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King Kong Strides into Zimbabwe with Bold Aims to Create Africa’s Cannabis Research Hub; Invests US$10 m in New R&D Facility at Msasa;

KKOG to use Zimbabwe to produce “Immunite”

Zimbabwe plans to be cannabis research hub of Africa and has given the green light for a state of the art research facility at Msasa, east of Harare. Private company KKOG (King Kong Organics) has invested US$10 million to ultimately produce one of its medicines, “Immunite”, which reputedly boosts the human immune system against Covid-19.

The Herald Newspaper reported on 19 January 2022 that KKOG is already farming cannabis at Chegetu and has dedicated 400 ha for R&D for the planned laboratory.

 

See KKOG’s You Tube clip of the new Zimbabwe facility here:

(Editors note…Hmmmmf)

 

KKOG CEO Edouard Joseph was quoted in the Herald as saying: “we have a medicinal research arm at KKOG and patents like this product “Immunite” which helps boost the immune system of those in Africa. Immunite is registered in two countries and sold all over Africa currently through those countries’ medicinal boards, hospitals and pharmacies. It helps in boosting immunity against Covid-19 as those who have died from the pandemic have been those with a weak immune systems.”

 

New facility hopes to attract 150 scientists

He said “we are very grateful to Zimbabwe for affording us this opportunity and we are going after it. We are very positive of turning this project into the biggest in Southern Africa”. 

KKOG which has its headquarters on Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills, California. says it hopes to attract as many as 150 research scientists to Zimbabwe. Besides Covid research, the company hopes to “create new medicines for cancer, Alzheimers, diabetes, Tourettes, PTSD, ADHD and addictions”.

The Herald reports that “All the paper work, the plans and little everything else has been sorted out and KKOG will have its ground breaking ceremony on February 1, for the only laboratory in Southern Africa. All of which would not have been possible without the support of Government from the Vice President Constantino Chiwenga downwards along with the partnership of CBZ Bank. It is envisaged that KKOG will lead in the research because so far, it is the one that has moved farther in the developing medicinal research and subsequent medicine for the cannabis. So, on February I, all roads lead to Msasa and to the subsequent progress. It seems everything is cast in progress”.

 

In its own words: from the KKOG web-site 

“King Kong Organics Inc. (KKOG), Is an international Gmp Compliant cannabis cultivation and extraction company. Our corporate strategy, cultivation techniques and extraction operations are dependent on a single corporate credo, “Diversity, Community, Opportunity.” While other companies aspire to become a leader regionally in the cannabis industry, KKOG aspires to become the global leader in the cultivation and extraction of cannabis and hemp-based products.”

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