APO Group, the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, presents the second annual APO Group African Women in Media Award set to recognise, celebrate and empower African women journalists who support female entrepreneurship in Africa. The Award will be bestowed to the winner at the 6th Africa Women Innovation andRead More →

Ten key priorities for successful long-term energy transformation; Decarbonized energy systems build more sustainable, inclusive and resilient economies; More than 2,500 people joined the virtual conference. Siemens Energy today published the main priorities to enable facilitate a successful long-term energy transition and enable countries to thrive in the lower-carbon world.Read More →

South Korean giant, Samsung Electronics has lost its chairman. Lee Kun-hee died at the age of 78 on Sunday (Oct 25) , the company said. Under Mr Lee’s leadership, Samsung rose to become the world’s largest producer of smartphones and memory chips, and the firm’s overall turnover today is equivalentRead More →

The African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) African Natural Resources Centre (ANRC) and the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) hosted a dialogue on responses by governments and the industry to the COVID-19 pandemic in the extractive sector, focusing on South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, and Kenya. The session, held 21 October and moderated by ALSF DirectorRead More →

Africa Oil & Power, the leading investment promotion platform for the African energy sector, launched a report on Thursday called ‘Angola COVID-19 Response,’ analyzing the country’s strategy to mitigate the impact of the global pandemic on its energy sector, with a particular focus on its oil and gas upstream sector,Read More →

Multilateral development finance institutions on Wednesday pledged to continue to collaborate in their efforts to mitigate the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and accelerate the recovery of economies and livelihoods. At an extraordinary virtual meeting to discuss the impact of their responses to the pandemic and the worsening debtRead More →

The continent’s largest development finance institutions have emphasized that a sustained and collaborative approach among development partners to scale up project development activities, will boost the number of bankable projects attracting investor interest and contribute to closing the infrastructure finance gap in Africa. They spoke during a panel event toRead More →