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    • Senegal’s Taiba N’Diaye Wind Farm Blows in a New Wave of Green Investment for the MSGBC Region (By Charné Hundermark)
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Senegal’s Taiba N’Diaye Wind Farm Blows in a New Wave of Green Investment for the MSGBC Region (By Charné Hundermark)

Senegal’s first wind project is strengthening the region’s position as a renewable energy leader, with MSGBC Oil, Gas, & Power 2021 anticipated to drive further investment in the region

By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor In addition to world class energy developments taking place within the oil and gas industry, Senegal is making moves to exploit its significant renewable energy resources, positioning the Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Guinea Conakry (MSGBC) region as a globally competitive…

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MSGBC Natural Gas to Accelerate Regional Economic Growth, Position Africa as a Global Competitor (By Charné Hundermark)

The emerging natural gas province in the MSGBC region will likely translate into significant, regional socio-economic growth, and the upcoming MSBGC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 conference seeks to drive this

By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor The MSGBC region – covering Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, and Guinea Conakry – unlike other high production markets in West and Northern Africa, has seen relatively small-scale energy sector developments since the early 2000s. However, with the discovery of significant natural…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

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Coronavirus: UAE sends plane carrying medical supplies to Mauritania in fight against COVID-19

This shipment of medical supplies aims to provide greater protection for the vulnerable, the elderly, and those suffering from chronic diseases

The United Arab Emirates, through the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), has sent an aid plane carrying 80,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Mauritania to bolster the country’s efforts in curbing the spread of the virus. This shipment of medical supplies, which arrived in conjunction with the opening of the Sheikh Mohamed bin…

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African Development Bank Group’s $6 million grant kicks off Desert-to-Power West Africa Regional Energy Program

Desert to Power, an initiative led by the Bank, is expected to transform the Sahel by harnessing the region’s abundant solar potential

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has approved a $6 million grant to launch the initial phase of the Desert to Power West Africa Regional Energy Program. Desert to Power, an initiative led by the Bank, is expected to transform the Sahel by harnessing the…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 20 June 2021, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,190,181), deaths (137,350) and recoveries (4,611,132) by region: Central (187,195 cases; 2,944 deaths; 167,610 recoveries): Burundi (5,121; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (11,037; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,946; 174; 4,768), Congo (12,298; 161; 11,330), DRC (37,809; 879; 27,938), Equatorial Guinea (8,698;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 19 June 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,160,473), deaths (136,810) and recoveries (4,590,617) by region: Central (186,334 cases; 2,931 deaths; 167,582 recoveries): Burundi (5,121; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (11,032; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,945; 174; 4,768), Congo (12,298; 161; 11,330), DRC (36,956; 866; 27,911), Equatorial Guinea (8,698;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 15 June 2021, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,064,847), deaths (135,159) and recoveries (4,537,683) by region: Central (184,578 cases; 2,909 deaths; 168,227 recoveries): Burundi (5,026; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (10,987; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,943; 174; 4,767), Congo (12,121; 160; 11,211), DRC (35,668; 846; 29,183), Equatorial Guinea (8,650;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 13 June 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,032,157), deaths (134,564) and recoveries (4,514,338) by region: Central (183,827 cases; 2,897 deaths; 166,868 recoveries): Burundi (4,995; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (10,987; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,942; 174; 4,766), Congo (12,121; 160; 11,211), DRC (34,949; 834; 27,825), Equatorial Guinea (8,650;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 12 June 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,016,511), deaths (134,295) and recoveries (4,506,343) by region: Central (183,796 cases; 2,895 deaths; 166,758 recoveries): Burundi (4,975; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (10,987; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,942; 174; 4,766), Congo (12,121; 160; 11,211), DRC (34,949; 834; 27,825), Equatorial Guinea (8,640;…