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Mozambique's dreams of
gas riches moved closer to reality this month with the signing of an $8 billion
LNG export project led by Italy’s Eni in cooperation with Exxon Mobil. The
timing could not be better for a desperately poor country whose success story
has gone sour amid a massive corruption scandal and aid cutoff. What happens
next depends on whether Mozambique’s feuding parties manage not to blow this opportunity.
Anonymous GIS Expert
After decades of failed dictatorships, Egypt is looking to President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to make good on his pledge to steer the country towards economic progress through reforms. Ordinary people appear ready to trust him, perhaps because they see the former field marshal as their best chance to materially improve their lives, writes GIS guest expert Ambassador Zv...
Ambassador Zvi Mazel