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Nigeria: Shell buys Daystar Power

The Anglo-Dutch company Shell has just bought the Nigerian renewable energy supplier Daystar Power, it was announced energy supplier Daystar Power, it was announced on 28 September. This is the firstacquisition of its kind in the African power sector, to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels.Daystar is a provider of...
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Lessons Learned from Senegal’s 2020 Licensing Round

Beginning in 2014, a series of explorations along the coast revealed an untapped supply of petroleum resources likely vast enough to attract the attention of international energy companies. By NJ Ayuk* In January 2019, Senegal made reasonable adjustments to its Petroleum Code to reflect the renewed optimism surrounding the country’s...
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Ouganda : Total va signer l’accord final sur le pétrole

L'Ouganda va conclure dimanche la décision finale d'investissement (FID) tant attendue avec les compagnies pétrolières internationales Total E&P et CNOOC, a rapporté vendredi le journal gouvernemental The New Vision. Cette décision permettra de débloquer des milliards de dollars d'investissements dans le secteur pétrolier et gazier ougandais. Le directeur général de...

Algeria Hirak, Covid-19, and digital… A new era?

In Algeria, the constitutional referendum, organized last November and marked by a large boycott, revealed the gap between the government and the society. A failure, questioning the results of the hirak while the Algerian economy is facing its eternal problem: diversification. A little hope remains: entrepreneurship and digital development could...
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Uganda EACOP Project to Create 10,000 Jobs Post COVID-19

Following the global pandemic that has made a negative impact in Africa’s oil and gas industry, the Ugandan government has officially announced that the Final Investment Decision for the East Africa Crudeoil Pipeline (EACOP) project will be signed off during the first quarter of 2021. Regarding this development, Hon. Mary...
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Nigeria Contraction du PIB de 6,1% au deuxième trimestre

L'économie du Nigeria, premier producteur pétrolier du continent africain, s'est contractée de 6,1% au deuxième trimestre 2020 par rapport à l'année précédente, a annoncé le Bureau national des statistiques (NBS), en raison de l'épidémie de Covid-19 mais aussi de la chute des cours du pétrole. «Le PIB du deuxième trimestre...
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