Author: Capitano

A new and extended generation for the world…

Nigeria is not going through a good economic period marked by almost a decade of low value of oil exports; Nigeria, however, remains the largest economy in Africa.   The country’s potential is given by the strong population growth with the consequent presence of many young people: a new and extended generation for the world…     1) […]

Deforestation in Africa

The fires have devastated the Amazon and the news of the lung of the Earth in flames has gone around the world (albeit with some delay). Yet deforestation is affecting the countries of West Africa and the Congo Basin the most, but this is even less talked about.   Tropical forests are biomes that grow […]

Nigerian Chamber of Shipping

LONDON – As the development of African ports advances in the world economic scenario, for the first time, Nigeria is joining the board of directors of the International Chamber of Shipping, precisely an African state. “We are delighted to welcome the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping as a full member of ICS – comments General Secretary […]

Premature deindustrialisation in Africa

Between 2005 and 2020, the share of agricultural workers dropped by 52%. Many of these workers were absorbed into service industries, mainly characterised by informality and low productivity (increasing the share of workers in industries to 37% in 2020). Dani Rodrick (2015) has defined the phenomenon “premature deindustrialisation”; i.e. a continuous fall of manufacturing shares […]

World Lion Day

Powerful, majestic and very sociable, the lion is one of the most iconic species ever but there are some things not everyone knows about this majestic feline. World Lion Day is celebrated on 10 August.   Most of the lions live in Africa, beyond the Sahara Desert, but there is also a small population of […]

Nigeria would need at least 3,870 veterinarians

Young Nigerian students are attracted to economics or law or engineering faculties, underestimating the great development potential of the agricultural and livestock sector.     In Nigeria, animal production is booming. The country has 25% of the livestock in West and Central Africa. However, there is a problem related to the shortage of veterinarians. Nigeria […]


Another Successful Infrastructure Project Completed in Africa: Newly Constructed Nigeria-Cameroon link bridge to support trade under AfCFTA. info by Mark Anthony Johnson   The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is flagship project of the African Union’s Agenda 2063, a blueprint for attaining inclusive and sustainable development across the continent over the next 50 years. […]

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