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African national oil companies (NOCs) need to evolve for the future in light of a challenging and disruptive environment: PwC analysis

African countries that have for decades depended on their national oil company as a key source of revenue will need to rethink business models and strategies to avoid being captive to a single energy source and to allow them to rebalance budgets

NOCs across Africa have an enormous opportunity to secure a more sustainable future by transforming into “national energy companies” (‘NECs’), escaping the economic trap of a lower oil price and embracing the disruptive forces unleashed by climate change and a lowcarbon world. A new era of lower oil prices is…

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Opportune Time for Africa Oil & Gas Industry to consider Change: PwC Oil & Gas Review

The decline in the global oil price has led to a reduced level of activity across the African continent and had an impact on countries that traditionally depend on oil & gas revenue

The decline in the global oil price has led to a reduced level of activity across the African continent and had an impact on countries that traditionally depend on oil & gas revenue. Despite the bleak landscape, the African continent still offers significant opportunities in the oil & gas sector.…

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Slower, lower, weaker... but not defeated - PwC Mine 2016 report

2015 was a race to the bottom with many new records set by the world’s 40 largest mining companies

The first collective net loss in the Top 40’s history (US $27billion) Market capitalisation down 37 per cent (%), in some cases below Net Book Value High debt sees some miners fighting for survival , committing to asset sales Focus on costs continues, but so do economic headwinds 2015 was…

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Technological innovation will act as a catalyst in boosting productivity and growth in Africa’s agribusiness sector: PwC Agribusiness report

Agriculture is currently standing on the edge of a second green revolution. This revolution will entail fundamental shifts in how the agricultural sector utilises and implements innovative technology to improve output in a sustainable manner and address the need for greater food security globally. These are some of the highlights…

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Current approaches to offgrid electricity need to be changed to achieve universal access to electricity

The PwC report - Electricity beyond the grid: accelerating access to sustainable power for all - says a new approach is needed

PwC report says new renewable off-grid technologies, in combination with innovative business models and mobile payment systems hold the key to rural electrification. New approaches to beyond the grid electrification need to be adapted to achieve the UN 2030 target of electricity for all. Policymakers need to get out of…