Africa in Fact: Issue 44
Nigeria’s example points to the competitive disadvantages a country faces when energy projects are insufficiently resourced and abundant green energy sources are not fully tapped.
Namibia's plans for seabed mining demonstrate some of the opportunities and challenges involved in unlocking the ocean economy Hailed by the African Union (AU) as the "new frontier of African renaissance", the idea of the blue economy is gaining prominence across the...
A small farming community is fighting an epic battle against an international mining giant.
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There is an increasingly obvious parallel between the lack of shared value in any given mining project and heightened levels of social risk the project faces from local communities, writes Tracey Cooper.
Resource-rich countries are losing billions in revenue through bad and inefficient tax regimes and underselling mining assets The Africa Progress Panel puts it well: if Africa is so resource-rich, why are its people not better educated, its children well nourished and...