Africa Oil & Power (AOP) ([www.AfricaOilAndPower.com](http://www.africaoilandpower.com/)) has launched its Africa Energy Series: Africa LNG Special Report 2021, dedicated exclusively to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) developments and investment across the continent; driven by new discoveries and progressive gas-focused policies, Africa’s LNG consumption and production is set to become one of the fastest… Read more on https://africaoilandpower.africa-newsroom.com/press/africa-lng-report-out-now-mozambique-at-forefront-of-global-gas-development?lang=en

La société de communication panafricaine Vodacom RDC ([Vodacom.com](http://www.vodacom.com/)) et la société privée de technologie mobile Mondia ([Mondia.com](http://www.mondia.com/)) sont fières d’annoncer le déploiement du service de santé maternelle Mum & Baby dans toute la République démocratique du Congo (RDC). Mum & Baby est un service d’intervention sanitaire mobile gratuit qui fournit… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/vodacom-democratic-republic-of-congo-drc-and-mondia-launch-firstofitskind-maternal-health-service-in-democratic-republic-of-the-congo?lang=fr

Leading pan-African communications company Vodacom DRC (Vodacom.com), and Mondia ([Mondia.com](http://www.mondia.com/)), a private mobile technology company driven by innovation, are proud to announce the rollout of the Mum & Baby maternal health service across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Mum & Baby is a free-of-charge mobile health intervention service that provides Vodacom DRC subscribers… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/vodacom-democratic-republic-of-congo-drc-and-mondia-launch-firstofitskind-maternal-health-service-in-democratic-republic-of-the-congo?lang=en

DHL Industrial Projects supports Dunakeszi Járműjavító Kft, owned by TMH International AG and Magyar Vagon Zrt, with the transport of passenger coaches from Hungary to Egypt; the order includes the transport of 676 coaches, which will be delivered over the course of the next 32 months; the team is facilitating end-to-end transport including packaging, customs clearance, and pre-carriage. DHL Industrial… Read more on https://dhl.africa-newsroom.com/press/dhl-industrial-projects-is-on-track-with-a-historic-move-of-676-passenger-coaches-across-continents?lang=en

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Pressure is building to phase out petroleum production in Africa to fight climate change. But harnessed strategically, Africa’s oil and gas industry can power a better future for Africa. Are calls to “keep it in the ground” really in Africa’s best interests? Do a Google search for “Help Africa,” and you know… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/africa-can-and-should-decide-how-to-harness-its-natural-resources-especially-with-gas-by-nj-ayuk?lang=en

ENGIE (www.ENGIE-Africa.com) a le plaisir d’annoncer qu’il a conclu un accord pour acquérir auprès d’Abengoa une participation de 40% dans Xina Solar One, une centrale solaire à concentration de 100 MW, ainsi que 46% de la société d’exploitation et de maintenance. L’usine est équipée d’une technologie à capteur cylindro-parabolique et d’un système de stockage de sel fondu qui permet 5,5 heures… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/engie-acquires-100-mw-concentrated-solar-power-plant-in-south-africa?lang=fr

ENGIE (www.ENGIE-Africa.com) is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to acquire from Abengoa a 40% equity stake in Xina Solar One, a 100 MW Concentrated Solar plant, as well as 46% of the Operations & Maintenance Company. The plant is equipped with parabolic trough technology and a molten salt storage system that allows for 5.5 hours of energy storage to provide reliable electricity… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/engie-acquires-100-mw-concentrated-solar-power-plant-in-south-africa?lang=en

By Pablo Mitogo, Associate and Ana Vizcarro Dyombe Challenge to Solution. In the African environment with economies facing growth challenges, the self-employed assumes an indispensable role in the functioning of the market economy, as they constitute the first stage in the creation of a crowded and competitive market. The self-employed are faced with serious and exclusive challenges. Given their fragile… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/are-you-selfemployed-in-equatorial-guinea-by-pablo-mitogo-and-ana-vizcarro-dyombe?lang=en

Defending champion, Simon Clarke placed in 5th place for Team Qhubeka ASSOS (www.TeamQhubeka.com), riding strongly in the race. It was a team effort throughout, with multiple appearances on the front of the peloton, keeping the break at a controlled distance. Once the break was caught, there were plenty of attacks off the reduced peloton, with Bagioli staying away to secure the win. The reduced bunch… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/5th-for-clarke-at-the-royal-bernard-drome-classic?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 1 March 2021

Hapag-Lloyd opens new office in Kenya

Hapag-Lloyd (www.Hapag-Lloyd.com) is continuing to grow in Africa. Today, the shipping company opened a new office in Kenya. While the main business will be managed from the port city of Mombasa, the company will also have an office in Nairobi, the country’s capital. Hapag-Lloyd mainly transports agricultural goods out of Kenya, especially tea, coffee, fruits and textiles. The imports primarily… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/hapaglloyd-opens-new-office-in-kenya?lang=en

Bilan total : 18,790 (+101) Rétablis : 17,307 (+5) Cas actifs : 1,222 En état critique : 11 Testés : 1,004,667 (+4,162) Taux de positivité : 2.4% Taux de guérison : 92.5% Décès : 261 (+3) | 1.4% Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-rwanda-covid19-update-27-february-2021?lang=fr

Total cases: 18,790 (+101) Recovered: 17,307 (+5) Active cases: 1,222 In critical condition: 11 Tests: 1,004,667 (+4,162) Test positivity rate: 2.4% Recovery rate: 92.5% Deaths: 261 (+3) | 1.4% Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-rwanda-covid19-update-27-february-2021?lang=en

341 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria

Lagos-96 Rivers-41 Kaduna-33 Edo-21 Osun-20 Akwa Ibom-17 FCT-17 Ondo-15 Gombe-11 Kano-11 Imo-10 Ekiti-9 Kebbi-9 Kwara-8 Oyo-8 Borno-6 Enugu-3 Plateau-3 Delta-1 Niger-1 Ogun-1

155,417 confirmed 133,256 discharged 1,905 deaths Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-nigeria-covid19-update-27-february-2021?lang=en

As at 27 February 2021, Zimbabwe had 36 058 confirmed cases, including 32 590 recoveries and 1 463 deaths. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-zimbabwe-covid19-update-27-february-2021?lang=en

Alors que nous attendons en vain les détails de sa détention par l’agence de sécurité guinéenne, toute la famille de la presse sportive en Afrique veut appeler l’autorité politique guinéenne à libérer Dioulde Diallo avec effet immédiat et sans aucune condition. Son incarcération continue pendant plus d’une semaine est condamnable, intolérable et constitue définitivement une violation… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/sports-journalism-guinean-security-must-free-dioulde-now-aips-africa?lang=fr

As we wait in vain for the details of his detention by the Guinean security agency, the entire family of the Sports Press in Africa want to call on the Guinean political authority to release Dioulde Diallo with immediate effect and without any condition. His continued incarceration for over a week is condemnable, intolerable and definitely a clear violation of his human right as he has neither be… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/sports-journalism-guinean-security-must-free-dioulde-now-aips-africa?lang=en

New cases: 123 Total active cases: 12,199 Total currently admitted: 91 (13 new) Total number of tests conducted: 197,007 (1,888 new) Total confirmed cases: 31,798* Total recovered: 18,424 (241 new) New discharges from treatment units: 14 Total deaths: 1,041 (4 new) Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-malawi-covid19-update-27-february-2021?lang=en

181 people have tested positive to the disease, out of a sample size of 5,577 tested in the last 24 hours. The total confirmed positive cases are now 105,648. The cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,295,556. Nairobi has 104 cases, Kiambu 20, Busia 11, Nakuru 9, Kisumu 5, Mombasa 5, Machakos 5, Taita Taveta 4, Turkana 4, Embu 2, Kajiado 2, Kakamega 2, Kilifi 1, Makueni 1, Meru 1, Migori 1, Murang’a… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-kenya-covid19-update-27-february-2021?lang=en

Minister of Health Lizzie Nkosi’s COVID-19 update on 27 February 2021:

New cases: 30 Total cases: 17 002

Active cases: 1876

New recoveries: 205 Total recoveries: 14 446 Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-eswatini-covid19-update-27-february-2021?lang=en

Bilan du 27 février 2021 : – 02 patients déclarés guéris ; – 216 tests pratiqués ; – 03 cas positifs ; – 00 cas de décès. Le bilan global se présente comme suit : – 115 475 tests ont été réalisés ; – 6 065 personnes ont été diagnostiquées positives à la COVID-19; – 5 895 cas ont été déclarés guéris; – 63 décès dus à l’infection à la COVID-19 ont été enregistrés. – Demeurons… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-djibouti–point-de-presse-sur-la-situation-covid19-le-27-fevrier-2021?lang=fr

Le Ministère de la Santé et du développennent social communique : Ce jour, 27 février 2021, sur mille-trois-cenl-dix (1310) échantillons testés, les services de santé ont enregistré sept (7) nouveaux cas de COVID- 19. Par ailleurs, nous notons quarante-sept (47) patients guéris et deux (2) décès au cours des dernières vingt-quatre (24) heures. Région de Kayes : – Kéniéba – 1 cas Région… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus–mali–communique-n-362-du-27-fevrier-2021-du-ministere-de-la-sante-et-du-developpement-social-sur-le-suivi-des-actions-de-prevention-et-de-riposte-a-la-maladie-a-coronavirus?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 28 February 2021

Coronavirus – Sénégal : Communique 363

Ce Samedi 27 février 2021, le Ministère de la Santé et de l’Action sociale a reçu les résultats des examens virologiques ci-après : Sur 2210 tests réalisés, 224 sont revenus positifs, soit un taux de positivité de 10.13%. Les cas positifs sont répartis comme suit : – 92 cas contacts suivis par nos services ; – Aucun cas importé enregistré dans nos différentes portes d’entrée du pays… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-senegal–communique-363?lang=fr

121 nouveaux cas et 77 nouveaux patients guéris sur les 1665 personnes testées ce jour. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-togo–chiffres-mis-a-jour-le-26-fevrier-2021?lang=fr

L’Agence japonaise de coopération internationale (JICA) a accordé un prêt de 30 milliards de yens japonais (289 millions de dollars américains) à l’Île Maurice pour soutenir les mesures prises face à la pandémie de Covid-19 et pour l’aider à reconstruire son économie. L’accord de prêt signé le 24 février est un cofinancement entre la JICA et la Banque africaine de développement… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/mauritius-jica-provides-289-million-support-to-fight-covid19-under-initiative-with-african-development-bank?lang=fr

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