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Eni’s Guido Brusco Joins Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2024 as Company Targets Increased Gas Output

Brusco’s return to the conference signals a strong commitment by Eni to increase investments in Angolan gas production

Guido Brusco, Chief Operating Officer Natural Resources, Eni will speak at the 2024 edition of the Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) Conference & Exhibition – taking place October 2-4 in Luanda under the theme Driving Exploration and Development Towards Increased Production in Angola. Through Azule Energy – a joint venture…

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Petralon Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Joins African Energy Week (AEW) 2024 as Company Advances Project Pipeline in Africa

AEW: Invest in African Energy will highlight the state of play of Africa’s energy investment landscape from 4–8 November in Cape Town

Ahonsi Unuigbe, Founder and CEO of Nigerian exploration and production company Petralon Energy, will speak at the African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy conference - taking place from 4–8 November in Cape Town. During the event, Unuigbe will engage with global investors, showcasing Petralon Energy’s project pipeline and…

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Libyan leaders must put national interests above their own, top envoy tells Security Council

Efforts to foster dialogue and address the concerns of Libyan politicians are being met with “stubborn resistance, unreasonable expectations and indifference” on their part, contrary to the national interest, the UN envoy to the North African nation said on Tuesday

Special Representative Abdoulaye Bathily told the Security Council that since the end of 2022, UN-led efforts to resolve Libya’s political crisis have encountered national and regional pushbacks, “revealing an intentional defiance to engage in earnest and a tenacity to perpetually delay elections”. Resignation tendered Speaking to reporters at UN Headquarters outside the…

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Oando PLC Joins African Energy Week (AEW) 2024 as Diamond Sponsor Amid Expansion Plans

Nigerian multinational energy company Oando PLC will participate at this year’s African Energy Week: Invest in African Energy conference as a diamond sponsor

Multinational energy company Oando PLC has joined the African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy 2024 conference and exhibition as a diamond sponsor. As an African independent, Oando PLC’s sponsorship and partnership speaks to the caliber of the conference - taking place in Cape Town from November 4-8 -…

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Geneva conference pledges $630 million in life-saving help for Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s international partners convened in Geneva on Tuesday to address the urgent need for increased humanitarian funding for the crisis-hit country, pledging a total of almost $630 million

The UN-backed $3.24 billion humanitarian response plan for 2024 is only five per cent funded.  Organised by the UN along with the Governments of Ethiopia and the United Kingdom, the conference aims to hear commitments that will enhance life-saving aid to approximately 15.5 million people in 2024. An immediate funding…

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United Nations leaders call for more action to end racism and discrimination

Tuesday marked the opening of the third session of the UN Permanent Forum on People of African Descent, bringing together anti-racism activists, human rights defenders, government delegations and others

UN Secretary-General António Guterres celebrated the achievements and contributions of people of African descent from across the world, while addressing the forum via video message, but also acknowledged existing racial discrimination and inequalities Black people continue to face.  He said the establishment of the Permanent Forum shows a dedication from the international community…

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APO Group Celebrates Triple Award Win for Africa at Prestigious Brands Review Magazine Awards

APO Group was named Best PR Agency Africa 2024, Leading Communication Consultancy Africa 2024, and Leading Press Release Distribution Platform Africa 2024

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the premier award-winning Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, is proud to announce that it has been named the winner in three award categories by Brands Review Magazine, a renowned UK-based media publication dedicated to covering key industry sectors worldwide. APO Group was named Best…

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African Development Bank projects improve job opportunities for young people in Cameroon

The meeting saw significant participation from female entrepreneurs and young graduates who have benefited from work placements in projects financed by the Bank

The African Development Bank (AfDB) (www.AfDB.org) has underscored the success of its program aimed at bolstering job opportunities for young people in Cameroon. At a meeting convened in Yaoundé on April 9, 2024, chaired by Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, the Bank Group’s Vice-President for Regional Development, Integration, and Business Delivery, stakeholders across…

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World Bank Reserve Advisory & Management Partnership (RAMP) Trust Fund to Improve Public Asset Management Announces Second Beneficiary, Cabo Verde

Announced in October, the trust fund brings the World Bank’s public asset management expertise to lower-income, fragile, or conflict-affected countries that could not otherwise afford it

The World Bank announced the Central Bank of Cabo Verde (CBCV) as the second beneficiary of a multi-donor trust fund for advancing public asset management worldwide. Representatives from CBCV and the World Bank signed the technical assistance agreement, which delivers technical advisory services under the World Bank’s Reserve Advisory &…

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Egypt: President El-Sisi receives the Director of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service

The meeting focused on the regional situation, primarily ways to achieve stability in the Middle East amid the crisis in the Gaza Strip and the escalating tension in the region

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation, Sergei Naryshkin, and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was attended by Director of the General Intelligence Service, Major General Abbas Kamel. Spokesman for the Presidency, Counselor Dr. Ahmed Fahmy, said the meeting focused…