Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $324-million in loan support to two renewable energy projects in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire that are expected to significantly increase power supplies and boost economic growth in those countries. The loan support is...
Egypt’s ministry of power will offer tenders in the first quarter of 2018 for the development of solar power plants with a cumulative capacity of 500MW. Arab and international companies presented their offers to the New and Renewable Energy Authority...
The renewable energy sectors of Ivory Coast and Morocco have both received a boost to further develop their planned projects. The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $324 million in loans to support renewable energy projects in these two countries,...
The Nigerian government is planning to generate 3,000MW of electricity by the year 2020. The plan includes 10, 000 mini-grids which will energize under served off-grid communities across the country. The Managing Director, Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Mrs Damilola Ogunbiyi...
Kenya hopes to construct its first nuclear power plant by 2027, Nuclear Energy Board Chief Executive Collins Juma has said. A special unit will be formed to source for funds for the project that is estimated to cost US...
Kenyatta University (KU) in Kenya has switched on the first phase of a US $17m 100KW solar plant that will see the institution generate its own electricity and later offload excess power onto the national grid once the second...
Shuttered stores, thinning crowds, empty parking lots, and retailers filing for bankruptcy. These are tough times for shopping malls and the major retailers who serve as their anchors. Product oversupply and the rise of e-commerce are squeezing margins, and...
The Minister of Railway Development Mr. Joe Ghartey Tuesday said over 1,400 kilometer (KM) railway lines, expected to cost about $7.8 billion, would be created between three cities notably the Volta lake city, Ashanti rail city and the Paga rail city. According...
HARARE, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- China on Wednesday agreed to provide Zimbabwe with a funding of about 213 million U.S. dollars for infrastructure development projects. The funding includes those for the expansion and upgrading of the country's flagship airport, the...
In recent years, many economies in sub-Saharan Africa have grown at an unparalleled rate. Economic fortunes are on the upswing, populations are booming and international investment is flowing into the continent. A consequence of this has been a commensurate increase...

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