Ellies Electronics to liquidate its manufacturing arm, blames TV migration delays

SOUTH AFRICA – Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed Ellies Electronics has applied to the high court in South Africa for the liquidation of its manufacturing subsidiary, Ellies Industries, which employs 148 people. Ellies Industries manufactures and distributes satellite dishes, terrestrial aerials, TV brackets, mounts and shelving solutions. “Arrangements will be made to ensure uninterrupted supply of these products to our customers,” the company said in a statement. “This subsidiary has long been underperforming and has been severely impacted by the lack of movement on the digital terrestrial television programme by government.…

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Electronic manufacturer Anker Innovation set to launch in Kenya

KENYA – Anker Innovation Technology Co. Ltd, a manufacturer of electronic products, has announced that they have picked Kenya as its launch pad in the East African market. They intend to tap into Kenya’s exponential growth in use of technology and smart devices to transact business. “We are extremely excited to venture into the Kenyan market which has the highest share of internet usage through mobile phones, this mean constant charging of the phone due to high power consumption as a result this either hinders movement or business transaction due…

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