Source: U.S. Embassy in Cameroon |

U.S.- Cameroonian Military Cooperation Broadens and Matures

The United States has made significant contributions to Cameroon’s maritime security

Starting in January 2020, the United States began its one-year secretariat of the G7++ Friends of Gulf of Guinea Group, with Gabon serving as co-secretariat.  This group coordinates the support of international partners for the maritime security standards agreed upon by West and Central African heads of state at a…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

African Energy Chamber encouraged by Kosmos Energy on Recent Appointment of New West Africa Regional Director

African Energy Chamber demands more action from International Oil Companies (IOC's) and Governments on empowering women in Oil and Gas

The African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) is encouraged by Kosmos Energy’s appointment of Senegalese national Khady Dior Ndiaye as Vice President and Regional Director for West Africa. The appointment is a very positive step towards promoting women in leadership positions in the oil sector and recognising the extremely talented energy leaders…

Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel
Source: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel |

E-passport Rush as deadline looms

The issuance of the e-passport is part of a wider strategy by the regional bloc to boost integration among member states

As the deadline for use of old passports looms this month, the number of Tanzanians applying for electronic passports has drastically increased to an average of 1,200 applications from between 300 and 400 per day. The Commissioner-General of the Immigration Department, Dr Anna Makakala, told the "Daily News" in an…

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Source: Rugby Africa |

Rugby Africa Cup 2020 Shines in New Light for Players, Teams and Spectators

The elimination stage of the new Rugby Africa Cup format focusses on inclusion and digital experience

In June this year, Rugby Africa (http://www.RugbyAfrique.com) announced the new format of the Rugby Africa Cup (RAC); a modernized and more inclusive set up of the continental championship to revamp the attractiveness of the game. At the same time the elimination stage was a digital testing period for a new…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Equatorial Guinea Pledges Continued Support to Foreign Operators in its Hydrocarbon Sector

Equatorial Guinea continues to be proactive in encouraging foreign direct investment into the country

New rules introduced by the Bank of Central African States has created a challenging environment for foreign investment into CFA union states; The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons will continue to support foreign operators in its hydrocarbon sector; Equatorial Guinea continues to be proactive in encouraging foreign direct investment into…

Rugby Africa
Source: Rugby Africa |

Cameroon rugby resurfaces on continental level

The Lions played their first friendly match against the Congolese Red Devils in Brazzaville after their suspension

Under the leadership of Marc Essono, President of the Cameroon Rugby Federation, Cameroon returns to the African rugby stage. The federation’s suspension has been lifted by Rugby Africa (RugbyAfrique.com) since four months and the team is eager to return with a roar. On November 29 the new team kit and equipment…

Source: UN Information Centre in Pretoria (UNIC) |

As Africa gains development ground, new inequalities emerge, says new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report

The Report analyzes inequality in three dimensions beyond income, beyond averages, and beyond today and proposes a battery of policy options to tackle it

African countries have made significant strides in advancing human development, gaining ground on primary education and health. But a new generation of inequalities is opening up that, left unchecked, threatens to undermine further progress and make it harder for those already behind to catch up.   So finds the United…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

African Energy Chamber calls for better fiscal terms and incentives to encourage exploration

In 2020, hundreds of blocks and acreages will be up for grab across Africa, from Senegal to Nigeria to Somalia

In its latest African Energy Outlook 2020, the African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) calls for sustained fiscal reforms to attract capital and technology into exploration in the continent. In 2020, hundreds of blocks and acreages will be up for grab across Africa, from Senegal to Nigeria to Somalia. Competition will be…

Centurion Law Group
Source: Centurion Law Group |

Zion Adeoye on the importance of the legal profession to African economic development

Zion holds an Bachelor of Legislative Law (LLB) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and a Bachelor of Law (BL) from the Nigerian Law School

Centurion Law Group’s (https://CenturionLG.com/) Senior Associate Zion Adeoye is an oil and gas specialist who has focused his career on energy law and finance. He is the Country Relations Lead for South Sudan at Centurion Law Group. He has been a key legal advisor on over 25 oil and gas…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

African Energy Chamber | African Energy Outlook 2020

The African Energy Chamber is set to release its African Energy Outlook for 2020

What is the African Energy Outlook 2020? A comprehensive overview of the oil and gas sector across sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on the strategic, operational and investment trends in the industry. Key insights Strategic: The low oil price environment is forcing African producers to sharpen their competitive edge. Several…