The 21st Africa Energy Forum (AEF) will take place in Lisbon, Portugal from 11-14th June 2019.

AEF is the global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors. A pioneer of the industry, for the last 20 years AEF has gathered governments, utilities, power developers, financial institutions, power technology providers, EPC contractors and consultants from all over the world to discuss investment and projects in Africa’s energy sector. The Forum has evolved into the number one platform to attend meetings, do deals and drive projects forward, all under one roof.

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Eng Martin Manuhwa

FAEO President 2019-2020
Federation of African Engineering Organisations 


Martin Manuhwa is the Vice President of the World Federation of Engineering organisations (WFEO). He chairs the WFEO Anticorruption Technical Committee. He is the President of the Federation of African Engineering Organisations (FAEO). He is a past Chairman of the Engineering Council of Zimbabwe (ECZ). He is the Past President of the Southern African Federation of Engineering Organisations (SAFEO), and also the Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers (ZIE). He has delivered various infrastructure papers at foras like World Energy Forum in China, OECD in London, World Engineering Conferences in Japan and Switzerland, the AU and the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK.

His research interest is in the use of Management Information Systems in construction and project management and he is currently a Doctoral Associate at the University of Cape Town where he is researching on the link of ICTs in the Industrial 4.0 Revolution and Productivity in Engineering Projects. He currently teaches part time MSc Software Engineering Project Management at the Zimbabwe National Defence University (ZNDU). He has taught Management Information Systems for MBA graduate students at the University of Zimbabwe and at the Bindura University of Science Education.

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Historical background

At the 2011 World Engineer’ Convention held in Geneva, Switzerland; representatives of African engineering institutions held a meeting on 7th September, 2011 at the International Conference Centre,

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Executive Committee of FAEO

The names of Executive Committee of FAEO are as follows:


1  Eng. Martin Manuhwa (Zimbabwe)  President
2  Ing. Calien Bou-Chedid (Ghana)  President Elect
3  Eng. Julius M. Riungu (Kenya)  Immediate Past President
4  HRH. Otis Anyaeji (Nigeria)  Vice President (West Africa)
5  Eng. Ngwisa Mpembe, (Tanzania)  Vice President (East Africa)
6  Eng. Francis Happi (Cameroon)  Vice President (Central Africa)
7  Eng. George Sitali (Zambia)  Vice President (Southern Africa)
8  Engr. Adeolu Odusote (Nigeria)  Treasurer
 Mr. Bernard Ordams (Nigeria)  Executive Director

Organization's Units and Departments

To be structured soon.


To serve humanity through the use of best practiced technology. To represent the engineering profession in Africa, internationally.


The FAEO is recognized by international organisations as the overall leader of the engineering profession in Africa and sets out to apply engineering for the benefit of makind.