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‘Africa will decide its energy future’ – Obasanjo

Obasanjo says African countries cannot be beholden to the unrealistic ideals of the Global North for an exclusively renewables-driven economy

In the midst of a global oil-and-gas crisis, Africa must take charge of its own energy destiny, and use its rich resource assets for the benefit of its own people. This is the call from former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo. His comments come as the world scrambles to find new…

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International Energy Companies in Angola, Nigeria Illustrate Importance of Creating Enabling Environments (By NJ Ayuk)

IOCs play an important role in supporting economic growth, job creation, capacity building, and knowledge sharing

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber. Last fall, I wrote (https://bit.ly/3zPqScP) about the importance of African governments doing everything they could to encourage international oil companies (IOCs) to continue operating in their countries. IOCs play an important role in supporting economic growth, job creation, capacity building, and knowledge…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Adopt cheaper, clean energy sources - Members of Parliament

Members of Parliament urged government to adopt sustainable renewable sources of energy which are environmentally friendly, efficient and less costly

Parliament has questioned government’s continued investment in thermal energy as opposed to other cheaper and clean sources of energy. During the Tuesday, 09 August 2022 plenary sitting, Members of Parliament urged government to adopt sustainable renewable sources of energy which are environmentally friendly, efficient and less costly as compared to…

Source: Mundo-Power |

Mundo-Power LTD from Winkler Manitoba announces our Hybrid Power Solutions in conjunction with Canada Africa Chamber of Commerce

No community needs to be without power

Mundo Power LTD (Mundo-Power.com) is pleased to officially announce our Hybrid Power Solutions for the African Communities and businesses looking for robust renewable energy solutions. David Brown, V.P. International Business Development at Mundo Power LTD said, "Many customers have already benefited from deploying Mundo complete turnkey system: small wind turbines,…

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    • African Energy Chamber (AEC) to host Just Energy Transition Concert with Amapiano and Afrobeats superstars on October 17 at the Cabo Beach Club in Cape Town
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African Energy Chamber (AEC) to host Just Energy Transition Concert with Amapiano and Afrobeats superstars on October 17 at the Cabo Beach Club in Cape Town

Taking place on October 17, 2022, ahead of the continent’s premier energy event, the Just Energy Transition Concert celebrates culture and music, while advancing the central goal of making energy poverty history in Africa by 2030

African Energy Week (AEW) (www.AECWeek.com) 2022 – taking place from October 18-21 this year in Cape Town – represents the continent’s premier event for the oil, gas and renewable energy industries. With a mandate to make energy poverty history by 2030, and taking place under the theme, “Exploring and Investing…

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Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Delegation to Drive Ghana’s Oil, Natural Gas and Electrification Opportunities at African Energy Week 2022 in Cape Town South Africa

Following a successful 2021 edition, Hon. Freddie Blay, Board Chairman at GNPC, will return to AEW 2022 to shape critical discussions around boosting Ghana’s and Africa’s oil and gas markets for energy security

Hon. Freddie Blay, Board Chairman of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), has confirmed his participation at the upcoming African Energy Week (AEW) (www.AECWeek.com)  conference and exhibition, Africa’s premier event for the oil and gas sector, which will take place from October 18-21 this year in Cape Town. As the…

Source: Western Cape Government Department of the Premier |

South Africa: Premier Alan Winde and MEC Mireille Wenger launch new Solar Photovoltaic qualification

Premier Winde and Finance and Economic Opportunities Minister Mireille Wenger help launch exciting new Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) qualification through Premier’s Council on Skills

The current bout of load shedding is yet another infuriating reminder of the urgency required to decisively tackle South Africa’s energy crisis. It is an appropriate time too for the Premier’s Council on Skills (PCS) to forge ahead with its mandate of promoting skills development, generally and specifically in the…

Source: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) |

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Workshop Strengthens Food Safety Network Across Africa

Participants also addressed responding to food borne illnesses and disease outbreaks, setting maximum residue limits, and implementing effective food monitoring and surveillance programmes

Supporting initiatives to enhance food safety across the continent was the focus of an African Food Safety Workshop jointly held by the IAEA, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA). Over 280 experts and researchers from 43 countries’ food safety…

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International Energy Agency (IEA) to Present 2022 Report at MSGBC Conference

Rita Madeira, Africa Program Officer at the IEA, will address high-level delegates in a keynote sharing the Africa Energy Outlook 2022, a flagship report, at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) ((https://EnergyCapitalPower.com) is proud to announce that Rita Madeira, Africa Program Officer at the International Energy Agency (IEA), has been confirmed as a speaker at the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power conference taking place in Dakar from September 1-2 this year. Madeira will present in-person the…

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The Role of Algeria, Egypt, and Nigeria in Africa’s Search for European Gas Market Share (By NJ Ayuk)

This search has drawn attention to a number of African gas projects that are likely to help Europe in the future

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) The curtailment of Russian natural gas deliveries is a source of anxiety for the European Union — and rightly so, given that the bloc has been far too dependent for far too long on Gazprom, a majority state-owned Russian company that…