Sule, managing director of Dangote Sugar Re nery Company, con rmed the  nancing decision following a meeting
with governor Abubakar Sani Bello in Minna, the Niger State capital.
Sule said that sites for the sugar cane plantation and re nery have been identi ed, while an MoU between the state government, the local community and the  rm is being  nalised.
Dangote is one of the largest multinational  rms in Africa, employing more than 26,000 people across the business.
Tanzania to constrroads in major citiIMF predicts economic growth recovery in sub-Saharan Africa
RMC to open new factory in Kigali
Economic growth in sub- Saharan Africa will recover slightly to 2.6% in 2017, according to the IMF’s 2017 Regional Economic Outlook.
The IMF contend that higher oil production in Nigeria, more public spending ahead of elections in Angola and the fading of drought e ects in South Africa will contribute to
a rebound from the 20-year low growth  gures of 2016.
However, suppressed oil prices will continue to negatively impact resource- rich Nigeria, Angola and the six-nation CEMAC bloc of central Africa.
Rwanda Motorcycle Company (RMC) will open a new factory in Kigali’s Special Economic Zone in a bid to promote domestic manufacturing in Rwanda.
The initial investment in the assembling plant is around the US$1.2 million mark, with operations set to begin at the

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