Gabon: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 3:01 pm
Though urbanisation is underway in Africa as it is in other parts of the world, the continent’s population remains more rural than urban.
Makula Dunbar, 4:46 pm
Research that benchmarks African private equity against the global market for the first time shows the industry is far maturer than analysts had previously thought.
Dana Sanchez, 3:26 pm
Awards will be given to 117 companies, organisations and destinations including Africa’s leading low-cost airline, spa resort, destination, boutique hotel brand, golf resort, business hotel, green hotel, safari lodge and beach destination.
Makula Dunbar, 12:59 pm
The public chorus to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030 now includes U.S. President Barack Obama, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Bono. The backdrop is extremely promising since the developing world has already cut the share of people living in absolute poverty.
Dana Sanchez, 6:48 pm
Shell plans to start drilling deep-water wells offshore Benin, Gabon and Nigeria this year, and could start to explore the Orange Basin off the northwestern coast of South Africa next year.
Dana Sanchez, 8:43 pm
Despite soil’s importance, most people in Africa lack knowledge about soil partly because information tends to be in publications read only by scientists.
Makula Dunbar, 3:17 pm
The bond market in the United States, whether sovereign or corporate, isn’t worth getting into. Yields have collapsed under pressure of quantitative easing, and fixed income investors are left searching around the world for high yield.
Makula Dunbar, 3:29 pm
Africa’s consumer-facing industries have the potential to deliver good investment returns, according to Robert Scharar, Commonwealth Funds manager and president of financial planning and investment firm, FCA Corp.
Makula Dunbar, 4:09 pm
Though many sub-Saharan countries rely heavily on natural resources, governance in certain areas is lacking. Revenue Watch’s Resource Governance Index reveals that currently, the best policies go unenforced
Dana Sanchez, 8:14 pm
China’s appetite for resources and its reputation for environmental exploitation in developing countries have raised concerns about how sustainable its business ventures are in Africa.
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