AI-Powered Satellite Analysis Unveils Economic Realities in Underdeveloped Nations
Via Terra Daily, an interesting look at how AI-powered satellite Analysis can unveil economic disparities in underdeveloped nations: Image 2. Differences in satellite imagery and economic scores in [...]
How A Chinese Railway Helped Jokowi Cement His Infrastructure Legacy
Via East Asia Forum, commentary on how a Chinese railway helped Jokowi cement his infrastructure legacy: Indonesia welcomed its first high-speed railway in October 2023, the first of its kind in [...]
Nigeria in the Emerging World Order
Via Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a look at how Nigeria’s large economy and burgeoning soft power make it a critical emerging power in Africa. But domestic problems demand that [...]
Italian Oil Giant Eni To Invest $10B in Côte d’Ivoire
Courtesy of The Africa Report, an article on ENI’s plans to invest $10B in Côte d’Ivoire: In the past two years, Abidjan has become one of Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi’s favourite [...]
Ethiopia’s Call for Foreign Investment In Its Banking Sector Comes With Strings
Via Semafor, commentary on Ethiopia’s call for foreign investment in its banking sector: Ethiopia’s central bank is fast-tracking the rollout of a new legal framework to spur foreign competition [...]
AMEA Power To Develop Solar, Wind, Green Hydrogen in Mauritania
Via Energy, Capital, and Power, a report on an Emirati firm’s plans to develop solar, wind, and green hydrogen in Mauritania: Emirati renewable energy firm, AMEA Power, inked two Memoranda of [...]

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.