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How tracking methane helps fight climate change

By Antoine Rostand, President and Founder of Kayrros The need to track and reduce greenhouse gas emissions has never been more urgent. According to the IPCC, “without increased and urgent mitigation in the coming years, leading to a sharp decline in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, global warming will surpass 1.5C in the following decades, […]

Startups. After a new record number of applications for EMERGING Mediterranean, it’s time for the next program highlight: the Bootcamp of the 2 Shores, July 9-11

The 30 shortlisted startups will attend 3 inspiring days Once again, the EMERGING Mediterranean call for applications was an undeniable success with 305 applications, 31% of which were from women, giving an overall increase of 34% compared to 2020. A success revealing a dynamic region, a go-getting youth community and the programme’s strong interest entrepreneurial […]

The First Virtual Edition of Agropack Expo

Agro-Pack Expo the international exhibition of the agri-food and packaging industry will be held from 27th to 30th of September 2021 in the new exhibition center « Abdellatif Rahel » C.I.C of Algiers; the first in Algeria, an economic Hybrid event through the two versions, physical and virtual, a meeting point between professionals and agri-food […]

Jumia launches Food Festival campaign to support local restaurants

Coming ahead of the World Food Day celebrations on Oct 16th, the month-long event will seek to showcase diversity of the Kenyan food industry & support a recovering industry impacted by COVID-19. Africa’s leading E-commerce platform Jumia has announced the launch of a Food Festival Campaign which will take place from 1st to 31st October. The campaign […]

Best’s Market Segment Report: The Maghreb – One Region, Three Unique Insurance Markets

Despite their geographic proximity and many commonalities, the insurance markets of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia have significant differences – economic, demographic and cultural. A new AM Best report, “The Maghreb – One Region, Three Unique Insurance Markets,” examines the long-term prospects of the three insurance markets of the Maghreb region. Over the past five years, […]

Exclusive Interview with NJ Ayuk

NJ Ayuk is the CEO of Centurion Law Group and the Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber.

NJ Ayuk is the CEO of Centurion Law Group and the Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber. His experience negotiating oil and gas deals has given him an expert’s grasp of Africa’s energy landscape. He is the author of few books and one of them named “Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy and […]

How to unlock Africa’s $3tn free trade opportunity

Africa-regions. Source: Wikipedia

New research from global law firm Baker McKenzie and Oxford Economics – AfCFTA’s US$ 3 trillion Opportunity: Weighing Existing Barriers against Potential Economic Gains – shows that if fully implemented, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will unlock significant but uneven growth opportunities on the continent. The African Union is putting the Africa Continental Free Trade […]

12 ventures, which represent the best investment opportunities on the African continent


VC4A ( is proud to announce the 12 ventures (11 Series A and 1 Seed+) for its 2019 Venture Showcase. They have been vetted by 40 VC investors through a rigorous referral and selection process. The companies demonstrate strong revenues and competitive edge, are well-positioned for regional and internal expansion, and are working on important […]

8th Hassi Messaoud Expo

Hassi Messaoud Expo

8th Hassi Messaoud Expo Hassi Messaoud Hassi Messaoud, Ouargla 30500, Algeria 2019-10-22 2019-10-24 Eighth edition of Hassi Messaoud Expo is an International Exhibition dedicated to Technologies, Products and Services Suppliers related to the Oil and Gas Industry in Algeria. Hassi Messaoud Expo 2019 will bring together 180 national and international exhibitors from 15 countries and […]

10th North Africa Petroleum Exhibition and Conference

10th North Africa Petroleum Exhibition and Conference Oran International Convention Center, Oran, Algeria. Les Genets, Chemin de Wilaya, Route 75, Oran 31000, Algeria 2020-03-15 2020-03-18 NAPEC is the largest and most influential International Exhibition and Conference in Africa and Mediterranean focusing on the hydrocarbon and energy sectors, dedicated to the North African market and is […]

NAPEC 2020 is your gate to the North African energy market.

NAPEC 2020 is your gate to the North African energy market.

10 years of engagement and commitment. North Africa Petroleum Exhibition and Conference – NAPEC is the largest and most influential International Exhibition and Conference in Africa and Mediterranean focusing on the hydrocarbon and energy sectors, dedicated to the North African market  and is the place to develop, grow and meet the industry professionals coming from all over the […]

International Tourism and Hotel Forum

International Conference Center ABDEL LATIF RAHAL, CIC, Club des Pins, Algiers 2019-09-08 Opening hours from: 12:00 to 18:00 2019-09-09 Opening hours from 10:00 to 18:00 HIRECH EXPOSITIONS SERVICES in collaboration with BUSINESS EVENT, events organizer, organize the biggest tourist forum in Algeria. More than 2000 tourist agencies will be there with official invitations. Dedicated to […]

Marriott International announces the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Setif in Algeria

Four Points by Sheraton Setif

Marriott International ( announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Setif in Algeria (, in partnership with Prombati SPA owned by Mr. Rachid Khenfri. With 191 rooms the hotel is conveniently situated in the centre of the city, providing easy access to Setif’s new tram line and Setif International Airport just 20 minutes’ drive […]

TexStyle Expo the Opportunity to discover the Algerian Market

TExStyle Expo the International exhibition of Textile, Apparel, Leather, and Equipment that will be held from 25 to 27 February 2020 at the CIC of Algiers-Algeria. Under the High Patronage of the Ministry of Industry and Mines and in collaboration with the Algerian Chambers of Commerce and the National Federation of textile and leather. All […]

Twelve most polluted cities in Africa for 2018 Mid-Year

Chart Pollution Index Numbeo

Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is the most polluted city in Africa. The city’s metropolitan area is one of the largest in Africa, the largest in the Middle East and the Arab world, and the 15th-largest in the world, and is associated with ancient Egypt, as the famous Giza pyramid complex and the ancient city […]

Can African developers make billions in video games?

Video Games made-in-Africa reach the Global Scene during Devcom Thanks to Paradise Game, ahead of Gamescom 2018

The development of video games in Africa as one of the important directions for the development of the economy of the African countries. The global video game industry accounts for about $ 100 billion. 27% of these revenues come from mobile games. Africa has a huge potential with 500 million Africans who own a mobile […]

A view from the top: Why Silicon Valley is decamping to Algiers

The value of venture capital investment is fuelling Africa’s emerging technology landscape. Whilst Kenya’s Silicon Savannah ecosystem has been at the forefront of the narrative over the past decade, the rise of infrastructure development opportunities within Northern Africa has become an increasingly attractive proposition to the Silicon Valley investment community. More tellingly, global technology entrepreneurs, […]

How digital transformation can drive growth and job creation across emerging economies

 Innovation and entrepreneurship play an ever-increasing role in growing Africa’s emerging technology ecosystem. According to research by the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator (, over the past two years alone, Africa has seen the number of innovation hubs double. Whilst the big 3 cities – Nairobi, Lagos, Cape Town – have been dominating the Sub-Saharan growth narrative, the next […]

Morocco top ranked investment destination in Africa for 2017

Egypt, Algeria, Botswana and Cote d’Ivoire amongst top five investment destinations Quantum Global Research Lab releases new 2018 Africa Investment Index Top five investment destinations attracted a combined net FDI of $12.8 bn in 2016 Egypt, Algeria, Botswana and Cote d’Ivoire amongst top five investment destinations Morocco is the most attractive economy for investments flowing […]

Algeria continues to face important challenges posed by the fall in oil prices four years ago

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Jean-François Dauphin visited Algiers from February 27 to March 12 to hold discussions for the 2018 Article IV consultation. Discussions focused on the mix of policies and reforms to restore macroeconomic balances and foster sustainable and inclusive growth. At the end of the visit, Mr. Dauphin […]

Africa will be represented in the International Surrealism Now art Exhibition 2017/2018 which will open in Portugal on December 23

Morocco, Egypt, Nigeria and Algeria are the African countries to be present in the next edition of Surrealism Now, the largest World Surrealism exhibition of the 21st century which gathers art work from more than 48 countries Achraf Baznani and Yamal Din, Morocco,Aissa Mammasse, Algeria , Jimah St, Nigeria and  Olesya Novik, Russia / Egypt are the African […]

African national oil companies (NOCs) need to evolve for the future in light of a challenging and disruptive environment: PwC analysis

African countries that have for decades depended on their national oil company as a key source of revenue will need to rethink business models and strategies to avoid being captive to a single energy source and to allow them to rebalance budgets NOCs across Africa have an enormous opportunity to secure a more sustainable future […]