Archive for the ‘Ghana’ Category

Indian Tycoon Ambani Sets Sights on Africa With Telecom Venture

Via Bloomberg, a report on India’s Reliance interest in Africa: Unit of Reliance helps build Ghana-based mobile provider Will provide support to launch 5G broadband services Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani is set to enter Africa with a telecom venture, seeking to win mobile broadband customers in a high-growth market. Radisys Corp., a unit of Ambani-controlled Reliance Industries […]

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Africa Takes Aim at Avocado Market Expected to Reach $26 Billion by 2030

Via Emerging Real Estate, a report on the global avocado market, which is expected to reach $26.04 billion by 2030, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 7.3%. Africa, already a major producer, is poised to be a key player in this growth. Specific growth projections for Africa’s avocado industry are difficult to make, […]

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Could Supply Chain Security Take U.S. Firms to Africa?

Via Heritage Foundation, commentary on how the need to develop supply chain security is attracting U.S. firms to Africa: KEY TAKEAWAYS Beginning in August, China will levy export controls on two critical minerals: gallium and geranium. These metals are essential to semiconductor technology. Today, Nigeria, Ghana, and South Africa are reliable investment destinations, plus Morocco […]

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US and Russia: Vying to Build Ghana’s Nuclear Energy Plant

Courtesy of Semafor, a report on the race to build Ghana’s nuclear energy plant: The United States and Russia are locked in a race against China, France, and South Korea to build the first nuclear power plant in Ghana. The West African country is among several nations on the continent looking to nuclear power as […]

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China Steers Course for African Ports In Renewed Diplomatic Push

Via China Strategy, a report on China’s interest in African ports via a renewed diplomatic push” On March 23, the ships arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for a five-day stopover before heading to the port of Maputo in Mozambique on April 1 for another five-day tour. While in Tanzania, representatives visited the Dar es […]

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Climate Change Made West Africa’s ‘Dangerous Humid Heatwave’ 10x More Likely

Via ClimateBrief, a report on how climate change made west Africa’s ‘dangerous humid heatwave’ 10 times more likely: The “dangerous humid heat” that engulfed western Africa in mid-February was made 10 times more likely by human-caused climate change, a new rapid attribution study finds.  Throughout February, western Africa was hit by unusually intense heat. Temperatures exceeded 40C […]

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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.

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