Category: Africa

Modernization of the Uganda National Examinations Board: A Success Story for Typotech Imaging Systems

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Typotech Imaging Systems Ltd is a supplier of prepress, press and postpress equipment and consumables, workflow solutions and technical support, but also the sole distributor for the Kodak Graphic Communications

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Judge Presiding Over Excess Printing of Banknote Trial Recuses Himself

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Judge Blamo Dixon has recused himself from presiding over the excess banknote printing case involving former officials of the Central Bank. The judge’s decision comes as a surprise, as the

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Printers struggle to survive after elections

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A lot of printers smile to the banks during election periods. It is a life-changing period for them and their peak season. But the months and years after, are the

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The 6th plastprintpack Nigeria in 2020: Nigeria soon to become Africa’s largest importer

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High sustainable investments and enormous population growth Africa’s largest economy is on the growth track as Nigeria’s GDP is expected to increase from US$ 397 billion in 2018 to US$ 445 billion

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Chinese firms ink deals with Kenyan varsity to promote literary exchange

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The Chinese literature promotion campaign “China Shelf” firstly landed in Africa on Wednesday. The Chinese delegation to the 22nd Nairobi International Book Fair hosted the “China Shelf” Kenya Cooperation Signing

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New Nilpeter 17″ FA-Line Press Installation at First Impression South Africa

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Nilpeter’s agent in South Africa, CSM Machine Sales [PTY] Ltd, recently assisted long-time partner Uniprint, now First Impression, with a comprehensive company relocation to their new Hirt & Carter site

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Silafrica Tanzania Honored With Five East Africa Best Brand Awards

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Silafrica, a leading packaging supplier to East Africa and surrounding regions was the honored recipient of five 2019 East Africa Best Brand Awards. The company produces rigid packaging for food,

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Screen interested in South African market

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The agreement encompasses the distribution of Screen’s flagship Truepress Jet520HD high-definition inkjet web press, which Screen recently announced has shipped over 100 units.   ‘Screen is a well-known and highly

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Moroccan converter invests in Edale press

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Casablanca-based converter Label Pack has installed an Edale FL3 flexo press as a part of its investment plan. The new FL3 is the 430mm wide option and includes six print

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De La Rue probed by Serious Fraud Office 1

De La Rue probed by Serious Fraud Office

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The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has opened another investigation into the activities of De La Rue, focusing this time on its activities in South Sudan. In a short statement to

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Starpack Gold Award for the e-commerce Morocco Gold packaging

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Last June the 27th, the Morocco Gold manufacturer won a Starpack Gold Award at London for its e-commerce packaging designed and produced by DS Smith consumer France in the ‘Consumer

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Tropic Plastic & Packaging renews its confidence in Comexi with the acquisition of its 5th flexo press

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The South-African company has bought a Comexi F2 MB, the third within the last two years and the fifth since 2011, which will be installed at its facilities in Durban

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NMG’s printing team bag bronze at the 2019 Print Awards

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Northern Media Group’s (NMG) printing team won a bronze certificate within the regional newspaper category for the year 2018 for their hard work.

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All Nigerian e-passports must be produced locally – Buhari declares

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– President Buhari has canceled the printing of e-passport contracts abroad – Buhari made this known on Thursday evening, Thursday, July 11 – The president, however, ordered that all Nigerian

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RBZ To ‘Drip-feed’ $400 Million New Bond Notes Into The Economy

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Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya revealed that $400 million dollars in the form of bond notes will be printed and drip-fed into the economy to improve liquidity and

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Sappi and PerfectPattern boost print efficiency with OctoSprint

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Sappi and PerfectPattern signed a global strategic alliance in an effort to roll-out AI driven dynamic print planning and ganging technology to print businesses worldwide.  The partnership aims to enable

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