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Celeste Hicks
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In Ghana

Started this discussion. Last reply by Norma Garza Jan 24, 2014. 1 Reply

HI I'm a British journalist writing a book about African oil. I'm focusing on Chad, Niger, Uganda and Ghana. I'm currently in Ghana and I would love to meet up with any civil society activists or…Continue

Visit to Ghana

Started Jan 15, 2014 0 Replies

HI I'm new to Goxi.I'm a freelance journalist writing a book about African oil for the Zed Books series 'African Arguments'.I'm coming to Ghana next week to find out how the country is doing managing…Continue

 

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Celeste Hicks posted a blog post

What does oil price volatility mean for Africa's oil producers?

Goldman Sachs predicted earlier this month that the oil price could fall as low as $20 a barrel. While many analysts have questioned whether this could actually happen, it reflects a growing sense of acceptance among oil watchers that the low prices could be here for some time to come. What does this mean for Africa’s oil producers? For Chad and Ghana, two of the countries I studied for my recent book ‘Africa’s New Oil; Power, Pipelines and Future Fortunes’ (…See More
Sep 21, 2015
Celeste Hicks posted an event

Book Launch 'Africa's New Oil' at School of Oriental and Africa Studies, University of London

June 8, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8pm
The launch of my new book 'Africa's New Oil; Power, Pipelines and Future Fortunes' published by Zed Books is next Monday 8th June in London.The book examines attempts to improve transparency, public spending and resource governance in Chad, Niger, Uganda, Ghana and Kenya, and also looks at the role of China.Please register here:…See More
Jun 3, 2015
Celeste Hicks posted a status
"Here's the link http://www.zedbooks.co.uk/node/20807 It covers oil in Ghana, Niger, Chad, Kenya and Uganda"
May 26, 2015
Celeste Hicks posted a status
"Hi Goxi, I'm pleased to announce my new book 'Africa's New Oil; Power, Pipelines and Future Fortunes' has just been published"
May 26, 2015
Celeste Hicks updated their profile
May 26, 2015
Norma Garza replied to Celeste Hicks's discussion 'In Ghana'
"Hi Celeste,  here is a link to GOXIans in Ghana from civil society   and media. You can always use the advance search page to look up GOXIans around the world. We look forward to hearing about your book! Best, Norma"
Jan 24, 2014
Celeste Hicks posted a discussion

In Ghana

HI I'm a British journalist writing a book about African oil. I'm focusing on Chad, Niger, Uganda and Ghana. I'm currently in Ghana and I would love to meet up with any civil society activists or journalists working on the issue.I'm on celeste.hicks@gmail.comThanks, CelesteSee More
Jan 22, 2014
Celeste Hicks and Emma Tarrant Tayou are now friends
Jan 22, 2014
Celeste Hicks posted a discussion

Visit to Ghana

HI I'm new to Goxi.I'm a freelance journalist writing a book about African oil for the Zed Books series 'African Arguments'.I'm coming to Ghana next week to find out how the country is doing managing its oil project, and I'd be really keen to meet to as many people as possible, so please get in touch if you're working on that issue. I'm on celeste.hicks@gmail.comThanks! CelesteSee More
Jan 15, 2014
Celeste Hicks is now a member of GOXI
Nov 28, 2012

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Independent journalist
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Media
Website
http://www.celestehicksjournalist.co.uk
About My Work
I'm a freelance journalist specialising on Africa. I spent two years in Chad as BBC correspondent where I did a lot of work on the oil industry there. I'm still writing regularly about natural resources and Africa.
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, environment, monitoring revenue collection
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities
yes

Celeste Hicks's Blog

What does oil price volatility mean for Africa's oil producers?

Posted on September 21, 2015 at 14:14 0 Comments

Goldman Sachs predicted earlier this month that the oil price could fall as low as $20 a barrel. While many analysts have questioned whether this could actually happen, it reflects a growing sense of acceptance among oil watchers that the low prices could be here for some time to come. What does this mean for Africa’s oil producers? For Chad and Ghana, two of the countries I studied for my recent book ‘Africa’s New Oil; Power, Pipelines and Future Fortunes’ (…

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