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Paradigm Initiative launches tools of impact in the digital space

PIN works to connect underserved young Africans with digital opportunities and ensures protection of their rights

Social enterprise Paradigm Initiative (PIN) (https://Paradigmhq.org) known for building an ICT-enabled support system and advocating digital rights in order to improve livelihoods for under-served youth, will be hosting a hybrid festival,  from September 20-23, 2021 in Senegal. PIN works to connect underserved young Africans with digital opportunities and ensures protection…

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Senegal´s Mining Industry: A Cornerstone of the National Economy (By Miguel Artacho)

In addition to some of the minerals currently being extracted in traditional mines or quarries; the Senegalese subsoil is rich in deposits of other equally useful substances

By Miguel Artacho The mining sector is a core component of Senegal´s export industry and contributes strongly towards national revenue and foreign exchange. The government of Senegal aims to significantly increase foreign direct investment (FDI) into the extractive industries to support long-term economic development objectives as outlined in the Plan Senegal…

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The Government of Senegal to host the African Union 6th Pan African Forum on Migration

The Forum will be held under the Theme: ‘’Strengthening Labor Migration Governance in Africa in the context of a pandemic, for accelerated socio-economic development and continental integration”

The African Union Commission (AUC) Department of Health Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development (HHS) is organizing the 6th edition of the Pan African Forum on Migration (PAFOM) in cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Senegal in Dakar, from 11th to 12th September 2021. The Forum will be held under the Theme:…

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Senegal: Ambitious Oil & Gas Development Program to Boost Economy (By Miguel Artacho)

One of the single most important impacts that Senegal will derive from becoming a new oil and gas producer will be felt most immediately in the power generation sector

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Senegal is becoming one of the most exciting oil and gas plays to emerge in recent years in sub-Saharan Africa´s largely underexplored oil and gas sector. The country may be a relatively new player in terms of production coming on stream, but in fact, oil and…

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GE energizes Africa’s first ever fully digital high voltage substation

Substations not only supply electricity to the homes, but also manage the power flowing into the grid from various renewable energy sources

This flagship project is part of Senegal’s national electricity company Senelec’s (www.Senelec.sn) transmission and distribution grid expansion, reinforcement and reliability enhancement program to be completed by VINCI Energies West Africa; Substations not only supply electricity to the homes, but also manage the power flowing into the grid from various renewable…

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Monroe College and SEED Project Announce Innovative Program to Increase College Access and Affordability for Students in Africa

Pilot Program Kicks Off in Senegal this Week

Monroe College, a national leader in educating urban and international students, and SEED Project (www.SEEDProject.org), an international non-profit organization that provides academic, athletic, and leadership development programs to promising students in Africa, today announced the launch of a visionary program to make Monroe's undergraduate programs available to students in Senegal…

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Senegal Industry Leaders to Drive a Strong Discussion on Regional Upstream Markets, Promote Local Content, National Oil Companies, and African Narratives at African Energy Week in Cape Town

Speaker commitments made by Mamadou Faye, Aguibou Ba, Mamadou Fall Kane, and Joseph Medou in Cape Town make for a strong discussion on Senegalese oil and gas, whereby industry leaders will promote the role of local companies in advancing the region’s industry

African Energy Week (AEW) 2021, taking place in Cape Town on the 9th-12th of November, will proudly host a diverse speaker platform, with international stakeholders, government representatives, and African industry leaders driving an engaging discussion at Africa’s premier energy event. Of these speakers, a strong Senegalese delegation will come to…

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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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Cellulant and Gainde 2000 Partner to Improve Africa’s Trade Environment by Digitising Payments for Governments and Multinational companies

GAINDE shall bundle its e-government solutions with Cellulant’s payments solutions offering the most comprehensive regional end to end technology and payments solution

Cellulant (www.Cellulant.io) has entered into a 5-year partnership with Senegal based GAINDE 2000 to offer an end to end Pan-African technology infrastructure and payments solutions for trade, revenue & tax collection for governments and multinational companies. GAINDE shall bundle its e-government solutions with Cellulant’s payments solutions offering the most comprehensive…

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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…