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WILLSHIR – AFRICA – TIMELINE – 10 MAY 2022 (19H00)

May 10

ANGOLA – 10 MAY 2022

  • LUANDA – 09 MAY 2022 (23H35) Cafe’CIPRA is expected to hold the fifth edition meeting to address poverty within the scope of the Program for Strengthening the Social Protection System at 15H00 today, 10 May 2022, at the Centro de Imprensa. Cafe’CIPRA announced the facilitators of the meeting to be Minister of State Carolina Cerqueira, Minister of Social Action Faustina Alves, Secretary of State Aia-Eza da Silva and Director of Social Support Fund (FAS) Belarmino Jelembi. The program and its medium and long-term effects on community development are expected to be presented and analysed during the meeting.
  • LUANDA – 10 MAY 2022 (08H15) The Speaker of the National Assembly, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, has announced plans to improve cooperation between Angolan and São Tomé and Príncipe Parliamentarians. The meeting follows as the President of São Tomé and Príncipe, Carlos Vila Nova, is in Angola on a three-day State visit to the country. Santos has expressed his interest in enhancing the Cooperation Agreement with the Parliament of the Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, signed in 2004.
  • BELAS – 10 MAY 2022 (08H50) The President of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Carlos Manuel Vila Nova, held a visit to the Campus of Universidade Agostinho Neto (UAN), in Luanda, on Monday, 09 May 2022. During the visit, Nova engaged with the Rector of the UAN, Pedro Magalhães, and the Secretary of State for Higher Education, Eugénio Adolfo Alves da Silva. Thereafter, Nova participated in a solemn session of the National Assembly, in addition to being at the Presidential Palace, and urged the need to strengthen cooperation with his Angolan counterpart, João Lourenço. Nova is expected to travel to the Namibe province today, 10 May 2022, and be briefed on economic activity in the region.

 

BOTSWANA – 10 MAY 2022

  • GABORONE – 10 MAY 2022 (10H00) Botswana has requested expressions of interest from independent power producers (IPPs) to construct a 200 MegaWatt (mW) power plant. This comes as the country aims to improve power generation and increase the proportion of renewable energy. The Minerals and Energy Ministry has stated that the bid is expected to include financing, construction, operation and maintenance, as well as decommissioning of the plant until the end of the period time. The Ministry has stated that the project, which comprises two units of 100 mW each, will be required to be operational by 2026/2027 and sell the energy produced and capacity to the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) through a Powe Purchase Agreement.

 

DEM. REP. CONGO -10 MAY 2022

  • FATAKI – 09 MAY 2022 (23H45) Attack reported on an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp located in the vicinity of the Fataki village in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Reports indicate that at least 14 people have sustained fatal injuries during an overnight attack between Monday, 09 May 2022, and Tuesday, 10 May 2022. The National Defence Force and civil society authorities have attributed the attack to the Cooperative for Development of the Congo (CODECO) militia groups operating within the country. The incident follows after CODECO members allegedly also recently killed more than 35 civilians during an attack on a nearby artisanal mining site. Additional security operations are expected in the area.
  • MONGBWALU – 10 MAY 2022 (06H50) The United Nations Humanitarian Affairs Coordination (OCHA) has evacuated nine civilians in the vicinity of Mongwalu to Bunia. This comes as the civilians fled from Mongwalu following an attack carried out by suspected militiamen. According to the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) communication officer in Ituri, Jean-Tobie Okala, the operation was in coordination with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and MONUSCO peacekeepers. Okala further stated that the civilians would be receiving treatment from local medical assistance in Ituri. This comes after suspected Cooperative for Development of the Congo (CODECO) militiamen associated with the Patriotic and Integrationist Force of Congo (FPIC) carried out an attack in the locality of Massasi, north-west of Bunia, in the territory of Djugu on Sunday, 08 May 2022.
  • MBANDAKA – 10 MAY 2022 (15H30) The United Kingdom (UK) Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) has issued a notice advising against all except essential travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) province of Equateur. This follows due to the ongoing Ebola virus outbreak in the region. On 23 April 2022, the DRC Government declared a new Ebola outbreak in Mbandaka city, Equateur province, in north-western DRC. A total of three new Ebola cases have since been identified, with ongoing health response efforts underway.

 

ESWATINI – 10 MAY 2022

  • MBABANE – 10 MAY 2022 (01H55) Swaziland Association of School Administrators (SASA) announced an expected protest at 09H00 on 11 May 2022 at the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) Main Gate, Swaziland. SASA stated that the demonstration is set to deliver a petition signed by teachers for the delay of Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Free Primary Education (FPE) grants for schools, categorising schools under profit-making organisations and the salary difference between school administrators. SASA has called on all their supporters to attend the march.

 

ETHIOPIA- 10 MAY 2022

  • ADDIS ABABA – 10 MAY 2022 (12H30) The United Nations (UN) has denounced the recent religious unrest between Muslim and Christian groups in Ethiopia, calling for an immediate independent investigation into the incidents. UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet has raised concerns regarding recent clashes between Muslims and Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia, during which at least 30 people had reportedly been killed and more than 100 others injured. Bachelet has urged Ethiopian authorities to initiate and conduct comprehensive, independent and transparent investigations into the incidents and ensure that individuals found to be responsible are held to account.

 

GHANA – 10 MAY 2022

  • ACCRA – 09 MAY 2022 (19H10) Ghana’s Parliamentary Select Committee on Local Government and Rural Development has announced intentions to conduct a meeting with the Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG). This follows after CLOGSAG members embarked on an indefinite industrial strike action with effect from today, 09 May 2022. The Association commenced the strike action to demand the implementation of the Political Neutrality Allowance, among other requests. The Committee has raised concerns regarding the industrial actions’ effects on service delivery in several Government departments and agencies across the country.

 

KENYA -10 MAY 2022

  • NAIROBI – 10 MAY 2022 (12H00) The Government of Kenya has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hellenic Republic for cooperation between the two countries in the field of diplomatic training. The signing of the agreement occurs during the conclusion of Kenyan Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo’s two-day visit to Athens. During the visit, the Cabinet Secretary engaged in various discussions with her Hellenic counterpart, Nikos Dendias. Omamo has stated that the MoU reiterates Kenya’s commitment to cooperate in the training of diplomatic personnel and exchange of information and publications. The two Ministers also agreed to expedite the hosting of a Joint Ministerial Committee (JMC) between Kenya and the Hellenic Republic. In addition, Kenya, Greece and England also signed an Agreement on Legal Aid for Civil and Commercial Affairs and an Extradition Agreement.
  • NAIROBI – 10 MAY 2022 (13H00) The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has initiated legal action in a bid to recover two acres of land valued at Sh380 million allegedly illegally allocated to a private developer in Mombasa. In the documents filed in the Environment and Land Court in Mombasa, the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) request that the land’s ownership be reverted to the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA). The EACC has stated that the land, identified as MSA/Block XLVII/156, in the Liwatoni area housing the Kenya Fisheries offices had illegally been alienated in 1996 by the previous Commissioner of Lands, Wilson Gacanja, and allocated to Bawazir Glass Works Ltd, now trading as Milly Glassworks Ltd. The illegally allocated portion had been under lease from KPA to the then Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife. EACC has accused Gacanja of fraud and abuse of office, among others. The Commission has requested the court to declare that the subdivision of land and its allocation to the firm is fraudulent and therefore null and void.

 

LESOTHO – 10 MAY 2022

  • MASERU – 10 MAY 2022 (11H00) Jamaican Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson Smith has held a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations, Matŝepo-Molise Ramakoae, during her State visit to Lesotho on Monday, 09 May 2022, to discuss issues related to the Commonwealth. Smith stated that discussions focused on strengthening bilateral engagements through cooperation in culture, education, and youth. This comes as Smith is on a State visit to eight African Commonwealth member States until 14 May 2022 to discuss the future of the Commonwealth. Smith will also be meeting with various Government officials from Botswana, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, and Ghana to discuss her vision for the Commonwealth.

 

MADAGASCAR – 10 MAY 2022

  • MORAMANGA – 10 MAY 2022 (06H00) President Andry Rajoelina is expected to travel to Alaotra Mangoro to launch the rehabilitation works on the Antsapazana and Mangoro bridges on the RN2, as well as to inaugurate the rehabilitation system in the South-West Region of Lake Alaotra. The project, launched in 2018, is located in the southwest quadrant of Lake Alaotra, which is in the Alaotra-Mangoro Region of eastern Madagascar. According to sources, Rajoelina will inaugurate the bridge in Mangoro, between the Mangoro and Antsapazana bridges, on the RN2. Japan’s Ambassador Yoshihiro Higuchi will be accompanying Rajoelina during the trip to Alaotra Mangoro. The rehabilitation of infrastructures has been funded by the Japanese Government through the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (Jica).

 

MALAWI – 10 MAY 2022

  • LILONGWE – 10 MAY 2022 (13H50) The Ministry of Health has announced that authorities have registered 17 new cases of Cholera disease in the country. This increases the total number of Cholera cases confirmed in Malawi to 160, including six deaths. The 17 new cases have been registered in various areas, including 11 cases in Blantyre, one case from Chikwawa, one case from Nsanje and four cases from Neno. Cumulatively, Nsanje authorities have recorded 89 cases, Neno registered 28 patients, Blantyre has 36 cases, Machinga has confirmed two, and Chikwawa has five reported cases. The new cases follow despite increased efforts by the Ministry of Health and its partners to contain the outbreak. Therefore, the Ministry has urged members of the public to continuously follow good hygiene practices to prevent the further spread of the disease.
  • LILONGWE – 10 MAY 2022 (14H00) The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) has issued a statement notifying members of the public in Area 49 in Lilongwe City of an expected power supply interruption between 08H00 and 16H00 on Thursday, 12 May 2022, and Sunday, 15 May 2022. The power supply interruption is necessary to allow the installation of optic fibre cables and the completion of maintenance works on the power infrastructure in the affected area. ESCOM is expected to issue relevant updates to affected residents as the situation progresses.

 

MOZAMBIQUE -10 MAY 2022

  • MAPUTO – 09 MAY 2022 (19H00) Mozambique’s Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique (LAM) airline has announced the mobilisation of freight aircraft in the international market in response to business opportunities in the transport of high-end agricultural products. LAM Director-General (DG) João Pó Jorge made the announcement during a recent visit by the Parliamentary Planning and Budget Commission (CPO) in Maputo. Jorge has stated that the freighters being mobilised are also expected to be used to transport material for multinationals investing in natural gas exploitation in Cabo Delgado province. DG Jorge further noted that LAM expects to have procured a fleet of nine aircraft by the end of 2022, projected to increase to a total of 21 by 2030. In regard to passenger transport, LAM reportedly plans to expand its network to additional destinations across the continent, having already commenced flights to Harare in Zimbabwe and is now considering including Lusaka in Zambia and other destinations in South Africa.

 

NIGERIA – 10 MAY 2022

  • IDON KASA – 10 MAY 2022 (02H20) The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced that the ongoing protest by lecturers has been extended by a further three months. ASUU stated that the initial warning strike expired on Sunday, 08 May 2022, during when the Federal Government failed to respond to the demands of lecturers, and therefore a prolonged protest has been announced.
  • ABUJA – 10 MAY 2022 (06H10) The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) announced the Fifth Plenary of the Gulf of Guinea Maritime Collaboration Forum for the Shared Awareness and Deconfliction (GOG-MCF/SHADE) is expected to be held in Abuja from today, 10 May 2022, to 11 May 2022. This follows after NIMASA concluded arrangements for the event in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy and the Inter-Regional Coordination Centre Yaoundé. NIMASA Public Relations Assistant Director Osagie Edward stated that all regional Navies and other International stakeholders are expected to attend the plenary with the agenda set towards Endurance in Sustainable Security and operational counter-piracy cooperation amongst regional and international Navies.
  • GUSAU – 10 MAY 2022 (07H45) The Zamfara State Government has suspended the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) State Council’s 2022 delegates conference scheduled to take place on Thursday, 12 May 2022, following the security challenges affecting Zamfara State. The State’s union election had been scheduled to occur on 14 May 2022, yet it had been rescheduled to 12 May 2022 by the National Headquarters of the NUJ. The Information Ministry has further engaged with security operatives in the State in preparation to conduct the election. This comes after an attack carried out by unidentified bandits who had killed over 63 civilians in the Bakura and Maradun Local Government Areas on Saturday, 07 May 2022.
  • AUCHI – 10 MAY 2022 (12H15) The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) is expected to embark on nationwide strike action on Wednesday, 11 May 2022, in protest against the non-implementation of the Memorandum of Action (MoA), which had been agreed with the Federal Government in May 2021. The Spokesperson of the ASUP and Zonal Coordinator, Precious Nwakodo, has stated that the strike is aimed at demanding the payment of about N15 billion Revitalisation Fund approved in May 2021 agreed in the 2014 Needs Assessment Report. Nwakodo has also stated that the Government has received a one month notice of ultimatum on 04 May 2021. However, it had been disregarded, and also the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ASUP is scheduled to meet on Thursday, 12 May 2022, in Abuja to review the situation. Nwakodo has also noted over the Federal and State Governments had failed to commence payment of 10 months’ arrears of the new minimum wage after three years of signing the bill into law. Members of the public are advised to remain vigilant.
  • UZUAKU – 10 MAY 2022 (14H15) The Abia State Government has announced the establishment of a team of investigators to determine the cause of a recent explosion at an illegal oil refinery located in the Uzuaku Community, in the State’s Ukwa West Local Government Area. The incident, which occurred on Friday evening, 06 May 2022, led to the deaths of ten people. State Petroleum and Solid Minerals Commissioner Eze Samuel Nwanganga has stated that the investigative team is expected to travel to the affected community to engage locals on the incident today, 10 May 2022. The incident follows two weeks after a previous explosion at a different illegal refinery that led to the deaths of more than 100 people in Ohaji Egbema, Imo State. Nwanganga has noted that the Government is also engaged with local authorities as part of efforts to address the situation, noting that security has been increased in the community.
  • ABUJA – 10 MAY 2022 (15H20) The Nigerian Senate has amended Electoral Act 2022 to allow statutory delegates to participate and vote in the conventions, congresses or meetings of political parties. The Senate has made the amendment in accordance with a release from the Office of the Senate President Ahmad Lawan, who is also a Presidential aspirant of the All Progressive Congress (APC). This follows the expeditious consideration of a bill during plenary, which scaled first, second and third readings, respectively, and had been passed during plenary by the Chamber following review by the Committee of the Whole. Officials identified as statutory delegates include the President, Vice President, Members of the National Assembly, Governors and their Deputies, Members of the State Houses of Assembly, Chairmen of Councils, Councillors, and National Working Committee of political parties, amongst others.
  • DAMATURU – 10 MAY 2022 (17H10) Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) Executive Secretary Mohammed Goje has confirmed the deaths of five people during recent flooding and adverse weather conditions experienced in several communities of the Damaturu area. State Governor Mai Mala Buni has stated that more than 41 other local community members have also sustained various injuries during the heavy rainfall since Monday, 09 May 2022. The affected communities include Waziri Ibrahim Extension, Abbari Extension, NayiNawa, Pompomari, House of Assembly quarters, Gujba Road, and Maisandari. Goje has noted that search and rescue teams from the SEMA are responding to distressed community members and supporting evacuation efforts.
  • ABUJA – 10 MAY 2022 (16H50) President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after attending the 15th Session of the Conference Of the Parties (COP15) Summit organised by the United Nations Convent to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). President Buhari departed the country on Sunday, 08 May 2022, to participate in the COP15 Summit in Kunming, China. The meeting included discussions regarding agricultural matters, including desertification, drought, degradation, rights, restoration, and implications for national and world economies. During the event, Buhari also delivered updates on Nigeria’s environmental efforts to the Summit. President Buhari had been accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama, Environment Minister Mohammed Abdullahi, Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Mohammed and Water Resources Minister Suleiman Adamu.

 

RWANDA – 10 MAY 2022

  • KIGALI – 09 MAY 2022 (19H20) Government officials from Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have held a meeting in Kigali today, 09 May 2022, to discuss cross-border trade between the two countries. Officials reportedly held talks regarding options to launch 24-hour operations of activities at the borders with a view to ease trade between Rwanda and the DRC. The DRC delegation includes Goma Mayor, Principal High Commissioner Francois Kabeya Makosa, and is led by the Congolese Ministry of Foreign Trade officials. Authorities from the customs and immigration services are also participating in the meeting, which is scheduled to continue for the following four days in Kigali.
  • KIGALI – 10 MAY 2022 (07H15) A delegation of 42 soldiers, including senior officers and students of the Nigerian Military Academy, arrived in Rwanda on a field trip scheduled to take place from 08 May 2022 to 15 May 2022. The delegation, led by Brigadier-General Ibrahim Bindul, held a visit to the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) headquarters and was briefed on the Rwandan Armed Forces (RAF) transformation. General Bindul has stated that the delegation will be focussing on research on economic and social development, as well as security and security challenges on the African continent. During their week-long visit, the delegates will be introduced to a wide range of topics, including RDF welfare and productive projects such as Zigama Credit and Savings Society (CSS), Military Medical Insurance, and Rwanda Military Hospital, and will also have the opportunity to visit other institutions of the State.

 

TANZANIA -10 MAY 2022

  • DAR ES SALAAM – 10 MAY 2022 (09H45) President Samia Suluhu Hassan has announced a relief package following the increased fuel prices in the country, which will be in effect from 01 June 2022. This comes after an emergency meeting at the State House in Dar es Salaam over the recent fuel price increases on Sunday, 08 May 2022. Samia has further stated that the decision has been made to ease motorists across the country, which has negatively impacted the economy and has led to fuel scarcity in other parts of the country. This follows after the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) announced an increase in fuel prices on 04 May 2022, with an increase of 9.5% for petrol and 17.1% for diesel.
  • DAR ES SALAAM – 10 MAY 2022 (11H30) President Samia Suluhu has embarked on a two-day official visit to Uganda at the invitation of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. The Tanzanian Presidency stated that the visit aims to strengthen relations and socio-economic cooperation between Tanzania and Uganda. Furthermore, the two leaders are set to discuss energy, trade, travel and health cooperation, among others. President Museveni and President Suluhu will engage in discussions to review areas of cooperation for the benefit of the two countries. President Suluhu will also address business executives, policymakers, the private sector and other high-level Government officials at a Business Dialogue. The Business Dialogue’s objective is to strengthen the trade sector between Uganda and Tanzania through a high-level public-private sector dialogue for economic growth and job creation for the youth, leverage the dialogue to minimise the tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade and create a business-to-business dialogue, as well as partnerships between Ugandan and Tanzanian business leaders.
  • DODOMA – 10 MAY 2022 (13H15) The Minister of Energy, January Makamba, has announced that the Government has provided a subsidy of Sh100 billion to reduce fuel prices in the country. Makamba has stated that the assistance aims to reduce Government expenditure for the 2021/2022 fiscal year. Makamba has noted that the subsidy is scheduled to take effect from 01 June 2022 due to the fact that wholesalers have already paid for the fuel costs included in the May 2022 prices. This comes after an emergency meeting at the State House in Dar es Salaam over the recent fuel price increases on Sunday, 08 May 2022.

 

ZAMBIA – 10 MAY 2022

  • LUSAKA – 09 MAY 2022 (19H00) Government officials from China and France are expected to co-chair a creditors panel established to preside over Zambia’s foreign debt renegotiations. President Hakainde Hichilema has stated that the process is scheduled to be completed by June 2022. This follows as Zambia currently has an external debt of approximately $17,3 billion, more than a third of which is owed to China. The establishment of the official Creditors’ Committee is set to add impetus to the process and ease Zambia’s endeavours to acquire access to new funding.
  • LUSAKA – 10 MAY 2022 (03H40) Malawi Investment and Trade Centre (MITC) has invited private sector companies to the Lusaka Business Indaba and Expo from 27 May 2022 until 28 May 2022. The Indaba is mainly aimed to discuss ways in which businesses can access finance and spur their growth. MITC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Paul Kwenwere stated that the Indaba also offers an opportunity to interact with financiers who are expected to attend the event.

 

ZIMBABWE – 10 MAY 2022

  • BEITBRIDGE – 09 MAY 2022 (23H45) Zimborders Consortium Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Francois Diedrechsen announced the construction of the Beitbridge Border Post. Diedrechsen stated that the rehabilitation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) facilities is also included in the program. Diedrechsen stated that the rehabilitation process is already completed with phase one, which includes upgrading roads. Diedrechsen stated that phase 2 entails opening bus terminals, and phase three is expected to be finished by November 2022 for light motor vehicles. Diedrechsen stated that the project is expected to be completed by April 2023, with the final phase entailing the construction of houses for employees.
  • CONCESSION – 10 MAY 2022 (08H00) Mazowe Rural District Council (MRDC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Liberty Mufandaedza, the Council’s Engineer Cleophas Mupereki and nine others have been suspended with immediate effect. This comes as the Human Resource Committee decided to suspend the members following allegations of embezzlement of funds. Meanwhile, residents within the Mazowe District have expressed their satisfaction and have urged the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) to conduct further investigations.
  • HARARE – 10 MAY 2022 (12H00) The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is expected to participate in the exhibit at the 2022 Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which is held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), from 09 May 2022 until 12 May 2022. The ZTA Head of Corporate Affairs, Godfrey Koti, has stated that the exhibition allows the organisation to create an opportunity to share knowledge over Destination Zimbabwe. Koti has further stated that the organisation intends to increase the country’s tourism and cultural sector and promote a safe tourism investment destination.
  • HARARE – 10 MAY 2022 (17H00) Zimbabwe’s Central Bank Governor John Mangudya has announced that the recent decision to halt all bank lending is a temporary measure aimed at containing inflation and stabilising the country’s economy. This follows after President Emmerson Mnangagwa recently ordered the suspension with immediate effect, citing intentions to prevent the further depreciation of the Zimbabwean dollar. The country’s inflation has increased to an estimated 96% in April 2022, from 61% previously registered in January 2022, mainly due to the weakening local currency. However, BancABC analysts have noted that the lending halt is expected to lead to shortages of goods, further price increases and employment losses.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS – 10 MAY 2022

  • NIGERIA: The Nigeria Political Summit Group and the National Consultative Front (NCFront) have announced that a multi-stakeholder National Constitution Reform Dialogue is scheduled to be held in Abuja on Thursday, 12 May 2022.
  • MADAGASCAR: Protest expected in Antananarivo by the Taxi Association (TIM) and residents within Antananarivo on 13 May 2022.
  • ESWATINI: Protest expected in the vicinity of Manzini on 13 May 2022 from 09H00.
  • ANGOLA: The African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO), the Government of the Republic of Angola, and AMETrade are expected to host the 8th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition (CAPE VIII), scheduled to take place from 16 May 2022 until 19 May 2022, in Luanda, Republic of Angola.
  • KENYA: Kenya is expected to host the Power and Energy Africa meeting from 19 May 2022 until 21 May 2022 at Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi.
  • NIGERIA: President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to appear in a Federal High Court on 27 May 2022.
  • ANGOLA: The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, has received an invitation to participate in the African Union Summit scheduled to take place from 26 May 2022 to 28 May 2022 in the city of Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
  • BOTSWANA: Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Secretary-General (SG) Mpho Balopi has announced that he is not expected to seek re-election during the party’s Elective Congress in July 2022.
  • MOZAMBIQUE: President of the Republic Filipe Nyusi is expected to launch the 8th Edition of the Mining, Oil, Gas and Energy of Mozambique event from 02 June 2022 until 03 June 2022 at the Joaquim Chissano Conference Centre in Maputo.
  • RWANDA: Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland have announced the week of 20 June 2022 as the date for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Kigali, Rwanda.
  • KENYA: Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has announced that general elections are scheduled to be held on 09 August 2022.
  • RWANDA: Rwanda is scheduled to host the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) from 05 September 2022 until 09 September 2022.
  • ANGOLA: Energy Capital and Power (ECP) has announced that the 2022 Edition of Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) is expected to be held from 29 November 2022 until 01 December 2022.
  • RWANDA: The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expected to host the second Annual International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2022) between 13 December 2022 and 15 December 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda.
  • NIGERIA: The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that Nigeria is expected to conduct elections on 25 February 2023 and 11 March 2023.
  • NIGERIA: The Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources has announced plans for the Sixth Edition of Nigeria’s International Energy Summit (NIES 2023) in Abuja from 16 April 2023 until 20 April 2023.
  • MOZAMBIQUE: Mozambique’s National Elections Commission (CNE) has approved a proposal that schedules 11 October 2023 as the date for the sixth municipal elections across the country.

 

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