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Don’t Underestimate the Power of Natural Gas to Transform Africa (By NJ Ayuk)

The continent’s gas industry is on the verge of real transformation, as the African Energy Chamber (AEC) notes in our 2021 Africa Energy Outlook

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) Africa has already made an indelible mark in the oil industry. It is home to four of the world’s top 20 crude oil producers — Nigeria, Angola, Algeria, and Libya — and these same four countries also have some of the…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 29 November 2020, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (2,150,439) deaths (51,481), and recoveries (1,815,839) by region: Central (65,085 cases; 1,188 deaths; 60,412 recoveries): Burundi (681; 1; 549), Cameroon (24,117; 435; 22,177), CAR (4,913; 63; 4,825), Chad (1,663; 101; 1,499), Congo (5,774; 94; 4,891), DRC (12,608; 333; 11,495), Equatorial Guinea (5,153; 85;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 28 November 2020, 6 pm EAT

As of 28 November 2020, 6pm EAT African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (2,137,871) deaths (51,248), and recoveries (1,807,531) by region: Central (64,936 cases; 1,186 deaths; 60,408 recoveries): Burundi (681; 1; 549), Cameroon (24,117; 435; 22,177), CAR (4,913; 63; 4,825), Chad (1,663; 101; 1,499), Congo (5,632; 92; 4,891),…

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Statement of ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, on the occasion of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or the “Court”) serves as an important legal instrument in the fight against impunity for atrocity crimes

On the occasion of this year’s Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, I join the calls for a world free of violence against women and children. Women and girls around the world continue to be the victims of unspeakable crimes, from sexual and gender-based violence to harassment, human…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 23 November 2020, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (2,069,923) deaths (49,702), and recoveries (1,747,263) by region: Central (63,854 cases; 1,181 deaths; 60,120 recoveries): Burundi (662; 1; 549), Cameroon (23,528; 435; 22,177), CAR (4,911; 63; 4,817), Chad (1,642; 101; 1,469), Congo (5,632; 92; 4,891), DRC (12,239; 328; 11,343), Equatorial Guinea (5,130; 85;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 22 November 2020, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (2,057,001) deaths (49,412), and recoveries (1,737,277) by region: Central (63,780 cases; 1,180 deaths; 60,074 recoveries): Burundi (656; 1; 549), Cameroon (23,528; 435; 22,177), CAR (4,911; 63; 4,817), Chad (1,633; 101; 1,469), Congo (5,632; 92; 4,891), DRC (12,180; 327; 11,300), Equatorial Guinea (5,130; 85;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 21 November 2020, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (2,045,900) death (49,121), and recoveries (1,729,477) by region: Central (63,737 cases; 1,180 deaths; 60,059 recoveries): Burundi (649; 1; 549), Cameroon (23,528; 435; 22,177), CAR (4,911; 63; 4,817), Chad (1,626; 101; 1,465), Congo (5,632; 92; 4,891), DRC (12,180; 327; 11,300), Equatorial Guinea (5,121;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 21 November 2020, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (2,043,462) deaths (49,099), and recoveries (1,728,682) by region: Central (63,686 cases; 1,177 deaths; 60,001 recoveries): Burundi (649; 1; 549), Cameroon (23,528; 435; 22,177), CAR (4,911; 63; 4,817), Chad (1,626; 101; 1,465), Congo (5,632; 92; 4,891), DRC (12,129; 324; 11,242), Equatorial Guinea (5,121; 85;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 20 November 2020, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (2,028,881) death (48,708), and recoveries (1,715,673) by region: Central (63,669 cases; 1,176 deaths; 59,999 recoveries): Burundi (642; 1; 549), Cameroon (23,528; 435; 22,177), CAR (4,907; 63; 4,817), Chad (1,620; 101; 1,463), congo (5,632; 92; 4,891), DRC (12,129; 324; 11,242), Equatorial Guinea (5,121;…

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The Libyan Oil Industry’s Story of Recovery - And What it Means for the Rest of Africa (By NJ Ayuk)

When the African Energy Chamber (AEC) started drawing up our 2021 Africa Energy Outlook, which was released on Nov. 10, Libya’s oil industry was still struggling in the face of persistent civil conflict

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) If I called 2020 a terrible year for the oil industry, no one would take exception. Demand collapsed in the spring, during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has yet to recover fully. Prices then collapsed in April…