Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Countries launch synchronized cross border campaign to fight against polio: Somali region of Ethiopia alone to vaccinate over half a million under 5 children

The overall synchronized target areas involved in Somalia and Ethiopia are Puntland and all regions in Somaliland except one and five zones of Somali region

Polio is a highly infectious, debilitating disease which affects children and causes permanent paralysis. Polio is not curable, and can only be prevented by vaccination. Families and communities must ensure their children are vaccinated both during polio campaigns and through routine immunization. The Horn of Africa is currently in emergency…

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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 ( 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: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

African Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to attract $103 Billion in 2019

Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa, Mozambique, Senegal and Mauritania lead investment across supply and demand driven projects

Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1 percent of proven global gas reserves ( and is expected to contribute nearly 10 percent of global production growth through to 2024 ( On the demand side, Africa’s large, urbanized and industrialized societies of the…

Source: Centurion Law Group |

Between extortion and the sanctity of Petroleum contracts in Nigeria, DRC and Senegal (By NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group)

Investors need to know that their investments are safe and that they will be protected by the law in case the other parties falter on their obligations

By NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group Last week, a commercial court in the United Kingdom gave reason to a claim by engineering company Process and Industrial Developments Ltd (P&ID), which demands over USD$9 billion from the Nigerian government over a failed gas deal. The decision follows a 2017…

Source: Embassy of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt |

Ambassador of Belarus Sergei Rachkov met with Egyptian businessmen

The Ambassador of Belarus also got acquainted with a number of industrial, cultural and educational facilities of the city

On August 13-14, 2019 the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus Sergei Rachkov as a part of his visit to the so-called “Golden Triangle” in Al-Quseir met with the city leadership and representatives of mining companies. During the meetings prospects for the development of the region and…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) storage and regas plant

The project forms part of Equatorial Guinea’s regional LNG2Africa initiative which seeks to drive gas monetization through in-country gas-to-power projects

Located at the Port of Akonikien, the landmark regasification plant will enable the storage, transportation and distribution of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the country’s mainland; 12 bullet tanks will carry 14,000 cubic meters of storage capacity, supported by a truck loading station and 12-kilometers of ten-inch gas and diesel…

African Energy Chamber
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German Expertise is Behind West Africa’s First LNG Storage and Regasification Plant

The Akonikien plant will be receiving LNG and distribute it to various industries on the mainland, such as power and cement

German companies ESC Engineers and Noordtec worked closely with Equatoguinean contractor Elite Construcciones on the design, development and construction of the Akonikien LNG project in Equatorial Guinea. The 14,000 cubic metres storage and regasification plant was inaugurated this week by H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons,…

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Source: African Energy Chamber |

With Brand New Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal and a Gas Mega Hub, Equatorial Guinea Drives the African Game

The Akonikien project is an example of a cost-efficient and clean energy solution to the energy needs of mainland Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea made yet another step closer to becoming a gas hub for Africa today as it inaugurated the first LNG storage and regasification plant to be built on the West African coast. While West Africa is a major global exporter of gas from Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea, no import…

Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

South Africa Energy Minister, State Companies to Lead National Energy Investment Drive at Africa Oil & Power

Africa Oil & Power (AOP) 2019 will create opportunities for investment and encourage intra-Africa cooperation across the oil, gas and power sectors

In a dedicated power program, AOP ( 2019 puts spotlight on South Africa, focusing on the Kwa-Zulu Natal and the Northern Cape provinces, examining petroleum exploration, gas infrastructure and IPPs; Hon. Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy of South Africa and Deputy Minister Hon. Bavelile Hlongwa will join…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Angola’s Path Forward for Security and Economic Development: Weapons Management and Humanitarian Demining

The United States is helping the Angolan National Police (ANP) to improve the physical infrastructure of their weapon storage facilities and train police to manage the stockpiles

Angola greatly benefitted from the 2002 peace agreement ending its 27-year civil war, but the remaining poor security of government stockpiles of weapons and ammunition could still threaten its people. After the civil war, the military and police were left not only with a massive surplus of small arms and…