African Energy Chamber
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    • H.E. Mahamane Sani Mahamadou, Minister of Petroleum for the Republic of Niger, met with H.E. Mohamed Arkab, Minister of Energy and Mines, Algeria, and H.E. Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria as well as the Director Generals of national oil companies (NOCs) of the three African countries
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Source: African Energy Chamber |

Niger, Algeria and Nigeria Reach Milestone for Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline Project

The Minister of Petroleum of the Republic of Niger is proud to announce a new development towards making the Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline a reality

The Ministry of Petroleum of the Republic of Niger is proud to announce that the country has reached a new milestone in further opening the domestic and regional gas market through a development in the construction of the multi-billion Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline (TSGP) alongside Algeria and Nigeria. H.E. Mahamane Sani…

Source: Amnesty International |

Algeria: Authorities must release defence lawyers and stop assault on right to fair trial

Arslane is being tried over charges stemming from his defence of political activists while lawyers Abdelkader Chohra and Yassine Khlifi are being tried for protesting the suspicious death in custody of an activist

Algerian authorities must immediately release and drop all charges against three defence lawyers arrested and prosecuted for defending their clients and exercising their right to freedom of expression, said Amnesty International today. Abderraouf Arslane’s trial opens on 14 June, more than a year after he was arrested. Arslane is being…

Source: Amnesty International |

Algeria: Release members of Ahmadi religious minority

The authorities must also drop all charges against 21 other members of the group who are currently released pending investigation

Algerian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release, and drop all charges against, three members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light, who were arrested earlier this week solely for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of religion, said Amnesty International today. The authorities must also drop all charges against…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Algeria |

U.S. Ambassador to Algeria Visits Oran

Aubin visited the new location of the American Corner Oran, which has operated inside the University of Oran 1 since 2008

United States Ambassador to Algeria Elizabeth Moore Aubin visited Oran May 30 through June 1 to promote joint partnerships between U.S. companies and Algeria and to highlight the importance of English language in higher education.   During her first visit to Algeria’s western coast, Ambassador Aubin visited Helios, a joint venture…

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    • Qatar: Assistant Foreign Minister for Regional Affairs Meets Several Arab Ambassadors to the State
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Qatar: Assistant Foreign Minister for Regional Affairs Meets Several Arab Ambassadors to the State

The meeting dealt with reviewing bilateral cooperation

Assistant Foreign Minister for Regional Affairs Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulaziz bin Saleh Al Khulaifi met separately today with HE Ambassador of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria Dr. Mustafa Boutoura, HE Ambassador of the Republic of Djibouti Tayeb Robla, HE Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia Abdul Razak Farah…

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    • Minister of Foreign Affairs Discusses with His Saudi, Egyptian and Algerian Counterparts the vote to suspend Membership of Russia in the Human Rights Council
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Minister of Foreign Affairs Discusses with His Saudi, Egyptian and Algerian Counterparts the vote to suspend Membership of Russia in the Human Rights Council

During the call, they discussed the coordination over the position regarding the voting on the draft resolution to suspend Russia’s membership in the Human Rights Council

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Fuad Hussein, made a phone call with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal bin Farhan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic…

Source: Amnesty International |

Algeria: Lift Arbitrary Travel Bans on Diaspora Activists

Allow those Barred from Leaving to Return to Canada

Algerian authorities have imposed arbitrary travel bans on at least three activists from the Algerian diaspora, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. Although one of the three was finally permitted to leave on 5 May 2022 after being blocked for three months, the authorities should immediately lift the…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

The Wild Dozen: Prized as ingredients, vulnerable wild plants face surging demand

A new FAO report raises awareness about the need for their sustainable use

You may not realize it, but numerous products made with vulnerable wild plants are probably scattered around your home. A wander through the kitchen may reveal Brazil nuts in your cupboard, gum arabic in your soda and liquorice in your herbal tea. Your bathroom may have lotions containing shea butter…

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    • Algerian Prime Minister Meets Ambassador of the State of Qatar
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Algerian Prime Minister Meets Ambassador of the State of Qatar

During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries were reviewed

HE Prime Minister of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Ayman bin Abdulrahman, met on Thursday with HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Algeria Abdulaziz Ali Al-Naama. During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries were reviewed.

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    • BUTEC Group completes the takeover of ENGIE’s 17 Energy Services companies in Africa
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BUTEC Group completes the takeover of ENGIE’s 17 Energy Services companies in Africa

This transaction will allow BUTEC Group to capitalize on 2000 collaborators and highly skilled executives

BUTEC (www.BUTEC.com) based in UAE, a leading contracting group in the MENA and GCC regions, has recently completed the takeover of 17 Energy Services companies in Africa previously owned by the energy global player, ENGIE Group. The acquisition process was completed on the 31st of March 2022, following the initial…