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Critical Minerals Africa (CMA) 2024 to Explore Lobito Corridor’s Role in Streamlining Mineral Trade

The Lobito Corridor serves as a blueprint for attracting fresh investments to advance infrastructure and mining developments

Multinational commodity trader Trafigura and Kamoa-Kakula entered a long-term agreement with the Lobito Atlantic Railway consortium to transport critical minerals via the Lobito corridor in February 2024. In addition, Canadian mining firm Ivanhoe Mines made its inaugural copper shipment from the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex in the DRC via the corridor,…

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Bridging Africa’s Trade Finance Gap: Trade and Development Bank to Speak at IAE 2024

Group President and Managing Director Admassu Tadesse will explore Africa’s key trade and finance opportunities at the Invest in African Energy forum

Admassu Tadesse, Group President and Managing Director of the Trade and Development Bank (TDB), will speak at the Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024 forum in Paris, highlighting key trade and finance opportunities shaping the continent. Operating in eastern and southern Africa, the TDB plays a critical role in fostering…

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Angola’s Oil and Gas Sector: A Gateway to Opportunity for Brazil

Taking place from 2-4 October, the Angola Oil & Gas event will ignite collaboration between Angola and Brazil in the oil and gas sector, offering a dynamic platform for partnership and growth

Angola’s push towards economic diversification and privatization has opened up opportunities for foreign investors, and Brazil has emerged as a highly strategic partner owing to its expertise in the oil and gas industry. Brazil’s trade with Africa surged by 33.7% in 2022, reaching nearly $21.5 billion, up from $15.9 billion…

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Details of Transnet Draft Network Statement Shared at Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium of South Africa (SIDSSA) 2024

Taking place March 17-19, SIDSSA promotes infrastructure investment across various segments of the economy

South African rail, port and pipeline company Transnet recently published its network statement, which details the functions of the infrastructure manager and the contractual agreements for private sector operators. The statement is a step towards introducing third-party access to South Africa’s rail network. Speaking during the Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium…

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Libya Summit Attracts Global Energy & Commodities Firm BGN as Sponsor

BGN will be among the sponsors of the second edition of the Libya Energy & Economic Summit, bringing international expertise across multiple commodity classes to this prestigious event

BGN, an international energy and commodities-trading company, has joined the upcoming Libya Energy & Economic Summit (https://apo-opa.info/3QxQm8l)  – scheduled for November 8-9 in Tripoli – as a Diamond Sponsor. BGN has been growing fast in energy and commodities and has a decades-long heritage of trade-related services. Its areas of focus…

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    • South Africa hosts the most important critical minerals gathering of the year in Cape Town on 17-19 October 2023. Taking place in Africa’s leading event destination, Cape Town, and concurrently with the continent’s largest energy event African Energy Week, the first Critical Minerals Africa unites governments from all corners of the African continent; international presidential and ministerial delegations; provincial governments, global finance, and mining, manufacturing and technology firms.
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Zimbabwe – Dubbed “the World’s Next Lithium Valley” – to Speak at Critical Minerals Africa 2023

Rising demand for lithium-ion batteries, significant Chinese investment and the launch of several greenfield projects have reignited Zimbabwe’s mining industry, which will be on display at the upcoming Critical Minerals Africa 2023 summit

As Zimbabwe sets its sights on achieving a $12-billion mining industry by year-end, Pfungwa Kunaka, Permanent Secretary for Mines and Mining Development of Zimbabwe, will speak on the country’s latest project commissionings in exploration, extraction and refining at the Critical Minerals Africa (CMA) 2023 summit (https://CriticalMineralsAfrica.com/) next month. Comprising 13%…

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Top Governance Policies to Drive Growth in the MSGBC Region

Special Economic Zones (SEZ) or free zones could be established between MSGBC governments and private sector operators to attract foreign investment, promote economic growth and facilitate technology transfer

Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) will host the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power conference and exhibition (https://apo-opa.info/42S7skb) where African and global energy policymakers, and energy firms and investors will explore how the implementation of special economic zones, trade markets, visa harmonization and green project funds can help the MSGBC region maximize…

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Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima to Drive Gas Monetization, Just Transition Dialogue at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022

Confirming his attendance and participation at the region’s official energy conference, the Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea will be coming to Dakar this September to drive discussions on natural gas and its role in Africa’s just transition

With the MSGBC gas rush consolidating the role that natural gas will play in Africa’s energy future, Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) is proud to announce the attendance of Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, at the region’s official energy conference, MSGBC Oil,…

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Guinea-Conakry’s Energy & Power Future is Bright with 22-Block Licensing Round

This year will determine the future of Guinea-Conakry's energy sector development amidst new opportunities

Guinea-Conakry’s hydrocarbons industry is gathering steam with the tendering of 22 unexplored offshore blocks in its sights. While Senegal’s more established industry has seen over 160 wells drilled since the 1980s, Guinea-Conakry’s first exploration dates back to 2012, conducted by U.S firm HyperDynamics, followed by the entry of French oil…

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Senegal Places Local Content at the Center of the Country’s Energy Sector Agenda (By Charné Hundermark)

Recent regulatory frameworks and institutions established by the government not only promote local content, but mandates the participation and capacity building of local oil and gas companies

By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor Over 450 billion cubic feet of natural gas and 1 billion barrels of oil reserves have positioned Senegal as an exceptionally attractive hydrocarbon destination. Recent sizeable discoveries made in 2014-2016 have only furthered the appeal of the country, and with the introduction of…