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African Energy Week

Saudi Arabia’s ambition to drive energy growth across Africa

Saudi Arabia’s ambition to drive energy growth across Africa      Saudi Arabia wants to build stronger relationships with African countries and has eyed the continent’s energy sector as a strategic opportunity to tap into. This became clear during a Saudi Arabia-Africa Energy Investment Forum roundtable discussion at the African Energy Week (AEW) held in Cape …

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Minister says Namibia’s on track to become a world class energy hub

Minister says Namibia’s on track to become a world class energy hub With its green hydrogen developments gaining traction, its massive oil and gas discoveries and ample opportunity for the development of renewable energy projects, Namibia is on track to become a major player in Africa’s energy sector.   Namibia’s green hydrogen strategy is one …

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Angola’s Lourenço pleads for just energy transition

Angola’s Lourenço pleads for just energy transition Calls on African countries to transition to renewable energy and cease oil and gas activities are getting louder. What these voices fail to acknowledge, however, is that there is a smarter and safer way to transition to green energy that won’t put Africans in jeopardy. Article first published …

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West African Gas Pipeline a model for Intra-African trade

The West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) is a good model for Intra-African trade that could be adopted by other emerging natural gas regions across Africa.   The WAGP comprises a 681km natural gas pipeline and is the first regional natural gas transmission system in sub-Saharan Africa, linking Nigeria’s gas-rich region of the Niger Delta to …

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Zimbabwe on a drive to entice investors and boost energy security

23 July 2021 – Zimbabwe is on a drive to entice investors and boost the country’s energy security. This is according to African Energy Chamber Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk, who met Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa this week. According to Ayuk, Zimbabwe is on a drive to attract new investors and projects to increase installed power …

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