Ivory Coast, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal and Tanzania are all expected to grow at impressive rates of between 6-7% or more this year and next
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The fourth-biggest producer of crude in sub-Saharan Africa, could its dwindling reserves portend politial change ahead?
Billion-dollar pipe could change economic geopolitics in the increasingly energy-rich region.
For major oil companies, a few months of losses makes more sense than paying to dismantle an offshore platform, or stopping and re-starting a project
Saudi Arabia is set for a record-breaking IPO—it could be worth more than most, if not all, African economies
Saudi Arabian Oil Co, or Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, said Friday it’s considering a share sale. The numbers around it are mind-boggling.
It was a bigger reduction than forecast by seven 20 economists surveyed, while the rest predicted the rate would stay unchanged.
In 2013, six of the top 10 global oil finds were in Africa. Now, with prices under $50, two-thirds of projects 'non-viable'
Final investment decisions have been made on only 10% of the 48 billion barrels of oil equivalent discovered in past decade
Nigeria 'broke', and Buhari using mega fines on MTN, banks to raise money? Analysts think so – and that worries them
President yet to disclose the portfolios of his 36 cabinet approved by Senate. Africa’s largest economy hasn’t had a cabinet for five months now.
Another African paradox: Your oil is safer with a Big Man than a democrat -surprising lessons from Ghana and Uganda
Study suggests 'semi-authoritarian’ Uganda seems to be governing oil somewhat more in line with national interest as compared to ‘democratic’ Ghana.
Asia reduces West African crude oil imports to three-year low: India will import 9% less, Taiwan to cut by 62%
China is providing some support to the market by adding to its strategic crude reserves, but it demand for oil products slowed in July and August.
Diversification can't come quickly enough for a clutch of countries on the continent that eat, drink, think oil.
The league of African natural gas producers—where one country is set to turn regional industry on its head
Just 15 countries on the continent have any natural gas to speak of, but recent finds are set to shake the billion-dollar industry
Buhari moves to tackle Nigeria's oil monster; the money 'eaten' there is bigger than GDP of 38 African nations
Some estimates put "lost" funds at $50 billion. If it were a country, it would be Africa's 11th biggest economy, at par with Tunisia's entire GDP.
'Unburnable carbon': Africa has hit big oil and gas recently but, alas, it may have to remain in the ground
23 billion barrels of Africa's oil, or 21% of proven oil reserves, must remain unexploited if global temperatures are to hold at two degrees Celsius.
Nairobi’s claim is ‘fake’, says Somali minister, of the country that is a major player in its post-civil war dispensation
People are changing their Burundian francs for dollars or euros, and sheltering their savings in their homes or in neighbouring Rwanda.
A final ruling in Ivory Coast’s favour would probably result in the oil project becoming part of a joint development zone with Ghana.
The World Bank raised its growth forecast for Kenya to 6% this year, sharply up from its previous projection of 4.7%.