The journey for the Company started in March 1994. The founder and major shareholder, Russom Teame, for the Group of Companies launched G.M.G International Trading in March 1994 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The acronym (G.M.G) was in memory of the founder’s brother named Mr. Ghirmay and his cousins Mr. Mahrai and Mr. Ghebremichael who had sacrificed their lives for the Eritrean Independence).
Safety Matches, Blades, Incense stick and Stationery materials
In June 1998, the Company was forced to cease its operations in Ethiopia due to the border conflict between Ethiopia & Eriteria. It was then re-established in Asmara, Eritrea in January 1999 as G.M.G International Trading Plc.
Safety Matches, Blades, Incense stick, Candles, Battery & Stationery materials
In March 2003, G.M.G – Congo was incepted to explore the D.R. Congo market and started operations in 2004.
Safety Matches, Blades, Candles, Battery & Stationery materials
In June 2005, Reamna International FZCO was founded in Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates as the head office for our Group of Companies.
Safety Matches, Blades, Candles, Battery, Diapers, Sugar, Rice, Corn Flour, Pinto Beans, cooking oil, Soaps, Margarine, Cigarette & Stationery materials
In March 2010, Segum Comercio Geral Import & Export was founded in Luanda, Angola
Safety Matches, Blades, Candles, Battery, Diapers, Sugar, Rice, Corn Flour, Pinto Beans, cooking oil, Soaps, Margarine & Stationery materials
In February 2011, Bahgina General Trading LLC was founded in Dubai, United Arab Emirates to supplement Reamna International FZCO’s local operations.
In March 2012, Blue Diamond Hotel Limited was launched in Juba, South Sudan to diversify our business into hospitality sector.
In April 2014, Dembena International Limited was incepted in Nairobi, Kenya to enhance the hospitality business to Kenya.
In February 2015, Teleco Trading DMCC was established in Dubai, United Arab Emirates to supplement Blue Diamond Hotel Limited.
In November 2016, Segum International T’chad was formed in N’Djamena, T’chad to enhance our trading activities to the central African region.
Cigarettes, Blades, Diapers, cooking oil & Soaps
In August 2017, Dembena Industria e Comercio (SU) LDA was licensed in Luanda, Angola for personal and home care products manufacturing
Bar Soaps, Liquid Soaps, Detergent Powder, Bleach and Candles