Source: Embassy of the United States - Accra - Ghana |

American Film “The Money Stone” makes its Africa premiere at Black Star International Film Festival

The film tells the stories of Justice and Maxwell, two teen boys fighting for their dreams against the backdrop of gold mines of Ghana

The United States Embassy in Accra is pleased to welcome American documentary filmmaker Stuart Harmon, who will screen his first feature-length film, “The Money Stone,” at the 2019 Black Star International Film Festival.  The film tells the stories of Justice and Maxwell, two teen boys fighting for their dreams against…

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Voith launches on-site machining and service tools capabilities for Southern Africa

Successful launch event in August 2019 in South Africa

On-site machining and service tools applicable for the hydropower industry and key processing industries in Africa; Increased plant up-time and cost-effective workshop-quality machining; Successful launch event in August 2019 in South Africa. The technology group Voith (www.Voith.com) is strengthening its hydropower service portfolio for Southern Africa. On 15th August 2019,…

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Zambia - Rugby: Shaping the future, one child at a time

The Foundation which has been touring the former BrokenHill mining town since 2016 has so far introduced the game to more than 800 girls and boys aged between 09 to 15 years

The Bhubesi Pride Foundation volunteers are in Kabwe, Zambia to continue conducting their youth rugby developmental work in selected Schools and Communities. The Foundation which has been touring the former BrokenHill mining town since 2016 has so far introduced the game to more than 800 girls and boys aged between…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

“Fuel Self-Sufficient” Algeria To Join Other African Producers At Africa Oil Week

Algeria now produces sufficient fuel to meet domestic demand and has not had to import since 2018

Algeria – having just announced “fuel self-sufficiency” – is the latest African oil-and gas-producing country to confirm its attendance at the 26th Africa Oil Week (AOW) (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) in Cape Town this November. Following a difficult period for both the sector and the country, all signs now point to Algeria strengthening…

East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC)
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Government Contracting And Investment Disputes; Lesson For States And Investors - Africa

East Africa International Arbitration returns to Nairobi

The annual East Africa International Arbitration Conference (https://www.EAArbitration.com/) returns to Nairobi this summer on the 29th & 30th August 2019 at the Radisson Blu Hotel for its 7th edition. EAIAC provides an unrivalled platform for International Arbitration practitioners, arbitration users, state counsel, academia, and in-house corporate lawyers to learn, share…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

South African Energy Minister: Stable, predictable policy and regulatory framework must be created

En annonçant l’allocation d’un budget de 7,44 milliards de rands au secteur de l’énergie, le ministre a fait remarquer que le secteur, en déclinant de 6,9%, avait contribué négativement

A stable, predictable policy and regulatory framework must be created that will lead to investment and growth in South Africa’s energy sector, says the country’s Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe. Minister Mantashe was delivering his first energy budget speech in Parliament since the merging of his mineral resources…

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International Organization for Migration (IOM), Experts Gather on Environmental Migration, Climate-Resilient Reintegration of Returning Migrants

The workshop was generously supported by the Government of France, the IOM Development Fund, and organized in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)

In West Africa, environmental challenges are widely believed to drive migration from rural areas, where livelihoods are largely dependent on natural resources (agriculture, mining and fisheries).   Simultaneously, these challenges impact the sustainability of reintegration for returned migrants, limiting their livelihood options and the availability of natural resources, such as water…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) to play pivotal role in retooling Cameroon’s industrial masterplan

A wide gamut of actions to be undertaken to overhaul Cameroon’s second generation Industrialization Masterplan were explored

Cameroon's Minister of Mines, Industry and Technological Development, Mr. Gabriel Dodo Ndoke has solicited the support of the Subregional Office for Central Africa of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in the updating of Cameroon’s Industrial Development Masterplan (PDI, in French) and coordinating the contribution of a league of…

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Equatorial Guinea Presents Open Oil, Gas and Mining Licenses in Successful Roadshow in China

H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima thanks Chinese Embassy in Equatorial Guinea, African Energy Chamber and Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons staff for a highly-successful roadshow

EG Ronda Licensing Round Roadshow in China was met with tremendous success as over 100 Chinese investors participate and discuss investment in oil, gas and minerals with the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons’ delegation ; H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima thanks Chinese Embassy in Equatorial Guinea, African Energy Chamber and…

Source: Amnesty International |

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): Withdraw armed forces from Fungurume mines to avert bloodshed

Lualaba province is part of the former Katanga province in southern DRC and is the country’s most significant copper and cobalt mining area

Following reports that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) army has deployed hundreds of soldiers to forcibly remove an estimated 10,000 artisanal miners from the Tenke Fungurume mines in Lualaba Province to the south of the country from 2 July, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn…