Continental Presents Best Goalkeeper Award at TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations 2021

• Edouard Mendy receives Best Goalkeeper Award for Total Energies Africa Cup of Nations 2021 from Official Sponsor Continental • Best Goalkeeper Award reflects Continental’s safety values as a pioneer in road safety spanning 150 years, and the VisionZero initiative which aims for zero fatalities, zero injuries and zero crashes Premium tyre manufacturer Continental handed over the Best Goalkeeper Award for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations 2021 (AFCON) at the conclusion of the tournament in Yaoundé, Cameroon last night. […]

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At Senegal’s home of vaccines, African Development Bank President reiterates commitment to Africa’s pharmaceutical industry

Bank President visits pioneering Covid-19 vaccine production center, discusses $3 billion investment in the pharmaceutical industry African Development Bank Group President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina has reiterated the Bank’s commitment to ensuring that the continent’s 1.4 billion people gain greater access to quality healthcare. Adesina spoke during a visit to Senegal’s Institut Pasteur de Dakar, a biomedical research center that has been at the forefront of Africa’s fight against Covid-19. Calling for an end to vaccine inequality, Adesina observed that […]

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First Dakar 2026 initiatives to get underway on the ground in 2022

The third Coordination Commission meeting for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Dakar 2026 was held virtually on 15 October to take stock of the progress on the first sports development initiatives in Senegal. The Commission also received status updates on the ongoing renovation and construction work. Since the four-year postponement of the YOG in Dakar was announced a year ago, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Dakar 2026 have been working closely to make the most of this additional time […]

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Senegal Commits to African Energy Week 2021

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Confirmed attendance by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Petrosen and COS-Petrogaz reaffirm regional cooperation and partnerships A strong delegation of industry leaders from Senegal have committed to the African Energy Chamber’s (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) first-ever African Energy Week (AEW) 2021, to be held in Cape Town on the 9th-12th November 2021. With official attendance confirmations made by H.E. Aissatou Sophie Gladima, Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Senegal’s national oil company, Petrosen, and the strategic organizational committee COS-Petrogaz, AEW 2021 is […]

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EU – Talent Partnerships

TALENT PARTNERSHIPS – EU Commission launches new initiative to address EU skills shortages and improve migration cooperation with partner countries Today, the Commission is launching Talent Partnerships, a key initiative under the New Pact on Migration and Asylum that will help to address skills shortages in the European Union and to strengthen mutually-beneficial partnerships on migration with third countries. Matching the skills of workers from countries outside the EU with the labour market needs inside the EU, Talent Partnerships should […]

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Panafrican Energy Services Wins Gas Lift Engineering and five Wells intervention Services Contracts for Petroci CI-11 Project

The agreement represents a prosperous future for the current evolving oil and gas landscape Panafrican Energy Services Group today announced it has signed a contract with Petroci CI-11 to provide 5 Wells intervention services in the Block CI-11. Under the contract Panafrican Energy Services Group will maximize the Block CI-11 oil and gas field asset value using gaslift, and carry out work activities starting this month. “We are pleased to be awarded this work and the opportunity to collaborate with […]

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One month until Extreme E’s Ocean X Prix in Senegal

Today marks one month until Extreme E’s second event – the Ocean X Prix – which will take place at Lac Rose in Dakar, Senegal on 29-30 May. Extreme E marks the return of off-road racing to one of its original roots, famous for the gruelling Paris-Dakar Rally which debuted in 1978 but which hasn’t finished in the Senegalese capital since 2007. Alejandro Agag, CEO and Founder of Extreme E, said: “So here we are, just one month until our […]

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