Angola

30 Mar 2022

West Africa set to unlock the power of small businesses

West Africa set to unlock the power of small businesses By Tunde Macaulay In West Africa, small businesses account for close to 50% of GDP and, in some markets, up […]
26 Dec 2021

Angola’s Lourenço pleads for just energy transition

Angola’s Lourenço pleads for just energy transition Calls on African countries to transition to renewable energy and cease oil and gas activities are getting louder. What these voices fail to […]
13 Nov 2021

Angola’s Support Office will attract more foreign investors

Angola’s Support Office will attract more foreign investors Angola’s Special Economic Zone has launched a useful new tool to attract foreign investors. The GAI (Guiché de Apoio ao Investidor) offers […]
24 Aug 2021

Action in Southern Africa is a light at the end of the tunnel

By Leon Louw founder and editor of WhyAfrica 24 August 2021 – Although challenges remain in the wake of the latest Covid-19 waves, political action in Southern Africa is a […]
4 Aug 2021

Rwandan troops sweep rapidly through Cabo Delgado

By Leon Louw, founder and editor of WhyAfrica 04 August 2021 – The 1000 Rwandan troops deployed in Mozambique early in July, have swept rapidly through the Cabo Delgado province […]
25 Jul 2021

All roads lead to Durban

By Leon Louw founder and editor of WhyAfrica 25 July 2021 – All roads lead to Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. A sobering and perplexing thought, but a fact that will change, […]
14 Jul 2021

Will Angola keep its place as a top oil and gas destination?

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice President at the African Energy Chamber. 14 July 2021 – Considering the ongoing push towards decarbonisation, and a commitment by many countries towards achieving net […]
9 May 2021

Total starts production from Zinia Phase 2 on Block 17 in Angola

09 May 2021 – Oil producer Total announced that it has started production at the Zinia Phase 2 short-cycle project in Angola. French based Total operates Block 17 in Angola […]
19 Apr 2021

Africa 2021: Emerging from the Covid-19 abyss

By Hari Chaitanya, Head of Investor Services, Product Management at Standard Bank  19 April 2021 – Africa, like the rest of the world, was hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. However, […]
30 Mar 2021

What impact will AfCFTA have on the oil and gas industry?

30 March 2021 – Estimations forecast that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will positively impact Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), resulting in welfare gains for citizens, facilitate trade […]
24 Mar 2021

Lucapa Diamond Company completes expansion at Mothae.

24 March 2021 – ASX listed Lucapa Diamond Company has completed an expansion project at its Mothae Kimberlite diamond mine in Lesotho. Lucapa owns the mine in partnership with the […]
26 Feb 2021

Oil sector reform in Angola drives growth.

By Andres Vega, International Associate at Centurion Law Group. 26 February 2021 – Recent oil sector reform in Angola has led to progressive and reform driven growth in other sectors […]
24 Feb 2021

China in race to connect DRC, Zambia with Angola

24 February 2021 – Angola is a vast country and one of the factors inhibiting its progression is the lack of adequate infrastructure. However, the government under president João Lourenço, […]
13 Feb 2021

Balance needed between hydrocarbon exploration and environmental protection.

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice-President at the African Energy Chamber 13 February 2021 – With renewed exploration for oil and gas resources in biodiversity hotspots like Botswana, Namibia and Angola, […]
26 Nov 2020

Oil and gas discoveries trigger excitement in Southern Africa

By NJ Ayuk, executive chairman of the African Energy Chamber  26 November 2020 – Oil and gas discoveries in the Southern African countries of Namibia, Angola and South Africa is triggering […]
20 Jul 2020

Pensana appoints Chinese contractor at Longonjo

Pensana Rare Earths has appointed a Chinese contractor at its Longonjo NdPr project close to Huambo in Central Angola. Pensana is one of a number of mining projects currently being […]