14 January 2020
Production is higher than ever but the latest of Brazil's oil licensing round attracted very little interest from the foreign firms, suggesting that the boom may be short-lived, unless either the government improves the investment regime or international oil prices rise substantially.
15 October 2019
Mining company Jinan Hi-Tech will help bolster China’s presence in Mozambique’s graphite extraction and processing after receiving authorisation from China’s National Development and Reform Commission to buy a 34.01% stake in Australia’s Triton Minerals.
19 September 2019
The governments of coastal states across Africa have complained about the impact of unregulated and unlicensed fishing on local fish populations. Fish stocks in other parts of the world have crashed and now many industrial scale vessels have moved into African waters.
17 September 2019
28 May 2019
Air and maritime transports have long been identified as a major bottleneck for economic growth and development of Cabo Verde. Flying to Lisbon, Portugal, is often cheaper than flying between islands, and moving goods internally is also expensive for local companies. A revamp of air and maritime transports, a priority for the local Government, is finally taking form, but with mixed prospects.