Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Following prolonged delays in the expansion of the Hwange Thermal Power Station, due to financial constraints, the project has secured $116 million to proceed. The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) is set to receive equity contributions from Standard Bank South Africa...
Tycoon Humphrey Kariuki’s Great Lakes Africa Energy (GLAE) has entered an agreement with the Mozambique government to generate electricity using natural gas for domestic use at a cost of Sh40 billion ($400 million). The UK-based pan-African energy solution firm develops...
The Public Investment Corporation has made an equity investment in South African stock exchange, ZAR X, on behalf of the Government Employees Pension Fund. The PIC acquired a 25% stake in the group, which has a trading value of R3.7...
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is nearing an agreement to buy about a 10 percent stake in ACWA Power International ahead of an initial public offering by the Riyadh-based energy producer, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The...
The MTN Group says its commitment to list its Nigerian subsidiary on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in the next six months. Lami Adekola, co-founder of Hamilton and George joins CNBC Africa to discuss the impact this move could have...
Namibia will reduce the size of the planned Kudu Power Station after off-take agreements with South Africa’s Eskom and Zambia’s Copperbelt Energy Corporation failed to materialize, the chief executive of power utility NamPower said on Friday.   Namibia’s offshore Kudu Gas...
JOHANNESBURG, Feb 5 (Reuters) - South Africa’s Public Investment Corporation (PIC), Africa’s biggest investment fund, said on Monday it had given cash-strapped state power firm Eskom a 5 billion rand ($416 million) loan to fund the utility’s operations in...
Egypt has seized the number one spot from South Africa as the most attractive investment destination on the continent, according to Rand Merchant Bank's (RMB) Investment Attractiveness Index For the first time, Nigeria and Algeria do not feature in the...
The AfDB launched its Room2Run initiative last month which effectively freed up $700m off the bank’s balance sheet.  The Africa50 fund officially opened its headquarters in Casablanca, Morocco, in September of this year. Mandated in 2013, during the African Union’s 50th anniversary,...
Telkom Kenya, the third largest mobile phone provider by subscription has announced a partnership with American Tower Corporation for the acquisition of tower masts in Kenya which expands the American company’s hold in Kenya. The two companies announced that they...
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