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Investors turn against fossil fuels at Paris climate summit

Major investors vowed Tuesday, 12 December, to move away from Earth-warming fossil fuels as world leaders met in Paris seeking to unlock new cash to save humanity from climate "doom"

2 days ago

Dramatic rise of African consumer power driving development

Infrastructure investments are transforming and accelerating economic and social opportunities for millions of people across Africa, driven by the dramatic rise in African consumer power

17 Nov 2017

Three key trends for African economic growth in 2018

Ecobank Group Research reveals three key emerging trends for Africa which it believes are strong evidence that Africa is on track for improved growth in 2018

16 Nov 2017

Time to reimagine Africa's oil & gas industry

The low oil price, competition for revenue growth and local talent, together with new expectations from investors and regulators has created an environment in the oil & gas industry ripe for disruption

2 Nov 2017

Benedict Peters and the Nigerian economic recovery

Nigeria-based oil and energy conglomerate Aiteo is creating a new paradigm for the oil industry in Africa. The company recently made news for its successful purchase of OML 29, a massive onshore oil block license, which will drastically increase its output

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 5 Oct 2017

SA companies explore opportunities in Tunisia, Algeria

A delegation of South African companies is currently on a trade and investment mission in Tunisia and Algeria, where they are exploring export markets

3 Oct 2017

Tanzania seizes diamonds from British mining company

The Tanzanian government has confiscated diamonds worth nearly $30m after accusing British company Petra Diamonds of declaring a lower value when trying to export the gems

11 Sep 2017

Waste-to-energy programmes key in the sustainable circular economy

The business case for transforming waste to address critical energy shortages is mounting

By Webb Meko 8 Aug 2017

Magufuli's mining reforms are a masterclass in political manoeuvring

Ever since his election in 2015, Tanzania's president John Magufuli has been a subject of public fascination.

By Dan Paget 31 Jul 2017

AngloGold battles Tanzanian laws

AngloGold Ashanti's subsidiaries in Tanzania have initiated arbitration to protect their interests in case the government changes the terms of their longstanding agreement

17 Jul 2017

Tanzania to speed up hydropower project on UNESCO site

Tanzania's President John Magufuli plans to speed up the building of a hydroelectric dam in one of Africa's largest game reserves, despite criticism from environmentalists and UNESCO

29 Jun 2017

#AfricaMonth: Internal trade barriers show signs of falling

While the road ahead may still present significant challenges, some of Africa's most long-standing internal trade barriers are beginning to show signs of falling. We interview David Williams, Maersk Line Africa chief executive and global head of Safmarine to find out more

By Ilse van den Berg 30 May 2017

80mw power project to benefit three countries

Over 7,000 households in Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi are set to benefit from 80 megawatts of electricity from the Rusumo Falls hydro-electric project

By Alvar Mwakyusa 18 Apr 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa lags in sustainable energy policies

Sub-Saharan Africa trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy

16 Feb 2017

Tanzania deflects environmental concerns delaying uranium mine project

Tanzania blames foreign countries for delays in Mkuju River uranium mining project

By Alvar Mwakyusa 10 Jan 2017

Tanzania hammers out oil and gas law

Stakeholders engaged in the hydrocarbons industry are now busy giving their views on Tanzania's new Oil and Gas Revenue Management Act

By Hilda Mhagama 30 Sep 2016

Big business opportunities ahead for Africa - McKinsey

Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead

16 Sep 2016

Tanzanian pink diamond fetches $15m

A 32.33 ct exceptional pink diamond recovered in Tanzania, East Africa was sold for US$15 million

29 Mar 2016

Oil and gas discoveries catalyst for investment into trade and logistics

Oil and gas (O&G) discoveries have become a catalyst for investment into

By Siphesihle Hlela 5 Aug 2015

Tanzanian parliament passes petroleum bill

Tanzanian lawmakers have passed a new petroleum bill that creates a regulatory and legal framework to manage discoveries and control of the East African nation's natural gas reserves and possible future oil finds, officials said

7 Jul 2015

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