African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

OUT NOW! 2ND edition of “Billions at play” outlining the road to recovery for the African Oil and Gas Sector, post Covid-19

The book offers pragmatic answers and solutions to the historic challenges that the industry has faced throughout 2020

As we step into the second year of the pandemic, the question at hand, globally is, how are we going to recover from the Covid-19? In the 2nd edition of “Billions at play: The future of African Energy and Doing Deals”, NJ Ayuk, provides some insight on how leaders and…

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
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Source: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) |

Coronavirus - Nigeria: COVID-19 update (20 January 2021)

1386 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria; Lagos-476 Rivers-163 FCT-116 Kaduna-114 Oyo-68 Plateau-62 Ogun-56 Imo-55 Osun-55 Edo-51 Anambra-50 Kwara-44 Kano-17 Ebonyi-14 Cross River-10 Delta-10 Jigawa-8 Bayelsa-6 Ekiti-6 Borno-2 Taraba-2 Zamfara-1

Source: Save the Children |

Save the Children welcomes decline in violations against children in South Sudan

In analysing the findings from the Second and Third CAAC Reports, Save the Children found that the number of child victims in South Sudan has steadily declined each year

Save the Children welcomes the decline in the number of grave violations against children in South Sudan such as killing and maiming, sexual abuse and recruitment. While children in the country are still being harmed at unacceptable levels, the number of violations has significantly declined over the past five years,…

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation approves US$10 million Line of Trade Finance Facility for Uzbekistan based Private Joint Stock Commercial Bank ‘Orient Finans’

This financing will support private sector and SME development in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has signed a US$10 million Line of Trade Finance Agreement with PJSCB Orient Finans to support private sector and SME development in Uzbekistan. Commenting on the Line of Trade Finance Facility, Eng. Hani…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Africa needs timely access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines

All the 54 countries on the continent have expressed interest in the COVAX Facility

While the development and approval of safe and effective vaccines less than a year after the emergence of COVID-19 is a stunning achievement, Africa is in danger of being left behind as countries in other regions strike bilateral deals, driving up prices. As of early this week 40 million COVID-19…