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Fall in oil prices presents opportunity for African agriculture, says PwC

The decline in oil prices could be an opportunity to develop agricultural production capabilities on the continent.

Angola: Risk and reward

The country is trying to diversify its economy and reduce its dependency on oil exports.

Nigeria’s herculean task of doubling FDI

Africa’s largest economy plans to double its foreign direct investment (FDI) by removing impediments to investment, but this may be a tall order.

Questions lie ahead as Nigeria reforms state oil company

The restructuring of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation into five businesses and two service companies has been widely anticipated since President Muhammadu Buhari took office last year.

Kenya got oil: what next?

Has Kenyan oil been overrated?

Why local content in Africa’s extractive sector won’t work without home grown human capital

Africa’s extractive industries are committed to local content but universities aren’t producing the right kind of graduates.

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    CEO: Africa’s oil and gas industry still offers opportunities for service providers

    24 May, 2016
    Geoffrey White highlights opportunities in Mozambique and Ghana.
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    Nigeria’s herculean task of doubling FDI

    10 May, 2016
    Africa’s largest economy plans to double its foreign direct investment (FDI) by removing impediments to investment, but this may be a tall order.
  3. Angola's capital Luanda one of the world's most expensive cities.

    Angola: Risk and reward

    3 May, 2016
    The country is trying to diversify its economy and reduce its dependency on oil exports.
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    Kenya got oil: what next?

    21 April, 2016
    Has Kenyan oil been overrated?
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    Meet the Boss: Paul Muhato, MD, Engen Petroleum (Tanzania)

    7 April, 2016
    'A positive attitude will capitalise the smallest opportunity.'
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    Oil and gas: Africa’s top 10 places to invest in 2016

    29 March, 2016
    Home to some of the biggest oil and gas discoveries in recent years, Africa is under-explored and its untapped hydrocarbons reserves are enormous.
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    Questions lie ahead as Nigeria reforms state oil company

    22 March, 2016
    The restructuring of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation into five businesses and two service companies has been widely anticipated since President Muhammadu Buhari took office last year.
  8. Lagos is Nigeria's most densely populated state.

    Charles Robertson on why there is much to like in Nigeria

    11 February, 2016
    We have always maintained that Nigeria’s future does not lie with oil, and are encouraged by the high quality government team that is pushing hard for diversification.
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    Competing for FDI: How do Africa’s economies compare with other emerging markets?

    26 January, 2016
    What effect will global headwinds have on Africa's foreign investment inflows, and how do its leading economies compare to other emerging markets?
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    Fall in oil prices presents opportunity for African agriculture, says PwC

    18 December, 2015
    The decline in oil prices could be an opportunity to develop agricultural production capabilities on the continent.
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    Meet the Boss: David Ohana, MD, KenolKobil

    2 December, 2015
    'Forget about the hype surrounding Africa. You have to be ready to work hard.'
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    How a former Israeli army officer turned an ailing East African fuel company around

    1 December, 2015
    David Ohana had to make some tough calls to turn oil marketing company KenolKobil around.
  13. Soft oil prices are expected to persist in 2015 and will be accompanied by significant real income shifts from oil-exporting to oil-importing countries.

    East Africa’s turn? What the end of commodities supercycle means for Africa

    26 November, 2015
    The decline in commodity prices and waning Chinese consumption is likely to shift commercial focus from West Africa’s oil-rich economies to East Africa.
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    China’s slowdown: What it means for African trade

    2 November, 2015
    China’s slowing growth, coupled with the fall in commodity prices, could see African exports to China almost halve in value this year.
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    Kenya’s oil dreams facing headwinds

    27 October, 2015
    Three years after the discovery of oil in northern Kenya, the hype is dying down.
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