Monday, November 18, 2019
The government has rolled out the second phase of the Sh15 billion Last Mile electricity project that will see more than 2.5 million households connected to the national grid. Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter said that the second phase will include the...
Twenty years ago, I hoped for an Africa that would draw closer and forge forward boldly, despite a bag of mixed fortunes. Rwanda had just been blighted by genocide; the ubiquitous coup d’état still reared its ugly head in West...
The government of Tanzania is set to construct 30,000 affordable houses across the country as part of implementation of the election manifesto of the ruling party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi. Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, William Lukuvi confirmed...
The government on Tuesday re-affirmed its commitment to renewable energy as part of the country’s energy mix while dodging any mention of its plans for nuclear energy. Energy minister Jeff Radebe delivered a keynote address at the African Utility Week...
Egypt is set to implement a 4MW solar power project in Uganda that is geared at improving the country’s renewable energy performance. Access to modern energy services through renewable energy development is a major concern for the energy sector...
The federal government of Nigeria is set to dole out US $200m to electric distribution companies in the country to boost power supply and increase consumers confidence. The project,which is  being executed by Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN and generation...
Investment company, Teleology Holdings has finalised its takeover of 9mobile with payment of $50 million in fulfilment of the terms for the acquisition of the telecommunications company. Teleology has detailed a plan of action that will guide its rapid overhaul...
FinDev Canada, Canada’s development finance institution, has annoucned its first transaction, a $10m investment in M-KOPA, a ‘pay-as-you-go’ energy provider to off-grid homes in Kenya. M-KOPA has connected 600,000 homes across Africa, providing 75 million hours of kerosene-free lighting each...
ECOWAS on Wednesday said that it has concluded plans for sub-regional development projects worth 29.66 billion dollars for the period of 2018 to 2022. President of the Commission, Marcel Alain de Souza said this this while presenting the Status Report...
The Egyptian government is set to invest US $83m in water and sanitation projects in bid to reduce water deficit facing the country. This comes after The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources signed an agreement with European Union (EU) to provide for cooperation...
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