ABUJA, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Cost increases and uncertainty in Nigeria’s crucial energy sector could lead to a 35% decline in oil output over 10 years as companies delay investments in key oilfields, consultancy Wood Mackenzie said in new research due to be published on Friday.https://www.reuters.com/article/nigeria-oil/update-1-nigerias-oil-output-could-fall-35-without-reforms-wood-mackenzie-idUSL8N2AD7T9
...Without the three fields, Koch said Nigerian production would drop 35% within a decade.
..Wood Mackenzie cited changes to tax and royalty laws and uncertainty over oil reform as the main reasons for delays, although it also estimated that the three projects are “not economically viable” under current terms, and with oil under $60 per barrel.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Lagos has a world-wide reputation for its infamous traffic jams and poorly maintained roads, and the ban will only increase the problems for residents of the city. For the 22 million residents of Lagos, commercial motorbikes — known as “okadas” — have gained repute for their ability to snake through Lagos’ ever present congestions. Tricycles — “keke’s” — are also a major form of transport used to beat the congestion.https://www.theafricareport.com/22846/lagos-motorcycle-ban-hits-digital-ride-firms-chills-investor-climate/?
To the government of Lagos, however, these alternatives probably deviate from their vision of how a megacity should look.
Friday, December 6, 2019
In its latest report on Africa’s energy outlook for 2020, the African Energy Chamber, an inter-professional grouping of energy and mining companies in Africa, focuses in particular on the export potential of African natural gas, whose exports in liquefied form will increase significantly.https://www.theafricareport.com/20712/natural-gas-africa-could-provide-20-of-global-needs-by-2025/?
Monday, November 4, 2019
“All these are in the law but they are not being implemented and we have to start implementing them. Advocacy will be carried out. With it, additional pedestrian bridges will be built.”
“...The city is currently bedeviled by traffic congestion arising from non-compliance with road traffic regulations by some motorists as well as other road users."https://dailytimes.ng/all-illegal-car-parks-in-fct-will-be-closed-bello/?
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Billions of dollars are being spent on new roads across Africa but little is being spent on protecting the majority of people who use them. Each day, roads are being built which lack basic and affordable safety measures – footpaths, cycle lanes, safe crossings. As a result, too many innocent people are being punished with an utterly avoidable death sentence.https://www.theafricareport.com/14731/trans-african-cooperation-is-only-way-to-halt-bloody-road-deaths/
Friday, May 3, 2019
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday launched the new buses under the Bus Reform Initiative (BRI) with free service on five routes, assuring that the development would redefine public transportation and make the State globally competitive.https://akinwunmiambode.com/lagos-launches-new-buses-with-free-service-on-five-routes/
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Catastrophic trends are converging in unfathomably dangerous ways and will soon collide with the rudderless geopolitics of our era. Absent radical changes in local Sahelian governance and priorities, no humanitarian crisis in Africa’s recent history will compare to the hell to come. What is likely doesn’t have to be inevitable. The question for Western governments is whether they will be complicit in its acceleration.
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Monday, August 27, 2018
bereamail.co.za/ PEOPLE Against Petrol and Parafin Price Increase (PAPPPI) has called on government to introduce transport coupons for senior citizens and scholars, including students.
Speaking on behalf of PAPPPI, national convenor, Visvin Reddy said the recent exhorbitant fuel price increases were responsible for a hike in public transport fares.
Friday, March 23, 2018
Everything they told us about Somalia wasn't true. Somali "Pirates" are fishermen who've watched for years as the West, Europe and China steal their source of food in Somali seas and in turn dump tons of toxic waste. These men put their lives on the line to protect Somali coasts.— George Kiblor (@Kiblor) March 21, 2018
Thursday, March 1, 2018
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has abandoned any pretence of reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation
Monday, February 26, 2018
"A bas la loi de finances scélérate!", "A bas la loi de finances injuste!", "Forces étrangères à bas!", "Armées française, américaine et allemande, allez vous-en !", ont scandé à Niamey les manifestants, qui répondaient à l'appel d'une coalition d'organisations de la société civile.
Sur une banderole frappée des drapeaux français et américain, on pouvait lire: "Armée (ndlr: française et américaine) allez vous-en !, Army Go Away !, nos FDS (Forces de défense et de sécurité) nous suffisent". "
Friday, February 2, 2018
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Humanitarian assistance has helped and will be needed well into 2018. But in war-affected Somalia and South Sudan famine has emerged; in Ethiopia aid money is running short after repeated droughts; and in Kenya the shortage of resources is giving rise to land conflicts."
Friday, July 7, 2017
- This will see such persons given free passes for public transportation
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Government says it stays committed to ensuring that all senior citizens in the country are made to live in the comfort they so deserve."
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Africa Science News: "Environmental summits keep calling for actions which governments adopt or not. There were many of those summits, the last one in Paris. But all the delegates keep discussing the wrong issues. We are facing the fact that there will be seven and, in the nearby future, even eleven billion potential car owners in the world.Fortunately birth rates are falling where energy footprint is biggest. We can accelerate this by providing the following.
A substantial part of this population surplus of four billion people will exacerbate the present problems of pollution and migration. As long as environmental summits ignore the fact that the world population grows with about 70 million people each year – that is 190.000 people on a daily basis – , we will be fighting a running battle with every environmental protection measure. At first sight, those measures may leave a good impression, but everybody who takes the effort of thinking a little bit longer will understand that they should be considered as mere window dressing, less than an treatment of symptoms."
- car-free cities
- education for all
- good health-care
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
“We need to open the horizon to get teeming young people employed,” said Ben Ayade, the state’s governor, in a speech at a groundbreaking ceremony for the project in 2015.
“It became imperative that we reconstruct a new means of production,” of which the superhighway would be a critical component, Ayade said."
Friday, February 10, 2017
Thursday, December 29, 2016
In Liberia, the report was launched by the minister of gender, children and social protection, Julia Duncan Cassell, along with ActionAid Liberia interim country director, Lakshmi Moore, who said the launch of the report marks the beginning of series of dialogues among citizens, stakeholders, and policymakers on how the recommendations can be used in the Liberian context."
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Thursday, November 17, 2016
The CPP Presidential candidate disclosed the party’s intention to set up a special fund to cater for the basic needs of Persons with Disabilities."
Saturday, November 12, 2016