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Blackstone pullout reflects loss of patience from commercial investors

It has been known for some time that Blackstone Group was unhappy with Black Rhino Group, but the announcement that the global investor will pull out of its African energy and infrastructure vehicle is a reminder that international money won’t wait around. Blackstone had...

Africa
African growth under pressure as economic storm clouds gather

Updated forecasts from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) show global expansion weakening with the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) growing by an estimated 3.7% in 2018, and forecast at 3.5% in 2019 and 3.6% in 2020. The projections are downward revisions from October’...

Africa
Central Africa’s crisis of leadership hinders economic and social uplift

One region seems above all others to stubbornly buck the positive political and economic trends recorded over two decades by African Energy: it comprises the six Communauté Economique et Monétaire de l’Afrique Centrale (Cemac) countries and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC...

Central Africa
Kabila seeks to maintain business as usual in DR Congo

Elections on 23 December are unlikely to deliver the change Democratic Republic of Congo so badly needs. The outlook is deteriorating as polling day approaches, following deaths at rallies in support of opposition candidate Martin Fayulu, and an apparently deliberate fire in...

DR Congo