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African Legal Support Facility receives an award from Africa Energy Forum


In keeping with its  focus on energy security and development, the ALSF alongside the African Development Bank  attended the 20th Africa Energy Forum (AEF), taking place from 19-22 June in La Morne, Mauritius.

Every year, the Africa Energy Forum strives to connect African government representatives in the power sector with private and public solution-providers. During this year’s meetings, the African Energy Forum presented an award to the ALSF for its impact in Africa.

In his acceptance remarks, the Director, Stephen Karangizi thanked the Forum for recognizing the ALSF as an innovative tool that continues to impact energy development in Africa. He also paid tribute to the African Development Bank and African Finance Ministers for their foresight and in founding an African…

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Earth Today | USAID, CDB partner to deliver energy management training | News


THE UNITED States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Programme (CARCEP), together with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), recently launched the Caribbean Energy Manager (CEM) Training and Capacity Building Programme in Bridgetown, Barbados.

The training – delivered by the Jamaica Society of Energy Engineers, led by its president, Owen Gunning, and which benefitted 25 people – was made possible with help from the Canadian Support to the Energy Sector in the Caribbean Fund and the Barbados Renewable Energy Association (BREA).

The 25 trainees, including five females, were drawn from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Two webinars were held in advance to…

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Choosing Between SRC Energy Inc. (SRCI) and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) – Stock News Gazette


SRC Energy Inc. (NYSE:SRCI) shares are up more than 38.80% this year and recently decreased -3.90% or -$0.48 to settle at $11.84. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL), on the other hand, is down -14.36% year to date as of 06/05/2018. It currently trades at $102.15 and has returned -3.43% during the past week.

SRC Energy Inc. (NYSE:SRCI) and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) are the two most active stocks in the Industrial Metals & Minerals industry based on today’s trading volumes. The market is clearly enthusiastic about both these stocks, but which is the better investment? To answer this, we will compare the two companies based on the strength of their growth, profitability, risk, returns, valuation, analyst recommendations, and insider trends.

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Companies that can…

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Leroy Mwasaru on renewable energy and creating solutions for African people


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“I’ve always gotten into trouble for trying to do good,” Leroy Mwasaru said, speaking at the 2018 Design Indaba Conference. “At least when you compare my age to the size of my ambitions.”

The youngest speaker to take the 2018 Design Indaba stage, the 20-year old Mwasaru admits to having always felt a sense of responsibility when it came to the issues troubling his community. Hailing from Kisumu County, Kenya, he has been using this intuitive drive to develop alternative sources of renewable energy for his local community and surrounding areas.

It’s vital work that has seen the young social…

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Today’s Brokerage Rating: Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)


Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) plunged -0.69% with the closing price of $34.46. The overall volume in the last trading session was 3.43 million shares.

Company Growth Evolution:

ROI deals with the invested cash in the company and the return the investor realize on that money based on the net profit of the business. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at -6.94 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry’s average stands at 3.12 and sector’s optimum level is 14.16.

Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) have shown a high EPS growth of -27.90% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -63.70% yoy. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.00 on this…

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Mauritius – gateway for investment into Africa’s energy sector


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In the wake of Mauritius’ 50th anniversary of independence on 12 March, we reflect on what the country has to offer African energy investors in 2018.

Mauritius has enjoyed numerous accolades within the business community of late. In 2018 it was ranked 25 out of 190 countries in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business report, taking first place in sub-Saharan Africa. It also came out as top African country in the World Economic Forum’s 2017-18 Global Competitiveness Index.

This article originally appeared in Issue 2 2018 of our print magazine. The digital version of the full magazine can be read online or downloaded free of charge.

The country’s location in the Indian Ocean has long positioned it as an attractive stepping stone for investments and…

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