Africa

  • Sudan: Continued protests to cause delays

    Jan 22, 2019 — AGS Sudan wishes to inform its colleagues and partners that the country is still in the grips of serious social unrest.
  • Zimbabwe: Social unrest to cause delays

    Jan 16, 2019 — Zimbabwe has been facing a difficult economic situation for the past couple of months. The president's announcement on Saturday evening of a 300% fuel price increase triggered a three-day strike by the Zimbabwean Trade Union Confederation. Many protests followed, paralyzing the economy in the country's two largest cities; the capital, Harare and Bulawayo.
  • Sudan: New anti-government protests expected

    Jan 16, 2019 — AGS Sudan wishes to inform its colleagues and partners that a call for protest was launched in Sudan for Thursday 17 January 2019. The country is facing regular anti-government protests which slow down economic activity in the capital of Khartoum and other cities around the country.
  • Mali: Strike to cause delays

    Jan 11, 2019 — The National Union of Workers of Mali (UNTM) announced, on Tuesday evening, a 72-hour general strike of workers in the public and private sectors throughout the country. Malian Customs is at a standstill, blocking all operations. The stoppage, scheduled between 9 and 11 January 2019 could be renewed if no dialogue is initiated with the government. Additional charges (storage, demurrage, etc.) are to be expected.
  • Sudan: Protests to cause delays

    Jan 8, 2019 — AGS Sudan wishes to inform its colleagues and partners that due to ongoing protests in Sudan, and especially in Khartoum, our operations are expected to slow down until Wednesday, 09 January 2019.
  • Gabon: Tense political situation to cause delays

    Jan 8, 2019 — "AGS Gabon wishes to inform our colleagues and partners of possible delays following an attempted coup that took place on Monday morning in Gabon. The situation appears to be under control at the moment and troops have been deployed, but the situation remains unstable. Please note that operations at our Gabonese branches will be affected."