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Driving Regional Energy Growth in Central Africa: African Energy Week in Cape Town Emphasizes Market-Driven Policies, Local Content Development, and an Enabling Environment

The CEMAC region remains one of the most challenging business environments in Africa, with red tape and burdensome regulations creating significant barriers to entry

Through a series of high-level meetings with industry leaders and international oil companies in Leoncio Amada NZE, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Executive President for the CEMAC region, is driving a strong narrative on the role of regulation and an enabling environment in accelerating investment in Equatorial Guinea. By promoting African…

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Coronavirus – Africa: COVID-19 Vaccine shipments to Africa ramp up

Nearly 4 million doses from COVAX arrived in Africa last week, compared with just 245 000 doses from the facility throughout the month of June

COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Africa are rapidly ramping up from multiple sources after a near-halt to deliveries in recent months. Nearly 4 million doses from COVAX arrived in Africa last week, compared with just 245 000 doses from the facility throughout the month of June. COVAX aims to ship 520 million doses to Africa…

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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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World Bank Financing for COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Exceeds $4 Billion for 50 Countries

The World Bank Group has approved more than $150 billion to fight the health, economic, and social impacts of the pandemic

The World Bank announced today that it is providing over $4 billion for the purchase and deployment of COVID-19 vaccines for 51 developing countries, half of which are in Africa. More than half of the financing comes from the International Development Association (IDA), the Bank’s fund for the world’s poorest…

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The Republic of Congo to Launch Gas Master Plan at African Energy Week 2021

With a focus on natural gas monetization and development, Congo’s Gas Master Plan presents lucrative investment opportunities for global stakeholders

The Ministry of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Congo will launch the country’s comprehensive Gas Master Plan (GMP) at the highly anticipated African Energy Week (AEW) 2021. Comprising a framework that aims to incentivize the development of and investment in the Congo’s natural gas sector for the benefit of the…

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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
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    • 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
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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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African Union Commission, AfCFTA and former heads of state from Nigeria and Malawi amongst first government leaders confirmed for Africa Oil Week 2021

Africa Oil Week is known for gathering vast numbers of African and international energy ministers

Hyve Group Plc, organisers of Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) have released the first line-up of Ministers who will be attending the 2021 event due to take place in Dubai 8-11 November. The initial line-up consists of two former African Presidents, Commissioner for the African Union Commission, Secretary General for AfCFTA and…

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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;…