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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South Sudan launches First-Ever Oil and Gas Licensing Round

Hosted by the Ministry of Petroleum (MoP) and attended by industry executives and international stakeholders, the event signifies an historic moment in the country’s budding oil and gas sector South Sudan’s Ministry of Petroleum (MoP) officially launched the country’s first-ever oil and gas licensing round in Juba on Wednesday; Hosted by the MoP and attended by industry executives and international stakeholders, the event signifies an historic moment in the country’s budding oil and gas sector; The launch precedes the country’s highly […]

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Safari Rally Kenya with Red Bull TV as the WRC returns to Africa

After nearly 20 years away, the FIA World Rally Championship makes a long-awaited return to Africa and the Safari Rally in Kenya this week. Even as one of the most famous events in all of motorsport, it represents a trip into the unknown for championship leader Sébastien Ogier and all of his rivals, and is expected to live up to its old reputation as the toughest rally on the calendar. As on every round in 2021, Red Bull TV will […]

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Tecnotree Wins Multi-million Dollar Deal to Accelerate MTN’s Digital Transformation Journey across Africa

Tecnotree, a global provider of business support systems for the telecom industry, today announced that MTN, the largest provider of mobile telecommunications services across Africa, has selected Tecnotree as a strategic partner for its digital transformation journey across MTN Benin, MTN eSwatini, MTN Zambia, MTN South Sudan and MTN Cote d’Ivoire. As part of the five-year collaboration with MTN, Tecnotree will deploy its Digital BSS Suite 5 to help accelerate the operator’s business growth, increase agility and boost operational efficiency. […]

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The Automotive opportunities presented by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

On 17 June, the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat are hosting a webinar to explore how the AfCFTA is helping to shape the automotive policies for Africa which, in turn, drives industrialisation. Also to be discussed during the free virtual event is why the Rules of Origin are key in driving investment and confidence in Africa. “We believe that all automotive industry role players, including policy advisors, business leaders and […]

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Building back better: African Development Bank to launch Strategy for Economic Governance in Africa

What:     Launch of the Strategy for Economic Governance in Africa 2021-2025 Who:      The African Development Bank When:     Friday, 2 July 2021, 10:30-11:30 GMT Where:    Virtual On Friday, 2 July 2021, the African Development Bank will launch a comprehensive five-year Strategy for Economic Governance in Africa (SEGA). The strategy will serve as the Bank’s operating manual for fostering public sector effectiveness at national and sub-national levels by stimulating structural transformation in Africa, and ensuring that citizens, communities and civic […]

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IDEV beats 2020 evaluation targets under trying circumstances

The Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) function delivered a record 20 evaluation products in 2020, exceeding its targets and contributing to learning and accountability on achievement of the Bank’s High-5 strategic priorities, according to its 2020 Annual Report released on 25 May 2021. Over the last year, IDEV produced its first Management Action Record System report, tracking the implementation of evaluation recommendations. It also produced two impact evaluations, two country strategy and program evaluations, and 4 corporate evaluations, demonstrating resilience and responsiveness by […]

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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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