Myanmar's government has set up an advisory panel headed by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to find "lasting solutions" to the conflict in Rakhine state, where human rights groups have documented widespread abuses against the minority Rohingya Muslims.
Kenyan real estate firm Property Development Management Holdings has unveiled plans to make entry into the Ugandan market, with a view to build high-end apartments for the Kampala elite.
TMT Finance is teaming up with IHS Towers, the largest mobile
telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the
Middle East, to bring an international audience to Africa’s technology
hub, Lagos, for the first event of its kind in Nigeria
Ghana’s legislature recently enacted the Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act 2016 to replace the Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act, 1984. The bill was first laid before Parliament in 2012 but years of stakeholder consultations delayed its passage.
The mining and quarrying sector in 2015 generated over $3.1billion in revenue to the country’s economy.