Archive for the ‘Niger’ category

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

Plans to launch a common currency flounder in West Africa.

Under construction: ‘Niger is like a newborn country’

After a decade of little growth, Gaïcha Saddy is positively surprised by recent development projects in Niger.

Five lessons learnt from doing business research in Africa

Conducting business in the continent can often be challenging, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun.

Six ideas to make a success of your African-based business in 2014

DHL country managers provide tips on doing business across the continent.

Why Niger might offer better opportunities for business than you think

Niger boasts opportunities in the mining, retail and property industries.

How can African countries capitalise on the current geopolitical changes?

“The once dominant influence of the West is diminishing and it will have to metamorphose a new relationship with Africa.”

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.

There is a first mover advantage in francophone Africa, says expert

French-speaking African countries offer just as much investment potential as their English-speaking counterparts.

Counting matters! Statistics are the backbone of proper planning

Outdated and incorrect data can skew perceptions about Africa’s growth.

Niger and DRC: Frustrating environments with untapped retail potential

Retail growth opportunities in some African countries are restricted by regulatory and political situations.

Agroforestry offers potential for greater food security in Africa

Integrating trees with agriculture, crops and livestock, is significantly increasing livelihoods, food security and environmental stability.

Africa’s most expensive cities

Luanda in Angola is the world’s most expensive city for expatriates, according to the latest Cost of Living Survey from Mercer.

Download Niger’s Mining Code

Niger’s mining industry plays a significant role in the country’s economy. Minerals found in Niger include coal, gold, gypsum, limestone, salt, silver, tin and uranium.