From Ventures Africa
The Gambian Vice President, Dr Isatou Njie Saidy, has commissioned the country’s first ever Information, Communication Technology (ICT) Assembly Plant Complex at Serekunda near the capital Banjul over the weekend.
The factory complex has two Training Centers, an ultra-modern product Showroom, a two-line state-of-the art Production Plant capable of assembling 500 mobile phones and 200 computer laptops daily, and after-sales and repair facilities. The factory is an investment by ICT assembling company Rlg Communications Limited. Rlg Communications is a Ghanaian computer assembling company owned by businessman Roland Agambire. Rlg also produces the ‘UHURU’ brand of laptops.
The plant alone cost $500, 000 but the total investment by Rlg in the West African state since 2009 comes to $7.5 million. At the commissioning, the Gambian government announced it had granted Rlg a 5 year tax holiday as a way of stimulating investment and entrepreneurship business in the West African country.
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