Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

African Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to attract $103 Billion in 2019

Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa, Mozambique, Senegal and Mauritania lead investment across supply and demand driven projects

Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1 percent of proven global gas reserves (http://bit.ly/2KKgTgQ) and is expected to contribute nearly 10 percent of global production growth through to 2024 (http://bit.ly/30murnZ). On the demand side, Africa’s large, urbanized and industrialized societies of the…

AGCO Agriculture Foundation
Source: AGCO Agriculture Foundation |

Inaugural AGCO Agriculture Foundation Award presented for innovative solution to rural community unemployment in South Africa

The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF) Award goes to the Bahle Zondo Foundation (BZF) for its innovative solutions in addressing rural unemployment

The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF) (http://bit.ly/2P5N4LW), a private entity with the strong commitment to providing a holistic approach to the global prevention and relief of hunger through impactful initiatives and sustainable agricultural development, today announced the Bahle Zondo Foundation in South Africa as the first organization globally to receive the…

Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Source: Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry |

Prominent business leaders join Dubai Chamber’s Global Business Forum (GBF) Mentorship Programme

Announcement comes ahead of the 5th Global Business Forum on Africa, taking place on November 18th-19th 2019 in Dubai

Business leaders from the UAE and Africa to mentor high-potential startups as they build their businesses and target new market opportunities; announcement comes ahead of the 5th Global Business Forum on Africa, taking place on November 18th-19th 2019 in Dubai; first-of-its-kind mentorship programme aims to foster cross-border cooperation between UAE…

Source: Embassy of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt |

Ambassador of Belarus Sergei Rachkov met with Egyptian businessmen

The Ambassador of Belarus also got acquainted with a number of industrial, cultural and educational facilities of the city

On August 13-14, 2019 the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus Sergei Rachkov as a part of his visit to the so-called “Golden Triangle” in Al-Quseir met with the city leadership and representatives of mining companies. During the meetings prospects for the development of the region and…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Coperation |

UAE Embassy hosts roundtable meeting on tolerance in Ethiopia

Alamash presented a donation of ETB783,000 from the UAE to major churches in Ethiopia to support their development activities

The UAE Embassy in Addis Ababa hosted a roundtable meeting on tolerance, as part of its activities for the Year of Tolerance 2019. The meeting was attended by Suood Ibrahim Alamash, Acting Chargé d'Affaires at the Embassy, Cardinal Burhan Yossus Surafil, Archbishop of the Catholic Church, Father Samuel, Chairman of…

Source: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) |

Wood-saving cookstoves are helping Zambia cut forest loss

Kikwanda and Walubita are among beneficiaries from more than 5,000 households in Central, Western and North-western Zambia who are now using the stoves

A UNDP-GEF partnership is promoting energy-saving stoves in rural communities in support of the government’s efforts to cut forest loss, clean up cooking, save lives and curb climate change. It’s half past midday in Kawama Village in Northwestern Zambia and Mildred Kikwanda is busy preparing ‘Nshima’ – the staple maize…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

German Expertise is Behind West Africa’s First LNG Storage and Regasification Plant

The Akonikien plant will be receiving LNG and distribute it to various industries on the mainland, such as power and cement

German companies ESC Engineers and Noordtec worked closely with Equatoguinean contractor Elite Construcciones on the design, development and construction of the Akonikien LNG project in Equatorial Guinea. The 14,000 cubic metres storage and regasification plant was inaugurated this week by H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons,…

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With Brand New Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal and a Gas Mega Hub, Equatorial Guinea Drives the African Game

The Akonikien project is an example of a cost-efficient and clean energy solution to the energy needs of mainland Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea made yet another step closer to becoming a gas hub for Africa today as it inaugurated the first LNG storage and regasification plant to be built on the West African coast. While West Africa is a major global exporter of gas from Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea, no import…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Angola’s Path Forward for Security and Economic Development: Weapons Management and Humanitarian Demining

The United States is helping the Angolan National Police (ANP) to improve the physical infrastructure of their weapon storage facilities and train police to manage the stockpiles

Angola greatly benefitted from the 2002 peace agreement ending its 27-year civil war, but the remaining poor security of government stockpiles of weapons and ammunition could still threaten its people. After the civil war, the military and police were left not only with a massive surplus of small arms and…

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President Lourenço of Angola to attend Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) 2019 in Malabo to push for partnerships on Angola’s gas monetization

President’s Lourenço active participation in this year’s summit reflects the growing importance of the natural gas sector to his administration’s long-term plan

In a major development for the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), President João Lourenço of Angola will attend and address the fifth annual summit, hosted by Equatorial Guinea as part of its “Year of Energy.” Angola joined the GECF as an observing member in November 2018. President’s Lourenço active participation…