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What new African oil producers can learn

Kwamina Panford writes on how Ghana and other African nations can avoid the resource curse in the area of petroleum. He strongly advocates using petroleum …

Tsumeb is dancing with wolves! Namibia

Tsumeb, Namibia. In a deal to revive the fortunes of Tsumeb, a century-old mining town in northern Namibia, the town’s legacy problems are being exploited …

For the love of palm oil

Although the palm tree is native to West and Central Africa and is widely cultivated in the two regions, much of the palm oil produced …

New land policy takes shape, Ghana

Ghana’s minister of lands and natural resources, Inusah Fuseini, is leading a drive to update the legislation that controls the country’s all-important mining industry. He …

Reclaiming the Indian Ocean

Reclaiming the Indian Ocean. In Africa’s discourse today, oceans are rarely on the agenda. The main reason for the apparent disinterest in the sea seems …