Topic Archives: Africa

Oilprice.com recently ran a story on oil plays for the (hypothetical?) rebound in oil prices. https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Two-Ways-To-Win-Big-On-The-Oil-Price-Rebound.html I like the site and do follow it not just for oil pricing but for lots of other stories dealing with energy problems. ANYWAY, in the story in question under the #2 heading “The Ultimate Discovery Play: Recon Energy […]

In case you didn’t notice it, Africa Oil (AOI in Canada, AOIFF on the pink sheets) made another farm-out deal for a couple of their unexplored blocks this week, with Marathon Oil this time (their major partner is Tullow). Announcement info is here — basically, Africa Oil gets $35 million to pay for previous exploration […]

Africa is probably the last great frontier for regional air travel, with a hugely underserved and increasingly urban population, but that doesn’t mean that investing in airlines is necessarily a lot more profitable in Africa than it is anywhere else … the list of failed airlines, or companies that get bogged down in the massive […]

It’s been close to two months since I looked at a teaser for the International Speculator from Doug Casey’s folks, and today they’re circulating another interesting little slew of hints about a promising gold stock … one that apparently made them 1,400% returns 15 years ago and has now again become a bargain. So what […]

Here’s today’s Sleuthtastic article, which begins with a quote from a recent teaser ad: “A new Aussie mining boom is being born, 8,560km from the Pilbara… “The Luckier Country “Why there is a $20bn ‘covert exodus’ of Australia’s mining elite to a country that promises even GREATER riches… “And how a ‘George Soros tip-off’ led […]

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  • ALYI certainly have the potential. I believe by July that stock should touch $10. Motorcycle taxi are hugely popular in...

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  • Thanks Travis, I always look forward to reading your thoughts on a Saturday morning (in South Africa). Your clear think...

  • I am a new paid member . was woundering if AOI. Africa oil is still a good buy at the .65 level. Anyone have an opinion?...

  • A reader asked about BCG in relation to COVID-19. I discussed BCG in some detail in a post on April 20th. BCG is bac...

  • Reaching the poor around the world was part of OneWeb's mission, Greg Wyler spent years building telecom networks in Afr...

  • “With more than 128,000,000 million households in the U.S. alone,..." REALLY: 128 million, million (128,000,000,000,00...

  • Hi Travis! Just a nice addition... HRT (2013's Turkey) changed its name to "PetroRio" in 2015 and since then it has ret...

  • Having worked on telecom deployments in 24 countries, the idea to use "fibre in the sky" is not new. Look no further th...

  • Hi Travis, Greetings from Cape Town, South Africa. My son, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon persuaded me to sell a...

  • Covid19 was named such when they identified the virus. The other viruses you mentioned are out there but due to herd im...

  • Did you know AIDS was created by a French epidemiological team - a VACCINE development team - in Africa which used conta...

  • I've worked on telecom network roll outs in 24 countries (including 10 in Africa). This tease is a scam and satellite wi...

  • Thanks Travis very interesting . One miner I like and its a pure play Gold mine is West Africa Resources ( ASX;WAF). The...

  • An investor sent me this list.... Tim Kindred (CLQ Start-up Director) liked a Tesla related post on LinkedIn. Peter (Fo...

  • Living here in South Africa is very high risk right now. Our ANC government were the heroes of the revolution encouraged...

  • A lot of gold and diamonds in them mines....mining won't stop in S. Africa, too much there. Yes, there will be conflict...

  • Investing in anything in any African country ( not just South Africa) is, always has been and in all likelihood always ...

  • A few points. There are no nickel sulphate mines. Africa is a dangerous place to do business, unless you have China t...

  • Don't forget Ivanhoe also has the world's highest grade Zinc Mine in Kipushi. I have been underground there and it's a ...

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  • Thanks for the info. I don't think that you are too far off base on this possibility. I remember a few years ago, Chin...

  • I watched the whole video and it had something to do with a very rare "white metal" I think they said 30 X more valuab...

  • $VRB.V - National Entry Phases Filed in South Africa, India and the United States for VanadiumCorp-Electrochem Proce...

  • Also signed up 2 days ago and heard nothing and received nothing .From South Africa. Sounds like a lot of crap ....

  • Investing in mines in South Africa is very high risk now....

  • $FYI - Report from WFES 2019: MENA Solar Market Reaches Inflection Point "ABU DHABI—We’ve been hearing about ...

  • I love your site Travis & always feel guilty reading it for free. If I was in the US I would subscribe, but being in...

  • There isn't much of a basis for putting value on the water division, but if I had to pull a number out of thin air, i'd ...

  • This kind of slides away from the present discussion but has anybody an opinion on this most recent stock being pushed b...

  • What's happening in South Africa? Isn't China buying everything up down there?...

  • OK, maybe it’s NOT Pt, but ... A little more reading Rh and Pt catalysts are used in the reforming of naphtha, which ...

  • So what is "Brandt oil"? Coal gasification used by Germany in WWII from South Africa originally? Named after Willie Bran...

  • $TEUM > Pareteum Awarded $3 Million 5-Year Contract in North Africa Cloud Mobility Enablement Expands Operator’s...

  • Deanbob, regrettably all businesses and enterprises will be affected. South Africa is literally a boiling pot tethering ...

  • StockMidas, Thank you for the Naspers caveat. Any thoughts on how the SA government change(s) will effect the Ivanhoe (...

  • Naspers (the name derived from Nasional Pers, meaning National Media) hails from my native country, South Africa. With a...

  • List wise I was referring to - http://www.visualcapitalist.com/35-minerals-critical-security-u-s/ They seem to have t...

  • Good point Ed. The big VRB manufacturers are going to be Chinese , and I don’t have a handle on those yet. One small ...

  • You may want to consider another alternative to Pu Nang and Friedman, just BECAUSE it is an alternative source, if nothi...

  • I have invested in CBIS and feel that it's worth the wait...Their CEO was just presented with a prestigious award from H...

  • I don't invest directly on the JSE. Interactive Brokers is the broker I most often use to buy direct on overseas exchan...

  • Sarah, we see it the same way; it is an open question if RF is interested, and at what price; same with the board at PGM...

  • Travis --Thanks for your comment about the local businesses that face the big direct risk of operating in South Africa....

  • Yes, I have a hedge fund lawyer in the family from South Africa. He buys N.Y. real estate with African money because pe...

  • Isn't there a big country risk with South Africa ? The African Congress is passing a law that will take the land away f...

  • $TEUM - $15M 5 year contract awarded: Pareteum Awarded $15 Million Service Contract Over 5 Years with Multi-Country Af...

  • #Cobalt – Critical Need for a Supply Chain Outside of Africa https://news.utexas.edu/2018/02/26/cobalt-critical-need-...

  • Author: Ronzilla (#ThankYOU and welcome to the Gummunity!) 20180223 POTN @ 0.o56 …IMLFF @ 0.42 ….HRVOF @ 0.52 …E...

  • UPDATE on Federal Laws >> In an unprecedented vote... 200-76... a new law called C-45 is set to fully legalize...

  • I worked for many years as an ER physician in first world countries (including USA & Canada) as well as in primary care ...

  • Miracles in Africa: https://pjmedia.com/faith/actress-people-were-testifying-about-gods-miracles-on-the-set-of-black-...

  • Hedy, I would just want to point out, for those reading whose knowledge of events in these countries might be limited, t...

  • Appl- all recent sources I can find show 11-12 million. You cannot just estimate from old data. Do you have a recognized...

  • Hedy, my parents are missionaries to Zimbabwe, formerly Rhodesia, and I grew up there, so I know a little of its history...

  • Sharon I wont debate the illegal immigration numbers with you but they are the ones quoted by numerous sources. South...

  • hedy, i don't believe the official numbers on illegal immigration at all. What has happened in South Africa? Your sta...

  • Sharon Let me be clear. I am for tight borders. I am for welcoming legal immigrants. The official number i...

  • I wonder what other minerals are sitting out in sunny Africa for electric vehicles. $SYR $AVZ https://www.bloomberg.com...

  • Manhattan, I've lived in Africa. While Trump denies using those particular words, if he described the countries in su...

  • Used to prescribe Alprostadil injections when I practiced medicine in South Africa with varying (rather limited and by n...

  • Robert Friedland talking about hydrogen fuel cells http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-dawn-for-platinum-mining-r...

  • I know that Rick Rule is hot on BTG ( b2gold ). No clue on the others except he’s hot on West Africa and small explora...

  • Of course you have made excellent points HN. Throw this into the mix: Friedland has developed strong relationships with ...

  • https://www.mms-supplement.com/mms-africa.html MMS has helped cure more than 75,000 people in Africa so far... The Ch...

  • $CTEQF - Clean TeQ Water Signs Additional Breakthrough Contract with Multotec in Africa https://www.asx.com.au/as...

  • No ticker/ perhaps for $INV.T Ivanhoe - Further disruption theory Re: Africa supported by China. $$ and infrastructure...

  • $SCYX 1/2 position -- Perhaps someone got a little excited about a new paper. :) Candida auris: A systematic review and...

  • Even if china economy pulls back cant the develpment of AFRica and india and Parts of Asia drived commodity prices?...

  • I was going to make another joke out of it, then I realized it was not really a good idea. What is happening to the chi...

  • Some of the Canadian companies are going into other countries, Germany, Isreal,Australia and South Africa for ones that ...

  • $TEUM ow - Pareteum Awarded Contract from Pan European Mobile Operator with African Subscribers Three Year $5.4 Mill...

  • $MRK's news of disappointing results in certain GI tumor treatments using Keytruda (pembrolizumab) certainly knocked the...

  • No more lifetime deal. Monthly or yearly only and bump up the price a bit. Personally anything over $50 a month gets on ...

  • Africa #Amazing #Giraffe #image! https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cckm6fZW4AAs6zZ.jpg https://twitter.com/iLikePics_Daily/s...

  • $No Ticker Your money and your life LAY/AP LONDON — About 11 percent of medicines in developing countries are count...

  • $GVXXF...Goviex...Goviex is one U stock I may pull the trigger on before a clear move in U308 prices. This is a nano-cap...

  • My favorite RF quote: I posted this a while back, but it bears repeating because we have a lot of new followers. A...

  • deanbob, you can console yourself by remembering that Ivan has the Platreefs project in South Africa, which all by itsel...

  • Platina (PMG:ASX) moving dramatically. The reason? Platina has a 30% JV with Artemis Resources (ARV:ASX) who have just a...

  • HN blast from the past - I'm hiding in the shadows- LOM AUS NP, renewed interest, awaiting lab results from Africa. Sti...

  • I know absolutely nothing about vanadium per se. However CleanTeQ is so well positioned in every respect that it's ha...

  • I came across an article on Prem Watsa several months ago and bot Papa Faifax in late June when the stock seemed to have...

  • Cleanteq is in the market on metal extraction ... NOW https://www.multotec.com/product/solid-liquid-separation/clean-...

  • Even without African chaos, Australian cobalt will be favored over African cobalt due to both ethical and reliability co...

  • Sorry if I sound stupid, but do I understand correct that your only option for internet in the USA is currently via cab...

  • secret...exactly my thinking. Syerston is going to be a tremendous power base. Triple play in metals. Extra processi...

  • SoGiAm, Sub header "Take social responsibility, build a friendship between China and Africa" should carry over to Ivanh...

  • Do we know anything about the autoclave situation for RF's projects in Africa? Perhaps one of his autoclaves could be u...

  • Ben, according to posts in the same general area of your link (as well as several others below the poster), #2 is Afric...

  • According to post below (as well as several others below the poster), #2 is Africa Oil. I also believe it is Africa Oil...

  • $FOLD np $AMYT sp. The “folding” of Amicus in Epidermolysis Bullosa is good news for Amryt Pharma a small orphan dru...

  • Hi xrhodie and welcome: I believe you're our first contributor from South Africa. Much of the history of Purastat is rel...

  • Yes, literally a Nigerian fraud, or at least offering. I have cut and pasted below from their website. I don't underst...

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