Friday, December 6, 2019

World has not yet finished looting Africa, more riches found

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. 

Monday, November 4, 2019

Cars choking Nigeria capital - no good solutions on offer

“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."

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Capitalism slaughtering children as it tries to pave Africa

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.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Lagos, Nigeria, five new routes of fare-free buses

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. 

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Western colonial powers exacerbating problems in Africa

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.