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Africa Brief: Taste for pizza takes off in Africa and more...

Africa Brief: Taste for pizza takes off in Africa and more…






The return of Pizza Hut has a lot of potential to grow says analysts. It has just opened a store in honeydew and is planning on expanding to Boksburg, Midrand and Soweto. Many analysts say that by increasing the competition pizza companies won’t do as well anymore however they are all positive about growth says one analyst so they still will see returns.

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LNG industry venturing into new territory

East Africa’s natural gas boom – where are we now?











There have been numerous gas finds in Mozambique and Tanzania since 2010. In fact, finds in the Rovuma Basin have provided the operators of the gas projects enough incentive to develop LNG facilities in both countries.

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Africa Brief

Natural Gas in Africa






  Natural gas is the golden child of the energy world at the moment, promising […]

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Investing in Kenya

Kenya’s onshore oil











Back in March 2012, Tullow announced that it had discovered some oil in the Turkana region in Kenya. The commercial viability of the oil is yet to be determined. The Ngamia find is expected to support investment in Kenya over the short-term, and if the oil find does indeed prove to be commercially viable, investment could rise strongly in the medium- to long-term.

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Using Nigeria’s oil to diversify the national economy

Egypt’s Gas Production











Egypt’s oil production has been in decline for almost two decades; however this has been offset by the development of the natural gas industry. In fact, natural gas production
 has increased fivefold since the mid-1990s. Up to around 2004, gas production had increased by just enough to cater for rising consumption levels. Between 2005 and 2006 there was a surge in production, contributing to significantly higher hydrocarbon exports and growth of the region’s GDP.

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Is Nigerian Content Act Indigenising the Oil Industry?

Algeria’s Natural Gas Output











According to the US EIA, Algeria had proven natural gas reserves of 159 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) in 2012. At current production levels, 
this would provide output for another 57.7 years. More
 than half of these reserves are located in the Hassi R’Mel field. Algeria’s production of marketed gas placed it in 10th position on a global basis in 2011. Algeria is also the third largest supplier of natural gas to Europe. However, after peaking in 2005, gas production has decreased over the past few years, contributing to the contraction of the hydrocarbon sector.

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Nigeria’s Petroleum Industry Bill

KPMG Global Mining Conference: Opportunities in Mozambique











Africa’s economies have been expanding robustly as new discoveries of coal, oil and gas look set to create substantial business opportunities and transform the continent’s economies. The continent not only is a major producer of diamonds, nickel and uranium, but also holds 40% of the world’s gold, 60% of cobalt and 90% of its platinum reserves. Africa’s growth, however, results from more than a resource boom, having been supported (amongst other factors) by external trends such as its’ increased access to international capital and ability to forge economic partnerships with foreign investors.

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Mozambique: Massive potential in natural gas











Mozambique is viewed to be one of the African countries that will be most able to boost its share of foreign direct investment inflows to the continent over the medium-to long-term. Apart from the large-scale expansion of coal production, natural gas exploration activities and plans to build LNG plants have helped to boost foreign investment.

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Nigeria

Invest Africa: Nigeria











Nigeria is the most populous country on the African continent with approximately 150-million people and is the 32nd largest country with the 41st largest economy in the world.

According to the World Bank, Nigeria is classified as a mixed economy, emerging market. Nigeria has reached middle income status, with well developed financial, legal and transport sectors. Nigeria boasts the second largest Stock Exchange in Africa and enjoys an annual economic growth of 7%.

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