Source: Africa Oil Week |

Oil and Gas Operators set to discuss their Near-Term Strategic Outlooks for Africa

To accompany the session, Africa Oil Week has released the latest in a series of complimentary reports produced alongside its long-standing partner, Wood Mackenzie

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with ambitious emissions targets, are currently forcing oil and gas Operators worldwide to re-evaluate – and in many cases slim down – their portfolios. But what does this mean for Sub-Saharan Africa? This question will be top of the agenda at the…

Source: Centurion Law Group |

Centurion Law Group’s Oneyka Cindy Ojogbo receives African Legal Awards’ Private Practice Rising Star award

Presented by Legal Week, the annual ceremony aims to celebrate Africa’s legal talent and recognize the legal community’s achievements each year

Centurion Law Group (Centurion) ( was also nominated in the categories International Law Firm of the Year and In-House Rising Star; Centurion attorneys have previously received awards and been nominated by the African Legal Awards; Visit to learn more about the firm and our work in Africa. Last week…

Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon strengthens its 4K broadcast lens line-up with the flexible hybrid concept BCTV zoom lens – the CJ20ex5B

This lens completes Canon’s 4K BCTV lens line-up – which now boasts 12 portable lens options and six box-type lenses

Canon Europe ( today expands its range of industry-leading 4K broadcast lenses for 2/3-inch sensor cameras with the launch of the CJ20ex5B. Offering the benefits of Canon’s optical 4K performance with advanced operation, the 2-in-1 UHDxs-class lens has a powerful 20x zoom range and 5mm wide-angle – making it suitable…

Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon’s EOS C70 brings the power of the RF Mount to its Cinema EOS System range

For the first time ever, filmmakers using a Canon Cinema EOS System camera can enjoy the incredible possibilities of the powerful RF lens range

Canon Europe ( today announces the launch of the EOS C70 – a compact, versatile camera that is the first to combine the powerful image quality of Canon’s Cinema EOS System range with the portability and flexibility of its EOS R line-up. For the first time ever, filmmakers using a…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Africa Offers Asian Business an Abundance of Investment Opportunities, Webinar Participants Learn

The two-hour virtual event, held in English, Korean, and Chinese, offered participants an opportunity to learn more about the Bank and its operations

The African Development Bank ( today held a workshop to convey the continent’s immense investment and partnership opportunities to Asian business leaders, particularly as the continent seems poised to return to economic growth in 2021 following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The two-hour virtual event, held in English, Korean,…

Source: African Energy Chamber |

Leading international geophysical and drilling contractors join the African Energy Chamber to discuss African Exploration opportunities

The webinar will be moderated by Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice President (SVP) of the African Energy Chamber

The discussion will be centred on opportunities for companies involved in oil and gas exploration in Africa and operations in a post COVID-19 environment; panellists include Chuks Enwereji, Chairman, International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) Nigeria Chapter; Chijioke Akwukwuma, Managing Director, ODENL; Ross Compton, EAME Consultant, International Association of Geophysical…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

WHO Africa Online Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa

The briefing is on-the-record and it is an opportunity for you to ask questions about the COVID-19 in Africa

Please join an online media briefing with the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa (, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Dr Sam Agatre Okuonzi, Arua Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda, Prof Francisca Mutapi and Professor Mark Woolhouse from University of Edinburgh, UK. The briefing is on-the-record and it is an…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Coronavirus - Africa: Ministers from Near East and North Africa commit to strengthen collaboration on food and agriculture

Ministerial declaration adopted by FAO Regional Conference endorses FAO’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme and Hand-in-Hand Initiative to help transform food systems

Ministers from the Near East and North Africa (NENA) approved a historical Ministerial Declaration that sets a foundation for strengthened collaboration across the region to build lasting solutions to the most urgent and pressing food and agricultural challenges, aimed at recovering from COVID-19 impacts and transforming food systems. The Ministerial…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Coronavirus - Africa: Near East and North Africa countries discuss responses to COVID-19 and how to transform food systems during Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Conference

The Near East and North Africa (NENA) region is not on track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 2 target to eliminate hunger and malnutrition in all its forms by 2030

FAO Director-General highlights COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme and calls for enabling multi-sectoral policies, innovation, well targeted investments, and vital agricultural activity The 35th FAO Regional Conference for the Near East started today with the topics of transforming food systems to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and responding to the…

Source: African Energy Chamber |

CNN’s Eleni Giokos to moderate discussion on German-African business relations with Chancellor Merkel’s Africa Envoy

The webinar will be held on 23 September at 15h30 CET

The discussion will be centred on the topic: Investment and Trade for Africa's Economic Development; Co-moderated by the Germany Africa Business Forum and spearheaded by H.E Günter Nooke, Africa Envoy to Chancellor Merkel, the discussion also includes NJ Ayuk, Chairman of the African Energy Chamber ( and René Awambeng of…