Technip Energies and COS Petrogaz have signed a MoU to collaborate in the fields of LNG, carbon-free energy solutions and decarbonization, in order to accelerate Senegal's gas development and support a fair and equitable energy transition.
President of Senegal, and President of Angola, have signed six cooperation agreements in the fields of justice, trade, tourism and oil as well as the promotion and protection of investments.
Avanti Communications and Free in Senegal sign landmark agreement to build and host new HYLAS 4 satellite gateway
Avanti Communications (“Avanti”) and Free in Senegal today announced a five-year partnership agreement under which Free in Senegal will build and host a new satellite gateway in Senegal for Avanti’s HYLAS 4 state-of-the-art Ka-band satellite.
The Basketball Africa League (BAL) announced a series of youth development, community service and business events that will take place during the 2022 BAL Playoffs and Finals, which tip off at Kigali Arena in Rwanda.
Selon les informations fournies par la Banque mondiale, la migration climatique interne pourrait atteindre jusqu'à 1 million de personnes au Sénégal.
A new report co-authored by the African Development Bank and the Global Green Growth Institute, has found evidence of growing political commitment to green growth in Africa.
The Basketball Africa League (BAL) and Envol City announced a multiyear partnership that makes Envol City an official partner of the BAL and the league’s Country Partner in Senegal.
UNDP and the Pan African Agency of the Great Green Wall (PAGGW) have signed a 5-year MoU to reinforce and operationalise collaboration towards the common goal of contributing to the Great Green Wall Initiative (GGWI) in the Sahel region.
Kwely Inc. a finalisé un cycle de financement de démarrage d'un million de dollars avec une injection de 700 000 dollars de capitaux frais dirigée par WIC Capital avec la participation de Loftyinc Capital, Afropreneur Angels, Haskè Ventures et d'autres investisseurs providentiels.
African B2B marketplace Kwely Inc. finalized a $1 million seed funding round with a $700,000 injection of fresh capital led by WIC Capital with participation from Loftyinc Capital, Afropreneur Angels, Haskè Ventures and other angel investors.
Wave Mobile Money becomes the first fintech operating in several WAEMU countries to become an Electronic Money Institution.
Wave Mobile Money la première fintech à se faire accorder la licence d’Établissement de Monnaie Électronique
Wave Mobile Money devient la première fintech opérant dans plusieurs pays de l’UEMOA à être Établissement de Monnaie Électronique.
Retardée pendant près de quatre ans par des blocages financiers, des conflits entre partenaires et la pandémie mondiale, la seule raffinerie en aval du Sénégal fait aujourd'hui l'objet de rénovations majeures et d'une augmentation de 20 % de sa capacité.
Wood has been awarded a contract by Woodside Energy for the Sangomar FPSO development, located 100km south of Dakar, Senegal.
Infobip leader en matière de solutions de communication via le cloud, est devenu en quelques années seulement, un acteur innovant et actif de l’inclusion numérique en Afrique francophone via 4 filiales au Maroc, Sénégal, Cote d’ivoire et RDC.
WIC Capital, spécialisée dans le financement des entreprises dirigées par des femmes au Sénégal et en Côte d'Ivoire, a accordé une avance remboursable de 120 millions de francs CFA (environ 200 000 USD) à 13 PME au Sénégal.
Impact investment firm WIC Capital specialized in financing women-led businesses in Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire granted XOF120 million (about US$200,000) of repayable advance to 13 SMEs in Senegal.
[Sénégal] Hauts responsables de la BAD Saluent les Programmes d’Entrepreneuriat des Jeunes et des Femmes
Deux vice-présidents du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement , Beth Dunford et Solomon Quaynor saluent les programmes d’entrepreneuriat des jeunes et des femmes qui augmentent les revenus et renforcent la sécurité sociale des femmes et des jeunes au Sénégal.
CCAC et ses partenaires vont de l'avant pour mettre en œuvre des solutions éprouvées afin d'atteindre les objectifs cruciaux en matière de climat et d'air pur 2030. Ils ont obtenu 11 millions de dollars pour la mise en œuvre de la CCAC et du Global Methane Pledge et ont accueilli de nouveaux partenaires.
CCAC and Partners are forging ahead to implement tested solutions to achieve critical climate and clean air goals by 2030 with $11 million in new funding for the CCAC and Global Methane Pledge implementation and welcomed new Partners.
Bâtir des infrastructures solides, fiables et donnant confiance, une clé pour une inclusion financière véritable en Afrique.
To help increase the supply of affordable housing in Senegal, where demand is growing rapidly, IFC and Senegal's Sovereign Wealth Fund, FONSIS, signed a collaboration agreement to develop 20,000 homes in the country.
Afin de renforcer l'offre de logements abordables au Sénégal, IFC et le Fonds souverain d'investissements stratégiques du Sénégal ont conclu un accord de collaboration pour développer 20 000 logements via un fonds spécial appelé Kajom Capital.
M. Makhtar Diop, directeur général de la Société financière internationale (IFC), est en Sénégal pour témoigner de l'engagement d'IFC envers le programme de développement du pays.
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the authorities of the Senegalese Petroleum Industry have agreed sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to guide Nigeria’s support for the development of Local Content in Senegal.
L'AfDB accorde un don de $400 000 pour moderniser le marché financier de l’Union monétaire ouest-africaine
La Banque africaine de développement a signé avec le Dépositaire central de règlement de l’Union monétaire ouest-africaine (UMOA), un protocole d’accord de don d’un montant de 400 000 dollars américains pour moderniser l’infrastructure du marché financier régional.
Six African countries – Egypt, Senegal, Kenya, South Africa, Tunisia and Nigeria – have emerged as the first African recipients of mRNA technology under the global mRNA technology transfer hub initiative.
African presidents launch Global Fund's $18b campaign to restore progress against AIDS, TB and Malaria
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and presidents of five African countries launched the Global Fund’s Seventh Replenishment campaign to restore progress against AIDS, TB and Malaria.
La Fondation Sonatel vient d’offrir un centre de gériatrie flambant neuf à la Région de Thiès.
Orange, the multi-service telecommunications group with a presence in 18 African countries, along with its subsidiary Sonatel, will partner with SES, to deploy and manage the first O3b mPOWER gateway in Africa.
BioNTech introduces first modular mRNA manufacturing facility to promote scalable vaccine production in Africa
BioNTech has taken a next step to improve vaccine supply in Africa by introducing its approach to establishing scalable vaccine production by developing and delivering turnkey mRNA manufacturing facilities based on a container solution.
Haskè Ventures, the venture builder for Francophone Africa, has boosted the growth of Senegalese distribution chain innovator ProXalys by investing $150 000 in pre-seed funding in December 2021.
Moment, a French tech company specialised in entertainment and passenger experience solutions for the travel industry, has been selected by Air Senegal to install its In-Flight Entertainment system (W-IFE), the Flymingo Box, aboard the airline’s fleet.
The Africa Mercy has returned to Dakar, Senegal, to continue the surgical operations and training that were interrupted in March 2020 by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ship's presence is expected to last until November 2022.
Based on its strategy to provide new tech opportunities for youth and further expand e-commerce, Jumia, the e-commerce leader in Egypt, officially announced the launch of the new Tech Center in Alexandria Governorate.
Senegal has officially launched the commercial operation of the Regional Express Train which will link Dakar, the country's capital, to Diamniadio, the new town currently under development.
African Women in Agricultural Research and Development celebrates African agriculture scientists in a story telling event
In a one-of-its-kind virtual story telling event, attended by 123 participants from across Africa, Asia and Europe, Dorothy Mukhebi, AWARD’s Acting Director, explained that the event sought to spotlight research on African food systems and celebrate some of the outstanding researchers hailing from Burkina Faso, Kenya, Malawi and Senegal.
Kenyan health tech startup Zuri Health has launched its operations in Senegal. The startup has partnered with Expresso Senegal to launch its operations in the country.
CVTelecom (Cabo Verde Telecom) and Angola Cables have signed a joint cooperation agreement to identify synergies to expand connectivity and network capabilities.
Afreximbank signs US$50 million partnership with FONSIS to support project preparation activities in Senegal
Afreximbank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fonds Souverain d’Investissements Stratégiques to provide project preparatory capital to assist public and private sector investors to progress projects from concept stage to bankability in a timely manner in Senegal.
[Sénégal] L'AfDB accorde plus de 108 millions d’euros au Programme d’appui à l’accélération industrielle
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé l’octroi d’un prêt de 108,36 millions d’euros au Sénégal pour contribuer au financement du Programme d’appui à l’accélération industrielle.
L'ITFC signe un accord de 40 millions d'euros avec la SONACOS pour financer la campagne arachidière au Sénégal
La Société Internationale Islamique de Financement du Commerce (ITFC), a accordé un financement de 40 millions d'euros à la Société nationale de commercialisation des oléagineux du Sénégal (SONACOS).
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), granted €40 million financing to Senegal National Groundnut Company (SONACOS), dedicated to post-Covid recovery of the Senegalese agriculture sector.
Social impact investor Oikocredit provided a loan of €5 million to Union des Caisses de Credit Mutuel du Sénégal (CMS), a microfinance institution in Senegal with presence in almost every region of the country.
Zuhura Innovation Africa, a women-led and youth-focused organization has launched the 3rd edition of the Africa Basque Challenge (ABC) targeting young people from around the world.
Senegal has put in place a number of measures to promote the development of local content as part of the country´s long-term economic development program, the Emerging Senegal Plan.
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.
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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