African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

African Energy Chamber to Conduct Working Visit in Beijing and Discuss Energy Deals with Chinese Investors

The visit aims at further introducing the Chamber to the Chinese market following a series of roadshows organized in China by the Chamber

To support growing energy cooperation and investment between China and Africa, the African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org/) is organizing a working visit to Beijing next week. Led by Executive Chairman Nj Ayuk, the delegation from the Chamber will be meeting with CEOs and Chairmen from China’s state-owned energy companies and the…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

State Visit of President of the Republic of Zambia to India (August 20-22, 2019)

President Lungu will also participate in an India- Zambia Business Forum in New Delhi

His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia is visiting India on a State Visit at the invitation of Hon’ble President Shri Ram Nath Kovind from 20-22 August 2019. Our President had visited Zambia last year in April 2018. President Edgar Lungu would be accompanied by…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

All set for eighth conference on climate change & development in Africa, says Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)’s Murombedzi

The conference will also help ensure that Africa’s voice is amplified and heard at the summit in New York in September

All is set for the Eighth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA VIII) which will be held in Addis Ababa from 28-30 August under the theme; ‘Stepping Up Climate Action for Resilient Economies in Africa’. Mr. James Murombedzi, Chief of the African Climate Policy Center (ACPC) of…

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority
Source: Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority |

The Mauritius Top Five….Beyond the Beach! Island paradise opens up to East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi

Mauritius is a year-round destination for golfing holidays with 10 international-standard 18-hole courses and three nine-hole courses offering breathtaking views

Mauritius is firmly established as a favoured destination for South African travellers, and now the Indian Ocean island is attracting visitors from Kenya and East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi .Intra-African tourism is increasingly attractive for Africa’s emerging middle class and increasingly important for African economies. The type of…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

U.S. Central Girls and U.S. West Boys Win 2019 Jr. NBA Global Championship

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Dwyane Wade, Mike Conley, Swin Cash and Grant Hill Present Awards at Global Tournament Featuring More Than 375 Youth Players and Coaches from 40 Countries

U.S. Central (girls) and U.S. West (boys) won the 2019 Jr. NBA (https://Jr.NBA.com/) Global Championship today at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort. The two Global Championship finals, televised on FOX, featured U.S. Central defeating Canada 72-35 in the girls division and U.S. West defeating…

Embassy of France in Gaborone, Botswana
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Source: Embassy of France in Gaborone, Botswana |

Mrs Laurence Beau, Ambassador-designate of France to Botswana

Mrs Beau graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies and holds a Masters of English Language, Culture and Economics from Sorbonne University

Mrs Laurence Beau, Ambassador-designate of France to Botswana, arrived in Gaborone on Monday 05 August 2019. “I am very honored to have been appointed Ambassador of France to Botswana and Special Representative to SADC. My career as a diplomat has taken me to several continents and oceans; from Latin America…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

Day four of the Jr. NBA Global Championship featured Africa Boys and Girls teams playing two games each against India and Latin America Boys and Girls

The Africa Girls team exploded to a 45-point second half to beat India 57-36 for their first win in the competition

In their first game of the day against India Girls, the Africa Girls team struggled throughout most of the first half with India taking a 20-12 lead after the first 16 minutes of play. Things could not have looked more different from the first whistle of the second half though.…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Senegal’s energised renaissance (By Sebastian Wagner, CEO, DMWA Resources)

A chance for Senegalese economic growth is here but many steps need to be taken to avoid the pitfalls of a curse

By Sebastian Wagner, CEO, DMWA Resources After decades of struggles against a deficient power generation system, Senegal is now at the verge of a paradigmatic shift that could put many of its troubles to rest. With the government's bet in recent years in new power generation facilities, power outages have…