Archive for the ‘Senegal’ Category

Germany Looking To West Africa For Gas

Via Quartz, an article on how Germany is looking to west Africa to help solve its gas woes: On May 22, Olaf Scholz started a three-day tour of Africa in Senegal—his first since becoming the chancellor of Germany—and said his country wants to help develop natural gas projects off the coast of west Africa. Germany is […]

Read more »



Senegal: On Global Fashion’s Radar

Via Business of Fashion, an interesting look at how Dakar’s reputation as a regional fashion hub has persuaded brands like Tommy Hilfiger and Hugo Boss to expand to the capital of the West African nation as it upgrades its retail infrastructure: Though Senegal is not in the same league as African markets like Nigeria, South Africa, […]

Read more »



Germany Should Look to Africa for Gas, Not Russia

Via Foreign Policy, an article on Africa’s potential to provide gas to Germany: With the United States and United Kingdom banning Russian energy exports and the European Union announcing it will reduce Russian gas imports by two-thirds by the end of the year, the West is urgently debating how to replace Russian energy deliveries. The […]

Read more »



DP World Begins Construction Of Its Biggest Port In Africa

Via The National, a report on DP World’s plans to develop Senegal’s Ndayane deepwater port with more than $1bn earmarked for investment: Global ports operator DP World has begun construction of Senegal’s Ndayane deepwater port, the Dubai-based company’s biggest port investment in Africa to date and a project that is set to boost the country’s position […]

Read more »



Shaking Up Investment In Senegal

Via African Business, an article on how huge oil and gas discoveries and port investments are reshaping Senegal: On the outskirts of a dusty village around 70km northeast of Dakar lies the largest windfarm in West Africa. Stretching across 41 hectares, the Taiba N’Diaye wind power project boasts 46 wind turbines and a total generation capacity of […]

Read more »


  | 
About This Blog
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.