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Achieving An African Economy Four Times Bigger

Achieving An African Economy Four Times Bigger

South Africa 2019-11-13

2019 Africa Investment Forum: Achieving an African economy four times bigger with only a 50% increase in energy demand
Africa has the potential to expand the continental economy fourfold, with energy demands expanding by only 50 percent, according to a...

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European Investment Bank Expands Trade & Investment Insurance Benefits To West Africa

European Investment Bank Expands Trade & Investment Insurance Benefits To West Africa

2019-11-13

Agreements for intended financing signed at African Investment Forum

European Investment Bank supports expanded membership of Africa Trade Insurance Agency (ATI-ACA.org); Availability of investment insurance to strengthen investment and reduce project financing costs; Agreements...

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Ghana To Change Laws On Licences To Spur Oil Production

Ghana To Change Laws On Licences To Spur Oil Production

Ghana 2019-11-11

Ghana plans to revise its laws on oil and gas licences in an effort to spur production and will revoke licences from four companies that have not developed their assets, Deputy Energy Mohammed Amin Adam has said.

Speaking at the Africa...

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The Africa Investment Forum – Catalysing Investment Flows

The Africa Investment Forum – Catalysing Investment Flows

South Africa 2019-11-09

The inaugural Africa Investment Forum in 2018 was one of the most important calendar events in Africa last year. The platform, designed to help structure projects and broker deals, has quickly established itself as the biggest gathering...

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Nigeria’s Closure Of Benin Border Chokes Regional Trade

Nigeria’s Closure Of Benin Border Chokes Regional Trade

Nigeria 2019-11-06

Nigeria’s closure of the Benin border to curb the smuggling of illicit goods has blocked a vital West African trade artery and is chipping away regional integration. David Luke and Gerald Masila untangle the trade dispute and pose...

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Blame Game Masks Kenya Airways’ Struggles

Blame Game Masks Kenya Airways’ Struggles

Kenya 2019-11-06

Sebastian Mikosz’s appointment as head of Kenya Airways (KQ) in 2017 brought a cheerful mood to the beleaguered and bloated airline. Building on the restructuring of $2bn worth of debt in the same year, the Polish aviation...

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How Africa Can Harness Oil To Bring About Prosperity

How Africa Can Harness Oil To Bring About Prosperity

Equatorial Guinea 2019-11-06

NJ Ayuk   is a lawyer by training who has become a key player in the oil and gas sector across Africa specialising in frontier markets.

The book he has written is not just about African...

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Reflections On The Russia-africa Summit

Reflections On The Russia-africa Summit

Russian Federation 2019-11-03

The cooperation between the Russia Federation and Africa goes back decades to when the then Soviet Union provided tactical and logistical support to African countries during their struggle for independence and self-determination.

In recent years, and perhaps...

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Us- Africa Collaboration High On The Agenda At Africa Oil Week

Us- Africa Collaboration High On The Agenda At Africa Oil Week

United States 2019-10-31

The visit of US Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Steven Winberg, to this year’s Africa Oil Week event in Cape Town highlights the importance that the United States put in fostering relationships with the continent

With the emergence of shale gas...

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Kumasi Shoe Factory Contemplates Closure

Kumasi Shoe Factory Contemplates Closure

Ghana 2019-10-31

The management of the Kumasi Shoe Factory is considering closing the factory over the refusal of the security agencies, particularly the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), to patronise its boots and shoes.

Nothing had changed since November 2017 when the management of...

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