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    • Climate crisis and migration: Greta Thunberg supports International Organization for Migration (IOM) over ‘life and death’ issue
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Climate crisis and migration: Greta Thunberg supports International Organization for Migration (IOM) over ‘life and death’ issue

The head of the UN migration agency IOM, and leading climate justice activist, Greta Thunberg, called on Friday for immediate action to help tackle the impacts of climate change on those forced to flee their homes, or leaving in search of a better life

António Vitorino, and Ms. Thunberg said they had “found much common ground” during a recent discussion about the impact of global climate change on human mobility. The Greta Thunberg Foundation has donated 275,000 Euros (around $269,000) to support IOM's emergency response to the historic floods in Pakistan and the crippling drought…

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    • Mamadou Fall Kane, Deputy Permanent Secretary of COS Petrogaz during the Invest in African Energy event in London on January 26
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Senegal Boasts Quality, Scope of First Hydrocarbon Production at Invest in African Energy 2023 Reception

Ahead of first oil and gas production anticipated in 2023 and 2024, respectively, Senegal is inviting investors to capitalize on the sizable, energy sector-led growth set to transform the West African nation

Exploration, associated services and energy transition opportunities in Senegal were unpacked at the Invest in African Energy Reception (https://AECWeek.com/news/) in London on January 26 – organized by the African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org/) – during a presentation from Mamadou Fall Kane, Deputy Permanent Secretary of COS Petrogaz, titled, First Gas: Senegal’s Energy Future. Created in 2016, COS…

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    • Rene Awambeng, Global Head of Client Relations at the African Export-Import Bank during the Invest in African Energy event in London on January 26
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Transition to Green Energy Must be Sensible, Pragmatic and Rational, Says Afreximbank’s Rene Awambeng

Speaking during the Invest in African Energy Reception in London, Afreximbank’s Global Head of Client Relations, Rene Awambeng provided insight into what the institution’s recommendations are regarding Africa’s climate agenda

The Invest in African Energy Reception (https://AECWeek.com/news/) kicked off in London with opening remarks by African Energy Chamber Executive Chairman, NJ Ayuk, and Rystad Energy Co-Founder and Chief Analyst, Per Magnus Nysveen, followed by an opening address delivered by Rene Awambeng, Global Head of Client Relations at the African Export-Import…

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    • Per Magnus Nysveen, Chief Analyst for Rystad Energy during the Invest in African Energy event in London on January 26
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Invest in African Energy 2023 Reception Kicks off, Calls for Heightened Investment in Africa’s Upstream Sector

The African Energy Chamber hosted its Invest in African Energy Reception in London on Thursday evening, with European, US and UK investors attending and submitting interest in Africa’s most bankable oil, gas and power projects

Kicking off the Invest in African Energy Reception (https://AECWeek.com/news/) in London on Thursday, independent energy research firm Rystad Energy presented its Africa’s Energy Sector Outlook 2023, detailing the current state of the industry and forecast supply and demand dynamics. Organized by the African Energy Chamber (AEC) (https://EnergyChamber.org/) – the voice…

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    • Maggy Shino, Petroleum Commissioner of Namibia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy during the Invest in African Energy event in London on 26 January
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Namibia’s Frontier Market Shines at Invest in African Energy 2023 Reception

The Southern African country showcased investment opportunities in its Kudu gas field, exploring the highly prospective Orange Basin and developing cost-competitive green hydrogen

Representing one of Africa’s final exploration frontiers, Namibia offered a comprehensive overview of its upstream exploration and green hydrogen production opportunities at the Invest in African Energy reception on Thursday, hosted by the African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org/) in London. The emerging producer is uniquely implementing an integrated hydrocarbon strategy that…

Source: U.S. Embassy Eswatini |

Eswatini: Incoming Chargé d’Affaires Earl Miller

He is the recipient of the Department of State’s Distinguished Service Award and Award for Heroism and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Shield of Bravery

Incoming Chargé d’Affaires Earl Miller joined the U.S. Embassy Eswatini as Head of Mission in January 2023.  A retired career member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service, he served as U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh from 2018 to 2022.  He served as U.S. Ambassador to Botswana and U.S. Representative to the…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

South Africa: Minister Pandor congratulates Adv Mojankunyane Gumbi on her appointment as the United Nations Special Adviser for Addressing Racism in the Workplace

Minister Pandor wished Adv Gumbi well in her responsibilities

On behalf of the South African Government, the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, has congratulated Adv Mojankunyane Gumbi for being appointed the United Nations Special Adviser for Addressing Racism in the Workplace. The announcement was made yesterday, 26 January 2023, by the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Changing the internally displaced persons paradigm in Mozambique

Providing IDPs from the country’s destabilized Cabo Delgado Region with a means to start over

Mozambique’s northernmost province, Cabo Delgado, is blessed with idyllic landscapes. From the beautiful beaches on the Indian Ocean to the breathtaking elevations of Mueda. Since 2017, however, non-state armed groups (NSGs) have broken the peace in the region. Their attacks, classified as a terrorist threat, have severely affected the lives…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Message of congratulations

President Isaias wished good health to President Droupadi Murmu and peace and prosperity to the people of the Republic of India

President Isaias Afwerki sent a message of congratulations to Mrs. Droupadi Murmu, President of the Republic of India on the occasion of the celebration of the Republic Day. In his message, President Isaias expressed his optimism that the traditionally close relations between the peoples of the two countries will continue…

Source: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India |

Inter-Governmental Agreement to Re-Introduce Cheetah to India from South Africa Concluded

An initial batch of 12 cheetahs are to be flown from South Africa to India during February 2023

The Republic of South Africa and the Republic of India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Re-introduction of Cheetah to the Asian country. In terms of the agreement, an initial batch of 12 cheetahs are to be flown from South Africa to India during February 2023.…