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Natural resources and energy Sub-Saharan Africa

New energy bill creates uncertainty for investors in Nigeria

Nigeria tries to develop its stagnating oil reserves by attracting foreign investment through a new Petroleum Industry Bill. But the bill seems more likely to create greater political risk and scare

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Economic stakes are high in Mozambique’s elections

Low risk of post-electoral violence bodes well for investor confidence in Mozambique. However, potential changes to the regulatory framework and slow infrastructure development are likely to hinder investment in the booming

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Guebuza controls Mozambique as Frelimo picks nominee

After several tense months of political infighting, the ruling Frelimo party of Mozambique finally selected Defense Minister Filipe Jacinto Nyussi as nominee for president. Nyussi’s choice virtually guarantees President Guebuza’s influence

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Under-the-radar growth increases in southern Africa

Southern African countries will be rapidly growing emerging markets in the near future. The combination of growing political stability and an expanding middle class of consumers makes the region an

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Ten African lions set to outrun Asia’s tigers

Rapidly growing African economies are the next frontier of booming growth and ripe for investment. Here are the ten most promising ‘African Lions’. When covering Africa, reports of poverty, violence,