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FIAT celebrates its first 125 years and smiles to the future

The celebration’s special guest is the 500e Giorgio Armani, the refined limited edition which will be distributed globally and pair Italian excellence to eco-sustainability

The “La Pista 500” at the Lingotto building in Turin hosted FIAT’s 125th anniversary "Smiling to the future” ceremony; Founded on July 11th 1899, FIAT (www.FIAT.com) is one of the longest-operating automotive brands in the world and is now set for an even brighter future. Olivier Francois, FIAT CEO, lays out…

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Esther Kimani, 2022 Youth Adapt Winner Awarded 2024 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Kimani’s winning invention is an advanced early detection system, designed to detect crop pests and diseases swiftly, which can reduce crop losses by up to 30% and increase yields by as much as 40%

Esther Kimani, a 2022 YouthADAPT winner, received the prestigious 2024 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation from the Royal Academy of Engineering on June 13 in Nairobi, Kenya. YouthADAPT is sponsored by the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) and the Global Center on Adaptation under the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) (https://apo-opa.co/3XZTJch).  Innovative…

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CORRECTION: Liberia Showcases Upstream Investment Opportunities at Invest in African Energy Reception in London

Ahead of a new licensing round, Liberia is offering incentives for early investors, coupled with extensive 2D and 3D seismic data in its Liberia and Harper basins and a working petroleum system previously established by global majors

Kicking off the Invest in African Energy (IAE) reception in London on Thursday, Marilyn Logan, Director General of the Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority (LPRA), showcased Liberia’s available oil and gas blocks and upstream investment opportunities. The reception served to connect major technical and financial partners to Africa’s energy sector ahead…

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Premier Invest Highlights Milestone Oil & Gas Financing Partnership with Shell at Invest in African Energy Reception in London

As an African-owned investment banking and advisory firm, Premier Invest is aiming to bridge Africa’s oil and gas financing gap through strategic partnerships in the sector

Rene Awambeng, Managing Partner at investment banking and advisory firm Premier Invest, outlined Africa’s current oil and gas financing gap and strategies for unlocking global capital at the Invest in African Energy reception -organized by the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) - in London on Thursday. Last month, Premier Invest signed…

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Liberia Showcases Upstream Investment Opportunities at Invest in African Energy Reception in London

Ahead of a new licensing round, Liberia is offering incentives for early investors, coupled with extensive 2D and 3D seismic data in its Liberia and Harper basins and a working petroleum system previously established by global majors

Kicking off the Invest in African Energy (IAE) reception in London on Thursday, Marilyn Logan, Director General of the Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority (LPRA), showcased Liberia’s available oil and gas blocks and upstream investment opportunities. The reception served to connect major technical and financial partners to Africa’s energy sector ahead…

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Entebbe Handling Services (ENHAS) and Dairo Air Services (DAS) operating without tenancy agreements

Once the committee reviews the necessary documents, a decision will be taken, which may include interfacing with the Chief Government Valuer

UCAA’s Finance Director, Hassan Musinguzi explained that the contention is in the new rent figure of US$15 per square metre following a valuation by the Chief Government Valuer. “When they [ENHAS and DAS] occupied in 2022, we gave draft agreements which figure they contested and at that point, we sought…

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Strathmore University, International Trade Centre open digital trade hub for small businesses in Kenya

The Hubs will provide small businesses with e-commerce training materials and resources, as well as in-person coaching and training sessions, so they can overcome challenges to selling online

Strathmore University Business School and the International Trade Centre (ITC) partner to open a Small Business Development Centre Digital Trade Hub in Kenya to provide small businesses with the e-commerce skills, tools and knowledge they need to expand their market reach and opportunities. This partnership is designed to foster economic…

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Africa Energy Partners Joins African Energy Week (AEW) 2024 as Partner Amid Surge in African Block Opportunities

Taking place November 4-8 in Cape Town, the conference will showcase available acreage and block opportunities in Africa’s oil and gas industry

Africa’s upstream market continues to attract a slate of new investment as companies capitalize on emerging block opportunities across the continent. Play-opening discoveries in emerging markets and new finds in mature basins showcase the level of prospectivity across the continent’s oil and gas industry and a strong line up of…

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Pensana Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to Share Rare Earth Exploration, Mining Ventures at Critical Minerals Africa (CMA) 2024

This year’s Critical Minerals Africa Summit will host Tim George, CEO of Pensana, to speak on developing the continent’s rare earth sector.

Tim George, CEO of UK-based global mining firm Pensana, will speak at the upcoming Critical Minerals Africa (CMA) Summit in Cape Town – Africa’s premier gathering for critical mineral stakeholders. As one of Africa’s leading investors in the development of rare earth elements (REEs), Pensana’s participation will be crucial in…

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Famed Nigerian Businessman Alhaji Aliko Dangote Pays Courtesy Visit to President Boakai; Rekindles Hope for Strengthened Economic Diplomacy for Liberia

This strategic engagement not only underscores Aliko Dangote's influential role in boosting cross-border business cooperation

Africa’s renowned business tycoon and leader, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, recently paid a courtesy visit to His Excellency Joseph N. Boakai, Sr., during the President’s recent visit to Nigeria to attend the ECOWAS Heads of State Summit. Held in Lagos, Nigeria, the visit served as a pivotal platform for discussions on…