Billions approved by African Development Bank for renewable energy projects in Africa

African Development Bank has approved over R4.4 billion to support Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire’s renewable energy projects. These projects are expected to boost power supply and contribute towards the economic growth of their countries. In a statement by AfDB, more than 600 million people in the African continent do not have access to electricity which has […]

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Algeria’s Shale Gas Plans

Algeria, a North African country, needs to exploit its shale gas resources to balance a rise in local energy consumption that is affecting vital exports, but time and far-reaching reforms at the state energy firm will be required to develop the industry. The North African country is a key gas supplier to Europe, but exports […]

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China powers Africa to limit energy deficit

The narrowing of Africa’s power deficit has been contributed to by China. The deficit is a perennial problem that still leaves two thirds of the population in sub-Saharan Africa without access to reliable electricity supply. Chinese firms have successfully built or are in the process of building many hydro-power plants across the continent in 2017. […]

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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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