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Real estate signs sit outside a condominium building on Lake Shore Blvd...For The Globe and Mail Market View Investigation infographic Are our resource industries mere relics, distracting us from more profitable, even civilized, pursuits? With
But a number of commentators still refer to this wealth of natural resources and minerals as "Africa's curse." They associate the many wars, poverty and untold suffering of ordinary Africans to this abundance. It is true that the abundance of natural
Novel recommendations for ensuring that Uganda's 'Black Gold' cash benefits as many citizens as possible Uganda is awash in oil. But how can the country avoid the negative development outcomes experienced by every previous oil-rich country in Africa?
The natural-resource curse often produces oil-rich nations that are ruled by dictators and are so reliant on petroleum that its economic growth is hindered because all other industries are neglected. The prediction of the end of fossil fuels will
Nairobi Multinationals and governments must work to ensure new oil and mineral discoveries across Africa benefit the people of the continent and do not trap them in a 'resource curse', academics, campaigners and executives meeting at Oxford
As more resource-rich nations learn to dodge the 'oil curse,' Venezuela can do the same...Despite sitting on the world's largest oil reserves, its economy is falling apart fast. Basic goods are scarce, inflation is raging, and blackouts are common.
Countries rich in minerals are often poverty-stricken, corrupt and violent. A relatively small rent-seeking elite captures vast wealth while the dominant sector crowds out the rest of the economy. The parallels with countries blessed' with large and
originally gazetted in December 2012, were due last Friday September 6, 2013. It is hard to overstate the extent to which the final incarnation of this Bill will affect South Africa's economic wellbeing...This pertains predominantly to the conversion
Oxfam is urging President Obama and African leaders to make bold commitments to help transform African institutions into models of transparency and accountability over the next decade as billions of dollars in aid flows and oil, gas and mining
The government is fast-tracking the review of regulations for the oil sector ahead of anticipated commercial exploitation of the resource. Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary Davis Chirchir on Thursday said the review, which is being carried out