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Kofi Annan calls for increased investment in Africa’s energy

African governments, investors, and international financial institutions must significantly scale up investment in energy to unlock Africa’s potential as a global low-carbon superpower. That is the main message of a new report from Kofi Annan’s Africa Progress Panel, Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunities (http://www.africaprogresspanel.org). The report …

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Report points to rapid internet growth in Africa; Outlines path to further expansion

In order to better understand what African nations need to do to reap the full benefits of the Internet, the Internet Society Friday, released the study “Internet Development and Governance in Africa,” http://www.internetsociety.org/doc/internet-development-and-internet-governance-africa. The report, issued at the Africa Internet Summit 2015 in Tunis, Tunisia, provides a comprehensive overview of …

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Top global, African CEOs launch infrastructure business network on sidelines of World Economic Forum in SA

  Top global and African Chief Executive Officers last Thursday, launched a Continental Business Network (CBN) to fast-track high-level private sector investment into Africa’s regional infrastructure. The launch of the CBN on the side-lines of the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town, South Africa, is the mandated follow-up …

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(Opinion) Employee, employer, and empowerer: Pathways to Success and Impact in an Uncertain World, by Tony O. Elumelu C.O.N.

Being the Commencement Speech delivered at Babcock University’s Postgraduate graduation ceremony which held  June 4, 2015. I am pleased to be invited to speak at one of Nigeria’s leading private universities.I would like to thank Prof. James Makinde, the Vice Chancellor and President of Babcock University, for personally inviting me …

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FG Commits to More Effective Role in OPEC, As Dawha Advocates Need to Protect the Environment for Sustainable Development

The Federal Government under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged its commitment to playing more proactive and effective roles in the affairs of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC. Speaking in Vienna, Austria at the ongoing OPEC International Seminar, Head of Nigeria’s Delegation to the 167th …

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