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#MSGBC2021: A common African Voice facing the climate crisis

We must go with a common African voice, to defend Africa’s interests and vision for the years ahead

H.E. Sophie Gladima honored the opening of the second of the MSGBC Oil, Gas and Power 2021 Conference & Exhibition, Senegal’s largest energy event, with an address to an audience of Ministers, CEOs and VIPs on Friday, with a message directed at uniting Africa’s participation at 2022's COP27 climate summit.…

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Breaking Down Barriers to Entry for Women in Energy

Through a dedicated women in oil and gas seminar, MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 explored tangible solutions to enhancing inclusivity and participation by women in the energy sector

With the energy sector representing a predominantly male dominated industry, it has become clear that women have an increasingly important role to play in Africa’s energy future. In light of this, MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 hosted a women in oil and gas seminar that addressed the challenges faced…

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    • Adrienne Westman, CEO, Top Alliance Group; Megan Rodgers, Director and Sector Head of the Oil and Gas Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Attorneys; Yolanda Mabulo, CEO and Director at Divaine Growth Solutions; Hon. Dr Nobuhle Pamela Nkabane, Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, South Africa; Shapwanale Mwanyengwa, Director of Communications and Stakeholder Relations at Recon Africa and Hon Mrs. Magna Mudyiwa, Deputy Minister for Energy and Power Development Zimbabwe
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African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 Highlights Women in Energy Participation

The conference highlights progress made and measures needed to achieve equality in energy

As Africa is embracing the participation of women in the energy sector, African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 has identified and is already advancing the involvement of key female players in the sector through panel dialogues. A roundtable brunch session, sponsored by Recon Africa, was one of the exclusive panels at…

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Round Table Discussion at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power to Showcase Women’s Growing Role in the Energy Sector

There are a growing number of women who are influential at International Oil Companies and in the public sector

Women have a critical role to play in advancing Africa’s oil and gas industry. Female participation in the energy sector remains low, and increased inclusivity across every level and within the entire energy value chain is crucial to ensure the continent’s development is ensured. During the MSGBC Oil, Gas &…

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Senegal: Boosting the role of Women in the Energy Sector (By Miguel Artacho)

The Government of Senegal has made energy sector development a key component of the Plan Sénégal Emergent, which aims to modernize the country´s economy and achieve a wide number of ambitious socio-economic development objectives, as well as ensuring greater gender equality

By Miguel Artacho Energy poverty is one of the single largest challenges preventing faster economic development throughout sub-Saharan Africa. In rural areas it is particularly crucial that women have adequate access to energy, given their crucial role leading families and the stewardship of the household´s economy. The Government of Senegal has…

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AOG 2021’s Women in Energy Panel Places Women at the Forefront of Africa’s Development

With inclusivity and equality a key focus, the women in oil and gas seminar highlighted the current and future role of women in Africa’s energy development

With the energy sector comprising one of the most unequal sectors globally, and female participation remaining considerably low, Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2021 highlighted solutions to enhancing inclusivity and ensuring women are actively involved in Africa’s energy transformation during a Women in Energy panel discussion. In addition to identifying…

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Africa Oil & Power officially opens Mozambique Workshops, celebrates International Women’s Day

AOP opened its Mozambique workshops today, sessions take place 9 March online

Africa Oil & Power (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com) officially opened the Mozambique Gas & Power (MGP) 2021 Technical Workshops with a ceremony held in Maputo today; the ceremony included opening statements by Miquelina Menezes, President of Mozambique Women of Energy, and highlighted the organization’s outlook on advances in electrifying the region, in commemoration…

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Africa Oil & Power (AOP) Welcomes New Program Director; Yolisa Nyoka Nominated for Women in Industry Award

Nyoka holds a dynamic background in executing high-profile, industry-specific conferences across power, energy, water, insurance, telecommunications and big data analytics

Yolisa Nyoka joins Africa Oil & Power (AOP) (www.AfricaOilandPower.com) – the continent’s leading energy investment platform – as its new Director of Programming, effective February 1; Nyoka was recently nominated for the 2021 African Women Industrialization Award, which recognizes women who have made substantial contributions to their respective field; AOP…

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Positioning Women as the ‘Engine of Growth’ in the Oil and Gas Industry

The ‘Women in Energy’ webinar hosted by Africa Oil & Power (AOP) and the African Energy Chamber on Thursday united Africa’s female energy leaders

The ‘Women in Energy’ webinar, which was co-hosted by Africa Oil & Power (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com) and the African Energy Chamber on Thursday identified education, gender bias and access to capital as key inhibitors to proportionate female representation within the oil and gas industry; a recent McKinsey study places female industry participation at…

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Inaugural Nigeria Oil, Gas & Power Conference launches in Lagos in 2021

Nigeria Oil, Gas & Power is the only event uniting the entire energy value chain in Nigeria

Nigeria’s leading oil, gas and power event, organized by Africa Oil & Power (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com), will focus on showcasing gas monetization and power opportunities for Africa’s largest economy; on 26-27 October 2021 in Lagos, Nigeria Oil, Gas & Power will unite key players in Nigeria’s upstream, downstream, services, and power space,…