Archive for the ‘Gambia’ Category

Gambia Plans First Stock Exchange to Widen Companies’ Funding Options

Via Bloomberg, an article on Gambia plans to open its first stock exchange: Nation seeks funding alternatives as interest rates rise Bourse will initially start operations at the central bank Gambia plans to open its first stock exchange to help widen funding options for companies in the West African nation where firms have to rely […]

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Natural Capital: Africa Needs to Monetize Its Trees to Help World Reach Net Zero

Courtesy of Bloomberg, an article on the need for Africa to monetize its trees to help slow global warming: Africa needs to monetize its trees to help slow global warming, the head of AFC Capital Partners said. The continent is home to the Congo Basin tropical forest, second in size only to the Amazon, and […]

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How Ghana and Gambia Are Planning To Bolster Their Digital Economies

Courtesy of Quartz, a report on how two west African countries are gearing up for tech-based economies where knowledge is the new business capital: As legacy economies continue to fall out of favor the world over, Ghana and Gambia are ramping up efforts to build tech-based economies. In a time when most economies run by oil, manufacturing, […]

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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.