African Energy Week (AEW)
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Vitol Group’s Steve Brann to Shape LNG Discussions at African Energy Week (AEW) 2022

Steve Brann of Vitol Group will be coming to AEW 2022 to share insights on how Africa can boost LNG production, transportation and trade

Steve Brann, Long Term Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Origination at Vitol Group, will be attending and participating at the African Energy Week (AEW) 2022 (AECWeek.com) conference, Africa’s premier event for the oil and gas sector, which takes place from 18 – 21 October 2022, in Cape Town. Vitol Group represents…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Social protection focal points in FAO shared experiences during a regional training and strategic planning meeting in Nairobi

This meeting convened by the FAO Regional Office for Africa, brought together FAO Social Protection Focal Points from 35 countries in Africa

A three-day workshop bringing together people from 35 African countries has charted the way forward for social protection initiatives in Africa and established a network of focal points to enhance social protection work of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in agri-food systems and Africa’s agricultural transformation. “The workshop has…

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African Energy Chamber Launches Q2, 2022 Outlook, the State of African Energy

Following the Q1 outlook, the Q2 report provides insight into the challenges, opportunities and overall state of Africa’s energy sector

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) has released its Q2, 2022 outlook, the State of African Energy, providing detailed insight into current and emerging trends, challenges and opportunities, and how the African energy sector is bouncing back following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the Q1 edition, the Q2…

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Vertiv Strengthens EMEA Leadership Team with New Promotions

Ana Maria Ciurea, Peter Lambrecht and Rastislav Jasenovsky expand their roles to drive further growth across the region

Vertiv (NYSE: VRT) (https://bit.ly/3Aq3rZH), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, today announced changes to its Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) senior leadership team. The reshape of the team includes the appointment of Ana Maria Ciurea (https://bit.ly/3aaN20I) as VP commercial operations, Peter Lambrecht (https://bit.ly/3NHV5zE) as VP…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

South Africa: Abandoned Coal Mines Risk Safety, Rights

Ensure That Companies Clean Up Toxic Legacy

The South African government’s failure to ensure that abandoned coal mines are rehabilitated puts communities at risk of injury and death and risks polluting resident’s water sources, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 45-page report, “The Forever Mines: Perpetual Rights Risks from Unrehabilitated Coal Mines in Mpumalanga, South…

Source: United Nations In Egypt |

UN-Habitat, ESCWA highlight the importance of data collection and monitoring in improving the resilience of Arab cities

UN-habitat is currently leading the drive for VLRs in the Arab region in partnership with ESCWA, UCLG-MEWA, and ATO

Experts in urban development stressed the importance of data collection and monitoring, including Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs), in improving local governance, identifying development opportunities, and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) localization, during a session organized by UN-Habitat in cooperation with United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), Middle…

Source: Presidency of the Republic of Kenya |

Kenya: President Kenyatta Assures of Conducive Investment Environment

The President’s remarks were contained in a speech delivered on his behalf by the Head of Public Service Dr. Joseph Kinyua on Monday during the official launch of the Nairobi International Financial Centre

President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured of the Government’s commitment to providing a conducive environment for investment, saying significant strides have already been made towards making the country a dynamic and vibrant economy in East and Central Africa. The President pointed out that the Government’s focus on key reforms across the…

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Libya: new suspected mass graves found in Tarhuna, says UN human rights probe

The report gathered testimonies and found evidence of “widespread and systematic perpetration of enforced disappearances

New suspected mass graves have been uncovered in Tarhuna, Libya, a Human Rights Council probe reported on Monday, highlighting continuing extreme rights abuses in the country that have affected children and adults alike. Speaking in Geneva, Mohamed Auajjar, chair of the Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya, told journalists that a…

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Saudi Exports Hosts 80 Egyptian and Nigerian Importers

The meeting brought together Egyptian and Nigerian importers from the construction, food, and medical sectors and Saudi exporting companies under the "Saudi Made" logo

The Saudi Export Development Authority (Saudi Exports) (www.SaudiExports.gov.sa/en) hosted trade missions from Egypt and Nigeria in Riyadh from June 27 to 28,  2022,  under the auspices of the Deputy Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Eng. Osama Bin Abdulaziz Al-Zamil.The meeting brought together  Egyptian and Nigerian importers from the construction,…

Source: FIFA |

New Zealand to Host First Ever FIFA Women’s World Cup Play-Off Tournament

The tournament, which will be hosted in New Zealand from 17-23 February 2023, will involve 10 teams competing for the final three qualifying spots before the FIFA Women’s World Cup

Inaugural tournament to be played in Hamilton and Auckland from 17 to 23 February 2023; 10 teams to compete for final three slots for FIFA (www.FIFA.com) Women’s World Cup 2023™; Play-Off Tournament a key test event in preparation for 2023 Waikato Stadium in Hamilton/Kirikiriroa and North Harbour Stadium in Auckland/Tāmaki…