Nigeria

13 Jun 2022

Air Côte d’Ivoire opens new route to South Africa

Air Côte d’Ivoire opens new route to South Africa  Air Côte d’Ivoire will be launching the quickest route between Johannesburg, South Africa and Abidjan, in Côte d’Ivoire this month The […]
8 Jun 2022

African index lifts the lid on USD70-billion trade opportunity

African index lifts the lid on USD70-billion trade opportunity The first-ever biannual African trade index has been launched. The index lifts the lid on the continent’s USD70-billion trade opportunity. Yesterday […]
26 May 2022

Strategy and will key to uplift Africa’s communities

Strategy and will key to uplift Africa’s communities With a fresh burst of growth in Africa’s business sector, there has never been a better time to produce innovative solutions to […]
21 May 2022

Africa could fill the energy gap

Africa could fill the energy gap Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has put a spotlight on Africa’s energy landscape, which has traditionally been hamstrung by a lack of domestic refining capacity, […]
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 […]
18 Mar 2022

Big boost for agriculture and infrastructure in Niger

Big boost for agriculture and infrastructure in Niger The African Development Bank Group has approved funding of more than USD127.8-million to Niger. The funds approved by the Board of Directors […]
24 Jan 2022

Dangote oil refinery in Nigeria a gamechanger says Adesina

Dangote oil refinery in Nigeria a gamechanger says Adesina According to African Development Bank President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote’s oil refinery and petrochemical plant in Nigeria […]
23 Jan 2022

Osinbajo wants gas to be a transitional fuel

Osinbajo wants gas to be a transitional fuel Yemi Osinbajo, Vice-President of Nigeria, has called for natural gas – which Africa, and especially Nigeria, has in abundance – to be […]
17 Jan 2022

Africa in the world’s game of chess

Africa in the world’s game of chess While a global pandemic dominated news in 2021, interest in Africa by the world’s superpowers grew, reiterating the continents importance on the geopolitical […]
17 Dec 2021

Gender bias persists in Africa

Gender bias persists in Africa  Although more African women are active in business today compared to a decade ago, there is still a high degree of gender bias when it […]
5 Nov 2021

What African agribusiness can learn from Brazil

What African agribusiness can learn from Brazil Over the past year, we’ve seen the strength of various economic sectors across the globe being tested by the pandemic. Through this, the […]
13 Oct 2021

Energy transition a new path to power in Africa

Energy transition a new path to power in Africa  Africa currently sits on the cusp of a transition into a new energy paradigm, one in which technological and commercial innovations […]
15 Sep 2021

West African Gas Pipeline a model for Intra-African trade

The West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) is a good model for Intra-African trade that could be adopted by other emerging natural gas regions across Africa.   The WAGP comprises a […]
19 Aug 2021

The 3rd ECOWAS Mining & Petroleum Forum happens in Niamey, Republic of Niger, on 1 – 3 December 2021.

19 August 2021 – The Republic of Niger, Niamey, is the ECOWAS member state hosting the 3rd ECOWAS Mining & Petroleum Forum (ECOMOF 2021), is now taking place on 1 […]
6 Aug 2021

Wärtsilä enables Nigerian food company to modernise power generation

06 August 2021 – The technology group Wärtsilä will supply fuel-flexible dual-fuel engines to extend, improve, and modernise power generation for a captive power plant at Nigeria’s oldest and largest […]
27 Jul 2021

Africa gears up to become a global powerhouse

27 July 2021 – A host of energy development initiatives designed to increase energy access and improve livelihoods are coming online across Africa. Geothermal, hydro and bioenergy projects are being […]
21 Jul 2021

Segilola in Nigeria is WhyAfrica’s Pick of the Week

By Leon Louw, founder and editor of WhyAfrica 21 July 2021 – The mills have started turning at TSX listed Thor Explorations’ flagship gold project. Segilola in Nigeria is WhyAfrica’s […]
6 Jul 2021

The benefits of Nigeria’s new Petroleum Industry Bill will top the agenda at African Energy Week 2021

06 July 2021 – The benefits of Nigeria’s new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will be top of the agenda at the African Energy Week 2021, which will take place in […]
15 Jun 2021

Nigeria’s latest gas-related power shortages could have been avoided.

Opinion Piece by Yusuff Wale, Managing Director, Wärtsilä Marine & Power Services Nigeria Ltd 15 June 2021 – At the end of May 2021, Nigeria’s national power generation dropped to […]
22 May 2021

Marriott Hotels announces its debut in Nigeria.

22 May 2021 – Marriott Hotels (www.Marriott.com) this week announced its debut in Nigeria with the opening of the Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja. The hotel reflects the newest global design […]
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, […]
7 Apr 2021

Boko Haram step up attacks in Cameroon

07 April 2021 – The Islamist armed group Boko Haram has stepped up attacks on civilians in towns and villages in the Far North region of Cameroon since December 2020, killing at […]
3 Apr 2021

WhyAfrica’s pick of the week is Africa’s tin deposits.

By Leon Louw for WhyAfrica 03 April 2021 – With demand for tin concentrate on the increase and a serious shortage of supply looming, eyes are turning towards Africa. Tin […]
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 […]
21 Feb 2021

WhyAfrica’s Hawks Eye is on gold in West Africa.

By L.M. Louw  21 February 2021 – While West African countries like Ghana, Burkina Faso and Mali continues to attract junior gold exploration companies, new players like Guinea, Liberia, Sierra […]
31 Dec 2020

Energy balance is key in Africa

By NJ Ayuk 31 December 2020 – Africa stands at a juncture where the transition from fossil fuels to renewables intersects with the economic benefits of a strategically managed oil […]
3 Nov 2020

Solving the flare gas challenge in Africa

By: Billy Morley   03 November 2020 – In the sub-Saharan region, approximately 75% of the population live without access to reliable or stable energy. And yet, Africa flares around […]
23 Oct 2020

Africa’s Covid-19 response

23 October 2020 – The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently discussed Africa’s Covid-19 response. Several African economies are sustained by the extractive industry, with most national budgets dependent on mining […]