Archive for the ‘Ethiopia’ Category

Ethiopia Opens Door to the World With Unprecedented Privatization Plan

Courtesy of The Wall Street Journal, an article on Ethiopia’s announced privatization plan, a move that present one of the biggest business opportunities in Africa to foreign and domestic private investors, but also one of the most complex: Ethiopia said it plans to sell stakes in some of the country’s most-prized assets after decades of state […]

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The Challenge for Ethiopia: Unleash the Economy

Via Bloomberg, a report on Ethiopia’s economic challenge: Ethiopia’s new leader faces a critical decision on whether to open up parts of the Horn of Africa nation’s booming economy after making moves to reduce the stake of the military, former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said. Premier Abiy Ahmed inherited what the International Monetary Fund ranks as Africa’s […]

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Ethiopia: An Ideal Investment Destination?

Via AllAfrica, a report on Ethiopia’s investment potential: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been steadily growing in Ethiopia due to the various incentives both federal and regional governments offer to investors. The incentives include tax holidays, improved bureaucracy and infrastructure development. The government has been investing heavily to improve the country’s infrastructure that added values […]

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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.