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SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA’S DIVERSE BEAUTY MARKETS COMBINE TASTES FOR TRADITION WITH AN APPETITE FOR GLOBAL TRENDS

THE PERCEPTION of beauty and hence the design and supply of personal care products is slowly changing in sub-Saharan Africa as its increasingly wealthy middle class consumers take a more personalised approach to how they look. The region has a widely diversified consumer-base, whose varied tastes are pushing brands to rethink personalising cosmetics and personal care products like never before. …

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – US-CHINA TRADE WAR HITS CONFECTIONERY EXPORTERS

 

AMERICAN confectioners may suffer from the latest tit-for-tat tariff exchange between the USA and China, with retaliatory duties from China targeting US confectionery exports. Many of these duties are high – at 25% – imposed from September 24 on US-made sugar; cocoa powder; milk powder; honey; jams; and more; plus 20% duties on US-made confectionery without cocoa; chewing gum; some chocolates; and more.…

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KENYAN SENATE MOVING FORWARD ON LAW TELLING MINERALS FIRMS TO HIRE AND SOURCE GOODS LOCALLY

The Kenyan Senate is consulting on a proposed law that will commit international mining companies to hire Kenya-based staff and source supplies locally. The Local Content Bill (see http://kenyalaw.org/kl/fileadmin/pdfdownloads/bills/2016/LocalContentBill_2016.pdf) has been reintroduced formally to the Senate this year – an original text had been tabled in 2016, but debates were interrupted by Kenya’s 2017 general election.…

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KENYA UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE CALLS FOR MORE CRITICAL THINKING IN KENYAN UNIVERSITIES

EDUCATIONALISTS have called upon Kenyan universities to include social justice and transformation in their teaching curriculum, to prepare graduates to serve their societies selflessly and diligently.

At a conference called ‘Touching Hearts, Teaching Minds and Transforming Lives’, staged at Tangaza University College, in the capital Nairobi, delegates were told Kenyan students are not fully prepared for the society they are expected work and serve within, upon graduation in the current system.…

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EAST AFRICAN MONEY LAUNDERING BLAMED ON LACK OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

EAST African countries maybe updating their anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) legislation and strengthening related institutions, but experts warn that a lack of enforcement will aid the proliferation of ML and TF in the region.

In Kenya, a Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment) Bill was approved by the country’s parliament last March (2017).…

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COATINGS SALES BOO IN KENYA AND ACROSS EAST AFRICA

THE BUSINESS of selling paints and other coating products is expected to skyrocket in Kenya as the government implements President Uhuru Kenyatta’s agenda of providing affordable housing in urban and rural areas and promoting manufacturing industry, over the next five years.…

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KENYA TOBACCO FARMERS FACE TOUGH TIMES

TOBACCO farming in Kenya is facing challenging times, with Tobacco Journal International being warned by farmers, government officials and market researchers that large-scale cultivation of the crop has been declining for five years in its traditional western region heartland.

Experts say output decline has been noted in the administrative areas that have dominated Kenyan tobacco leaf production.…

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SOMALIA REGAINING ATC CONTROL OF ITS OWN AIR SPACE FROM CARETAKER ICAO

A SOMALIA air traffic control organisation has taken control of the country’s civilian airspace 26 years after the collapse of the country’s government left ATC affairs in the hands of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). The handover of control to the Somali Civil Aviation and Meteorology Authority (SCAMA) happened on December 28 (2017).…

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LAW ENFORCERS SEEK TO EXTRADITE FRAUDSTERS THROUGH TREATY AND DIPLOMATIC MUSCLE, AS INTERNATIONAL CRIME PROLIFERATES

FINANCIAL fraud, as all practitioners know, has become increasingly international, a trend that will doubtless continue. For law enforcers based on national units of theoretically sovereign countries, this poses challenges, and one particularly tough nut to crack are procedures to extradite suspects to face trial in the country where their alleged victims reside.…

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SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA PERSONAL CARE EMERGING MARKETS STILL SURGE AHEAD WHILE WEALTHIER SOUTH AFRICA STAGNATES

SUB-SAHARAN Africa continues to grow as a key market for personal care product brands, with enlarging middle classes providing more spending power – however, the region’s most mature market – South Africa – has been experiencing some stagnation.

The rest of the region still is performing as emerging markets should – with growing sales, even when uneven across categories, giving brands much hope for the future.…

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