There is increasing debate over the growing PUBLIC OR SOVEREIGN DEBT of a number of African countries. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) stipulates that the public debt to GDP ratio should not exceed 40%.
Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa is visiting Angola and President João Lourenco will officially visit Portugal in November 2018.
A recent visit to Tanzania highlighted the problem of SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE TANZANIA through Dar es Salaam as well as the Kenyan border.
There is growing concern amongst companies that the projects they are developing will be taken away from them once the PREPARATORY PROJECT WORK
The success of the new Zimbabwe leadership in making changes to increase INVESTMENT IN THE ZIMBABWEAN MINING SECTOR is still awaited.
It is hoped that the recent dissolving of the GOVERNMENT OF COTE D’IVOIRE by President Alassane Ouattara will not negatively influence the country’s impressive GDP growth of over 8%.
According to sources within the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy, the PETROLEUM ACT OF NAMIBIA of 1991 is currently undergoing stakeholder consultation and review
Mozambique does not want to wait for the ROVUMA BASIN GAS
There is increased activity in LITHIUM MINING in the southern Africa region.
A well-known Pan African Investment entity is involved in negotiating for the funding of the upgrade of the BEIT BRIDGE BORDER POST.