Lebanese giant Arabian Construction Co takes first steps in Africa
For a long time a key presence in the United Arab Emirates and then in Saudi Arabia, the Arabian Construction Co conglomerate is seeking to break into the African market.
Notwithstanding frictions between Hezbollah sympathisers and supporters of the rival Amal movement, business leaders from Lebanon, who are mostly Shi'ite, are carving themselves out a healthy niche in the local business market.Partnership - Contrary to persistent rumours, the major dispute
Laurent Fabius and Pierre Moscovici, the two "super-ministers" in Jean-Marc Ayrault's government, were quick to grasp the importance of the Africa in the present economic crisis. Shortly after their appointment both mobilised their ministries in the interests of French business,