Three Firms Bid to set up Fourth Mo­bile Phone Com­pany in Zam­bia

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West African neigh­bours Sene­gal and Mau­ri­ta­nia signed an agree­ment re­cently, pledg­ing to work to­gether and split pro­duc­tion from a gi­ant new cross-bor­der gas field be­ing de­vel­oped by Kos­mos En­ergy and BP.

The Greater Tortue Com­plex, which strad­dles the two coun­tries’ mar­itime bound­ary, is es­ti­mated to hold more than 25 tril­lion cu­bic feet of gas. It is due to come on­line in 2021 with pro­duc­tion to be ex­ported via a liq­ue­fied nat­u­ral gas (LNG) fa­cil­ity.

Sene­gal’s Pres­i­dent, Macky Sall signed the in­ter-gov­ern­men­tal co­op­er­a­tion ac­cord with his coun­ter­part, Mo­hamed Ould Ab­del Aziz, dur­ing a state visit to Mau­ri­ta­nia.

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