Mara Group to open second African smartphone plant in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Rwanda’s first smartphone manufacturer, Mara group, is set to expand in south Africa with a first fully-fledged smartphone manufacturing plant in Durban. Within ten days of opening its first Mara Phone factory in Rwanda’s capital Kigali last week, President Cyril Ramaphosa and Mara’s CEO will officially open a second smartphone manufacturing plant at Durban’s Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone (SEZ). The opening comes within a year of Thakkar committing to invest Us$100 million (R1.5 billion) into SA’s first fully-fledged smartphone factory during President Ramaphosa’s SA Investment Conference…

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