ITFC signe un accord de financement de 100 millions d’Euros pour soutenir le secteur sénégalais de l’énergie
ITFC signe un accord de financement de 100 millions d’Euros avec la SENELEC pour l'achat de produits pétroliers raffinés et aura donc un impact direct sur la production, la transmission et la distribution d'électricité à travers le pays.
Fugro has been awarded by Saipem a monitoring contract to support the construction of a liquid natural gas (LNG) jetty for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim field offshore Senegal/Mauritania.
The Senegalese government has introduced a domestic-approach to energy sector development, placing local content as a key driver of industry success.
Grande Côte Opérations signs MoU with CrossBoundary for construction of hybrid solar power station in Senegal
Grande Côte Opérations (GCO), a subsidiary of the Eramet Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CrossBoundary Energy for the construction of a 13 MW hybrid solar power station with 8 MW battery storage in Senegal.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business recently commissioned the first ever fully digital high voltage substation on the African continent in Thiès, 70 km from Dakar in Senegal.
BioNTech SE agreed today to evaluate the establishment of sustainable vaccine manufacturing capabilities in Rwanda and Senegal to support vaccine supply for the Member States of the African Union.
In addition to world class energy developments taking place within the oil and gas industry, Senegal is making moves to exploit its significant renewable energy resources.
Cellulant partners with Gainde 2000 to improve Africa’s trade environment by digitising payments for governments, multinational companies
Cellulant has entered into a 5-year partnership with Senegal based GAINDE 2000 to offer an end to end Pan-African technology infrastructure and payments solutions for trade, revenue & tax collection for governments and multinational companies.
Orange a ainsi lancé une plateforme digitale exclusivement dédiée au gaming qui réunit aujourd’hui plus de 10 000 joueurs issus de plus de 15 pays.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Finland is making preparations to expand and strengthen the network of Finnish missions abroad, with opening of a new embassy in Dakar, Senegal.
Telecom services company Lleida.net has signed new contracts with the national postal operating companies of Senegal and Sierra Leone and has renewed its existing contract with the postal operator of Malawi.
Le Sénégal veut fortifier les investissements dans notre pays dans ce secteur, avec les perspectives prochaines de l’exploitation du pétrole et du gaz, mais également dans le secteur des énergies renouvelables dans lequel notre pays a fait des progrès significatifs avec près de 30% d’énergie propre dans le réseau électrique.
Kosmos Energy completes Greater Tortue Ahmeyim FPSO sale and lease back transaction in Mauritania and Senegal
Kosmos Energy announced that the transaction for the sale and lease back of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) floating, production, storage, and offloading vessel (FPSO) has been successfully completed.
Mdxi-MainOne consolide sa position dans le developpement de l'écosystème numérique de l'Afrique de L'Ouest
MDXi, une entreprise de MainOne continue de consolider sa position de leader des data center en Afrique de l'Ouest avec le lancement de son nouveau data center à Appolonia City, au Ghana.
MDXi, a MainOne company, continues to consolidate its position as the leading Data Center Business across West Africa with the launch of its recent Data Center in Appolonia City, Ghana.
Le président du Sénégal, Macky Sall, a inauguré la troisième usine de traitement d’eau potable construite à Keur Momar Sarr, dans le département de Louga, au nord-ouest du pays avec le soutien le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement.
Infobip partners with Senegal mobile operator Expresso to provide WhatsApp-based customer communication services
Global player in business communications services Infobip has announced it will provide WhatsApp customer communication services and its Conversations CPaaS-based contact center solution to Senegal mobile operator Expresso.
The United States and international partners are investing $80 billion in Africa’s private sector to help end the COVID-19 pandemic and spur sustainable growth.
MyJouleBox, a solar distributor & operator, completed a €3 million Series A round aimed at strengthening its positions as a leading energy specialist in Benin and accelerate its expansion in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo.
L’association Light On organise, jusqu’au 31 juillet prochain, avec le soutien du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement et d’autres partenaires, le concours « Salon de l’énergie et du développement durable » (SEDD for Innovation).
Woodside Energy Senegal B.V. (Woodside), as operator of the RSSD joint venture, plans to begin the drilling campaign this week for the Sangomar Field Development Phase 1 offshore Senegal.
IFC, partners support COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing facility of Institut Pasteur de Dakar in Senegal
To scale up the manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa, IFC announced a collaboration with the Institut Pasteur de Dakar (IPD), a vaccine maker and non-profit healthcare foundation mandated to support public health improvements in Africa.
Pipit Global has announced that in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mali, Senegal, and Ghana, consumers can now avail of transactions through the pipit platform at lower rates than ever before.
le Sénégal veut pouvoir boucler la construction de son Parc des technologies numériques (PTN), premier Parc IT aux standards internationaux du pays érigé sur 25 hectares à Diamniadio, le nouveau pôle urbain.
Valaris announced it has been awarded a four-well contract with BP offshore Mauritania and Senegal for drillship, VALARIS DS-12. The contract is expected to commence in the first quarter of 2022 with an estimated duration of 285 days.
Woodside Energy (Senegal) B.V. has completed the acquisition of the entire participating interest of FAR Senegal RSSD S.A. (FAR) in the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) joint venture.
Social media adoption helps small and medium-sized businesses power Africa’s economic growth, report
A study conducted by Genesis Analytics in eight African countries - Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, the DRC, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Mauritius, and Kenya - reveals that social media platforms help accelerate economic growth and opportunity across the continent.
[Senegal] La Fondation Sonatel dote le village de Déguerre un montant global de 300 Millions de FCFA
Conformément à sa mission première d’amélioration des conditions de vie des populations, la Fondation Sonatel inaugure son sixième projet « village », à destination des populations de Déguerre.
KARMOL's first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU), arrived in Dakar, marking a major step forward in KARMOL's LNG-to-Power project to supply reliable, affordable, and cleaner energy to Senegal.
Senegal’s PETROSEN and Cos-Petrogaz lay out gas strategy, reinforce partnership with African Energy Chamber
Senagal's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, PETROSEN and Cos-Petrogaz laid out national gas and energy transition strategy with the African Energy Chamber (AEC), to enhance promotion and competitiveness in the gas and energy sector.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), welcomed approval from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), for five FAO-led projects in eight countries, totaling more than $46.6 million in funding.
Avant la survenue d’une deuxième vague d’infections par la COVID-19, dont le pic a étét atteint en février dernier, le Sénégal avait entrepris de renforcer ses capacités e traitements des malades.
ENGIE, Meridiam and FONSIS (Senegal's Sovereign Strategic Investment Fund), announced the commissioning of two photovoltaic power plants in Senegal.
Global standards organization ASTM International and the American Petroleum Institute (API) have announced a partnership on a project aimed at harmonizing petroleum standards in the West African region.
Petrofac has secured a contract with bp to develop operational procedures for their Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) Project in Mauritania and Senegal.
At an inflection point in their entrepreneurial journeys, Fellows will learn from MIT faculty, connect with investors, and expand their network of peer innovators.
Vista Bank Group (Vista) has selected its paytech provider Radar Payments to drive its global payment processing activities in West Africa.
The Powership will soon shift from the use of heavy fuel oil to gas. This fuel switch-over will generate material reduction in Senegal’s fuel bill with positive spill-over effect on electricity costs in line with the Plan Sénégal Emergent.
Digital payments stimulate domestic production and consumption. If 50% of temporary workers in Senegal received payments digitally, 45 billion CFA francs would be added to GDP per year.
Proparco, a Development Finance Institution partly owned by the French Development Agency (AFD), granted a new portfolio guarantee to BICIS, to offer loans that are 80% guaranteed by AFD Group to Senegalese VSEs and SMEs.
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) in its shared Innovation series highlights seven innovative programs created or developed by African countries to combat covid-19.
The commercialization of alternative transnational telecommunications infrastructures is now a reality in West Africa following a public-private partnership.
African Energy developments demand sustained investment with new projects in Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, and Senegal
In the past twelve months, the African energy sector has seen several encouraging developments, in the form of both Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and strategic partnerships, that have advanced the sustainable development of its natural resources.
Technology group Wärtsilä will convert the close to 90 MW Bel-Air power plant in Dakar, Senegal to operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG).
In this sense, the country has placed a major focus on developing in-country financing capabilities necessary for training, up-skilling and engaging local companies and individuals.
Russian multinational Lukoil will not proceed with its non-binding bid to acquire FAR Limited’s stake in Senegal’s Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep (RSSD) project, according to a statement by the Australian oil and gas explorer.
Solar home systems social enterprise startup Baobab+ has raised €4 million in financing for the expansion of its activities in Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal.
While South Africa is home to the largest concentration of data centers on the African continent, the appeal of West Africa seems to be growing, with new developments planned for both Senegal and Nigeria.
PetroNor has announced that it has been unable to reach a satisfactory solution with Senegal through the suspension period regarding its Rufisque Offshore Profond and Senegal Offshore Sud Profond licence and will therefore recommence the formal arbitration process.
PetroNor, the independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on production, development and exploration assets across sub-Saharan Africa, announced it has been unable to reach a satisfactory solution with Senegal.
KARMOL, a joint venture between Karpowership and Mitsui OSK Lines, said its first floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) is set to begin sea trials off Singapore, ahead of its deployment to Senegal.
The President of The Union of Service Providers, Industrialists and Merchants of Senegal (UPIC), Amadou Seck, has met with a group of Saudi Arabian investors to discuss new investment opportunities in Senegal.
Senegal on Tuesday began its vaccination campaign against the coronavirus with 200,000 doses of vaccines bought from China.
H.E. President Macky Sall is seeking to ensure a swifter progression of oil and gas projects in the country
FAR announced it received a conditional non-binding indicative proposal from PJSC Lukoil, a publicly traded energy company, to acquire 100% of the shares of FAR at A2.2c cash per share.
General Electric, GE, has secured an order to supply gas power generation equipment for West Africa Energy’s 300 megawatt (MW) combined-cycle power project in Cap des Biches, Dakar, Senegal.
Beginning March 28, Air Senegal will commence flights from Dakar to Lyon operating three times weekly using an A321. Outbound flights to Lyon will be operated with a stopover in Marseille.
Oil and gas exploration company FAR announced that Woodside Energy exercised its pre-emptive right to acquire FAR's interest in the Senegal RSSD Project.
Funds advised by Kasada Capital Management announced the first transaction made through the debut fund, Kasada Hospitality Fund LP, acquiring a portfolio of Sub-Saharan African Hotels from AccorInvest.
Senegal is the hotspot for energy investment in West Africa right now, owing to a string of huge offshore hydrocarbons discoveries since 2014, as well as its compelling renewables potential.
SOFEC announced first steel was cut on December 26th, 2020 for the turret mooring system for the RSSD Joint Venture FPSO External Turret Mooring System Project destined for the Sangomar Field Development offshore Senegal.
MODEC awarded operations & maintenance contract for Sangomar field development FPSO offshore Senegal
MODEC has signed a contract with Woodside Energy for the operations and maintenance of a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Sangomar Field Development Phase 1 project offshore Senegal.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is partnering with FAO, WFP, the G5 Sahel and the Green Climate Fund to revitalize economic activities and food systems in the Group of Five Sahel countries, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, and in the Republic of Senegal.
Woodside has given notice exercising its right to pre-empt the sale by FAR to ONGC, of FAR’s entire participating interest in the Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep (RSSD) joint venture in Senegal.
Senegal is to boost its position as a trade hub for Africa by joining the World Logistics Passport, a major initiative by Dubai to link nations around the world and increase South-South trade.
Australian natural gas producer, Woodside Energy announced a delay in its drilling activities in Senegal’s Sangomar offshore wells.
As part of its Young Africa Works program in Senegal, the Mastercard Foundation has partnered with Pan-African fintech InTouch to support the 10 000 Jambaars project, which will deploy a network of 10,000 agents to provide digital services.
Endeavour Mining and Teranga Gold have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Endeavour will acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Teranga by way of a Plan of Arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act.
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), has approved a Grant Agreement for the Senegalese Groundnut Oil Processing Company, SONACOS, to acquire new laboratory analysis equipment.
FAR announced that together with its wholly owned subsidiaries FAR Senegal RSSD SA and FAR Holdings 1 Pty, has entered into an RSSD Sale and Purchase Agreement with ONGC.
Shearwater GeoServices announced the award for a large towed streamer 3D acquisition and Fast Track processing project by Total Senegal.
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) has signed a $20 million public sector loan agreement with Senegal to co-finance a project that will boost food security.
Credence ID, a worldwide player in mobile biometrics and credential reading technology, has announced their selection as the winner of a competitive healthcare project being deployed throughout the West African nation of Senegal.
dLocal, the cross-border payment platform connecting global merchants to emerging markets, has expanded its payments network to include Kenya, Senegal, Ghana, and Cameroon.
[Senegal] PIDG supports local currency bond issue as port of Dakar moves to new enterprise zone location
Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) invested $15 million in a local currency capital market bond issue by Senegal’s Port Autonome de Dakar (PAD), owner of the Port of Dakar.
Mastercard Foundation partners with ICCO Cooperation to build resilience of 8,000 Senegalese farmers
ICCO Cooperation and the Mastercard Foundation have joined forces to support smallholder farmers in Senegal who were left reeling from the impact of COVID-19.
During the launch of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program Replenishment Period 2020-25, donors increased their contributions to achieve sustainable Development Goal 2 - a world with zero hunger.
IFC and the Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund (AATIF) have announced an investment to help Société Africaine d’Ingrédients (SAF Ingrédients) build an onion dehydration plant in Senegal.
Orange has announced the launch of its online training platform "Orange Campus Africa" in partnership with the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) during GSMA Thrive Africa.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced a partnership with OCP Africa to strengthen value chains of rice in Côte d'Ivoire and millet in Senegal.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant for a feasibility study to help Lekela Energie Stockage deploy utility-scale battery storage technology in support of its Taiba N’Diaye wind farm, the largest of its kind in Senegal and West Africa.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced the establishment of a partnership with OCP Africa, a subsidiary of the OCP Group with a view to strengthening the rice sectors in Côte d'Ivoire and millet in Senegal.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant to Senegal’s national utility - Société Nationale d’Electricité (Senelec) for training that will help bring power to 440,000 people in rural communities using American technology.
Woodside Energy has entered into a binding sale and purchase agreement to acquire Cairn Energy's entire participating interest in the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) joint venture.
Perth-based FAR announced it will not pre-empt the transaction or object the transfer of Cairn Energy’s working interest in the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore, Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) area.
Woodside Petroleum has given notice exercising its right to pre-empt the sale by Cairn to Lukoil of Cairn’s entire participating interest in the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore joint venture.
Senegal’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energies announced the exemption of value added tax (VAT) on equipment destined to producing renewable energy.
Cairn Energy has entered into an agreement to sell to LUKOIL its entire 40 per cent interest in the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore Contract Area, including the Sangomar development, offshore Senegal.
PJSC LUKOIL concluded an agreement with Cairn Energy to acquire a 40% interest in RSSD (Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep) project in the Republic of Senegal for $300 mln in cash.
Universal Music Group (UMG), global music-based entertainment, has announced the further expansion of its Def Jam Africa division into three new markets within French-speaking Africa
The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved recommendations of the First Monitoring Report of the Independent Review Mechanism (IRM) on the Sendou Coal-Fired Power Plant Project in Senegal.
TGS announced the completion of its flagship Jaan 3D seismic survey covering the MSGBC Basin in NW Africa acquired in partnership with PGS and GeoPartners.
Oil and gas company FAR has not paid the most recent development cash call received by it and has accordingly received notification from the Operator of the RSSD Joint Venture that FAR Senegal is in default.
The President of Dangote Group said that despite the challenging economic situation in 2019, Dangote Cement was able to sustain 54,000 jobs in four African countries where the company has its operations.
From Sudan to Mali, Senegal to Mozambique, and Zambia to Mauritania, women are changing the face of agriculture, adapting and innovating to tackle the challenges of climate change, and feeding the continent’s growing population.
The Internet Society Foundation has launched a new grant programme that aims to expand economic growth, improve health outcomes, and increase educational opportunities.
DHL Global Forwarding, an international provider of air, ocean and road freight solutions, has strengthened its leadership teams in Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal and Morocco with new country manager appointments.
PetroNor announces that the Company has reached a mutual agreement with the Government of Senegal to suspend the Arbitration related to the Rufisque Offshore Profond and Senegal Offshore Sud Profond licence.
The World Bank approved a $150 million IDA credit to support Senegal in strengthening agricultural productivity and helping build resilient, climate-smart and competitive food systems.
Huawei Marine Networks (HMN) announced the kick-off of Senegal Horn of Africa Regional Express (SHARE) Cable, the first high-capacity direct link from the African continent to the offshore islands of Cape Verde.