Militant groups in Nigeria condemn the failure of the government to force the relocation of oil companies to the Niger Delta, increasing the risk of future attacks on oil infrastructure
This is Part II of a two-part article reviewing Nigeria’s agriculture sector – its opportunities and key players. Today’s contribution reviews the key players involved in the production of rice, wheat, and sugar.
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The government of Nigeria is actively promoting the country’s agriculture sector as a viable alternative to oil. Various schemes and investment incentives have been introduced, but the sector remains hampered by lack of infrastructure. Despite this, several businesses are capitalising on the move to make agriculture a key industry once again. This analysis covers emerging sector opportunities, and reviews its key players.
Recent discoveries of extensive offshore gas reserves have propelled Mozambique into the industry spotlight in recent years. This report outlines the main trends of downstream hydrocarbon theft, the key actors involved, and the impact of this activity.
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This week Shadow Governance release a report on the downstream theft of hydrocarbons in Ghana. Downstream hydrocarbon theft has remained underreported, despite producing substantial illicit profits. Our report details key actors, the main trends, and provides an impact assessment. A summary of the report is provided here.
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The downstream theft of hydrocarbons in Nigeria has remained underreported, despite producing substantial illicit profits for those involved. This report outlines the key actors involved in this trade, the main trends of downstream hydrocarbon theft, and the impact of this activity.
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The peaceful transition of power in 2016 cemented Ghana’s reputation as one of Africa’s most stable democracies. Will this proven democratic stability be enough to attract badly-needed investment, or will looming corruption concerns and unreliable power supplies be the country’s unravelling?
Navigating the mining sector in the DRC remains a hazardous and sometimes complex prospect – depending on location and context, either political elite networks or armed groups have developed a monopoly over this lucrative sector.
A media campaign launched this month is putting pressure on the government of Ghana to crackdown on the lucrative illegal mining industry. Calls for new regulations and laws, however, will likley be met with resistance by Chinese stakeholders.
The first visit by a Turkish President to Mozambique has been tainted by the political war between the Gülen movement and the Turkish state.
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Chad’s location at the centre of regional conflicts adversely impacts its security environment. Although this may compound its ability to attract FDI, investors armed with knowledge of how these security dynamics evolve, can remain resilient to potential instability.
The appointment of Félix Tshisekedi as Rassemblement leader reignites hope for a peaceful political transition in the DRC amid the resumption of talks. However, doubts remain over just how much unity there is in the opposition.