Zanzibar’s Bid To Be A Pan-African Tech and Education Hub
Via Semafor, a look at Zanzibar’s bid to be a pan-African tech and education hub: Zanzibar, the group of islands known for its sandy beaches and tourism resorts, has spent the last year making a [...]
Inside Foxconn’s Struggle To Make iPhones In India
Via Rest of World, an interesting look at Foxconn’s efforts to make iPhones in India: When Chinese engineer Li Hai left the wintry cold of northern China and flew into the humid heat of Tamil [...]
Colombia Makes History at COP28
Via Global South Perspectives, a report on Colombia’s decision to formally join the bloc of nation-states seeking to negotiate a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, the tenth country to [...]
Emerging Europe: Standout Emerging Market Region This Year
Courtesy of Schroders, commentary on emerging Europe, a bright spot in a challenging year for emerging markets: It has been a tough year for global emerging markets (EM) given a combination of strong [...]
ACWA Power, PowerChina Break Ground on Green Hydrogen Plant in Uzbekistan
Via Ariana News Afghanistan, a report on the first green hydrogen plant in Central Asia: Saudi-listed ACWA Power and Chinese state-owned PowerChina have broken ground on the first green hydrogen [...]
Khorgos Gateway: The Building of a New Dubai in China
Via South China Morning Post, an illustrated look at Khorgos, the biggest dry port in the world: The Khorgos Gateway connects Kazakhstan to China by rail. Khorgos will soon enter the record books as [...]

Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.