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Top 50 Women in Corporate Africa Revealed after Data-Driven Research

The list yielded many more women from South Africa than any other African country, followed by Nigeria and Kenya

In a major virtual summit with over 1,000 high level attendees, Africa.com revealed the names of the 50 most senior women in Corporate Africa. The Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs is distinguished in that it is data-driven. The researchers started by working with data provided by Bloomberg, and evaluating…

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Senegal Gears up to Become a Major Gas Producing Country in MSGBC Region (By Miguel Artacho)

Under the leadership of H.E. President Macky Sall, Senegal has made the development of the energy sector one of the fundamental pillars for the country’s economic emergence by 2035

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor A number of world-class oil and gas discoveries took place in Senegal between 2014 and 2017. Oil and gas reserves worth more than 1 billion barrels of oil and in excess of 40,000 billion cubic feet of gas have been unlocked in Senegal. The country is…

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Invest in Africa: the Pan-African Non-Profit Platform Supporting SMEs in Senegal (By Miguel Artacho)

It does this especially by emphasizing the promotion of local content in the extractive industries, and providing a number of capacity-building and training initiatives for IIA members

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Invest In Africa (https://bit.ly/3lH2eFw) (IIA) was established in 2012 as a Pan-African multi-sectoral non-profit organization with the primary mission of supporting entrepreneurs and small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) to succeed in sub-Saharan Africa’s corporate sector. It does this especially by emphasizing the promotion of local content…

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Pan-African Conference on Community Land Rights identifies urgent collective land rights reforms and women’s rights as critical for securing social peace in Africa

The conference, hosted by the Government of Togo, was initiated by the Rights and Resources Initiative and co-organized by International Land Coalition, Africa

Delegates from 12 countries united in Lomé, Togo for the 3rd Conference by the African Land Institutions Network for Community Rights (ALIN); They highlighted successes and challenges from ongoing community land rights reforms in their countries, and charted a roadmap for the future; The conference, hosted by the Government of…

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Senelec: Boosting the Efficiency and Reliability of Senegal´s Power Grid (By Miguel Artacho)

At the core of Senelec’s new strategy is the liberalization of the power generation industry, opening it up to the private sector to construct and operate new power plants

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Although Senegal’s large offshore oil and gas discoveries have made the bulk of energy sector headlines in recent years, there are also major developments underway in the power sector. These are being spearheaded by Société Nationale d’Électricité du Sénégal (Senelec) in partnership with the Ministry of…

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Francophonie Summit: FM speaks with foreign counterparts over phone

Talks focused on the organisation of the 18th Summit of the Francophonie, which will take place on the island of Djerba.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi, on Tuesday, held phone talks with his Egyptian, Lebanese, Mauritanian, Nigerian, Congolese, Burkinabe and Cameroonian counterparts, as well as with French Secretary of State in charge of the Francophonie Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne. Talks focused on the organisation of the 18th Summit…

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Guinea-Bissau and Senegal Promote Hydrocarbon Development of the MSGBC Basin (By Miguel Artacho)

The AGC is an entity that reports directly to the Presidents of both countries on all oil and gas industry developments; and also has strong functional linkages with the relevant ministries

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Guinea-Bissau has several offshore areas that hold good prospects for a variety of independent exploration and production (E&P) companies, as well as International Oil Companies (IOCs) that are currently operating in several of the MSGBC Basin countries including Sweden´s Svenska Petroleum, Norway´s PetroNor E&P and Australian-based…

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Five Reasons Why the MSGBC Basin is a Top Investment Destination (By Miguel Artacho)

In recent years all of the MSGBC Basin countries have been climbing up the global rankings due to the continuing improvements in their business climates

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Since large-scale oil and gas discoveries took place in the offshore waters of Senegal and Mauritania between 2014-2017, the entire MSGBC region– comprised of Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea Conakry, and Guinea Bissau – has received growing interest from international investors. There are several reasons why…

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H.E. Eric Williams, former Minister of Energy and Energy Industries of Trinidad and Tobago and Member of the Natural Gas and Local Content Advisory Committees of the African Energy Chamber, confirms his attendance at African Energy Week in Cape Town

H.E. Williams has over 38-years of experience in the petroleum and minerals exploration industries

H.E. Eric Williams, former Minister of Energy and Energy Industries of Trinidad and Tobago, has confirmed his participation at Africa's premier energy event, African Energy Week (AEW) 2021, which will take place on the 9-12th of November in Cape Town, South Africa. He has extensive experience in Trinidad and Tobago…

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Industrialization, Manufacturing and Regional Value-Chains top the agenda at the twenty-seventy Session of the ICSOE being hosted by Malawi

ICSOE is a United Nations General Assembly policy sub-organ of the Economic Commission for Africa Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

The Twenty-Seventh Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts (ICSOE) for Southern Africa on the theme, “Building back better from COVID-19 in Southern Africa: Fostering commodity-based industrialization, manufacturing and regional value-chains”, begins on Wednesday 13th October 2021 with key note addresses by Honourable Felix Lafiel Mlusu, Minister of Finance of Malawi; Honourable Thabo Sofonea,…