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Incentives for Digital Economy Production in Cameroon (By Achare Takor)

An Overview of Section 124b of the General Tax Code

By Achare Takor Over the last decade, information technologies (IT) have revolutionized the way people and businesses carry out their daily activities worldwide. There is abundant evidence that the upsurge of technology has been a major contributor to fundamental economic change, notably the growth in global production and the distribution…

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Finance in Common Summit Spring Meeting: public development banks call for new financing for Africa’s recovery post-Covid-19

Participants in the meeting, hosted by the African Development Bank, brainstormed on joint actions that could help boost a strong and inclusive recovery in Africa

A global coalition of public development banks today emphasized the urgency of immediate resources for Africa’s recovery post-Covid 19. Together, they committed to deepening cooperation to boost investment opportunities across the continent. Participants in the meeting, hosted by the African Development Bank, brainstormed on joint actions that could help boost…

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African Energy Chamber calls for more US-Africa Energy investments with series about unjustified risk perceptions on Africa

U.S. companies stand to play a significant role in the road to a lower-carbon future in the continent, and to continue leading some of the most important markets in the energy industry

Following President Biden's Interim National Security Strategic Guidance signalling for continued growth in partnerships with African economies, at the African Energy Chamber ("AEC") (www.EnergyChamber.org), we believe it is vital to engage U.S. companies and investors to counter the often-wrong preconceptions about investing in the continent, as Africa has some of…

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UK Parliamentary Committee recognises the African Development Bank’s effectiveness in responding to Covid-19

The report recognises the Bank’s effectiveness in responding to the pandemic and encourages the British government to work with it to ensure that momentum is not lost in 2021

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has welcomed a report published by the UK House of Commons’ International Development Committee on Britain’s support to the African Development Bank Group. The report was prepared by the Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI). The report recognises the…

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Social safety nets, community spirit help South African mother through Covid-19 crisis

About 2.6 million South Africans have lost their jobs since the pandemic hit

Around 40 km outside Cape Town, Leebah Bessick wipes sweat from her forehead as she digs a pitchfork into the earth at a neighbourhood community garden. It’s an unseasonably hot day here at Blackheath Secondary School and even a shady corner of the garden offers Bessick and the other gardeners…

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Strong Sustainability Performance sees Perseus Mining deliver US$385 million to Ivorian and Ghanaian Economies in 2020

As part of its longstanding commitment to the communities in which it operates, Perseus reported increasing community investment by 71% to around US$1.9M in CY20

Perseus Mining Limited (TSX & ASX: PRU) (www.PerseusMining.com) has released its CY20 Sustainable Development Report. The report details the company’s progress over the past 12 months in delivering on its commitment to responsible mining operations in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, including an overall economic benefit to host countries totalling about…

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How can Mauritius take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)? (By Chido Pamela Mafongoya & Veedushi Mooloo)

The AfCFTA offers an opportunity for Mauritius to promote good governance both globally and across Africa

By Chido Pamela Mafongoya & Veedushi Mooloo Mauritius, being strategically located between Asia and Africa, praise itself as having one of the continent’s most stable regulatory environment. The Mauritius Financial Centre has built a reputation as a safe, trusted and competitive financial center, which has enabled it to position itself as…

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APICORP: Middle East and North Africa (MENA) energy investments to exceed USD805 bn over next five years

MENA can emerge as a major blue and green hydrogen-exporting region thanks to low-cost gas resources and strong renewable energy progress

APICORP’s (www.APICORP.org), latest MENA energy investment outlook sees a modest USD13 bn rise in committed and planned energy investment compared to previous year’s outlook; Renewables claim a significant share of almost 40% the estimated USD250 bn in power sector investments; Committed Gas investments projected to fall by USD9.5 bn to USD75 billion after…

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African Energy Downstream Committee to drive African competitiveness, jobs, local content, energy, and maritime security

Downstream Specialist Philippe Cohen to Join Advisory Board

The African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org), has created a Downstream Committee to engage more closely with Africa’s energy marketing, storage and trading developments and trends. Further, Swiss-based downstream expert Philippe Cohen has joined the African Energy Chamber’s Advisory Board. Philippe will be mentoring and supporting the work of the African Energy…

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African Women Can Build a Better Future for All Africans with Oil and Natural Gas if Men Just Step Back (By NJ Ayuk)

Over the last 30 days President Samia Suluhu Hassan has become the most important woman in the African energy industry

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Over the last 30 days President Samia Suluhu Hassan has become the most important woman in the African energy industry. She has taken some of the most courageous steps in rebooting Tanzania’s energy sector and economy. The signing of the East…