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The African Energy Chamber Applauds Angola’s Move To Join The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)

The African Energy Chamber congratulates Angola on becoming the sixth African country to join the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), after Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea

The GECF (www.GECF.org) has been at the forefront of promoting the use of natural gas as an affordable and sustainable fuel of choice for sustainable development. African countries rallying around the drive of Equatorial Guinea’s Mines and Hydrocarbon Minister, Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima’s drive to monetize gas and engage with…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Africa Investment Forum 2018: African Development Bank achieves significant progress with energy projects across Africa

Noteworthy gains were realized in the energy sector as various expressions and letters of interest were signed for projects in Ethiopia, Ghana, Angola and Cameroon

The just-concluded Africa Investment Forum (AfricaInvestmentForum.com) successfully convened key stakeholders, and provided an unprecedented platform for effective dialogue to drive investments into the continent. Running on the margins of the Forum, the Africa Energy Market Place (AEMP) (https://bit.ly/2PXQEa3) progressed with country-specific discussions that began at the inaugural AEMP in July 2018…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank launches Africa Energy Portal

The African Development Bank has launched the Africa Energy Portal (AEP) at the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg

 “Building a Knowledge Base to De-Risk the Energy Sector in Africa,” brought together investors, policy makers and government officials for a presentation of the new initiative on Friday 9 November, the final day of the Forum. The AEP portal, hosted at http://Africa-Energy-Portal.org, will consolidate, validate, and disseminate energy data and…

Solarplaza
Source: Solarplaza |

Electrifying the Deserts of Africa

This new two-day event will be hosted in Dakar, Senegal on 13-14 March 2019

During last week’s Unlocking Solar Capital Africa conference, Solarplaza (www.Solarplaza.com) unveiled ‘The Solar Future: Deserts of Africa’, a new platform aimed at exploring the opportunities that accompany solar PV development in Africa’s deserts. This new two-day event will be hosted in Dakar, Senegal on 13-14 March 2019. “At Solarplaza, we…

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Africa Oil Week 2018 successfully closes with a promising outlook for the Africa oil and gas industry

Delegates from around the world exchanged thoughts and the latest insights taking place in Africa and the future of the Oil and Gas industry

Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) – the leading event dedicated to the African Oil and Gas industry successfully wrapped up after a content-packed conference and exhibition. The leading business and intelligence business platform spread across 5 days saw over 1,500 delegates. Delegates from around the world exchanged thoughts and the latest insights…

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The Trade and Development Bank and USAID Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Power Africa

The memorandum was signed at African Development Bank’s inaugural Africa Investment Forum

The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) (www.TBDGroup.org) and USAID’s Power Africa initiative (https://www.USAID.gov/PowerAfrica) have today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will finance power projects in 22 African countries. The memorandum was signed at African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) inaugural Africa Investment Forum, where emphasis on…

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National Energy Services Reunited Corp. reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

Revenue on a combined basis grew by over 10% from the prior quarter and by more than 20% compared to the prior year quarter

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. ("NESR") (NASDAQ: NESR; NASDAQ: NESRW), a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa ("MENA") and Asia Pacific region, today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. Operating and Financial Highlights Revenue on a combined basis…

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Africa Oil Week 2018 explores the financial opportunities in the African oil and gas market

Africa Oil Week looked to the future of the energy sector through a topical session entitled Energy Transition Outlook to 2050

Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) – the leading event dedicated to the African oil and gas industry hosted a live broadcast by CNBC Africa focusing on the Global Funding Strategies and M&A for the African Upstream exploring how the key stakeholders tap into large pools of global capital to finance the…

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Republic of Congo Greenwashing Efforts Exposed at Africa Oil Week

The Republic of Congo's Environment Minister was applauded only a week ago by the FAO and UN Environment at the launch of a new International Tropical Peatland Center in Jakarta

Greenpeace Africa (www.Greenpeace.org) blew the whistle today on the Republic of Congo's most recent greenwashing campaign by exposing its plans to tender three oil blocks in the heart of newly-discovered peatlands that Environment Minister Arlette Soudan-Nonault has vowed to protect. Four peatland oil blocks are already under allocation, awaiting development. Tendering…

Aiteo Group
Source: Aiteo Group |

Nigeria’s Antigraft Agency, The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), removes Benedict Peters From ‘Wanted’ List

Benedict Peters has recorded successful outcomes in three other cases, including one overturning the forfeiture of his properties

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has conformed with the order of Nigeria’s High Court, directing the removal of the name of the Executive Vice Chairman of Aiteo Group (http://www.AiteoGroup.com), Benedict Peters, from its list of wanted persons.  This action confirms EFCC’s compliance with the judgment handed down in…