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South Africa’s energy plan to deal with energy problems – Economists

Economists said that while it would take over a year for South Africa's economy to recover, the government's plan to consider other energy alternatives...

Billy Lango Drops “ENERGY” Video

Billy Lango will drop his new single and video, “ENERGY” January 21st. “Energy” follows the success of the Hip Hop artists...
Gas Pipelines

South Africa to procure energy from independent producers amid prevailing power crisis

The South African government on Friday unveiled a plan to buy energy from independent power producers (IPPs) in a rare move to cope with...

Exhausted Bayern yearning for new sources of energy

By Oliver Trust 2020 treble winner's Bayern Munich may have secured its position as Europe's top team by beating...

Zambia’s energy regulator refutes reports of impending fuel price hike

Zambia's energy regulator on Friday refuted reports that it intends to effect a price increase of fuel by 20 percent. Kwali...

Kenyan industries hastening swift to energy efficiency

Kenyan manufacturing entities have accelerated a switch to energy efficiency in key operations alternatives, an official said on Wednesday. Keriako Tobiko, cabinet...
renewable energy

Australian renewable energy agencies to invest in low-emissions technology

Australia's two renewable energy agencies will have their mandates expanded to enable them to invest in low-emissions technologies. Under the new...
A smart manufacturing workshop is built at Qingdao Special Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (Photo from CFP)

New orders of German manufacturing industry up 2.8 percent in July

New orders of the German manufacturing industry in July increased 2.8 percent month-on-month, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) announced on Friday. ...
renewable energy

Botswana could become renewable energy hub of southern Africa – experts

Botswana could become a producer of cleaner and cheaper electricity produced through the development of renewable energy, energy experts said. Gilles Beau,...
Japans Exports

Kenya’s value of exports rises to US$480 million in July

Kenya's value of exports rose in July to hit 52 billion shillings (about 480 million U.S. dollars) compared with 443 million dollars in June,...
In a sign of the continent’s increasing importance for Russia, its president, Vladimir Putin, held the first Russia-Africa summit in October 2019

Russia Bringing Nuclear Power to Rwanda and Other African Nations

Resolving Libya Crisis Requires New Thinking Ignoring the geo-political overtones from Deutsche Welle (see link below), the article does discuss Russia’s role in helping Africa...

Taxpayers in Ghana to hit 16 million by close of the year – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the introduction of various digital initiatives by government will widen the tax net and increase the number of...
biomedical waste

Chinese firm mulls setting up plant to turn waste into energy in Zambian capital

A Chinese firm has begun talks with authorities in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, on the possibility of setting up a plant that will turn...

Africa Investment Forum ends with US$40.1 billion deals secured

The second Africa Investment Forum ended on a high note, Wednesday, with 56 boardroom deals valued at US$67.6 billion tabled - a 44 per...

Kenyan electricity firm mulls energy loss reduction measures

Electricity distributor, Kenya Power on Tuesday confirmed ongoing initiatives to enhance power system loss reduction measures in its electricity distribution network countrywide. ...
Mohammed Amin Adams

Ghana to miss 2020 deadline for universal access to electricity – Mohammed Amin

Ghana is set to miss the target of universal access to electricity by 2020, Deputy Minister for Energy, Mohammed Amin Adam disclosed here on...
University of Energy and Natural Resources

University of Energy Holds Science Festival

The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) over the weekend ended the third edition of its annual Science Festival for about 50 Junior...
World At Night

Viewpoint: The Urgent Need for a New Paradigm in Africa

Re-posted from africanagenda.net Below are excerpts from a useful presentation that provides an overview on crucial areas of development in Africa. It echoes many ...

Ghana Will Not Return to Dumsor – Energy Minister

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Energy, has assured the public that the country is not back to ‘Dumsor’ and that areas within...
Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP)

ACEP Charges Parliament Not To Approve Any CSR Budget For GNPC

Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has expressed its dissatisfaction on the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation's (GNPC) intent to spend US$ 43.05 million on...
Africa’s Bright Economic Future Is Its Youth

Africa Needs Real Economic Growth, Not IMF Accountants

A recent forum sponsored by Brookings Institute in Washington DC entitled: “Top priorities for Africa in 2019” produced a healthy discussion that alluded to...

Rwanda and AFDB Signs A €229 Million Loan Agreement To Expand Electricity Projects

The Government of Rwanda has signed a €229.20 million funding agreement with the African Development Bank to support the country’s program to improve...
5th Annual SEforALL Africa Workshop

5th Annual SeforAll Africa Workshop will look at Funding for energy access

Back-to-back with the SEforALL Global Forum held in Lisbon recently, the SEforALL Africa Hub held its Fifth Annual Africa Workshop under the headline “Financing...

Green energy to power Africa – AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has made green energy supply a major priority to drive Africa’s economic growth. Mr. Amadou Hott, the Bank’s Vice President...
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwuni Adesina

AfDB Places Africa High on Its Programme

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has made green energy supply a major priority to drive Africa’s economic growth. Mr. Amadou Hott, the Bank’s Vice President...

AfDB pumps funds into Africa’s green growth energy portfolios

Mr Amadou Hott, Vice President for Power, Energy, Climate Change and Green Growth of the African Development Bank has said the Bank is radically...

Africa and Asia to Lead The Energy Drive

Africa and Asian countries are expected to take a strong stand on energy at the World Bank/International Monetary Fund (IMF) spring meetings in Washington,...
EU bank

EU bank Announces New Financing for Africa’s Off-grid Solar Systems

EU bank announces new financing to strengthen access to energy in Africa via the development of off-grid solar systems Today, Vice-President of the European Investment...
Germany and Ghana

West Africa’s First Vaccine Factory to be Established in Ghana

Ghana will be the first country in West Africa to get the first purpose-built vaccine manufacturing factory after German company, Merck KGaA and Ridge...

MMDAs tasked to put up pragmatic proposals to attract investors

The Deputy Western Regional Minister, Mrs Gifty Eugenia Kusi has asked Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives in the region to be proactive and...