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With Approved Integrated Resource Plan, South Africa gives Investors a Roadmap to Transform its Energy Mix

Under the revised IRP approved this week, several power capacity additions are planned until 2030

Following South Africa’s approval of its revised Integrated Resource Plan (IRP2019), the African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) is optimistic about investment prospects and energy sector growth in the country. “The approval of the revised IRP2019 is a breakthrough for South Africa, which has huge energy investment potential,” said NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman…

African Energy Chamber
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Negotiating for a better future: Why the good or bad of Russia’s presence in Africa will rely on the continent’s ability to make better deals

Deal-making is what will shape the future of Russia-Africa relations and will tell whether Russia’s renewed influence in the continent is good or bad for its people

By African Energy Chamber Russia’s return to Africa has been the subject of wide media coverage, governmental concerns and civil society reactions in recent weeks, especially as Sochi gears up to host the first ever Russia-Africa Summit next week. Most commentators have come from Europe and North America to voice…

Source: The World Bank Group |

Achieving Broadband Access for All in Africa Comes With a $100 Billion Price Tag

To achieve universal broadband access, African countries will need to bring about 1.1 billion more people online

Across Africa, where less than a third of the population has access to broadband connectivity, achieving universal, affordable, and good quality internet access by 2030 will require an investment of US $100 billion. This is according to a report launched at the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group, which…

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2019 Africa Investment Forum: African Development Bank and Partners Gear Up for New Heights

The innovative investment marketplace, brings together heads of state, project sponsors, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors

In just a few weeks, the second edition of the annual Africa Investment Forum will kick off in Johannesburg, South Africa, with development finance institutions determined to tackle the continent’s infrastructure investment challenges and advance Africa’s economic transformation agenda. Africa Investment Forum 2018 broke the mold for regional investments and…

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Sudanese Minister of Energy and Mining will attend South Sudan Oil and Power 2019

Sudan has been a key role player in facilitating peace in South Sudan

Minister Adel Ali Ibrahim will meet with his South Sudanese counterpart, Minister Awow Daniel Chuang, at South Sudan Oil & Power 2019; topics to be discussed include the resumption of Block 5A and logistics corridors between the two countries; Sudan has been a key role player in facilitating peace in…

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Civil Registration Conference to Benefit African Nations Seeking to Address ‘Scandal of Invisibility’

The conference is a standing regional forum of the African Union which was set up to provide policy directions for the transformation and accelerated improvement of civil registration

African countries are expected to continue strengthening their civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems as a foundation for robust and sustainable legal identity systems on the continent following the ongoing fifth conference of African ministers responsible for civil registration. This was said Tuesday by Zambia’s Home Affairs Minister, Stephen…

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Leading financiers to attend global Affordable Housing Conference in Cape Town from 4-6 November

With more than 300 delegates drawn from 30 African and international countries; this year’s conference theme is, “Realising Affordability in Global Markets”

Taking place at Cape Town’s Westin Hotel from 4-6 November, this year’s joint African Union for Affordable Housing Finance (AUHF) (https://AUHFconference.com) and International Union for Housing Finance (IUHF) Conference is “international in best practice and African in execution” says its organizer and host Kecia Rust, of the AUHF Secretariat. With…

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Private Equity Africa congratulates 2019 Awards Winners

The accolades were presented at the 8th Annual PEA Awards Gala Dinner on 9th October, 2019

Private Equity Africa (PEA) (www.PEAfricaGroup.com) is excited to congratulate the winners of its 8th Annual Awards. The accolades were presented at the 8th Annual PEA Awards Gala Dinner on 9th October, 2019. The dinner was hosted at the luxurious 5-Star Dorchester Hotel and attended by leading industry participants. The final…

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Mozambique’s Gas Projects Enter Implementation Phase

Mozambique Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is set to be a game-changer for this East African nation of 31 million people

With a second FID in just 2 years, Mozambique has officially positioned itself as a key player in the global gas and LNG market for years to come. The latest FID on the US$20 billion Mozambique LNG project, makes it the largest sanction ever in sub-Saharan Africa oil and gas.…

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Centurion Moderates Discussion on Africa’s Downstream Sector at Africa Oil & Power

The discussion centered on ways to make energy access more reliable and affordable for Africans and how to better balance supply and demand for key commodities

Centurion Law (http://www.CenturionLG.com) animated and moderated an industry discussion on Africa’s downstream sector and the continent’s shifting trade routes at the Africa Oil & Power Conference in Cape Town today. Led by Senior Associate Zion Adeoye, the discussion centered on ways to make energy access more reliable and affordable for…