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New Country Policy and Institutional Assessment Report for Africa Highlights Best Practices to Support African Businesses

The 2024 report provides an assessment of the quality of policies and institutions in all 39 International Development Association (IDA)–eligible countries in SSA for calendar year 2023

The annual Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) for Africa confirms that countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) weathered 2023 relatively well thanks to credible economic and social policy reforms. In particular, governments and central banks have started to shift attention from weathering global shocks to building credibility, capacity, and transparency. One reflection…

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Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Joins Critical Minerals Africa (CMA) 2024 as Strategic Partner

Energy Capital & Power partners with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung for the Critical Minerals Africa 2024 Summit in Cape Town

The increasing demand of critical minerals for the global energy transition presents African countries with an opportunity to address environmental governance challenges and accelerate infrastructure development and economic growth through export revenues and global market cooperation. Furthermore, the development and implementation of robust governance frameworks that prioritize inclusivity and local…

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Cameroon Advances Gas-to-Industry Agenda with First Delivery from Bipaga Processing Center

The milestone affirms the critical role natural gas plays in Africa

The Bipaga Gas Processing Center in Cameroon has transported its first gas cargo to the Keda Ceramics manufacturing plant via a 6 km-long pipeline constructed by national oil company Société Nationale des Hydrocarbures (SNH) and independent hydrocarbon producer Perenco. Keda Ceramics – the largest ceramics facility in the region -…

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“My Gov’t Has Constructed 12,830kms Of Road Compared To Mills/Mahama’s 4,636kms” – President Akufo-Addo

The announcement was made during the sod-cutting ceremony for the dualization of the Anwiankwanta-Ahenema Kokoben Road on July 15, 2024

In a bold assertion of his administration’s accomplishments, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo declared that his government has constructed more roads than the combined efforts of the Mills/Mahama administration. The announcement was made during the sod-cutting ceremony for the dualization of the Anwiankwanta-Ahenema Kokoben Road on July 15, 2024. Addressing…

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Angola’s Minister Azevedo to Deliver Keynote at African Energy Week (AEW) 2024 Ahead of 2025 Licensing Round

Angola’s Minister of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas joins African Energy Week: Invest in African Energy 2024 to discuss strategic initiatives, licensing rounds and Angola’s investor friendly climate

Angola’s Minister of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Diamantino Azevedo will deliver a keynote address at the African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy 2024 conference - taking place in Cape Town from November 4-8. During the event, Minister Azevedo is expected to outline strategic investment opportunities in Angola…

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Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce Partners with Critical Mineral Africa (CMA) for 2024 Summit

CMA 2024 will take place under the theme ‘Innovate. Enact. Invest in African Critical Minerals to Sustain Global Growth’

German technologies and funding have been instrumental in advancing the critical minerals value chain in Southern Africa. In January 2024, the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development initiated a call for proposals from South African green hydrogen project developers to access grants from its €270-million ($292 million) Power-to-X Development…

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International Energy Agency (IEA) to Delve into West African Fossil Fuel, Renewables Potential at MSGBC 2024

Africa Program Officer at the International Energy Agency Rita Madeira will speak at the MSGBC 2024 conference and exhibition

Africa’s energy expenditure in 2024 will reach $110 billion, according to intergovernmental organization the International Energy Agency (IEA). The IEA’s World Energy Investment 2024 report (http://apo-opa.co/464PGxm) shows that Africa’s fossil fuel (http://apo-opa.co/461wgJP) supply and power will account for $70 billion of the continent’s energy expenditure. In light of this growth,…

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H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, Minister of Planning, Economic Development, and International Cooperation: Egypt Aims to Increase Green Projects as a Proportion of Public Investments, Alongside Efforts With Development Partners to Promote Green Transformation in country

The Conference of the Forum on Global Action for Shared Development is hosted by the CIDCA, with participation from over 200 representatives of governments, decision-makers, and international institutions to discuss various issues

H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, Minister of Planning, Economic Development, and International Cooperation participated in the inaugural events of the Conference of the Forum on Global Action for Shared Development, hosted by the Chinese International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA) in Beijing. H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat delivered a speech at…

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Panel Highlights Africa’s Oil, Gas Investment Hotspots at Invest in African Energy Reception in London

Global energy companies and financial entities – Africa Oil Corp., Standard Bank and the Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority – discussed where global funds should flow and Africa’s pathway to enhanced energy project finance

Global energy companies and financial entities including Africa Oil Corp.,Standard Bank and the Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority (LPRA) addressed Africa’s premier energy sector opportunities at the Invest in African Energy reception in London on Thursday, organized by the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org). The reception affirmed rising interest in Africa’s energy…

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CORRECTION: Liberia Showcases Upstream Investment Opportunities at Invest in African Energy Reception in London

Ahead of a new licensing round, Liberia is offering incentives for early investors, coupled with extensive 2D and 3D seismic data in its Liberia and Harper basins and a working petroleum system previously established by global majors

Kicking off the Invest in African Energy (IAE) reception in London on Thursday, Marilyn Logan, Director General of the Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority (LPRA), showcased Liberia’s available oil and gas blocks and upstream investment opportunities. The reception served to connect major technical and financial partners to Africa’s energy sector ahead…