September 26

  • Uganda: Mpigi Residents Reject Delayed Power Project


    If the stance adopted by some residents of Mpigi district is anything to go by, then a promise delayed can easily become a promise rejected. Read more »

  • Tanzania: With Natural Gas Discoveries, Mtwara Won't Be the Same Again

    Daily News

    TANZANIA'S two southern regions of Mtwara and Lindi are endowed with abundant wealth - pristine beaches, huge deposits of natural and expansive arable land - but still lag behind... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Mtwara Natural Gas to Cut Pollution

    Daily News

    TANZANIA has pledged to the United Nations that it would use its 'recently acquired' natural gas fortune to significantly cut its current reliance on air polluting energy. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Gisagara Peat Power Plant to Generate 80 Megawatts

    New Times

    Rwanda is set to add another 80 megawatts to its power grid to help address the current electricity shortage and respond to the growing demand for energy. Read more »

  • Africa: Peabody Urges Greater Use of Advanced Coal Globally

    PR Newswire

    During a week of heightened discussion about carbon and climate, Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today called for greater use of advanced coal to fight energy inequality and improve... Read more »

  • Namibia: Electricity for Rundu Shack Dwellers

    New Era

    The Rundu Town Council initiated a far-reaching ambitious plan to provide water and electricity services to the informal settlements on the west, south and eastern part of the... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Seeks to Auction Renewable Energy Deals

    The Star

    The government has began search for a consultancy to explore the introduction of renewable energy auctions, with a view to cutting retail consumers' power costs. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Rau - On Power in Zimbabwe [opinion]

    New Zimbabwe

    "In passing by the side of Mount Thai, Confucius came on a woman who was weeping bitterly by a grave. The master pressed forward and drove quickly to her: then he sent Tze-Lu to... Read more »

September 25

September 24

  • South Africa: The Call for a Referendum On Nuclear Power [analysis]


    In a story that has dominated headlines worldwide over the past few months, Scots were recently asked to decide whether Scotland should become an independent country or remain part... Read more »

  • Africa: Nuclear Doomsday Clock Keeps Ticking Down [analysis]


    Although nuclear weapons were last used almost 70 years ago, the sound of the nuclear doomsday clock can still be heard. Its persistent ticking echoes in the halls of the United... Read more »

  • Algeria: Algeria Committed to Nuclear Safety - Minister

    Algerie Presse Service

    Algeria is committed in a process meant to strengthen its domestic nuclear security system, minister of Energy, Youcef Yousfi said in his address at the 58th General Conference of... Read more »

  • Tanzania: As Hydropower Struggles, Tanzania Turns to Natural Gas

    Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A fter decades of relying on supplemental private power generating plants to make up hydropower shortages, Tanzania will replace them with natural gas-fired turbines as the nation... Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa: In DRC, an Atlas to Boost Renewable Energies [press release]


    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has adopted, for the first time in Africa, an interactive atlas of renewable energy sources. Read more »

  • Egypt: Cabinet Approves Presidential Decree Endorsing Renewable Energy Production

    Aswat Masriya

    Egypt's cabinet approved on Wednesday a presidential decree encouraging the production and use of electricity generated from renewable energy. Read more »

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