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Merck group continues to empower women and girls in Kenya through Merck And Mothers
Merck , a leading science and technology company, today announces their commitment to empower Kenyan women through their ‘Merck...
Sudan President Omar al Bashir Dissolves government, ready to implement National dialogue outcomes
The move follows the appointment of Bakri Hassan Saleh as the first prime minister since President al-Bashir took power...
Late Congo opposition leader’s son named as successor
Democratic Republic of Congo’s main opposition coalition said it had named the son of its late leader Etienne Tshisekedi...
(Reuters) – Ghana’s government said it will pay a Nigerian gas consortium $170 million it owes by February, apparently resolving a dispute that led the consortium to threaten to cut its supply. Ghana’s state power generating company, the Volta River Authority, will settle the debt to Nigeria’s N-Gas in... Read more
Eight children have died and 63 others anguish from severe malnutrition at Kijayo LC-1 camp in Munteme parish, Kiziramfumbi sub-county in Hoima District following forceful land eviction earlier this year. On 28th February 2015, over 5000 people were evicted from 1860 hectare piece of land in Kiziramfumbi after it... Read more
(Reuters) – President Muhammadu Buhari will hold Nigeria’s oil portfolio in his new Cabinet, rather than trust anyone else with the source of most of Nigeria’s revenue, he told Reuters on Tuesday. Buhari, who took office at the end of May promising to combat corruption, has made clear he... Read more
(Reuters) – Libya’s National Oil Company and Central Bank chairmen engaged in another round of blitz meetings with oil majors in London in a renewed effort to stop its rival wooing its clients. The head of the Tripoli-based NOC, Mustafa Sanallah, said he and Tripoli-based Central Bank Chairman Saddek... Read more
A group of over 30 community leaders in Hoima district have signed a petition sent to President Yoweri Museveni on the widespread land-grabbing cases that is threatening tenure security  in the oil rich region. The community leaders want the President to revisit the executive ban on land titling in... Read more
(Reuters) – Three tankers will load almost 2 million barrels of crude oil at the eastern Libyan ports of Hariga and Brega this week, officials said on Sunday, as the country struggles to resume former export levels after years of conflict and unrest. A tanker docked at Hariga to... Read more
Overall, activity in the oil & gas industry across the African continent has slowed in the wake of the declining oil price in late 2014. 93% of respondents expect a Brent crude price range of US$50 – 80 in 2015; 90% of respondents expect a price range of US$60... Read more
Zambia’s sole 24,000 barrel-per-day oil refinery has resumed production after repairs to parts of the plant which were damaged when it was fed highly acidic crude, its managing director said on Monday. “We are running, we resumed production on Saturday night when repairs were completed,” Indeni refinery managing director... Read more
(Reuters) – Tanzania’s parliament on Sunday approved a legal and regulatory framework for developing its nascent hydrocarbons industry, after days of contentious debate.East Africa has become a new oil and gas frontier after a string of discoveries that producers hope to exploit to supply energy-hungry Asian markets. Tanzania estimates... Read more
UAE Based Oil Firm Consolidates East African Presence with Acquisition of Essar Petroleum East Africa Ltd,Gulf Petrochem Group to rename entity to Aspam Energy (Kenya) Ltd Gulf Petrochem Group today announces the official acquisition and name change of Essar Petroleum East Africa Ltd to ASPAM Energy (Kenya) Ltd. The deal... Read more