The BEAC and CEMAC’s Monetary and Economic Harakiri (By Leoncio Amada NZE)

By Leoncio Amada NZE, Executive President of the African Energy Chamber ( CEMAC zone, President of APEX INDUSTRIES SA The global health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the economic foundations of the CEMAC zone in an unprecedented way due to the limited integration and economic diversification of the region. The six […]

African Upstream Finance: Africa Oil Week Silver Sponsor Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) shares its expertise ahead of Africa Oil Week 2022 (By William Breeze and Thomas Bethel)

Download logo By William Breeze and Thomas Bethel, Herbert Smith Freehills (  At first glance, one would expect African upstream finance to be in healthy shape: the oil price is high by historic standards; gas is an essential transitional fuel; domestic demand for hydrocarbons continues to grow; government support for upstream development continues; and returns in the sector are […]

Sonils to Participate at Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) 2022 as Silver Sponsor

Download logo Representing one of Angola’s primary onshore oil and gas supply bases, integrated services and logistics center, Sonangol Integrated Logistic Services (Sonils) ( – owned by Sonangol – will participate at this year’s Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) ( 2022 Conference and Exhibition as a silver sponsor, demonstrating their commitment to supporting the southern African country’s oil and gas sector […]

Azule Energy to Participate at Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) 2022 as Platinum Sponsor

Download logo Azule Energy (, a new 50/50 independent joint venture that combines the Angolan business assets of oil and gas supermajors, bp and Eni, will participate as Platinum Sponsors at this year’s Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2022 ( Conference and Exhibition – organized by Energy Capital & Power ( – taking place in Luanda on November 29 […]

Banco Bic Confirmed as a Gold Sponsor for Angola Oil & Gas 2022

Download logo Energy Capital & Power (, Africa’s leading investment platform for the energy sector, is proud to announce that Angolan commercial bank Banco Bic will participate as a gold sponsor at the Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) ( 2022 conference and exhibition, taking place from November 29 to December 1 in Luanda. As one of Angola’s finance […]

Sonangol to Participate at Angola Oil and Gas 2022 as Diamond Sponsor

Download logo Energy Capital & Power ( is proud to announce that Angola’s National Oil Company (NOC), Sonangol, has been confirmed to participate at the Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2022 Conference and Exhibition – taking place on 29-30 November and 1 December in Luanda – as a Diamond Sponsor. Sonangol’s participation at this year’s […]

Innovative fish and vegetable production boosts livelihoods for conflict-affected families in Nigeria’s Borno State

Download logo Senior officials from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have visited agricultural projects in Borno State, in north-east Nigeria, that have transformed the lives of conflict-affected community members. Borno State, which borders the Lake Chad region, has been affected by a decade-long insurgency that has reduced food security and […]

Countries commit to strengthen resources for the conservation of rapidly declining migratory waterbirds

Download logo The Eighth Meeting of the Parties (MOP8) to the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) held under the theme “Strengthening Flyway Conservation in a Changing World” concluded today in Budapest, Hungary with the adoption of 16 resolutions and new guidelines aiming to improve the conservation status of 255 migratory waterbirds listed under the UN-backed […]

Appointment of the Principal Secretary for Energy and Climate Change

Download logo President Wavel Ramkalawan has today announced the appointment of Mr Tony Imaduwa as the new Principal Secretary for Energy and Climate Change. Mr Imaduwa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical and Material Science Engineering from the University of London and has over 19 years working experience in the public service Mr Imaduwa started […]

Winners of the 2022 Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards Announced in Cairo

The winners of the 2022 AWIEF ( Awards were announced on Tuesday at a glittering ceremony on the rooftop of The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo, Egypt. The AWIEF Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner capped the two-day AWIEF2022 Conference, which was held in North Africa for the first time. The prestigious annual AWIEF Awards recognise, honour, and celebrate […]