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GE Power Releases Whitepaper on Digitization of Energy Transmission & Distribution in Africa

Smart grids will play a key role in the region’s transition to a sustainable energy system through facilitating smooth integration of new energy sources

GE Power Releases Whitepaper on Digitization of Energy Transmission &  Distribution in Africa: •White paper highlights future of smart energy in Sub-Saharan countries, its challenges and opportunities •Discusses role of smart technology to transform grids and the way energy is generated, distributed, traded, managed and stored •Underscores necessary steps to…

Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy Equatorial Guinea
Source: Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy Equatorial Guinea |

Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea orders cancellation of all contracts with Canadian-based CHC Helicopters

Calls on Oil companies to comply with local content regulations

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea (http://mmie.gob.gq/en) has mandated all petroleum operators including but not limited to Noble Energy, Exxon Mobil, Kosmos Energy, Trident, Marathon Oil Corporation and other operators to cancel all contracts with Canadian-based CHC Helicopters (http://www.CHCHeli.com), due to noncompliance of Equatorial Guinea’s national content regulations. “It…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

Egypt Moving Forward: Key Challenges and Opportunities

Over the next five years, around 3.5 million young Egyptians are projected to join the labor force

The most important issues that face Egypt over the coming years are tied to a rapidly growing population, the modernization of its economy, and how best to ensure a modern social safety net to protect the most vulnerable in society. Below, IMF Mission Chief for Egypt Subir Lall discusses these…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

South Africa: Address by The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mr Buti Manamela, to the 4th Brics Youth Summit Zebula Estate, Bela-Bela, Limpopo

Programme Director Chairperson of the 4th BRICS Youth Summit, Mr Sifiso Mtsweni Heads of Delegation of all member countries Delegates Guests Ladies and Gentlemen:   It is my pleasure to join you and to be part of this historic fourth BRICS Youth Summit.The sustainability of BRICS as an alternative development…

Source: European Parliament - The President |

Tajani visit to Niger: we must support and expand Niger’s well-functioning model to reduce irregular migration flows

A delegation of representatives from European entities including the European Commission and European Investment Bank, as well as international organisations, such as UNIDO, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, together with European private sector representatives, will accompany President Tajani

“Niger plays a key role to drastically reduce irregular migrants’ flows to Libya and the EU. My visit to Niamey aims at strengthening our partnership with this country, discussing how the EU can promote investments and make more funds available. I will also meet representatives from the Sahel and Sahara…

Source: African Energy Chamber |

Africa Oil & Power and African Energy Chamber sign strategic partnership

Africa Energy Chamber is extending to all its members and partners across its network an exclusive discount of 15% to attend the summit in Cape Town from September 5-7, 2018

Africa Oil & Power, the continent’s premier platform for energy investment and policy, and the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) have signed a strategic partnership in Johannesburg on Monday. Both organizations will be sharing capacities to facilitate investments and deal-making in Africa across their networks. Under the agreement, the AEC will…

Source: China Africa Research Initiative at Johns Hopkins University’s |

The United States and China in Africa: What Does the Data Say?

The brief provides three policy recommendations for collaboration between the United States and China in Africa: the U.S. and China should do more to work together in developing African roads, railroads, airports, and harbors

The United States and China in Africa: What Does the Data Say?: How does the United States differ from China in its engagement with Africa? A policy brief (https://goo.gl/4tGLWv) released in April 2017 by the China-Africa Research Initiative (CARI) (http://www.sais-cari.org/) at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies…

GE
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GE Partners with Ethiopian Electric Power Authority to Deliver 11 HV Substations to Improve Access to Power

Over 70% of people in Ethiopia have no access to electricity although the grid covers about 60% of the towns in the country

$40M project will aid the transmission of additional bulk power to the Southern and South-Western parts of the Ethiopian Power Grid Substations will increase economic activities and raise access to reliable supply of electricity in several towns Aligning with Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Plan, GE’s Grid Solutions business (www.GEGridSolutions.com) (NYSE:…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency |

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa to Undertake a State Visit to The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and The United Arab Emirates - 12 and 13 July 2018

The purpose of the State Visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is to assess the status of bilateral relations, whilst focusing primarily on strengthening economic linkages between South Africa and Saudi Arabia

President Cyril Ramaphosa will undertake a State Visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, 12 July 2018 and Friday, 13 July 2018, respectively. During the visit, in Saudi Arabia, President Ramaphosa is scheduled to meet with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques,…

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Africa Oil Week 2018 announces comprehensive conference programme for 25th Anniversary

The summit programme will draw together over a thousand key players and leading decision makers to discuss drilling programmes, farm-ins, data viewings and new financing models

Africa Oil Week (AOW) (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) has announced its programme for the 25th Africa Oil Week conference, 5-9 November in Cape Town, South Africa.  The event is spread across five days and promises to present a content and networking-rich summit programme featuring over 150 speakers from across the international oil and…