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May 3, 2019Market Report: Aker Energy reviews drilling campaign offshore Ghana
Aker Energy is currently working on a revised plan following feedback from authorities.
March 30, 2019Creating transparency in the extractive resources sector
Equatorial Guinea takes a decisive step forward by becoming part of a global transparency initiative.
March 7, 2019Uganda joins Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Uganda becomes the 25th African country to join EITI.
March 1, 2019Macky Sall re-elected in Senegal election
Opposition candidates have 72 hours to appeal result.
February 8, 2019America’s Africa Strategy and The Retreating Rhino: A Disconnect Between U.S. Policy and U.S. Business
U.S. National Security Advisor Ambassador John Bolton recently announced America’s new Africa focused strategy — a strategy which aims to further U.S. interests in Africa by strengthening commercial ties, security assistance and targeted aid on the continent. Unlike the neo-colonial efforts of its geopolitical competitors, the U.S. strategy expressly recognizes that Africa’s stability, prosperity, independence […]
January 23, 2019Angola earns top spot in investment risk ranking report
Consulting firm EXX Africa considers Angola as one of the continent’s main targets for foreign investment.
December 28, 2018Beating Africa’s Power Problem: The Surprising Success in Kenya’s Power Sector
Kenya increased electricity access from a mere 25 percent to 73 percent in just six years.
December 27, 2018Beating Africa’s Power Problem: The Issues Holding Africa Back
Kenya’s electricity access rate stands at 73 percent and the country is on track to meet its goal of 95 percent access by 2020.
December 21, 2018In Summary: Angola’s Petroleum Reforms
Angola’s economy is set for recovery in 2019, in large part due to a series of regulatory reforms opening the country to new investment.
July 27, 2018Long-term Investment Requires Stability
AOP talks to Africa Risk Consulting's Shawn Duthie about doing business in Africa in 2018.