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Perspective on Construction Market in Sub-Saharan Africa

Taking a perspective view on the current market in sub-Saharan Africa, the status of construction sector, the demand for New Housing and the recent fall in demand, we look at factors in three groups of countries.  The biggest impact and

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ASL discuss future co-operation in Nigeria and West African Markets

African Supplies and Wichtech representatives meeting Mr Carlos Moroni from IPS Plumbing Systems to discuss future co-operation in Nigeria and West African markets. IPS PPR plumbing pipes are one of the most famous brands in Africa for hot and cold

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FCC authorise destroyed 1000’s of meters of fake pipe and fittings

In Tanzania, FCC authorise destroyed 1000’s of meters of pipe and fittings which were seized in market raids on retailers selling fake and imitation IPS threaded plumbing systems. Genuine IPS plumbing systems are hugely popular in Tanzania with plumbers and

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ASL Marketing Director visits Kenya

Last week, Simon visited one of our longest standing Distributors; Space and Style Ltd as they continue their amazing transformation of their business. 2019 sees S&S become manufacturers, launch the new Decra Slate profile and expand their FlowPlumb product category.

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RoofTG visits Metrotile distributor in South Africa

Joe Collins, CEO of newly created RoofTG incorporating Decra, Gerard and Metrotile brands visited Metrotile distributor in South Africa. 

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Visit from AHI New Zealand

It was our pleasure to welcome Virginia Imhoff to the ASL office last week. Virginia flew in from New Zealand, via the RoofTG factory in Belgium to see first hand the Africa operation. Despite being based in New Zealand, we

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Nigeria’s Vice President His Excellency Yemi Osinbajo

Joe Collins – Managing Director of African Supplies and Africa Build Ltd attended an invitation audience with Nigeria’s Vice President His Excellency Yemi Osinbajo.

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Redevelopment of Africa’s urban structures in a well-planned fashion

Models of city success from other regions offer useful insights into development paths and citywide gains based on three main criteria: first, functional/formal land markets, transparent land titling and shrewd urban planning. Second, making earlier/coordinated infrastructure investments that enable greater

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AHI Regional Director for Africa and ASL Marketing Director visit Kenya

AHI Regional Director for Africa; Lamjed Kefi, and ASL Marketing Director Simon Pogson visit Kenya to participate in our exclusive Distributors senior management retreat. The two day business strategy meeting was held at Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge which is roofed

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ABL Project Director Visits Guinea

ABL project Director Nick Wilson accompanied Teresa Mays Trade envoy to Guinea and Ghana this week.  Shown in the picture is Nick Wilson (left), Mr Adam Afriyie MP and UK Ambassador to Guinea Catherin Inglehearn. Meetings took place with government

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