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Zimbabwe will become a net exporter of electricity by 2024

The government approved a plan to develop energy from mineral resources, which include the extraction of coal bed methane for power generation, production of liquid fuel from coal, and power

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Launching Arab initiative to achieve self-sufficiency from renewable energy

The Arab Renewable Energy Commission (AREC) is considering launching an Arab initiative to achieve self-sufficiency in renewable energy–electricity, without the need for the linkage with distribution companies. The Secretary–General of

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Completing 70% of the construction work of the Ethiopian GRD

The Director General of the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam Project, Kefel Horo, has announced that about 70% of construction work on the dam is complete. This came during his conversation

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$3 billion loan for the transmission and distribution networks in Nigeria

The World Bank has approved Nigeria’s request for a $3billion loan for the expansion of the transmission and distribution networks in the power sector. The minister of Finance, Budget and

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Ghana GCB Bank injects more cash in the Energy Sector

GCB Bank is the leading bank in the country, supporting the power, oil, and gas sectors. The bank has extended financial support of GH¢100 million (17,54 Million USD) to the energy

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Kenya Power appointed Bernard Ngugi as Chief Executive Officer

Bernard Ngugi, who has been as General Manager in charge of Supply Chain, takes over from Jared Othieno, who has been serving on a capacity since July 2018.  Bernard Ngugi is a Certified

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Ghana Energy Sector Recovery Programme Steering Committee

The Government of Ghana inaugurated the Energy Sector Recovery Programme Steering Committee, comprising members across various sectors and ministries.  The Committee proceeds from the collaborative consultation process between the Government and each Independent

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Russia will build a nuclear power plant in Rwanda

Last May, Rosatom reached an agreement with Rwanda to set up a nuclear plant by 2024. Rwanda approved the deal in November 2019 during the Russia-Africa summit in Sochi. Rosatom will

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Algerian politic transition vital to transform its energy sector

The political changes needed to transform Algeria’s economy, and its dominant oil and gas industry remain dormant amid the country’s mass protest movement, which is entering its seventh month without