I&P exits Delta Irrigation


I&P, through its fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs 1 (IPAE 1), announces a new exit: the sale of its shares in the Senegalese company Delta Irrigation to CMGP, a strategic player in the irrigation sector, which shares the long-term vision of Delta Irrigation's promoter.


PORTRAIT entrepreneur: Narcisse Zolla, founder of Bhelix and Normat in Benin




A civil engineer and entrepreneur at heart, Narcisse Zolla founded the Beninese drilling-mining company Bhélix in 2008 after studies in France and Mauritius. His second firm, Normat, was born in 2017 following the split of the group's activities: Normat took over the drilling-mining activities while Bhélix specialized in the supply of granite gravel.


SPH inaugurates its factory in Burkina Faso


Specialized in the production and marketing of soap made from local products, the Savonnerie Parfumerie du Houet (SPH) has reached a new stage in its development with the opening of a new production factory in Bobo-Dioulasso. The inauguration of this new factory took place this Thursday, November 25, 2021 in the economic capital of Burkina Faso.




The opening of the SPH factory was a succession of steps:


Entrepreneurial Story: Dr. Wisdom Amegbletor, Director of New Crystal Health Services


Dr. Wisdom Amegbletor is a medical doctor and an entrepreneur. After completing University of Ghana Medical School in 1999, he completed his mandatory housemanship and then decided to work at Greenshield Clinic in Sefwi-Wiawso, a rural town in the Western region of Ghana. This experience inspired him to found New Crystal Health Services in 2003, a leading and one of the fastest growing private healthcare service providers in Ghana.


Focus on SECAS, a Senegalese company promoting local cereals


I&P met with Mrs. Bineta Koné Coulibaly, President of SECAS, and Mrs. Ndèye Anta Coulibaly Ba, General Manager. Launched in 1992, SECAS (formerly known as "La Vivrière") is a Senegalese SME specialized in the processing and marketing of local cereals. The company is supported by Teranga Capital, I&P's partner in Senegal, since 2019.