Libya – U.S. to help Libya reform its electricity sector

2018/05/10 – The U.S. is to help Libya reform its electricity sector. In April the Libya Electricity Sector Reform Task Force held its first meeting in Tunis. It was organized by USAID and Libya’s state-owned monopoly, the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL).
In response to a request for further information about the deliberations of the April meeting and the aims of the Reform Task Force, the U.S. embassy in Tripoli (currently in Tunis), has provided Libya Herald with further details. Continuer à lire … « Libya – U.S. to help Libya reform its electricity sector »

Gambia/Russia – The Gambia Seeks To Develop Strong Economic Partnership With Russia – Interview

2018/05/03 – Th Gambia is a small country in West Africa and is entirely surrounded by Senegal except for its coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. English language is the official language. The Gambia’s economy is dominated by farming, fishing and has excellent natural spots for tourism. Previously, the United Kingdom and many EU countries constituted its major domestic export markets. However, in recent years, the United States, China and Japan have become significant trade partners of The Gambia. Despite that, The Gambia looks forward to developing a strong economic partnership with Russia and former Soviet republics. Continuer à lire … « Gambia/Russia – The Gambia Seeks To Develop Strong Economic Partnership With Russia – Interview »

Sudan Extends Invitation To Russian Oil Explorers

2018/04/24 – Sudan has invited Russian companies to take part in the development of its oil industry, Sputnik reports, quoting the adviser to Sudan’s energy minister. Abdel Zahir Mohammed said that the government had offered Russian energy companies several oil sites, including both producing and untapped ones, as well as fields that are currently being developed by other foreign companies, whom the Russian players would help to increase production. Continuer à lire … « Sudan Extends Invitation To Russian Oil Explorers »

Chinese oil firms show interest in Algerian market at North Africa petroleum exhibition conference

2018/03/31 – Chinese oil and gas enterprises show great interest in investing in Algeria at the just-concluded North Africa Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (NAPEC).As many as 40 Chinese companies took part in this year’s event, said Zoe Zuo, general manager of Beijing CEW International Fair as well as director of the China pavilion in NAPEC. Continuer à lire … « Chinese oil firms show interest in Algerian market at North Africa petroleum exhibition conference »

Mauritania – Abu Dhabi hosts meeting of Emirati-Mauritanian ministerial committee

2018/03/29 – Abu Dhabi on Tuesday hosted a meeting of the UAE-Mauritanian joint Ministerial Committee, presided over by Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State, and Khadijah Ambarak Val, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in charge of Maghreb and African Affairs and Mauritanian Overseas.Al Jaber said that the UAE and Mauritania enjoy a strong bilateral relationship in line with the vision of the leadership of the two countries. He also pointed out that there are great potentials for more constructive and fruitful co-operation between the two brotherly countries in different areas, including food security, livestock, fisheries, mining, renewable and conventional energy, tourism and services. Continuer à lire … « Mauritania – Abu Dhabi hosts meeting of Emirati-Mauritanian ministerial committee »

Turkey/Algeria – Blossoming Turkish-African ties result in $1B deal signed in Algeria

2018/03/06 – President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s five-day, four-country west Africa tour has already started yielding concrete results for Turkey’s economic ties with the continent.

Plans for a $1 billion petrochemical plant in the Yumurtalık district of Turkey’s southern province Adana have been made by the Turkish Rönesans and Bayegan partnered with Algeria’s national energy and chemical company. Continuer à lire … « Turkey/Algeria – Blossoming Turkish-African ties result in $1B deal signed in Algeria »

Turkey and Senegal to continue cooperation against FETO #Gülen

2018/03/02 – During a visit to Senegal as part of a four-country tour of Africa, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan says it’s important to shut down FETO-linked schools in Africa.

Terrorist Organisation (FETO), President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday while addressing a joint news conference in Dakar with his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall.The Turkish president arrived in Senegal as part of a four-country tour of Africa which started on February 26 with a visit to Algeria, followed by Mauritania. His last stop will be Mali. Continuer à lire … « Turkey and Senegal to continue cooperation against FETO #Gülen »

Mali – Turkey, Mali seek mutual gains through investments #Military #Security

2018/03/032 – Turkey and Mali aim to revive bilateral economic relations by adopting a win-win principle through the plentiful investment opportunities in the West African country

he last stop on President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s 5-day, 4-country visit to West African nations, covering Algeria, Mauritania, and Senegal, is Mali, where the president and his delegation, including 200 Turkish businesspeople, is expected to discuss cooperative and investment opportunities with Malian government officials and businesspeople in agriculture, energy and infrastructure. The president’s visit to the country raises expectations as it will pave the way for Turkish investors. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Turkey, Mali seek mutual gains through investments #Military #Security »

Niger/Nigeria : Mixed reactions trail Nigeria, Niger Republic proposed refinery Read more

2018/02/06 – The plan by the Federal Government of Nigeria and its Niger counterpart to establish a refinery has been attracting mixed reactions. Continuer à lire … « Niger/Nigeria : Mixed reactions trail Nigeria, Niger Republic proposed refinery Read more »

Niger/Nigeria – Fuel scarcity: FG plans new refinery for Katsina-Niger border

2018/02/02 – The Federal Government has concluded plans to construct a new refinery along the Niger and Katsina State border.

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, who stated this when he met with the President of the Republic of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou and the Energy Minister, Mr. Foumakoye Gado, said the deal will also see Nigeria constructing a crude oil pipeline from the Republic of Niger to the new refinery. Continuer à lire … « Niger/Nigeria – Fuel scarcity: FG plans new refinery for Katsina-Niger border »