In a decade Morocco's OCP Group, the formerly state-owned phosphate-mining firm, has become the kingdom's behemoth. It is spending big on research, ... and expanding production and processing capacity, in order to grab more of the international market.
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At the heart of the latest prognostications on Africa's trajectories are the people – another 500 million, the vast majority under 30 – ... due to join the denizens of the continent's cities over the next three decades. They should lay the groundwork for Africa's great leap forward.
Nigeria, Algeria and South Africa all go to the polls in 2019. Together, they represent nearly half of Africa's gross domestic product (GDP). ... We probably will not see a hat-trick of reformist governments emerge, but the trio illustrate three big, interrelated trends that will govern Africa's macroeconomic landscape in the coming year: governance, debt levels and the role of commodities.