Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

African Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to attract $103 Billion in 2019

Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa, Mozambique, Senegal and Mauritania lead investment across supply and demand driven projects

Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1 percent of proven global gas reserves (http://bit.ly/2KKgTgQ) and is expected to contribute nearly 10 percent of global production growth through to 2024 (http://bit.ly/30murnZ). On the demand side, Africa’s large, urbanized and industrialized societies of the…

Source: Centurion Law Group |

Between extortion and the sanctity of Petroleum contracts in Nigeria, DRC and Senegal (By NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group)

Investors need to know that their investments are safe and that they will be protected by the law in case the other parties falter on their obligations

By NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group Last week, a commercial court in the United Kingdom gave reason to a claim by engineering company Process and Industrial Developments Ltd (P&ID), which demands over USD$9 billion from the Nigerian government over a failed gas deal. The decision follows a 2017…

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Deadly airstrikes and drone hits displace thousands of civilians in Libya oasis town

9,450 people have been displaced by the violence in and around Murzuq since the beginning of August

Intensifying clashes in the southern Libyan town of Murzuq involving air and drone strikes in recent days have left at least 90 people dead and displaced thousands of “terrified” civilians, the UN said on Tuesday. “Casualties on all sides of the fighting have continued as a result of airstrikes by…

Source: Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) |

Nigeria Pays Tribute to Women Aid Workers on World Humanitarian Day

They have paid special tribute to women humanitarians in Nigeria and brought their voices to the world

Marking the tenth anniversary of World Humanitarian Day, aid workers in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states, as well as in the capital Abuja, have gathered on 19 August to raise awareness on the risks many of them are exposed to everyday while providing life-saving assistance to millions affected by crisis…

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With Brand New Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal and a Gas Mega Hub, Equatorial Guinea Drives the African Game

The Akonikien project is an example of a cost-efficient and clean energy solution to the energy needs of mainland Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea made yet another step closer to becoming a gas hub for Africa today as it inaugurated the first LNG storage and regasification plant to be built on the West African coast. While West Africa is a major global exporter of gas from Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea, no import…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Nigeria moves to end Communicable Diseases among people who use drugs

Nigeria, with her huge population continues to experience an untold effect of drug use especially among youth

“I have been injecting drugs for a long time and we share syringes,” says Ali who lives in the suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and recently diagnosed to be co-infected with Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV. Consequent to difficulties of life in the streets, Ali was exposed to drug…

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Global Thought Leaders Coming to Johannesburg for Inaugural Advertising Week Africa

October 28-31, 2019 At 1FOX Precinct

Advertising Week Africa (http://Africa.AdvertisingWeek.com/) – the very first African edition of the world’s premier event for advertising, creative, entertainment, marketing, media and technology professionals – will be held in Johannesburg from Monday 28 to Thursday 31 October 2019 at 1FOX Precinct. Among the inaugural edition’s confirmed speakers include: Jean Marie…

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National Mourning Day observed with due solemnity in Nigeria

Solemn observance started with the hoisting of the national flag at half-mast at the Chancery at 9.30 am by Mr. Md. Shameem Ahsan, ndc, High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Nigeria

Bangladesh High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria observed the National Mourning Day with due respect & solemnity on 15 August, 2019, marking 44th martyrdom of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Solemn observance started with the hoisting of the national flag at half-mast at the Chancery at 9.30 am…

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WHO collaborates with Nigerian Government to update the country health workforce profile

Validating the Nigeria Health Workforce Profile 2018 provides the national health workforce information needed for planning and it is a crucial milestone in the health sector

The Department of Health Planning, Research and Statistics of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) in collaboration with The World Health Organization(WHO) has successfully updated and validated Nigeria’s health workforce profile from 2012 to 2018 with funding from the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada (GAC) under the “Enhancing…

Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) |

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green Travels to Africa and the Middle East

The Administrator will meet with government and civil-society partners to discuss the response to the Ebola outbreak

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Israel, and Nigeria August 16-August 24, 2019. The Administrator will meet with government and civil-society partners to discuss the response to the Ebola outbreak and highlight partnerships and investments across the U.S.…