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    • The BEAC and CEMAC’s Monetary and Economic Harakiri (By Leoncio Amada NZE)
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The BEAC and CEMAC’s Monetary and Economic Harakiri (By Leoncio Amada NZE)

Despite potentially being an important market of approximately 59 million inhabitants and abundant natural resources, the CEMAC zone continues to be the least developed with the worst fiscal and monetary policies on the African continent

By Leoncio Amada NZE, Executive President of the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) CEMAC zone, President of APEX INDUSTRIES SA The global health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the economic foundations of the CEMAC zone in an unprecedented way due to the limited integration and economic diversification…

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    • Oil and Gas investors engage with President Bazoum of Niger in Houston, Texas
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Oil and Gas investors engage with President Bazoum of Niger in Houston, Texas

The African Energy Chamber and EnerGeo Alliance played host to the President of the Republic of Niger, H.E. Mohamed Bazoum, at an oil and gas investment summit in Houston, featuring U.S.-based energy executives

Building on years of increased engagement between Africa and the U.S., The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) and EnerGeo Alliance, the global trade alliance for the energy geoscience industry hosted the President of the Republic of Niger, H.E. Mohamed Bazoum, for an investment promotion session in Houston, serving to deepen…

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    • OPINION: Glencore’s Leadership Must be Held Accountable for Company’s Corrupt Behavior (Image Source: Fortune)
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OPINION: Glencore’s Leadership Must be Held Accountable for Company’s Corrupt Behavior (By NJ Ayuk)

Glencore International A.G. and its subsidiaries bribed officials in seven countries for more than a decade

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) After U.S. energy company Enron made global headlines in the early 2000s for accounting and corporate fraud, attention quickly shifted to the decision-makers behind the company’s actions. Ultimately, Enron executives Kenneth Lay, Jeffrey Skilling, and Andrew Fastow were convicted on federal felony…

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    • The African Energy Chamber (AEC) Welcomes the Appointment of Jude Kearney as Chair Export-Import Bank of the United States (US-Eximbank). Image source: Asafo & Co.
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The African Energy Chamber (AEC) Welcomes the Appointment of Jude Kearney as Chair Export-Import Bank of the United States (US-Eximbank)

The African Energy Chamber congratulates and welcomes the appointment of Jude Kearney as Chair of the sub-Saharan Africa Committee at US-Eximbank, recognizing that a new era of improved cooperation regarding energy investments, development and trading between Africa and the U.S. is now in sight

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org), as the voice of the African energy sector, extends its congratulations to Jude Kearney, Managing Partner for Africa’s International Law Firm, ASAFO & Co and an advisory board member of the AEC, for his appointment as Chair of the sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee for…

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African Energy Chamber Urges United States (US) to Lift South Sudan Oil Sanctions (By NJ Ayuk)

Investments in oil and gas projects have decreased, and the sanctions have dampened interest in the country’s first licensing round

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Four years have passed since the U.S. imposed sanctions on South Sudan’s oil industry. The goal had been to prevent oil money from funding the civil war that had been raging since 2013. By curtailing the ability of businesses and organizations…

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    • Verner Ayukegba, SVP, African Energy Chamber, Prof Jason Cohen – Acting Dean: CLM, Wits University
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Wits Business School Signs Agreement with the African Energy Chamber to Advance Growth in the Energy Sector

The two parties will also collaborate on energy research projects as well as on conferencing and speaking engagements

Wits Business School’s African Energy Leadership Centre (AELC) has signed a three-year agreement with the African Energy Chamber (AEC) (https://EnergyChamber.org/) with the aim of advancing the growth and development of the energy sector in Africa, as well as championing access to power for all Africans in a bid to make…

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    • Energy Chamber Strongly Endorses the Central Africa Business Energy Forum
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Energy Chamber Strongly Endorses the Central Africa Business Energy Forum

The African Energy Chamber strongly supports the Central Africa Business Energy Forum as the event moves to maximize investment towards oil and gas exploration and production in pursuit of eradicating energy poverty once and for all

In 2022, it is imperative for Africa to prioritize regional cooperation and collaboration if the continent is to realize its goal of making energy poverty history by 2030. For both producing and non-producing nations, tackling the energy crisis together will not only ensure everyone on the continent has access to…

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    • African Energy Chamber (AEC), S&P Global to Host Infrastructure Focused Webinar in September
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African Energy Chamber (AEC), S&P Global to Host Infrastructure Focused Webinar in September

The African Energy Chamber will be hosting a webinar alongside S&P Global under the theme, ‘Infrastructure Led Exploration: No silver bullet,’ on September 7

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) is proud to announce that it will be hosting a webinar in partnership with market intelligence firm, S&P Global, on September 7, with the webinar serving as a form of prelude to the continent’s premier energy event, African Energy Week (AEW), which takes place…

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Honorable Tom Alweendo Leads Namibian Delegation to Equatorial Guinea

Tom Alweendo will be accompanied by Petroleum Commissioner Maggy Shino, NAMCOR Head Immanuel Mulunga alongside other high-level executives during his official visit to Equatorial Guinea

A high-level delegation from Namibia led by Energy Minister Tom Alweendo will travel to Equatorial Guinea to hold bilateral meetings and visit oil and gas facilities. Centered around knowledge sharing and capacity building, the visit aims to improve regional cooperation, strengthen Namibian skills and workforce capacity, while ushering in a…

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The Rush towards Renewables Poises to Cripple Africa (By NJ Ayuk)

In May 2021, the International Energy Agency (IEA) issued a report calling for a halt to oil and gas exploration around the globe at the end of the year

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org). African countries are hardly alone in their refusal to accept global pressure to rush their transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources like solar, wind, and hydrogen power. In May 2021, the International Energy Agency (IEA) issued a report, “Net…