Make References to Taiwan, Face Crack-Down–China Warns Global Firms
China Threatens U.S. Airlines Over Taiwan References Beijing is pressuring companies around the world to follow the party lineRead more.
Muslim Fashion’s $254 Billion Market, A Continuing Challenge to Big Brands
Muslim Fashion Is A $254 Billion Market—But Big Brands Can’t Crack It Burberry and DKNY missed the mark, butRead more.
Oil Is Booming Again, So Is OPEC Power
Oil Is Booming Again, So Is OPEC Power The slump that characterized the oil market between the middle of 2014Read more.
Mining and Resources
Platinum Mines in SA — the World’s Top Producer — Are Shrinking
Platinum mines in SA — the world’s top producer — are shrinking “Ramaphoria” boosted the rand and revived investorRead more.
Uganda’s Museveni Bans Graphite Exports
Uganda’s Museveni bans graphite exports By Christopher Tusiime In Summary President orders that no mining or exportation licences should beRead more.
DR-Congo New Mining Tax “Untouchable”, Minister Tells Mining Companies
DR-Congo New Mining Tax “Untouchable”, Minister Tells Mining Companies Democratic Republic of Congo‘s mines minister rejected a proposal by mining companies onRead more.
Zambia: Corruption, Creeping Authoritarianism and a Foreign Minister’s Resignation
Zambia’s foreign minister has announced his resignation in a scathing Facebook post, denouncing the country’s “path of insatiable greed andRead more.
Political Risks of Sudan’s 18% Devaluation its Pound Currency in January
Sudan is to devalue its currency to 18 Sudanese pounds per dollar in January from the current exchange rate ofRead more.
The “Old” and the “New” ANC Set to Clash in Choice of New Leader on Sunday
The “Old” and the “New” ANC Set to Clash in Choice of New Leader on Sunday South Africa’sRead more.
French Major, Total is Exacerbating Intra-Regional Rivalry in East Africa at Its Peril
From BUSINESS 05 September 2017 Total’s power play in east Africa By LUKE ANTHONY PATEY Four years ago, in a villa on aRead more.
A New Generation of Giant Chinese Oil Firms Might Displace the Stars That Made China Premier Oil Buyer
A New Generation of Giant Chinese Oil Firms Set to Displace the Stars That Made China Premier Oil BuyerRead more.
Recurring Threats to Libya’s Giant Sharara Oilfield and Impacts on OPEC Production-Cuts
Libya’s giant Sharara oilfield closed as gunmen press demands Reuters OCTOBER 2, 2017 TRIPOLI (Reuters) – An armed groupRead more.