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UNDP Africa Director calls for increased investment in new approach to accelerate Nigeria’s development

Ms Eziakonwa met with H.E. President Buhari, to reinforce UNDP’s support to Nigeria’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and its plans to speed up sustainable development in the Decade of Action

Concluding an eight-day official visit to Nigeria today, the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, emphasized the urgency in seizing critical opportunities to accelerate Nigeria’s sustainable development.  During her visit, Ms Eziakonwa met with H.E. President Muhammadu Buhari, H.E. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, and other senior leaders…

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    • Invest in Africa: the Pan-African Non-Profit Platform Supporting SMEs in Senegal (By Miguel Artacho)
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Invest in Africa: the Pan-African Non-Profit Platform Supporting SMEs in Senegal (By Miguel Artacho)

It does this especially by emphasizing the promotion of local content in the extractive industries, and providing a number of capacity-building and training initiatives for IIA members

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Invest In Africa (https://bit.ly/3lH2eFw) (IIA) was established in 2012 as a Pan-African multi-sectoral non-profit organization with the primary mission of supporting entrepreneurs and small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) to succeed in sub-Saharan Africa’s corporate sector. It does this especially by emphasizing the promotion of local content…

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    • Adanian Labs partners with EMURGO Africa to scale blockchain start-ups in Africa
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Adanian Labs partners with EMURGO Africa to scale blockchain start-ups in Africa

EMURGO has invested a 7x figure undisclosed amount as a seed investment to Adanian Labs through its newly launched EMURGO Africa investment entity

EMURGO is the official commercial arm of Cardano blockchain; This investment is part of EMURGO Africa, a subsidiary of EMURGO’s new $100 million Cardano ecosystem investment vehicle; The undisclosed funding will support Adanian Labs (www.AdanianLabs.io) with its mission to build 300 tech startups across Africa. Adanian Labs, a pan African…

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Hatch to showcase Canada-Africa solutions at Africa Accelerating 2021

Hatch, a long-standing top supporter throughout the organization’s 27-year-history, is once again joining Africa Accelerating as a platinum partner

The key event in the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business’s (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) calendar in the coming months will be an online-and-live international information exchange forum from October 26-28, focused on Canada’s vital role as a committed partner in Africa's economic restart after COVID-19. Hatch, a long-standing top supporter throughout the organization’s 27-year-history,…

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Lack of investment in clean energy compromising fight against climate change and poverty

Urgent action to accelerate investment in clean energy for developing countries is needed from global leaders assembling at COP26 to ensure a just energy transition

New research highlights a chronic lack of finance that will leave billions of people in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia without electricity or clean cooking by 2030; Urgent action to accelerate investment in clean energy for developing countries is needed from global leaders assembling at COP26 to ensure a just energy…

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Morocco Becomes Africa’s new Automotive Manufacturing Hub

Morocco’s Automotive industry is growing exponentially each year with car sales exceeding 160,000 units in 2021

Morocco is currently Africa’s first passenger car manufacturer. Morocco has surpassed South Africa as the biggest exporter of passenger cars on the continent with $7 billion (MAD 65.1 billion) exports made in the car industry at the end of 2018. Morocco’s Automotive industry is growing exponentially each year with car sales exceeding 160,000 units in…

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Global Technology Player Technip Energies Attending African Energy Week to Lead Energy Transition and Gas Monetization Dialogue

A strong delegation from the world-leading engineering and technology company is committed to enhancing the conversation on Africa’s energy transition in Cape Town by sharing technological know-how and promoting natural gas solutions

A strong delegation of company executives from world-leading engineering and technology company, Technip Energies, is coming to African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 in Cape Town to both contribute to and lead the discussion on Africa’s energy transition. As a highly experienced technology player, Technip Energies has placed a strong focus…

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A Pan-African, Pro-African Approach: Centurion Law Group Partners with African Energy Week in Cape Town, Leads Legal and Regulatory Dialogue

The pan-African legal conglomerate is committed to advancing Africa’s business and energy sectors, and is coming to Cape Town to lead the discussion on enabling environments and opportunities created by the AfCFTA, while emphasizing regulatory reforms including Nigeria’s PIB, and proposed policies that will drive Africa’s energy future

Taking place on the 9th-12th of November at the V&A Waterfront, African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 is the first and only pan-African energy event to place African narratives at the forefront of global energy dialogue. Emphasizing Africa’s position on oil and gas, energy transition, and financing energy sector developments, AEW…

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Guinea-Bissau and Senegal Promote Hydrocarbon Development of the MSGBC Basin (By Miguel Artacho)

The AGC is an entity that reports directly to the Presidents of both countries on all oil and gas industry developments; and also has strong functional linkages with the relevant ministries

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Guinea-Bissau has several offshore areas that hold good prospects for a variety of independent exploration and production (E&P) companies, as well as International Oil Companies (IOCs) that are currently operating in several of the MSGBC Basin countries including Sweden´s Svenska Petroleum, Norway´s PetroNor E&P and Australian-based…

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H.E. Eric Williams, former Minister of Energy and Energy Industries of Trinidad and Tobago and Member of the Natural Gas and Local Content Advisory Committees of the African Energy Chamber, confirms his attendance at African Energy Week in Cape Town

H.E. Williams has over 38-years of experience in the petroleum and minerals exploration industries

H.E. Eric Williams, former Minister of Energy and Energy Industries of Trinidad and Tobago, has confirmed his participation at Africa's premier energy event, African Energy Week (AEW) 2021, which will take place on the 9-12th of November in Cape Town, South Africa. He has extensive experience in Trinidad and Tobago…