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Africa’s richest man plans refinery to end Nigeria’s fuel woes

By refining oil at home, Dangote says importation will end.

The economic costs of illicit financial flows in Africa’s extractive sector

Trade misinvoicing, which is a major aspect of illicit financial flows, is a bottleneck on Africa’s growth.

South Africa needs to get out of its petrochemicals cul-de-sac

Apartheid-era interventions and recent court decisions are leaving key parts of the economy in a cul-de-sac – and taxpayers are footing the bill.

Trump effect on African oil

The Trump presidency could have implications for oil exporters such as Nigeria and Angola.

Nigeria must increase its oil output, says Moody’s

The rating agency expects Nigeria's oil production to return to two million barrels a day.

Ghana could be fourth-largest oil producer in sub-Saharan Africa by 2020

Despite the low oil prices, Ghana is attractive to investors for several reasons, says Ecobank.

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  4. Trump effect on African oil

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  5. Nigeria must increase its oil output, says Moody’s

    6 January, 2017
    The rating agency expects Nigeria's oil production to return to two million barrels a day.
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    12 November, 2016
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    21 October, 2016
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