Permanent Capital Vehicles In Emerging African Markets

   Permanent Capital Vehicles In Emerging African Markets What are Permanent Capital Vehicles? Permanent Capital Vehicles (PCVs) are becoming increasingly popular in private equity, being deployed in emerging markets and sub-Saharan Africa in particular. Capital for investments in private entities is typically raised through traditional private equity structures. However, recently we have seen a number…

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Nigeria Population at 182 Million, With Widening Youth Bulge

  Nigeria Population at 182 Million, With Widening Youth Bulge By Dulue Mbachu and Tope Alake November 8, 2016 Younger population increases demands on schools, clinics Government to soon decide the date for a new national census Nigeria’s population reached 182 million this year with more than half its people under 30 years of age, putting…

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China’s Sinopec To Divest Its $7.24 Billion Nigeria Business

    China’s Sinopec To Divest Its $7.24 Billion Nigeria Business Reuters reports that China’s Sinopec Group has hired BNP Paribas (BNPP.PA) to sell its oil business in Nigeria and Gabon, as the state-owned oil giant pares back its presence in Africa. Sinopec and other oil groups including China National Petroleum Corporation and CNOOC (0883.HK)…

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Natural Gas Won’t Solve Mozambique’s Development Challenges

  Natural Gas Won’t Solve Mozambique’s Development Challenges 5TH DECEMBER 2017 BY: ISS, INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES The discovery that Mozambique holds one of the largest reserves of natural gas in the world has generated great optimism about the country’s future. But the recent sovereign debt crisis has cast serious doubt on the ability of the country to…

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