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September 5 2014

Africa Outstrips Middle East for Top Energy Jobs

Africa 's booming energy sector is outstripping the Middle East for offering the top paying roles and is now second only to Europe, according to the tax advisory firm Von Essen. The country now accounts for 13% of the best paying roles advertised for international oil & gas experts and has been attracting greater levels of external investment on the back of improving business infrastructures. A growing number of oil & gas jobs offering more than ?100k per annum are being created by increased exploration and extraction activity in Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, Niger, Uganda, Mozambique and Angola, as well as in Northern Africa and Nigeria.