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Top 5 Business Risks for West Africa in 2018

Top 5 Business Risks for West Africa in 2018
As Nigeria exits the recession of 2017, investor sentiment across West Africa is likely to experience uplift in 2018 according to specialist global risk consultancy,

Establishing a Roadmap for Sustainable Electricity Trade

Establishing a Roadmap for Sustainable Electricity Trade
With confirmed participation of H.E Honourable Malick Alhousseini, H.E Honourable Professor Alfa Oumar Dissa, Ghana’s Ministry of Energy, Autorité Nationale de Régulation du Secteur de l'Electrici

Nigeria International Petroleum Summit

Nigeria International Petroleum Summit
Nigeria's petroleum industry is the largest in Africa with proven oil & gas reserves of 37 billion barrels (bbl) and 192 trillion cubic feet respectively. The sector contributes about 10 percen

Investing in African Mining Indaba

Investing in African Mining Indaba
Returning to Cape Town from 5-8 February, Mining Indaba has a fresh new look and focus to ensure 2018 attendees get the most out of the biggest mining investment event in the world. For the

The 2nd West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2018

The 2nd West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2018
Following the success of 2017, Nigeria welcomes the return of the West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC) to Lagos; the city at the heart of Africa's petroleum econo

Pergo Confirms Attendance at Manufacturers Meet Africa 2018

Pergo Confirms Attendance at Manufacturers Meet Africa 2018
Pergo invented laminate flooring more than three decades ago. Today, a brand like Pergo with 35 years of milestone experience in the market, is a very exciting prospect to join the cause of Manufac

Smart City, Smart Growth

Smart City, Smart Growth
 ‘Tourism is a catalyst for economic growth in Africa’; was a key theme discussed during October’s UN World Cities Day which was celebrated around the world.The sector is especially imp

Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid

Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid
The 2nd Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid meeting will focus on the topical issues concerning rolling out off-grid projects across Africa, while presenting current project opportunities and bu

FDI Fragility

FDI Fragility
According to EY’s Africa Attractiveness report, published earlier this year, heightened geopolitical uncertainty and “multispee

East Africa Energy & Infrastructure Summit

East Africa Energy & Infrastructure Summit
The East Africa Energy & Infrastructure Summit and co-located Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid will take place in Kampala, Uganda between 6- 8 February, 2018; held with the full support of Her

Metalco Confirms to Attend Manufacturers Meet Africa 2018

Metalco Confirms to Attend Manufacturers Meet Africa 2018
In October, 2017, the confirmation of Metalco impacted a drastic change for Manufacturers Meet Africa 2018. Metalco, with 20 years market experience, understood the need for attending Manufacturers

Energy Summit in Abidjan to Explore West Africa’s Gas & Energy Markets

Energy Summit in Abidjan to Explore West Africa’s Gas & Energy Markets
At the first Regional Energy Co-operation Summit in January 2017, His Excellency Thierry Tanoh, Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energies summed up the relevance of the summit wit

Regional Energy Co-operation Summit 2018

Regional Energy Co-operation Summit 2018
EnergyNet is excited to announce that the annual Regional Energy Co-operation Summit will take place from 24-25 January, 2018 at the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire, in Abidjan. The Regional Energy Co

Ahead of the Game

Ahead of the Game
By Dr Thomas Hillig, THEnergySafari lodges are normally located in pristine nature, far away from civilisation. They are often not connected to the national grid and generate power on-

Mining Investment West Africa 2018

Mining Investment West Africa 2018
Mining Investment West Africa is a strategic mining conference and exhibition for the leaders of the mining, quarrying and construction materials industries, bringing together 300 attendees from 20

Seychelles: A Cocoon of Luxury

Seychelles: A Cocoon of Luxury
Comprising 115 islands and many more reasons to visit, the Republic of Seychelles is merging brains with beauty as it looks to instil heightened levels of economic astuteness into its naturally stu

Electricx and Solar-Tec

Electricx and Solar-Tec
ElectricxThe 2017 edition of Electricx will be one of the largest in the 27-year history of the power exhibition. With the growth to cover more than 15,000 squar

Africa Renewable Energy Forum (ARF)

Africa Renewable Energy Forum (ARF)
Under the aegis of the Kingdom of Morocco’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development and the personal participation of the Honourable Minister Aziz Rabbah, the annual Africa Renewable

Machine Learning: The Future of Business

Machine Learning: The Future of Business
Artificial intelligence, or A.I., is a

Gas Options: North & West Africa Summit

Gas Options: North & West Africa Summit
Alongside our longstanding partners from the Kingdom of Morocco: the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, ONEE and ONYHM, The Gas Options: North & West Africa Summit wi

Future Energy East Africa

Future Energy East Africa
Future Energy East Africa has evolved from the East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC). After years of close collaboration with utilities, governments, regulators, large

Africa’s Agricultural Transformation

Africa’s Agricultural Transformation
By Karim Lotfi Senhadji, CEO, OCP Africa When we started our activities in 2016, we were well-aware of the great untapped potential of our continent. As most Africa-followers

Practical Nigerian Content Forum

Practical Nigerian Content Forum
Over the past six years, the Practical Nigerian Content (PNC) Forum organised in partnership with the Nigerian Content and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), has developed alongside the Nigeria Oil & Ga

Africa Health Business Symposium (AHBS)

Africa Health Business Symposium (AHBS)
Business spending across the African continent is expected to grow from US$2.6 trillion in 2015 to US$3.5 trillion by 2025. This trend is driving greater demand for quality, affordable healthcare s