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Dangote emerges as bidder for PPC

Dangote Cement has launched a rival takeover offer for South African cement maker, PPC, opening up a potential bidding war with Afrisam.


PPC-Afrisam merger revived as other bidders circle

PPC has received a proposal from Canadian investment company, Fairfax Africa Investments, that would include its merger Afrisam, as well as two rival bids from unnamed African cement makers.


Dangote sees strong sales in Ethiopia

Nigeria-based Dangote Cement saw cement sales of 2 million tpy from its Mugher plant in Ethiopia – including some exports.


Dangote pushes back Kenya entry

Dangote Cement appears to have pushed back plans to open cement production facilities in Kenya to 2020/2021 – but could continue to import into the East African country from its Ethiopian plant.