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The Africa Energy Forum arrives in Denmark June 7-9, 2017

AEF 2016 attracted 2,100 participants from 80 countries, 32 of those being African

WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, June 6, 2017/APO/ --

Forum Overview

The 19th Annual Africa Energy Forum (AEF) will take place from June 7-9, 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Nineteen years in the running, AEF brings together senior-level representatives from all corners of the energy value chain to form partnerships, identify opportunities and collectively move the industry forward. 

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AEF 2016 attracted 2,100 participants from 80 countries, 32 of those being African. In addition 5 major energy deals and mergers were announced, demonstrating the role of the conference as a platform for industry developments.

The event will bring together African ministers, including:

  • H.E. Hon Advocate Sadique Kebonang, Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Botswana
  • H.E. Hon Professor Alpha Oumar Dissa, Minister of Energy, Mines and Quarries, Burkina Faso
  • H.E. Hon Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Uganda
  • H.E. Hon Dr. Seleshi Bekele, Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity, Ethiopia
  • H.E. Hon Obeth Kandjoze, Minister of Mines and Energy, Namibia
  • H.E. Hon Amina Moumouni, Minister of Energy, Niger
  • H.E Hon Ingele Ifoto, Minister of Energy and Hydraulic Resources, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • H.E. Hon Ambassador Henry Macauley, Minister of Energy, Sierra Leone
  • H.E. Hon David Mabumba, Minister of Energy and Water Development, Zambia
  • H.E. Hon Senator Tsitsi Veronica Muzenda, Deputy Minister of Energy and Power Development, Zimbabwe
  • H.E. Hon Basile Atangana Kouna, Minister of Water and Energy, Cameroon
  • H.E. Hon Guy-Bertrand Mapangou, Minister of State in charge of Water and Energy, Gabon
  • H.E. Hon Lantoniaina Rasoloelison, Minister of Water, Energy and Hydrocarbons, Madagascar
  • Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, Morocco
  • Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mozambique

With special Guest:

  • Honourable Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Former Chairperson of the African Union Commission

Also in attendance:

  • 13 Government Officials
  • 30 Representatives from Country Utility and Power Pools
  • 16 Regulatory Authorities

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).