Oil Execs Explore Solutions to Africa’s Security Threats

A recent Bloomberg article about a resurgence of oil theft in Nigeria serves as a reminder that doing business in Africa – like other regions – presents unique security challenges. Although fuel theft and vandalism are recurring security problems for the oil and gas industry in Africa, ongoing threats also extend to acts such as kidnap and ransom (K&R) and militancy. A group of energy industry security … Continue reading Oil Execs Explore Solutions to Africa’s Security Threats

2019 Africa Energy Forum

The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors. It brings together decision-makers in Africa’s energy sector to form partnerships, identify opportunities and collectively move the industry forward.  As a nonprofit research institution, RTI leads the efforts in energy market transformation by creating lasting change in market behavior. We work with host governments to remove barriers and catalyze … Continue reading 2019 Africa Energy Forum

What Is The Richest Country In Africa?

Trade, agriculture, human resources, and industry are the major components of the African economy. As of 2012, Africa housed 1.07 billion people in the 54 countries of the continent. Though the country is rich in resources, the people of the country have been exploited for decades and are poverty stricken. It is expected that the African economy will reach a GDP of $29 trillion by … Continue reading What Is The Richest Country In Africa?

Africa is leading the world in plastic bag bans

As of June 1, travelers to Tanzania will have to pack very carefully. The country announced the implementation of the second phase of its plastic bag ban on May 16. Visitors are advised to avoid packing or carrying any plastic bags as they’ll have to leave these at a designated desk in the airport. The first phase of the country’s anti-plastic initiative began in 2017to “protect the youth … Continue reading Africa is leading the world in plastic bag bans

Four Africa city destinations you should visit right now

(CNN) – As with most of the world, the heart of Africa is found in its cities. And yet tourists in Africa seem to largely prefer seeking out the continent’s wildlife rather than its cultural city centers. Safaris can be delightful, but the problem, as Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina has pointed out, is when tourists imagine an entire continent as one. Continue reading … Continue reading Four Africa city destinations you should visit right now