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Energy Exec Says New Book Billions at Play, Provides Solutions for African Energy Self-Sufficiency

Natural gas can help Africa bring power to the people. It just has to be harnessed appropriately and not wasted or exported. That is the premise of Chapter 5 of Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy, the new book by leading African energy attorney, NJ Ayuk. And it…

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US Firm Pioneer Energy Exec says “Billions at Play” gives a roadmap for attracting US Investment to Africa

Africa is one of the few investment frontiers left where large margins can still be realized

Leading African energy attorney NJ Ayuk is confident that a more equitable and prosperous Africa is within reach. He outlines the avenues individuals, companies and governments can pursue to realize that future in his new book, Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy and Doing Deals. Among other things,…

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Former CEO of Efora Energy Limited (formerly SacOil), Dr Thabo Kgogo Agrees with Author: Africa Must Unbundle its Utilities

According to Kgogo, the answer to Africa’s utility woes can be found in Ayuk’s book, Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy

Across Africa, state-run utility companies don’t just fail to provide reliable power to their customers—most of them snatch economic power from the people, with inadequate electricity supply costing GDP growth. But energy attorney NJ Ayuk has a solution. And his solution has been endorsed by Dr. Thabo Kgogo who has…

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Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Secretary General Barkindo Writes Inspiring Foreword On African Energy Book By Nj Ayuk

OPEC is the subject of Chapter 3 in Ayuk’s book, Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy, which will be published this October

As OPEC intensifies its engagement with Africa, Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo said there’s no better time for the analysis of OPEC membership benefits put forth in the newest book by leading African energy attorney, NJ Ayuk. “It is most fitting at this time that Mr. Ayuk describes how important…

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Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7): Digital Agriculture next frontier for economic development in Africa

“There’s risk, yes, but there are juicy returns, now is the time for all of us to run in that direction.” - Jennifer Blanke

Prioritizing the digital space will help shift the development focus for Africa’s agribusiness sector and overcome its many hurdles, participants at an official side event, organized Wednesday during the 7th Tokyo International Conference, heard. The seminar headlined “The Digital Africa 2020 and Japanese investment Panel: Creating markets to digitize Africa,…

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Ayuk Receives Praise for His Chapter on the U.S. and Africa in ‘Billions at Play’

Ayuk has devoted Chapter 17 of Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy to the U.S. and Africa, along with America’s potential to bolster Africa’s journey to a brighter future

The latest book by leading African energy attorney NJ Ayuk describes the steps he’d like Africans to take to realize the full potential of the continent’s vast petroleum resources. Part of that process, Ayuk writes, should be continued efforts to keep American oil and gas companies in Africa. Ayuk has…

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NJ Ayuk in Billions at Play Explains How Energy Underpins the African Dream

The energy sector, in particular, holds great potential to revitalize African economies and empower the growth and development

African economies are undergoing a transformative period. The energy sector, in particular, holds great potential to revitalize African economies and empower the growth and development. This, is a subject NJ Ayuk dives into in great detail in his sophomore book, Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy and Doing…

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Bangladesh High Commissioner meets Nigerian Vice President

During the meeting, held in a very cordial atmosphere, High Commissioner Ahsan congratulated the Nigerian dignitary for his re-election as the Vice President of Nigeria

Mr. Md. Shameem Ahsan,ndc, High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Nigeria made a courtesy call on Mr. YemiOsinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria on Friday, 23 August 2019 at his office in the State House, Abuja. During the meeting, held in a very cordial atmosphere, High Commissioner Ahsan congratulated the Nigerian dignitary for…

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Merck Foundation in partnership with the First Lady of Malawi launches a children story to teach children and youth family values of love and respect- The Story of Limbani and Takondwa

The story will empower boys to develop true respect for women and know few facts about Infertility prevention and how it affects both men and women equally

Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany in partnership with The First Lady of Malawi, H.E. PROF. GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA together with Ministry of Education and Ministry of Information launched an inspiring children story of Limbani and Takondwa for children to strengthen family values of love and respect since…

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General Communication: To members of the Advisory Committee of the (Peace, Security and Cooperation) PSC-Framework, (International Conference of the Great Lakes Region) ICGLR Fora and non-governmental organizations

Initiative to publish a commemorative book to mark the 20th Anniversary of Resolution 1325 (2000)

The Office of the Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, wishes to bring your attention to the following: The African Union and the United Nations Office to the African Union have launched a joint initiative to publish a commemorative book to mark the 20th Anniversary of Resolution 1325 (2000).…