Africa Oil & Power Conference
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South Africa’s Former Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe appointed to reassure African counterparts

President Cyril Ramaphosa is determined to assure fellow African countries that the government is taking every necessary step to ensure a safe and secure South Africa

A team of Presidential Special Envoys departed South Africa on Monday to visit Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia to deliver a message of solidarity from President Cyril Ramaphosa;The Special Envoy consists of South Africa’s former Minister of Energy, Jeff Radebe, Ambassador Kingsley Mmabolo…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

G5 Sahel heads of State throw their weight behind African Development Bank initiative Desert to power

Bank commits $20 million towards project preparation for the realization of the project

G5 Sahel heads of state at a Summit on Friday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, gave strong support to Desert to Power, an Africa Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/) -led initiative. The summit, "Harnessing solar energy for the socio-economic development of the G5 Sahel countries" came on the heels of a high-level technical…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
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National Basketball Association (NBA) and OCP Group announce Multiyear Partnership to expand Jr. NBA Programming in Morocco and Rwanda

10-Time NBA All-Star Ray Allen Attends Jr. NBA Launch Events in Khouribga and Benguerir, Morocco

The OCP Group (OCP) (www.OCPGroup.ma), a world-leader in the phosphate industry, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) (www.NBA.com) today announced a new, multiyear partnership to expand Jr. NBA programs, teach life skills and build new basketball courts in Khouribga and Benguerir, Morocco and in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, while…

Believe in Africa
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Washington braces up for Mega Forum on Making African Trade Easy - Q&A with Angelle Kwemo on Mate 2019

Believe in Africa is a non profit organization created by African diaspora leaders to promote African solutions to African problems

By Ajong Mbapndah L Trade, the African Continental Free Trade Area, Prosper Africa initiative, business networks and more will be in focus during the upcoming Making African Trade Easy Forum organized by Believe in Africa Foundation. Considering that this is the 5th anniversary of Believe in Africa, we decided to…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
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Tarek el-Molla confirms attendance of 5th GECF Summit of Heads of State and Government in Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea set to host the 5th GECF Summit of Heads of State and Government for the first time on the African continent

Egyptian Minister of Petroleum, Tarek el-Molla confirms attendance to 5th GECF Summit of Heads of State and Government in Equatorial Guinea ;Equatorial Guinea set to host the 5th GECF Summit of Heads of State and Government for the first time on the African continent.; Strengthening and development of gas industry…

Nestlé
Source: Nestlé |

Nestlé announces the winners of the Sub-Saharan Africa innovation challenge

The 3 start-ups winners have been awarded a 4-month residency in the new Nestlé R&D Accelerator for Sub-Saharan Africa

Start-ups SHOPIT, EXPORTUNITY and WAKULIMA from South Africa, Benin and Tanzania respectively, emerged today the winners of the Nestlé Research and Development (R&D) Sub-Saharan innovation challenge. Selected from among a highly competitive group of 174 submissions received from 27 different countries across Africa, these start-ups projects were judged by a…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
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Record 54 Current NBA Players To Compete In 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup

National Team Rosters feature current NBA Players from 21 NBA Teams

A record 54 current NBA (https://in.NBA.com) players will be featured on national team rosters at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China, up from 45 in 2014.  The tournament, which tipped off Saturday, Aug. 31, will feature a record 103 combined current NBA players, NBA draftees, and players with…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
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Angola Licensing Round, New Refinery Will be Showcased at Africa Oil & Power 2019

Africa’s elite energy event has dedicated a comprehensive program on Angola

The Angola oil and gas industry is set to descend on Cape Town for the annual Africa Oil & Power Conference (https://AfricaOilandPower.com) and Exhibition which will take place October 9-11, 2019 in Cape Town. Africa’s elite energy event has dedicated a comprehensive program on Angola, including a spotlight panel discussion,…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Time to Make Energy Work for Africa (By Prince Arthur Eze)

It is past time that Africa’s natural resources benefited Africans

By Prince Arthur Eze It is long past time that we made energy work for Africa. It is past time that Africa’s natural resources benefited Africans; that every African had access to electricity; and that the wealth created by oil and gas would lead to the sustainable development of African…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Gabon on track to increase oil production, Petroleum minister joins Africa Oil & Power line-up

The Africa Oil & Power 2019 event will take place at the CTICC 1 in Cape Town, South Africa on October 9-11, 2019

Gabon-focused hydrocarbon exploration firm, Vaalco Energy will commence its 2019/2020 drilling campaign next month; The firm has returned its Etame Marin license to pre-maintenance shut-down production levels; Leading a large ministerial delegation, Minister of Petroleum, Gas and Hydrocarbons H.E. Noel Mboumba will attend the Africa Oil & Power Conference and…