Archive for the ‘Guinea’ category

Ebola: 50% of multinationals have no policy to deal with pandemics

New survey reveals many global companies are not prepared to cope with pandemics.

One of Africa’s largest mining projects reaches important milestone

The Simandou project could double Guinea’s current GDP.

Will West Africa’s proposed ‘eco’ currency ever float?

Plans to launch a common currency flounder in West Africa.

Guinea opening up to the outside world, but investors need a long-term mindset

Despite perceptions of instability, Guinea is developing, with the government promoting its potential.

Will Africa’s natural resources boom benefit the poor?

Anand Rajaram highlights the need to ensure revenues from oil, gas and mining benefit African populations.

Francophone Africa’s technology sector worth investing in, says businessman

CTIC Dakar offers training, financing and links with industry players to tech startups in Senegal.

Helping Africa win more inclusive deals for its oil and minerals

Natural resources-driven wealth often does not translate into prosperity for African populations.

Survey finds Africa’s growing economies fail to trickle down

Despite growth across the continent, the majority of Africans still live below the bread line.

Hospitality group expects ‘to make a lot of money’ in West Africa

Mangalis Management is an African hospitality group that wants to put Africa on the map.

Fastjet CEO Ed Winter shares his plans for low-cost air travel in Africa

Fastjet is determined to lower the cost of flying in Africa.

Counting matters! Statistics are the backbone of proper planning

Outdated and incorrect data can skew perceptions about Africa’s growth.

Shea butter nourishes opportunities for African women

The demand for shea butter has risen so much in recent years that African producers have started calling for fair prices for their labour.

BHP Billiton, ArcelorMittal terminate discussions to combine West Africa assets

BHP Billiton and ArcelorMittal today jointly announced they have ended discussions to combine the two companies’ iron ore interests in Liberia and Guinea into a single joint venture.

Mining firm facing troubles in Guinea

Guinea’s minister of mining, Mahmoud Thiam, this week told Anglo-Australian miner, Rio Tinto, that it must respect its obligations in Guinea or risk having its mining licence withdrawn.