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  • Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation turns to SA tech to catapult it into digital era
    There are few local tech inventions that have received international attention, despite an abundance of successful South African tech stories. However, one South African innovation is changing this narrative.
  • Air Seychelles to reduce scheduled flights to South Africa
    Following guidelines received from the Seychelles Ministry of Health and as per the Seychelles Travel Advisory issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism on 1 June 2021, the reintroduction of restrictions has been imposed on travelling between South Africa and the Seychelles.

    As a result, Air Seychelles will be reducing flights scheduled from Johannesburg to the Seychelles for the month of June 2021 until further notice.
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    Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn oil pipeline deal

    Uganda, Tanzania and oil firms Total and China National Offshore Oil Corporation have signed agreements to kickstart the construction of a $3.5bn 1,440 Kilometers long crude oil pipeline...

    14 Apr 2021

    Keeping an eye on Biden's plans for Africa

    President Joe Biden has been sworn into office, ushering in a new administration, new foreign policy and a new approach to US trade and investment in Africa...

    22 Jan 2021

    #BestofBiz 2020: Energy & Mining

    What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Energy & Mining platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list...

    14 Dec 2020

    Covid-19 has accelerated the pace of energy transitions

    Spurred on by the Covid-19 global pandemic, the world is finally galvanising its commitment to move towards a green and sustainable future by mid-century, and the global energy transition is the cornerstone of this new world...

    12 Nov 2020

    Energy resources can spark Africa's economic growth

    Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, not all of the economic news in Africa has been negative. We continue to see promising developments...

    By NJ Ayuk 4 Nov 2020

    Africa needs to do a better job to attract exploration investment

    Africa needs to do a better job of attracting exploration investment as the global competition increases...

    1 Sep 2020

    Review of nine African 'blue economy' projects shows what works and what doesn't

    Africa has 38 coastal countries and six islands whose maritime industry is estimated to be worth $1trn per year. This figure will increase as they develop their offshore hydrocarbon, energy, tourism, maritime transport, shipping and fishing sectors...

    By Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood 12 Aug 2020

    US is more relaxed about oil spike than Europe - which helps explain differences over Iran

    Oil prices shot up following the US assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, rising more than $5 per barrel to more than $71 (£54) on January 6, its highest level since the Saudi oil refinery attack last September...

    By Mueid Al Raee 15 Jan 2020

    #BestofBiz 2019: Energy & Mining

    We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

    17 Dec 2019

    Market access and cooperation will unlock opportunities in Africa's energy sector

    Africa's energy sector is a catalyst for growth and development across the continent. Industry and investors need to stay abreast of the high-speed advances in the energy landscape...

    6 Dec 2019

    It's time to negotiate a better future for African energy

    For the better part of the last half century, oil and gas has been portrayed over and over again as the source of all evil across Africa, responsible for instability, power struggles, poverty, death, pollution and corruption...

    By João Marques 26 Nov 2019

    Demonising African oil & gas is not constructive for energy transition

    In a 2014 article written for the Guardian newspaper this week,Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu argued for an Apartheid-style boycott on coal, oil and gas companies as a solution to fight climate change and help ensure global environmental sustainability goals...

    By NJ Ayuk 18 Nov 2019

    LE South Africa introduces oil-spill-eating enzyme technology

    "In nature, bacteria release enzymes and biosurfactants that attack the spill. The biosurfactants emulsify the spill, breaking it down to be used as a food source for the bacteria. The end result of this process is CO2 and water."

    8 Nov 2019

    #AOW2019: Mantashe calls for gas investment

    Highlighting the investment opportunities at the country's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub in the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), Minerals and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe called on foreign investors to help develop South Africa's fledgling gas industry...

    By Nicci Botha 6 Nov 2019



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