African Energy Chamber
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Equatorial Guinea’s local services companies continue to attract best international partnerships

Apex Industries will partner with the Duscaff Organization for the supply of scaffolding products that comply with the best oil and gas industry and global norms

As Equatorial Guinea prepares to host the Oil & Gas Meeting Day in Malabo on October 1st and 2nd, 2019, one of the country’s local services company has signed an international partnership with a $440m services conglomerate. Apex Industries, an indigenous service company providing services in the oil & gas…

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Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) |

U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) supports LNG Importation and Distribution in Guinea

The introduction of LNG into the market allows for the use of a more sustainable, reliable, year-round energy source

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) today announced a grant to West Africa LNG Group Guinea SA (WA-LNG) for a feasibility study to assess the economic, financial and technical viability of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal and distribution network near the Port of Kamsar in the Boké…

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In Central Africa, a revolutionary driller is teaching us a lesson about oil (By Mickael Vogel, Director of Strategy, African Energy Chamber)

As drilling activity picked up, production increased, and so did revenues

By Mickael Vogel, Director of Strategy, African Energy Chamber Chad’s rigs count has been surprisingly high for a year now, in a country that produces only about 100,000 bopd. With seven rigs deployed on its territory since September 2018 accoridng to Baker Hughes GE, Chad counts more rigs than most…

Source: European Commission |

Erasmus+: EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

The results of the 2019 Erasmus+ call bring the total number of exchanges between Africa and Europe to 26,247 since the beginning of the programme in 2014

The EU has invested an additional €17.6 million to support over 8,500 newly selected African students and staff to participate in Erasmus+ in 2019. This increase in Erasmus+ funding is one more step towards the commitment announced by President Jean-Claude Juncker in his State of the Union speech in September 2018 to have supported…

Deutsche Post DHL
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DHL expands Africa eShop online shopping application to 34 countries across Sub Saharan Africa

Growth of online retail driving DHL Africa eShop’s rapid success

Platform introduced to an additional 14 countries across Sub Saharan Africa; Growth of online retail driving DHL Africa eShop’s rapid success. Download document link: http://bit.ly/2mcc7Pp Since its initial introduction in April of this year, the DHL Africa eShop (https://www.Africa-eShop.DHL/) app has seen its user base grow rapidly, and within the first…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
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National Basketball Association (NBA) and OCP Group announce Multiyear Partnership to expand Jr. NBA Programming in Morocco and Rwanda

10-Time NBA All-Star Ray Allen Attends Jr. NBA Launch Events in Khouribga and Benguerir, Morocco

The OCP Group (OCP) (www.OCPGroup.ma), a world-leader in the phosphate industry, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) (www.NBA.com) today announced a new, multiyear partnership to expand Jr. NBA programs, teach life skills and build new basketball courts in Khouribga and Benguerir, Morocco and in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, while…

Believe in Africa
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Washington braces up for Mega Forum on Making African Trade Easy - Q&A with Angelle Kwemo on Mate 2019

Believe in Africa is a non profit organization created by African diaspora leaders to promote African solutions to African problems

By Ajong Mbapndah L Trade, the African Continental Free Trade Area, Prosper Africa initiative, business networks and more will be in focus during the upcoming Making African Trade Easy Forum organized by Believe in Africa Foundation. Considering that this is the 5th anniversary of Believe in Africa, we decided to…

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Merck Foundation partners with National Cancer Institute and Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt to train African Oncologists

Merck Foundation commits to improve access to quality and equitable cancer care in Africa

Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com) conducts a special meeting with Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt; National Cancer Institute, Cairo and African Ambassadors of Guinea Conakry, Ghana, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi and Zambia to discuss Merck Foundation’s Cancer Access Program & the two year and half Master…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
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Tarek el-Molla confirms attendance of 5th GECF Summit of Heads of State and Government in Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea set to host the 5th GECF Summit of Heads of State and Government for the first time on the African continent

Egyptian Minister of Petroleum, Tarek el-Molla confirms attendance to 5th GECF Summit of Heads of State and Government in Equatorial Guinea ;Equatorial Guinea set to host the 5th GECF Summit of Heads of State and Government for the first time on the African continent.; Strengthening and development of gas industry…

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Newly Appointed UNHCR Somalia Representative Meets Deputy Prime Minister

Mr. Siffointe served as UNHCR Representative in South Sudan, Papua New Guinea and Kyrgystan

UNHCR new Representative to Somalia, Mr. Johann Siffointe, has today met the Deputy Prime Minister, H.E. Mahdi Mohamed Gulaid, in the capital Mogadishu. Welcoming Mr. Siffointe to Somalia, the Deputy Prime Minister reaffirmed the government’s commitment to continue working with UNHCR in improving the lives of displaced families. Meanwhile, the…