Thursday, April 18, 2019
Tanzania has had to defend the proposed Stiegler Gorge power project to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) at the 42nd meeting of the World Heritage Committee, in Bahrain. The multi-billion project, which is expected to generate...
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – South Africa is likely to play a significant role in the development and construction of the large new potash mine and processing plant that is being planned in the Republic of Congo (RoC) at an expected...
Ghana’s Cocobod is seeking up to $1.5 billion from China’s Eximbank to improve farms and install irrigation systems and other projects, the regulator’s chief executive Joseph Aidoo said on Wednesday. A man carries a cocoa bag while walking over cocoa...
The Federal Government of Nigeria is currently seeking a loan of about US $40bn to US $46bn to complete some ongoing rail projects and embark on new ones. This is according to Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi. “I think the rail sector is doing...
Exxon Mobil Corp. resumed talks with Ghana Oil Co. as the oil supermajor nears a deadline to find a local partner for the exploration of crude at an offshore field, according to people familiar with the matter. Talks between Exxon and...
The Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) is set to commission the Olkaria V geothermal power plant situated in Rift Valley, western part of Kenya in June this year. The energy producer company announced the reports said that the facility will...
The African Development Bank has approved a $217.9 million loan to South Africa’s power utility Eskom Holdings, towards the upgrade and expansion of its transmission facilities. The funding supports the Eskom Transmission Improvement Project (ETIP), which will see the construction...
Egypt’s Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker will announce new electricity tariff categories, ministry spokesman Ayman Hamza said on Monday. State news agency MENA reported that the proposed tariffs will come into effect in July. The decision to lift...
Over 70% of people in Ethiopia have no access to electricity. Although the grid covers about 60% of the towns in the country. To bridge electricity connectivity gap, the country is setting up new substations This gap necessitates for the...
Eritrea is considering building a port on its Red Sea coastline to export potash from deposits being developed in the Horn of Africa nation, a mines ministry official said. Plans for the harbor signal the country’s reemergence as a potential...
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