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Citigroup Head of Investment Banking Miguel Azevedo Confirms Attendance at AOG (Angola Oil and Gas) 2021 in Luanda, Angola

The importance of prioritizing the monetization of gas to accelerate electrification initiatives as a critical asset in driving economic growth in a post-COVID-19 era

As a confirmed participant, Miguel Azevedo will shape discussions on the investment potential of Angola's energy industry from oil and gas exploration to petrochemicals and renewables; the importance of prioritizing the monetization of gas to accelerate electrification initiatives as a critical asset in driving economic growth in a post-COVID-19 era.…

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COVID-19 pandemic leads to major backsliding on childhood vaccinations, new WHO, UNICEF data shows

23 million children missed out on basic childhood vaccines through routine health services in 2020, the highest number since 2009 and 3.7 million more than in 2019

23 million children missed out on basic vaccines through routine immunization services in 2020 – 3.7 million more than in 2019 - according to official data published today by WHO and UNICEF. This latest set of comprehensive worldwide childhood immunization figures, the first official figures to reflect global service disruptions…

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Angola’s Onshore Bid Round Attracts Global Interest With Multiple Bids

All 9 onshore blocks received bids totalling over USD 1 billion in investment opportunities

Angola’s oil and gas regulator, the National Oil, Gas and Biofuel's Agency (ANPG) achieved an important milestone earlier this week, when it opened bids for its 2020 onshore licensing round. All of the nine oil and gas onshore blocks in the Lower Congo and Kwanza basins received bids from a…

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Angola's oil and gas industry continues to provide huge opportunities for investors, despite energy transition (By Verner Ayukegba)

Over the past three decades, Angola has proven to be a tier one destination for major oil and gas producers

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice President at the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Over the past three decades, Angola has proven to be a tier one destination for major oil and gas producers. It is for that reason, that the country is host to all major International Oil Companies. As the…

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Energy Capital & Power Launches Campaign to Promote Angola’s Petroleum Sector: Row of Initiatives Shines Spotlight on Investment Attraction

The continent’s leading investment platform for the energy sector is doubling down on its role as the official promoter of Angolan oil and gas development by putting the country under the spotlight for investors across the globe

An in-depth investor report and a high-level documentary will present investors with the opportunities present in the Angolan oil and gas sector; AOG 2021 will build on the great success of the 2019 conference to bring together the elite of the Angolan oil industry to foster debates, networking and deal-making;…

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    • Gazprom EP International Vladimir Ilyanin to Promote Upstream Oil and Gas at African Energy Week 2021 in Cape Town
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Gazprom EP International Vladimir Ilyanin to Promote Upstream Oil and Gas at African Energy Week 2021 in Cape Town

By opening a dialogue on African upstream activities, Ilyanin will emphasize the role of both oil and gas in Africa’s energy future

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) is proud to announce African Energy Week (AEW) 2021’s newest speaker confirmation, Vladimir Ilyanin, Deputy Managing Director of International Business Development and Strategy, Gazprom EP International B.V. Representing a key figure in expanding international stakeholder participation in African upstream opportunities, Ilyanin will drive  dialogue…

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    • Senator. Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother with African First Ladies during the Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary in 2017 at Cairo, Egypt
    • Senator. Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother with African First Ladies
    • Senator. Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother with The President of Senegal and African First Ladies
    • Senator. Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother with African First Ladies during the Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
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We Will Be Part of Africa’s History; This is Our Legacy-Senator Rasha Kelej on the Merck Foundation Africa Nexus

Emphasizes the huge success of 8th edition of Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary which held for the first time online

We have met Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) known as Mama Africa and asked her about her vision for Africa.  She emphasized, “We are committed to making history with the transformation of the public healthcare sector in Africa. In sight are training of an army of…

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Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Secretary General to Attend African Energy Week 2021

With commitment by industry leaders and top executives, African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 is set to be a landmark energy event

H.E. Yury Sentyurin, the third Secretary General of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), has confirmed his attendance at the first-ever African Energy Week (AEW) 2021. His presence at and commitment towards this transformative event ushers in a new wave of industry support and further reaffirms the value and success…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 20 June 2021, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,190,181), deaths (137,350) and recoveries (4,611,132) by region: Central (187,195 cases; 2,944 deaths; 167,610 recoveries): Burundi (5,121; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (11,037; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,946; 174; 4,768), Congo (12,298; 161; 11,330), DRC (37,809; 879; 27,938), Equatorial Guinea (8,698;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 19 June 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,160,473), deaths (136,810) and recoveries (4,590,617) by region: Central (186,334 cases; 2,931 deaths; 167,582 recoveries): Burundi (5,121; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (11,032; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,945; 174; 4,768), Congo (12,298; 161; 11,330), DRC (36,956; 866; 27,911), Equatorial Guinea (8,698;…