Category archives for: Electricity

Young Ghanaian Blazes the Trail, Ushers into the World of Conglomerates 

December 26, 2018//-Finding ones way into a world of strong conglomerates does not come on a silver platter since it requires intelligence, discipline and a thick skin.

EFG Hermes Egypt Day Summit Brings Global Investors to Explore Investment Opportunities

Cairo, Egypt, December 11, 2018//— EFG Hermes, a leading financial services corporation in frontier emerging markets (FEM), announced today the kickoff of its third Egypt Day Summit in Cairo.

AFC Invests in Cameroon’s Landmark 420MW Hydro-Electric Power Station

Lagos, Nigeria, November 28, 2018/- Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading infrastructure development finance institution in Africa, is to invest in the Nachtigal Hydro Power Company (NHPC), located 65KM north of Yaounde in Cameroon.

Sahara Energy Supports Growth Forecasts in South Sudan’s Oil, Power Sectors

Juba, South Sudan, November 23, 2018//-Valery Guillebon, CEO of Sahara Energy International PTE Ltd has urged investors to take advantage of emerging opportunities in South Sudan’s upstream, downstream and power sectors in the wake of positive market forecasts and assurances of enabling business environment from the oil-rich nation.

African Development Bank Unveils Africa Energy Portal

Johannesburg, South Africa, November 13, 2018/  The African Development Bank has the launched the Africa Energy Portal (AEP),  hosted at http://Africa-Energy-Portal.org at the just-ended Africa Investment Forum held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Trade and Development Bank and USAID Sign Deal to Power Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa, November 9, 2018/ — The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) and USAID’s Power Africa initiative  today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will finance power projects in 22 African countries.

Rwanda and Alibaba Enter into Agreements to Promote Rwanda’s Economic Dev’t

Kigali, Rwanda, November 3, 2018//- Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma witnessed the signing of three Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) between the Rwandan Government and Alibaba establishing an eWTP , an electronic world trade platform hub in Rwanda.

New Satellite Data Reveals the World’s Largest Air Pollution Hotspot is in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa, October 29, 2018/ — A groundbreaking analysis of satellite data from 1 June to 31 August this year  reveals the world’s largest NO2 air pollution hotspots across six continents in the most detail to date.

African Development Bank Urges Power Sector to Capitalize on Women’s Capabilities

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, October 27, 2018/ — The African Development Bank Group (AfDB)  in partnership with the French Development Agency, Association of Power Utilities of Africa and African Network of Centers of Excellence (ANCEE) organized a three-day seminar on “Promoting Gender Equality in the African Power Sector” at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan.

Eskom, GE Power Synchronize Medupi Unit 2 Eight Months Ahead of Schedule

Johannesburg, South Africa, October 10, 2018//-GE Power and Eskom announced that Medupi unit 2, the fifth out of the six units at the power station, has now been successfully synchronized to the national grid.

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