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

Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) storage and regas plant

The project forms part of Equatorial Guinea’s regional LNG2Africa initiative which seeks to drive gas monetization through in-country gas-to-power projects

Located at the Port of Akonikien, the landmark regasification plant will enable the storage, transportation and distribution of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the country’s mainland; 12 bullet tanks will carry 14,000 cubic meters of storage capacity, supported by a truck loading station and 12-kilometers of ten-inch gas and diesel…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe |

Joint Local Statement on Respect for Human Rights and Freedom of Assembly

The security forces must adhere to their Constitutional mandate and exercise restraint and proportionality while maintaining public order

The Heads of Mission of the Delegation of the European Union, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Romania, Sweden and the United Kingdom and the Heads of Mission of Australia, Canada and the United States of America issue the following statement in Zimbabwe: Intimidation, harassment and physical attacks on human rights…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Somali Prime Minister

During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations as well as issues of common concern

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met on Monday with HE Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Ali Khayre, during His Excellency's visit to Somalia. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations as well as issues of common concern.…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

President of Ethiopia Meets Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs

During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations and prospects of enhancing them

HE the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Sahle-Work Zewde met on Monday with HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, during his official visit to Ethiopia. At the outset of the meeting, HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister…

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

As Ghana prepares to host the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat it organises a High-Level Policy Dialogue on Harnessing the benefits of the AfCFTA for a Ghana beyond Aid

The purpose of the National Conference is to bring together key stakeholders in Ghana to discuss national strategies and programme interventions

The Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and, in partnership with the Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union Commission (AUC), are organising a High-Level Conference on AfCFTA from 19-21 August 2019, at the Accra International Conference Centre, Accra, Ghana focsuing…

Kaspersky
Source: Kaspersky |

Kaspersky: The dark side of apps

6 Android apps that were downloaded a staggering 90 million times from the Google Play Store were found to have been loaded with the PreAMo malware

Mobile device security threats are on the rise and it’s not hard to see why. In 2019 the number of worldwide mobile phone users is forecast (http://bit.ly/2Hga58i) to reach 4.68 billion of which 2.7 billion are smartphone users. So, if you are looking for a target, it certainly makes sense…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

State Visit of President of the Republic of Zambia to India (August 20-22, 2019)

President Lungu will also participate in an India- Zambia Business Forum in New Delhi

His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia is visiting India on a State Visit at the invitation of Hon’ble President Shri Ram Nath Kovind from 20-22 August 2019. Our President had visited Zambia last year in April 2018. President Edgar Lungu would be accompanied by…

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

U.S. Governor of the State of Mississippi Builds Trade Links with Ghana

While in Accra, he met with Government of Ghana officials, private sector representatives, local entrepreneurs, members of business associations, and scientific research stations

The Governor of the State of Mississippi, Phil Bryant, traveled to Accra from August 14 – 16, 2019.  Governor Bryant traveled to Ghana to expand and promote trade and investment opportunities between Mississippi and Ghana. While in Accra, he met with Government of Ghana officials, private sector representatives, local entrepreneurs,…

Source: Amnesty International |

Zimbabwe: Violent crackdown on activists underway ahead of opposition protests

Amnesty International calls on authorities to exercise restraint on protesters

Activists and political leaders targeted ahead of “16 August” protests; Two activists abducted and severely tortured; Amnesty International calls on authorities to exercise restraint on protesters. An escalating crackdown against human rights defenders, activists, civil society leaders and members of the opposition, including abductions and torture, is underway ahead of…

TECNO Mobile
Source: TECNO Mobile |

The First TECNO Device running KaiOS is here: Meet the T901

KaiOS enables a new category of affordable smart feature phones that require limited memory, while still offering a rich user experience

TECNO (www.TECNO-Mobile.com), the leading mobile phone brand in Africa, today announced the launch of the latest 3G smart feature phone T901, the first TECNO device running on KaiOS (www.KaiOSTech.com), the leading mobile operating system for smart feature phones. This is a significant step for both companies in closing the digital…