Monday, July 16, 2018
Small shipment sizes are one reason why. Dwell times (the time goods spend at a port without moving) are another. Some of these inefficiencies are due to inadequate infrastructural and human capacity; well-run African ports outside of South Africa...
With recent reports estimating that six hundred million people are without access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, significant and sustained investment is required across Africa’s entire energy generation and supply value chain. While even a decade ago meeting Africa’s energy...
Ethiopia is opening the state-owned telecommunications company and airline to foreign investors for the first time, a move that indicates new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is more receptive to outside interests in Africa’s second-most populous nation. Ethiopia will sell minority...
Namibia's minister of mines and energy Tom Alweendo has underlined the need for government and private sector to collaborate in order to address socio-economic development challenges. Alweendo said this when he launched the B2Gold Otjiko Solar Farm in the Otjozondjupa...
A fifth bidding window, worth R40-50bn will be launched later this year as part of the Department of Energy's (DoE) renewable energy independent power producers procurement programme (REIPPPP). Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe says the intention of the bid window is...

May & Baker Nigeria Plc will soon launch its much-awaited rights issue as shareholders of the company Thursday at the annual general meeting in Lagos approved the increase in the authorised share capital of the company to N3 billion. At...
In the last few months much has been written about the overwhelming demand experienced by African eurobond issuers. Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt and more recently Ivory Coast have all come out smiling, having issued bonds at low rates that were...
After selling $2 billion of Eurobonds, Ghana will prioritize lowering its interest burden and raising revenue to make sure it can continue to service debt, said Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta. The nation sold the securities on Thursday at the lowest...
A Chinese clean energy company, Hanergy Group, has launched a solar-powered project dubbed Humbrella.  The innovation, aimed to light up African villages, forms part of the company’s corporate social responsibility. A company statement underlined that thin-film solar power research and development has...

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