African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

New Regulatory Affairs Committee: Putting Regulatory Frameworks at the Heart of the Continent’s Global Investment Competitiveness

The Committee will be central to the Chamber’s policy advocacy and advisory efforts across the continent

The African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) is delighted to announce the nomination of its Regulatory Affairs Committee, which will serve on its Advisory Board for 2020 and 2021. The Committee will be central to the Chamber’s policy advocacy and advisory efforts across the continent to provide an enabling business environment for…

Source: Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) |

Coronavirus - Sudan: Floods Flash Update

Ongoing heavy rainfall hampers crop production, increases risk of disease outbreaks and poses more obstacles to Government and partners’ efforts to contain COVID-19 pandemic

HIGHLIGHTS Heavy rains over the past week have led to flash and riverine flooding in different parts of Sudan, with Khartoum, Blue Nile and River Nile states amongst the hardest-hit. The storms have destroyed houses and displaced people, especially in the Blue Nile, where several hectares of crops have been…

Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) |

Coronavirus - Uganda: UNHCR Operational Update

There were 945 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of 30 June 2020, with 837 recoveries

There were no new arrivals during the month of May 2020, after Uganda closed its international borders on 22 March 2020, as a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19 into the country. Between 1 January to 31 March 2020, there were 21,796 new arrivals. The humanitarian situation remains unpredictable…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Coronavirus - North East Nigeria: COVID-19 Point of Entry Dashboard

OVERVIEW IOM DTM in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the state Ministry of Health have been conducting monitoring of individuals moving into Nigeria's conflict-affected northeastern states of Adamawa and Borno under pillar four (Points of entry) of COVID 19 preparedness and response planning guidelines. During the period…

Source: U.S Embassy Nairobi, Kenya |

Coronavirus - Kenya: COVID-19 Information

There is no Government of Kenya mandate for a COVID-19 test before arriving at the airport complex

Health and Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy Nairobi July 31, 2020 Location:  Kenya Event:  The Kenyan Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works revised yesterday’s announcement regarding the resumption of international air travel as of August 1st.  According to this directive, the United States is one of 18 countries…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Coronavirus - Somalia: Cross Border Movements

Migrants who reported not being aware about COVID-19 received a short awareness session

In Week 31, from 26 July to 1 August 2020, a total of 2,595 movements were observed at various flow monitoring points (FMP) across Somalia, of which 70 per cent were incoming flows and 30 per cent were outgoing flows. DTM has also collected information to monitor the specific vulnerabilities…