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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

The Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL) Africa Downstream Week

The Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL) Africa Downstream Week
The Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL) Africa Downstream Week is Africa’s intellectual forum for defining the value chain for midstream and downstream petroleum business on the continent. Globa

Future Energy Nigeria

Future Energy Nigeria
Future Energy Nigeria has evolved from the West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC). This energy conference and expo addressing the Nigerian power crisis through industry connectivity an

Exploring South Africa’s Aspirations to Build an Energy Hub for Gas Cooperation

Exploring South Africa’s Aspirations to Build an Energy Hub for Gas Cooperation
A conference taking place in Durban from 9-11 October is to welcome H.E. Honourable Mmamoloko Kubayi, Minister of Energy for South Africa alongside international partners along the value chai

Bombardier backs TAZARA

Bombardier backs TAZARA
As one of the strategies for repositioning TAZARA towards boosting its haulage capacity, on 6 September 2017 in Dar es Salaam, the Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bombardier

International Gas Cooperation Summit (IGCS)

International Gas Cooperation Summit (IGCS)
The International Gas Cooperation Summit (IGCS) is a platform for South Africa’s aspirations to build an energy hub for gas cooperation with international partners along the gas value chain.

A Powerful Debate

A Powerful Debate
Across all industry sectors, one of the key formats in facilitating and enforcing sector growth and in converting Africa from an emerging to an emerged entity has been through the portal of events