Press Releases


ICD directors name Ayman Sejiny as CEO

The Board of Directors of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) in its 91st Meeting held in September 2018 approved appointment of Mr.…

Airtel, Phase 3 Telecom To Offer Mobile TV Service

Leading telecommunications service provider, Airtel Nigeria, and Phase3 Telecoms through its subsidiary, Coverage Broadband, have announced a strategic alliance to offer mobile TV (3flix) service across the country.…

Africa Oil & Power Conference Shows Ongoing Pivot to African Energy

Cape Town, August 1st, 2018

On September 5-7 in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power will welcome the Secretary Generals of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, the Gas Exporting Countries Forum and the International Energy Forum, hosting top-level discussions as the top energy coalitions in the world pivot to Africa amid a wealth of opportunities in the continent’s oil and energy sector.

AFC appoints new CEO

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading infrastructure development finance institution in Africa, has announced the appointment of Samaila D.…

The debut Africa Blue Economy Forum 2018 to coincide with the World Oceans Day



In addition, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, is hosting its first symposium on the Blue Economy in conjunction with ABEF 2018, as part of the Third Murdoch Commission, on the theme ‘Africa’s Challenges for Progress: Implementing the Africa Progress Panel recommendations’. 

International Consortium Signs Interim Phase Agreement with FGN for Rail Concession

Consortium to proceed with execution of Interim Phase of the Rail Concession process

Lagos, 29th April 2018 – Following its award of preferred bidder status by the Federal Government of Nigeria in May 2017, an International Consortium last Friday in Washington D.C, signed an agreement to proceed with the Interim Phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession.

6 African Energy Ministers to Share Success Stories at 20th Africa Energy Forum

Press release: for immediate release            24/04/18

6 Ministers and 2 Deputy Ministers of Energy from Burkina Faso, Gabon, Ethiopia, Liberia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Ghana and Namibia are to arrive in Mauritius from 19-22 June to mark 20th anniversary of the annual Africa Energy Forum (AEF).