Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo |

United States and Egypt Launch Center of Excellence for Energy at Ain Shams University

This new Center is part of a five-year, $90 million USAID initiative that also includes a Center of Excellence for Agriculture hosted at Cairo University in partnership with Cornell University

The Center of Excellence for Energy at Ain Shams University opened for business, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and in close cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The establishment of this new Center is part of…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Nj Ayuk Makes Top 100 Most Influential Africans List

Described as an “energy broker”, the listing highlights Nj Ayuk’s voice in offering remedies for the continents’ resource curse and praises his best-seller on Amazon

Nj Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org/) and CEO of the Centurion Law Group, has been named as one of the top 100 most influential Africans in 2019 by NewAfrican Magazine. Providing a rapid review of some of the major events and developments across Africa, the Most…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

2019 African Economic Conference: Work as one and listen to the youth to create jobs for Africa’s next generation, delegates urge policymakers

One of the highlights of this year’s conference was a session for young African entrepreneurs to share their work and ideas to shape the future of the continent

Africa must work as one to turn the continent’s ‘youth bulge’ into opportunities, delegates at the closing of the 2019 African Economic Conference said on Wednesday. The three-day conference in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, discussed initiatives for boosting entrepreneurship, improving the business ecosystem, access to capital and better infrastructure –…

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German Government Commits US$128 Million To Health And Education Programmes With the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat

The cooperation aims at reducing child mortality in the region and mainly targets newborns

The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany announced additional funds of US$128 million (EUR 115.8 million) today which will be supporting health and education programmes in the East African Community. The majority of the funds (US$105 million [EUR 95 million]) will be going towards the EAC’s immunization programme with…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Angola set to attract even more foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2020

Angola Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition returns to Talatona June 16-17, 2020

Africa Oil & Power supports Angola with year-long FDI campaign in 2020 to promote capital inflow into bankable projects; Angola Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition (AngolaOilAndGas2020.com) returns to Talatona June 16-17, 2020; “Angola: African Investment Capital 2020” will capitalize further on the critical reforms passed by Angola President H.E. President João…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

World food prices jump in November

Meat and vegetable oils lead Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Food Price Index upwards, while cereal prices dip amid record output even as weather weighs in Africa

World food prices rose significantly in November, reaching their highest point in more than two years, driven by jumps in the international prices of meat products and vegetable oils. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities, averaged 177.2 points over…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Non OPEC Members to Focus on the Issue of Energy Poverty

The African Energy Chamber urges African OPEC and non-OPEC members to commit to the Declaration of Cooperation and ensure compliance

Global oil producers will convene today in Vienna, Austria for the 177th OPEC Meeting. Through the meeting, the producers are aiming to determine the management of oil production in 2020. The African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org/) urges African OPEC and non-OPEC members to commit to the Declaration of Cooperation and ensure…

Clickatell
Source: Clickatell |

Makro’s Customers Now Engage and Experience Instant Customer Care by Connecting with the Retailer Directly on WhatsApp

Impressive features available in Makro’s chat offering include tracking orders, viewing current catalogues, accessing a digital store card, locating nearby stores

Makro announced today shoppers at its 22 South African outlets and busy online store will now experience instant customer care and service by directly connecting with the retailer on WhatsApp. Impressive features available in Makro’s chat offering include tracking orders, viewing current catalogues, accessing a digital store card, locating nearby…

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Soyinka, business leaders and top musical artists rally for children’s rights

BankyW, Niniola, Cobhams and business leaders debate how to advance Nigerian children’s rights

Leaders from Nigeria’s private sector and entertainment industry today joined Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka for a reading of his poem A Child Before a Mirror of Strangers, dedicated to children around the world in commemoration of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which celebrates a…

Source: UNICEF South Sudan |

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) appeals for US$180 million to respond to children’s immediate needs in South Sudan

In 2020, UNICEF is expecting an increase in number of children suffering from acute malnutrition, increasing from 860,000 in 2019 to 1.3 million in 2020

4.1 million children will need urgent assistance in South Sudan in 2020. Years of conflict have destroyed critical infrastructure hindering access to basic services such as clean water, health care and education. Gender-based violence is prevalent and unaccompanied children are at risk of exploitation and abuse. The unresolved political conflict…