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Opportunities for Angola/Brazil collaboration

Opportunities for Angola/Brazil collaboration Angola’s privatisation has opened opportunities for investors. Brazil is a strategic partner. Brazil’s trade with Africa surged by 33.7% in 2022, reaching nearly USD21.5-billion, up from USD15.9-billion in 2021. This increase presents an opportunity for Angola to deepen its economic ties with Brazil as the country aims to increase oil production

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MSGBC panel to discuss Africa’s role in energy transition

MSGBC panel to discuss Africa’s role in energy transition In the lead up to COP28 the closing panel at this year’s Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, and Guinea-Conakry (MSGBC) Oil, Gas & Power conference, will reflect on the outcomes of COP27 and Arica’s role in sustainable development and climate financing.   The third edition of this conference,

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Suppliers and service providers urged to expand African footprint

Suppliers and service providers urged to expand African footprint If you are a supplier or service provider in the mining, energy, agriculture and infrastructure sectors, now is the time to expand your footprint into Africa. By Leon Louw owner and editor of WhyAfrica Many African countries are in the process of shunning their chequered past

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MSGBC region in West Africa attracts global energy investors

MSGBC region in West Africa attracts global energy investors The MSGBC region (Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Guinea-Conakry), has emerged as an increasingly attractive destination for global energy investments in recent years. Owing to prolific oil, natural gas and renewable resources, a stable and transparent business climate, and growing energy demand, global investors are

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New milestone for gas project in Mauritania and Senegal

New milestone for gas project in Mauritania and Senegal    Global energy major, BP, and project partner Technip Energies have reached a new milestone regarding the development of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) liquefied natural gas (LNG) project located offshore Mauritania and Senegal. This week, the project partners announced that the floating production storage and

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SA steaks and boerewors big business for Côte d’Ivoire restaurant

SA steaks and boerewors big business for Côte d’Ivoire restaurant Restaurateur Juliet Jekera was a passenger on Air Côte d’Ivoire’s inaugural flight between Abidjan and Johannesburg when it launched in June this year. Her mission was to come to Johannesburg to buy meat for her restaurant in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. by Melanie-Ann Feris It’s been

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AfDB supports Guinea Bissau’s economic transformation

AfDB supports Guinea Bissau’s economic transformation African Development Bank Group President Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina has announced a financial package of USD30-million dollars to the West African nation of Guinea -Bissau. Adesina made the announcement last week during a visit to Guinea Bissau, where he met President Umaro Sissoco Embaló and senior government officials. Discussions

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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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The 3rd ECOWAS Mining & Petroleum Forum happens in Niamey, Republic of Niger, on 1 – 3 December 2021.

19 August 2021 – The Republic of Niger, Niamey, is the ECOWAS member state hosting the 3rd ECOWAS Mining & Petroleum Forum (ECOMOF 2021), is now taking place on 1 – 3 December 2021, at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Conference Center, Niamey, to allow some high profile government officials to be present. Under the

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Construction of first major highway in Guinea-Bissau underway

28 January 2021 – Construction of the first major highway in Guinea-Bissau started last week as the oil rich country ramps-up its infrastructure drive with the financial backing of China.      The historic 8.2km long highway will connect the airport in the capital of Bissau with Safim, a city in the Biombo Region of Guinea-Bissau. Safim is

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