Bonds to Finance Africa’s Biggest Power Plant

Ethiopia plans to offer more bonds to finance Africa’s biggest power plant after selling 7 billion birr ($408 million) of debt domestically over the...

GE committed to job creation in sub-Saharan Africa

John Krenicki, president and CEO of GE Energy, said on Wednesday that the company remained committed to job creation in sub-Saharan Africa. Speaking at the...

AfDB, Eskom Sign USD365M Renewable Energy Loans

Eskom and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed two loan agreements for a total value of USD365 million that will enable the first...

Tapping into Geothermal Energy

Ministers and technical experts in Ministries of Energy and/ or Mines from the African Rift Geothermal Development Facility (ARGeo) member countries, are meeting at...

Novozymes Pioneers Food–Energy Venture in Africa

On September 21, Novozymes announced its investment in CleanStar Mozambique at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting. CleanStar Mozambique, a company founded by Novozymes...

Rwanda: More Local Youth Are Take On ICT

Rwanda's youth are cultivating great enthusiasm in the energy and technology sector. This is depicted in their extensive involvement in Information and Communication Technology...

Fracking stirs controversy in South Africa

The debate over hydraulic fracturing has spread as energy companies lease rights to a huge shale field. A controversial method for extracting natural gas —...

Teacher’s 60,000km drive to bring laptops to rural Africa

DUBAI // Bouncing over rugged terrain in a four-wheel-drive vehicle equipped with solar panels, a tent and a fridge, Tamin-Lee Connolly has begun her...

Mozambique: Govt Secures Finance for Solar Panel Factory

Maputo — The Export-Import Bank of India has approved a concessional loan of 13 million US dollars to finance the construction of a solar...

The women bringing solar power to Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone - An Indian college has trained 12 Sierra Leonean women to become solar engineers as part of a drive to bring electricity...

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