Commissioner for Infrastructure & Energy

AU Commissioner, Dr. Elham Ibrahim elected as Vice-Chair for Africa to the World Energy Council

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October 13, 2016

Istanbul, Turkey – 13th October, 2016: The AU Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, Dr. Elham M.A. Ibrahim, has been elected as the World Energy Council (WEC) Vice-Chair for Africa during the just concluded 23rd World Energy Congress organised by the Council in Istanbul, Turkey from 09 to 13 October, 2016. The Commissioner was nominated and elected by the council during the Executive Assembly Meeting on 09 October, 2016.

 

AUC Drives African Agenda at the 23rd World Energy Congress

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October 13, 2016

Istanbul, Turkey – 13th October, 2016: The AU Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy H.E. Dr. Elham M.A. Ibrahim led a delegation from the department of Infrastructure and Energy (DIE) to participate at the just concluded 23rd World Energy Congress organised by the World Energy Council (WEC) in Istanbul, Turkey from 09 to 13 October, 2016.

AU Launches the Johannesburg Internet Exchange as a Regional Internet Exchange Point: “Keeping intra-regional internet traffic within the Region”

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September 22, 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa – 22nd September, 2016: The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Infrastructure and Energy Department, in collaboration with the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services of South Africa and the Internet Services Providers Association of South Africa, launched the AU support to the Johannesburg Internet Exchange to become a regional internet exchange point. 

AU Launches Kenya Internet Exchange Point of Presence in Mombasa: “Keeping intra-regional internet traffic within the region”

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June 23, 2016

Mombasa, Kenya – 23rd June, 2016: The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Infrastructure and Energy Department, in collaboration with the Ministry of Information, Communications & Technology of Kenya launched the Kenya Internet Exchange Point of Presence in Mombasa on 23rd June 2016.

AU Launches Internet Exchange Point in Mauritius: “Keeping intracountry internet traffic within the country”

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August 20, 2015

Port Louis, Mauritius – 26th August, 2015: The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Infrastructure and Energy Department, in collaboration with the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation today officially operationalized the Internet Exchange Point in Mauritius.
After the launch H.E. Dr. Elham Ibrahim, African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, paid a courtesy call to H.E. Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius.

East Africa Donors’ Coordination meeting encouraging Geothermal Investment commences at the African Union Headquarters

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June 17, 2016

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 17 June 2016: The East Africa Donors’ Coordination meeting commenced on Monday 13th June 2016. H.E Dr. Elham M Ibrahim, AUC Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy met with Ambassadors, Gary Quince the Head of the EU delegation to the AU, H.E Mr. Bruce Shepherd of New Zealand, H.E Mr.

Launch of AU Support towards the Rwanda Internet Exchange Point to become one of the Regional Internet Exchange Points for Eastern Africa: “Keeping intra-regional internet traffic within the region”

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October 22, 2015

Kigali, Rwanda – 22nd October, 2015: The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Infrastructure and Energy Department in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and ICT of Rwanda, launched the AU Support towards the Rwanda Internet Exchange Point to become one of the regional internet exchange points for Eastern Africa.

Through the African Internet Exchange System (AXIS) project, the African Union Commission has so far extended capacity building support to facilitate the establishment of internet exchange points in 30 Member States.

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