ENI announced on Tuesday 06 April, that it had made a new discovery in Angola. The Italian Major’s latest oil discovery in its Block 15/06 concession offshore Angola underlines why Angola’s Prolific Basins and conducive regulatory framework continue to prove attractive despite stiff competition from new frontiers like Guyana and Suriname. It is also for this reason that the current bid round for… Read more on https://africaoilandpower.africa-newsroom.com/press/new-discoveries-in-angolas-prolific-basins-fuel-interest-in-ongoing-bid-round?lang=en

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), société mère du Groupe Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), a annoncé la nomination de Tomisin Fashina au poste de Directeur exécutif Groupe, Opérations et Technologie, poste qu’il occupera en plus de son rôle actuel de Directeur général d’eProcess International. Ade Ayeyemi, Directeur général du Groupe Ecobank a déclaré : « L’accélération rapide de… Read more on https://ecobank.africa-newsroom.com/press/ecobank-transnational-incorporated-appoints-tomisin-fashina-as-group-executive-operations-and-technology?lang=fr

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), announces that Tomisin Fashina has been appointed as its new Group Executive for Operations & Technology, a position he will now hold in addition to his existing role of Managing Director of eProcess International. Ade Ayeyemi, CEO Ecobank Group said: “The rapidly accelerating digital adoption by Africa’s… Read more on https://ecobank.africa-newsroom.com/press/ecobank-transnational-incorporated-appoints-tomisin-fashina-as-group-executive-operations-and-technology?lang=en

Covid-19 has accelerated the rate of digital technology adoption around the world, but also revealed the depth of the digital divide worldwide. For millions of people living in Africa, who do not have access to the internet or laptops and smartphones, the pandemic has resulted in greater social and economic isolation. In 2020, 56.3% of South Africa’s 60-million population were internet users. This… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/driving-digital-inclusion-to-promote-global-equality?lang=en

In a historic and united show of solidarity for a continent that contributes only 5% to global emissions, more than 30 heads of state and global leaders committed to prioritize actions that help African countries adapt to the impacts of climate change and “build forward better.” Africa now faces the dual onslaught of climate change – currently estimated at between $7 billion and $15 billion… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/correction-african-presidents-and-global-leaders-support-bold-action-on-climate-change-adaptation-for-africa?lang=en

The Africa Energy Series (AES): Equatorial Guinea 2021 campaign – comprising a report and a documentary – will serve as a critical tool to navigate the energy investment landscape in one of Africa’s more mature petroleum producing markets; Equatorial Guinea has largely been able to sustain its pace of engagement with global investors in the face of COVID-19, forecasting $1.1 billion in FDI in… Read more on https://africaoilandpower.africa-newsroom.com/press/equatorial-guinea-to-launch-vision-on-postcovid-energy-transition-plans-with-report-and-film?lang=en

O U.S. Africa Energy Forum 2021 – organizado pela Africa Oil & Power (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com), em parceria com o Comitê EUA-África da Câmara de Energia Africana – promoverá o alinhamento das políticas de energia dos governos dos EUA e países africanos e destaca projetos africanos relacionados ao petróleo, gás e renováveis em toda a cadeia de valor de energia para investidores dos EUA;… Read more on https://africaoilandpower.africa-newsroom.com/press/us-africa-energy-forum-2021-launches-promotes-us-role-as-primary-investor-in-african-energy?lang=pt

Le monde du sport est plus uni que jamais, par les temps qui courent. Toutes les disciplines sportives sont affectées par la pandémie de COVID-19. C’est en cette période troublée qu’a lieu la célébration de la septième journée internationale du sport pour le développement et la paix, qui fête ce mardi 6 avril sa septième édition. Cet évènement, reconnait et magnifie le pouvoir du sport… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/la-federation-mauritanienne-de-rugby-fmr-fete-la-journee-internationale-du-sport-pour-le-developpement-et-la-paix?lang=fr

58 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria;

Lagos-32 Kaduna-5 Enugu-4 Kano-4 Edo-3 FCT-3 Osun-3 Abia-1 Bauchi-1 Gombe-1 Rivers-1

163,388 confirmed 153,630 discharged 2,058 deaths Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-nigeria-covid19-update-6-april-2021?lang=en

As of 6th April 2021, we recorded 62 new cases out of 2,438 tests (3% positivity), 160 recoveries and sadly 2 new deaths (MTSRIP). Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-zambia-covid19-update-6-april-2021?lang=en

Active cases: 287 New cases: 59 New tests: 1306 Total confirmed: 5,564 Recovered: 5,111 (+25) Deaths: 166 (+0) Vaccinated: 12,674 Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-gambia-covid19-update-6-april-2021?lang=en

The COVID-19 subcommittee of the WHO Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS) has reviewed reports of rare cases of blood clots with low platelets following vaccination with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (including Covishield) since their onset a few weeks ago. At its most recent meeting on 7 April, 2021, the subcommittee reviewed latest information from the European Medicines Agency… Read more on https://who.africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-interim-statement-of-the-covid19-subcommittee-of-the-who-global-advisory-committee-on-vaccine-safety?lang=en

Un éditorial signé Mai Youssef, directrice de la communication et du marketing – Canon Moyen-Orient et Canon Afrique centrale et Afrique du Nord (www.Canon-CNA.com) S’adapter à de nouvelles méthodes de travail représente une formidable opportunité (https://bit.ly/3urqHQT) d’évaluer et d’ajuster notre approche du développement durable. Un bouleversement complet n’est pas nécessaire… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/sustainability-its-in-the-details-bylined-to-mai-youssef?lang=fr

Le forum U.S. Africa Energy 2021 – organisé par Africa Oil & Power, en partenariat avec le comité U.S.-Africa de la Chambre Africaine de l’Energie – favorisera l’alignement entre les politiques énergétiques des gouvernements Américains et Africains et mettra en avant les projets Africains dans le domaine du pétrole, du gaz, de l’électricité et des énergies renouvelables à travers la chaîne… Read more on https://africaoilandpower.africa-newsroom.com/press/us-africa-energy-forum-2021-launches-promotes-us-role-as-primary-investor-in-african-energy?lang=fr

The U.S. Africa Energy Forum 2021 – organized by Africa Oil & Power, in partnership with the African Energy Chamber’s U.S.-Africa Committee – will foster alignment between U.S. and African governments’ energy policies and highlight African oil, gas, power and renewable projects across the energy value chain for U.S. investors; the multi-day forum unites U.S. and African policymakers, energy… Read more on https://africaoilandpower.africa-newsroom.com/press/us-africa-energy-forum-2021-launches-promotes-us-role-as-primary-investor-in-african-energy?lang=en

394 people have tested positive, from a sample size of 2,923. Positivity rate is 13.5%. Total confirmed positive cases are now 139,842. Cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,523,313. Distribution of positive cases by age; 0-9 years (14), 10-19 years (23), 20-29 years (52), 30-39 years (97), 40-49 years (69), 50-59 years (66), 60 and above (73). County distribution; Nairobi 246, Kiambu 29, Machakos… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-kenya-covid19-update-6-april-2021?lang=en

As at 06 April 2021, Zimbabwe had 36 966 confirmed cases, including 34 242 recoveries and 1 531 deaths. To date, a total of 139 133 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-zimbabwe-covid19-update-6-april-2021?lang=en

Minister of Health Lizzie Nkosi’s COVID-19 update on 6 April 2021:

New cases: 4 Total cases: 17 358

Active cases: 62

New recoveries: 5 Total recoveries: 16 623 Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-eswatini-covid19-update-6-april-2021?lang=en

Chiffres clés en RDC, avec les données rapportées jusqu’au mardi 06 avril 2021. La RDC enregistre 33 nouveaux cas de contamination par le coronavirus, COVID-19 dont 17 à Kinshasa, 15 au Nord-Kivu et 1 dans le Haut-Katanga (source : données issues des laboratoires de l’INRB et validées par le Comité multisectoriel de la riposte COVID-19 de la RDC). Les tests ont été réalisés sur les… Read more on https://who.africa-newsroom.com/press/nouvelle-mise-a-jour-covid19-en-republique-democratique-du-congo-rdc-avec-les-donnees-fournies-jusquau-mardi-06-avril-2021?lang=fr

Bilan du 6 avril 2021 : – 157 patients déclarés guéris ; – 954 tests pratiqués ; – 180 cas positifs ; – 05 cas de décès. Le bilan global se présente comme suit : – 134 921 tests ont été réalisés ; – 9 111 personnes ont été diagnostiquées positives à la COVID-19; – 7 075 cas ont été déclarés guéris; – 85 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-6-avril-2021?lang=fr

Communiqué du 06/04/2021

– 06 nouveau cas positifs sur 238 testés.

Le nombre total de personnes positives est 5048 et se décompose comme suit:

– 4715 guéries – 145 cas actifs – 188 décès.

Respectez les gestes barrières Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-niger–mise-a-jour-covid19-6-avril-2021?lang=fr

The AU-ILO-IOM-ECA Joint Programme on Labour Migration Governance for Development and Integration in Africa (JLMP) on March 30 convened its fourth Programme Steering Committee (PSC) meeting that was hosted by the African Union Commission’s Department of Health, Humanitarian Affairs & Social Development (HHS) (https://au.int/en/sa). The online meeting reviewed the status of ongoing projects, with… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/joint-labour-migration-programme-jlmp-poised-to-expand-support-to-labour-migration-governance-in-africa?lang=en

In a historic and united show of solidarity for a continent that contributes only 5% to global emissions, more than 30 heads of state and global leaders committed to prioritize actions that help African countries adapt to the impacts of climate change and “build forward better.” Africa now faces the dual onslaught of climate change – currently estimated at between $7 billion and $15 billion… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/african-presidents-and-global-leaders-support-bold-action-on-climate-change-adaptation-for-africa?lang=en

The African Union (AU), in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO), launched the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour in Africa with a three-hour virtual event on Wednesday, 31 March 2021. The launch provided a platform for African and multi-stakeholders to discuss the progress and remaining gaps in the fight against child labour in the continent. In Africa,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/african-union-au-and-international-labour-organization-ilo-launch-international-year-for-the-elimination-of-child-labour-paving-the-way-for-greater-collaboration-among-stakeholders-in-africa?lang=en

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