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World Health Organization (WHO) Launches New Initiative to Stop the Spread of Invasive Malaria Vector in Africa

An. stephensi has been expanding its range over the last decade, with detections reported in Djibouti (2012), Ethiopia and Sudan (2016), Somalia (2019) and Nigeria (2020)

In a 2019 vector alert, WHO identified the spread of Anopheles stephensi as a significant threat to malaria control and elimination – particularly in Africa, where the disease hits hardest. A new WHO initiative, launched today, aims to stop the further spread of this invasive mosquito species in the region. Originally native to parts…

Source: Atlas Petroleum International |

Atlas Petroleum Remains an Investor in Block P, Equatorial Guinea with 34.13% Participating Interest

Atlas Petroleum, as a legacy investor in Equatorial Guinea, has been a partner in Block P prior to Vaalco’s entrance to the block, and remains an investor with active participating interest in Block P

Atlas Petroleum notes the recent press statement by Vaalco Energy, Inc. on the Block P Venus discovery Plan of Development (POD). Atlas Petroleum, as a legacy investor in Equatorial Guinea, has been a partner in Block P prior to Vaalco’s entrance to the block, and remains an investor with active…

Source: Binance |

Binance Boosts its Global Law Enforcement Training Program to Meet Growing Demand

Initiative helps combat crypto crimes and is Binance’s continuing efforts to assist law enforcement and regulators

Binance (www.Binance.com), the global blockchain ecosystem behind the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, today formally announced its Global Law Enforcement Training Program which has grown exponentially since the expansion of the investigations team in the last year. The program—the industry’s first coordinated effort across the globe—was created by…

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Ecobank Kenya’s Ellevate Programme to Empower Women-Led Businesses

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for about 90% of all businesses in Africa and women own about a third of all registered African SMEs. Indeed, one-in-four (25.9%) of adult women in Africa start or manage a business

Ecobank Kenya Limited, part of the leading pan-African Ecobank Group (http://www.Ecobank.com), is launching its flagship Women’s Programme ‘Ellevate’ to empower and support women-led and/or women focused with the financial and value-added solutions that will help their businesses reach their full potential and succeed. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for…

Source: Huawei |

Unity Supercharges Core Banking Systems with Huawei OceanStor All-Flash Storage

In a financial world that's developing at unprecedented pace, simply keeping up is a challenge in itself. So how can banks thrive and move ahead?

Staying in front of the technology curve is now critical. To set itself apart in the digital era, any bank needs cutting-edge technologies that allow it to quickly and securely respond to customer demands. But with mobile Internet and Financial Technology (FinTech) giants beginning to throw their weight around —…

Source: Huawei |

Walter Sisulu University Fuels Data Infrastructure Innovation with Huawei OceanStor Storage

Aiming to be one of the most innovative educational institutions in the country, this university knew that its data infrastructure needed a comprehensive upgrade

To thrive in the digital age, any organization needs a workforce with strong digital capabilities and universities are often key to developing this talent pool. As digitalization sweeps across all industries, it's no wonder that educational institutions around the world are beginning to prioritize digital development. Walter Sisulu University (WSU)…

Source: Green Energy Africa Summit |

The role of Utility, Challenges of Creditworthiness, Infrastructure, and Capacity (By Ana Hajduka)

Ahead of the Green Energy Africa Summit 2022, Africa GreenCo CEO Ana Hajduka shares her expertise on the role of the utility. Hajduka is speaking at the summit under the sub-theme “Creating Scale and Regional Marketing, How Can Power Pools and Cross Border Harmonization Support.”

Ana Hajduka, CEO, Africa GreenCo The lack of creditworthy offtakers is a key factor deterring investment in Renewable Energy (RE) in SADC region, resulting in a vicious circle of falling investment, higher cost of capital, and poor power system performance. This both slows and limits the pipeline of RE Independent…

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Africa Co-Guarantee Platform partners reaffirm commitment to catalyzing trade and investment

The partners pledged to extend direct transaction support for specific projects, including infrastructure development and optimizing balance sheets by sharing risk

Amid rising urgency for  instruments to de-risk investment across Africa, the Africa Co-Guarantee Platform’s (https://bit.ly/3UOoxc0) (CGP) six partners have affirmed commitments to better leverage guarantee and insurance products, resulting in more trade and investment across Africa.  The partners pledged to extend direct transaction support for specific projects, including infrastructure development…

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Invest in the Republic of Congo Event at African Energy Week to Showcase Hydrocarbon Market Opportunities

The Invest in Congo side event at AEW 2022 will showcase investment opportunities across the Central African country’s oil and gas industry

Representing Africa's premier energy event, the 2022 edition of the African Energy Week (AEW) (www.AECWeek.com) conference and exhibition aims to position African oil and gas-producing countries as globally attractive energy investment destinations by uniting African energy stakeholders and policymakers with global energy companies and investors to discuss investment trends and the…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

Exploration and Development of Natural Hydrogen in the Inner Basin of the Congolese Basin

Africa Oil Week Gold Sponsor SNPC shares its expertise ahead of AOW 2022

Ahead of Africa Oil Week (AOW) 2022 (www.Africa-OilWeek.com), gold sponsor SNPC shares their thoughts on exploration and development of natural hydrogen in the Congo Project Assessment of the CO2 sequestration potential in the Congolese coastal basin Context of the Project: Fight against greenhouse gases from the production of hydrocarbons/ promotion…