Nigeria’s active telecoms subscribers reach 141m in October – NCC

A record of 140,766,653 active subscribers of the telecommunication networks in October as against 139,905,213 in September has been made by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This was revealed by the telecommunications regulatory agency in its Monthly Subscriber/Operator Data. Active subscribers grew up by 861,440. According to the data, 140,350,383 of the 140,766,653 active numbers […]

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Ethiopia invests in clean energy

Electricity from Ethiopia’s clean energy

Ethiopia has commissioned a pilot electricity product project at the US$1.8mn Gilgel Gibe III hydro plant Located on River Omo in south of the country, the Gibe III plant has 10 turbines each with  a  capacity  of  187MW.  According to Alemayehu Tegenu, Ethiopia’s Water, Irrigation and Energy Minister, the trial power generation will involve three […]

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Israel joins USAID’s Power Africa energy development program

Israel has officially joined a US-led initiative to link millions of Africans to electricity, with the “growing partnership” between the Jewish state and its neighboring continent described as good by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The ceremony was attended by US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman; Power Africa Coordinator, Andrew M. Herscowitz and African dignitaries representatives of […]

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Equipping to expand in Suez

Equipping to expand in Suez

Supplied by Egyptian dealer Otrac Heavy Equipment, Doosan and Bobcat equipment has played an important role in the intensive construction works that have been undertaken for  the recently  completed  extension  of  the Suez Canal, heralded as an historic achievement that will help to boost the Egyptian economy. The Suez Canal dates back to the middle […]

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