Currently, Ethiopia is among the fastest growing countries in the world. Aligning with Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Plan, GE’s Grid Solutions business today announced it has completed a $40M Electricity Transmission System Improvement turnkey project with Ethiopian Electric Power. The project will raise access to electricity by transferring bulk electric power...
Zambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Hon. Joseph Malanji has said there is need to take action to promote clean energy, more sustainable methods to agriculture and transport for the protection and management of natural resources to ensure their sustainability for the future generation. Mr. Malanji has urged the ongoing Commonwealth Heads...
South Africa's Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has taken another step towards building a new nuclear-power program. On Sunday, the department had issued a request for information for 2500 megawatts of capacity, the ministry says in a statement. Submissions for the request will close on 15 September. https://twitter.com/GwedeMantashe1/status/1272113347874508808 “This will enable...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is impacting the lives of millions around the world – but none more so than those in Africa according to SolarNow, a social business who provide solar energy, appliances and financing solutions in East Africa. The company has revealed that it has turned to...
Uganda becomes the first African country to sign an agreement with the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), a joint initiative of the African Trade Insurance Agency , a Pan-African and multilateral guarantor and KfW with funding from German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development. Under the program, RLSF will...
It's been a bitter first quarter for Eskom employees. After recent disputes over salary wages, the state-run power firm Eskom reported a 2.3 billion rand ($171 million) loss on Monday, 23 July 2018 underlining the enormity of the task facing President Cyril Ramaphosa, who has pledged to turn the...
LG Electronics (LG) has launched its aggressive Zero Carbon 2030 initiative, committing to achieving net-zero carbon emissions from its global operations within 12 years. In line with its larger sustainable business strategy, LG will look to reduce carbon emissions from its global operations by 50 per cent, compared to a...
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in support of the U.S. Government-led Power Africa initiative, launched a “Solar Home System Kick-Starter Program for Malawi” to expand energy access in the country via solar home systems (SHS). Power Africa will commit USD $5 million of support to the program,...
Tellumat Integrated Solutions has redeveloped its power management solution for shared base station facilities, providing network operators with extra business assurance through remote monitoring and management. The need As municipalities continue to restrict the number of cellular towers allowed in residential areas, operators are increasingly sharing base station tower facilities. Shared base...
The British High Commission, in conjunction with Barclays Bank of Kenya  held an event in Nairobi bringing together leading players in the local renewable energy sector with investors from the United Kingdom. The UK-Kenya Renewable Energy Conference (REC 100) aimed to secure investment into Kenya’s growing renewable energy sector, building...
Winch Energy has announced that it has signed a contract with the Ministry of Energy in Sierra Leone; to provide electricity to 24 towns and villages in northern Sierra Leone through solar mini-grids as part of a public-private partnership project. The Rural Renewable Energy Project (RREP) is supported by...
Volvo’s fully autonomous truck is the first in the world to be tested in operations deep underground in the Kristineberg Mine. The self-driving truck is part of a development project aimed at improving the transport flow and safety in the mine. The truck will cover a distance of 7...
The CIO Mining Africa Summit will be held at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice !, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 21st-22nd May. This landmark event will engage CIO's, CEO's & Ministers for the 1st time, to help educate the industry about the importance of the role of IT in...
Financial Service Provider, Bank Windhoek, has embraced mobile technology to launch the first mobile fuel payment system in Namibia. GoPay, built in collaboration with WIZZIT International, allows Namibians to pay for fuel on the go, without having to use cards or cash. This development comes as a result of...
Mastercard in partnership with M-KOPA Solar and Centenary Bank, celebrated the first 'pay-as-you-go' QR transaction this week, officially launching the initiative, which provides a simple and inexpensive way to power the homes and businesses of Ugandans. M-KOPA, which already provides affordable, safe and clean energy to three million people in...
South Africa has one of the most abundant mineral reserves in the world. Different estimates suggest that the country could be sitting on $2.5-$5 trillion worth of mineral reserves. Mining, therefore, is an essential economic activity in the country with the sector contributing 6.8% of the country’s GDP. The country...
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