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West Africa and the MSGBC Region Showcase a Hive of Exploration Activities

With west Africa and the MSGBC region emerging as a hub for oil and gas exploration, this year’s MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power summit offers a platform to strike lucrative exploration deals for Africa’s hydrocarbon expansion

Due to limited investments across Africa’s upstream sector in recent years coupled with the negative impacts of COVID-19 on the global economy, the African continent has witnessed a decline in exploration activities resulting in a shrinking number of discoveries across the continent’s rich basins. However, with exploration making a strong…

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Vitol Group’s Steve Brann to Shape LNG Discussions at African Energy Week (AEW) 2022

Steve Brann of Vitol Group will be coming to AEW 2022 to share insights on how Africa can boost LNG production, transportation and trade

Steve Brann, Long Term Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Origination at Vitol Group, will be attending and participating at the African Energy Week (AEW) 2022 ( conference, Africa’s premier event for the oil and gas sector, which takes place from 18 – 21 October 2022, in Cape Town. Vitol Group represents…

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African Energy Chamber Launches Q2, 2022 Outlook, the State of African Energy

Following the Q1 outlook, the Q2 report provides insight into the challenges, opportunities and overall state of Africa’s energy sector

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) ( has released its Q2, 2022 outlook, the State of African Energy, providing detailed insight into current and emerging trends, challenges and opportunities, and how the African energy sector is bouncing back following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the Q1 edition, the Q2…

Source: Presidency of the Republic of Kenya |

Kenya: President Kenyatta Assures of Conducive Investment Environment

The President’s remarks were contained in a speech delivered on his behalf by the Head of Public Service Dr. Joseph Kinyua on Monday during the official launch of the Nairobi International Financial Centre

President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured of the Government’s commitment to providing a conducive environment for investment, saying significant strides have already been made towards making the country a dynamic and vibrant economy in East and Central Africa. The President pointed out that the Government’s focus on key reforms across the…

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Invest More in Africa—Akinwumi Adesina Urges Keen Irish Business Community

The exhortation from Africa’s premier development finance institution’s chief was matched by the Irish authorities’ publicly expressed enthusiasm about Ireland-Africa cooperation

Since joining the African Development Bank Group ( as its 81st shareholder in 2020, Ireland has shown steadily increasing interest in strengthening its economic ties with Africa. That mission received a strong boost last week at the 7th Africa Ireland Economic Forum in Dublin, as African Development Bank Group President…

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Two Months to Go Until MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022

As the MSGBC basin’s gas rush advances, MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022 will showcase the advantages of a regional energy-rich future underpinned by natural gas and cross-border collaboration

Two months from now, Energy Capital & Power (ECP) ( will host west Africa’s leading energy forum, MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022 ( at the CICAD Venue in Dakar. Under the auspices of H.E. Macky Sall, Senegalese President and African Union Chairperson, the event will feature two days of…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

Africa builds an integrated energy economy (By Paul Sinclair)

Africa is increasingly taking ownership of its own energy destiny in the private-sector space

By Paul Sinclair, Vice President of Energy & Director of Government Relations, Africa Oil Week ( and Green Energy Summit Africa. The continent is making policy and legislative progress towards a new dispensation where firms from the region can exploit and develop its own resources for the benefit of its…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Kenya: Reforms in the Blood Transfusion Unit yields remarkable improvement in service delivery

Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache said that increased budgetary allocation to the unit together with structural reforms have yielded remarkable improvement in blood transfusion services

The Government has increased funding to the National Blood Transfussion Service Unit by 738% from 120 Million in the Financial Year 2017/18 to 886 Million in the Financial Year 2021/22 . Further the Ministry of Health has leveraged UHC funds with an additional Kenya shillings 700 million for blood services.…

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Administrator Samantha Power Meets with President Hakainde Hichilema, Youth Leaders and Cabinet Ministers in Lusaka, and Visits Good Nature Agro Company

USAID Announces Robust Targets to Advance President Biden’s PREPARE Climate Initiative

On the second day of her visit to Zambia, Administrator Power visited Good Nature Agro Company (GNA), one of Zambia's largest legume seed suppliers and exporters. The Administrator toured GNA’s seed warehouse and spoke with staff and food security experts about how private-sector partnerships support Zambia’s agriculture sector and help…

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Advancing Investments into Africa: USD$100 million is just one deal in a broader agenda, says Jacques NdoutouMvé, Vice President of The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business and co-founder of 121 Canada Inc.

The Toronto-based firm will continue to deliver projects, in part by turning connections made at events through to the tangible delivery of projects and investment

Canada announced key projects while at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, including Process Research Ortech's (PRO) mining project in Botswana with investment partners – valued at  CAD $129 million (USD $100 million), as announced ( by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Process Research Ortech (PRO) and Botswana Institute for Technology Research…