September 17

September 16

  • Kenya: Hydro Power Project Hits Pastoralists


    Wario Galelo, 64, raises livestock downstream from the site of a hydroelectric dam which the Kenyan government plans to construct on the Ewaso Ngiro river in the north of the... Read more »

  • South Africa: Op-Ed - Eskom - Towards a Constructive Solution [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    Bailing Eskom out, again, is not enough; we need to fix Eskom's underlying structural problems. And at this critical stage we simply cannot afford another pointless debate about... Read more »

  • Africa: The World Bank to Help Increase Access to Electricity for Urban Poor [press release]

    World Bank

    The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$15 million International Development Association (IDA*) credit and a US$45 million International Bank for... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Power Says E-Billing to Save Millions

    The Star

    KENYA Power will shift at least one million postpaid customers into the electronic billing system to this month, a move the it expects will save up to Sh420 million its uses to... Read more »

  • Tunisia: Draft Law On Renewable Energy - Plenary Session Adjourned Twice for Lack of Quorum

    Tunis Afrique Presse

    The plenary session of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) dedicated to the discussion of the draft law on renewable energy began on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., with attendance of... Read more »

  • Gambia: FFF Holds Sensitization On Alternative Energy Source

    The Point

    The national coordinator of the Forest Farm Facility, FFF, under the auspices of UN FAO has underscored the importance of raising public awareness among forest communities and... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Kilombero Bridge Project Stable Power to Unlock Economic Potential

    Daily News

    PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete unveils a plaque to inaugurate the construction work of Kilombero Bridge in Ifakara area. The Bridge links Ulanga and Kilombero districts in Morogoro... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Swiss Company Signs Solar Power Deal With Zinwa

    Financial Gazette

    SWISS energy and communications company Meeco Group, through its Zimbabwean subsidiary, Our Sun Energy, has signed a multi-million dollar deal with the Zimbabwe National Water... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Electricity - the Power to Zero Transformation


    THE power supply around Lagos is particularly worrisome. From time to time, there have been pockets of protests over epileptic supply or outright outages within the Lagos area.... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Ncondezi Reaches Agreement With EDM


    The London-based company Ncondezi Energy announced on 10 September that it has reached a commercial deal with the Mozambican publicly owned electricity company, EDM, on the sale of... Read more »

  • Mozambique: President Inaugurates Gas Distribution Network


    President Armando Guebuza on 11 September inaugurated the Maputo and Marracuene Natural Gas Distribution project (PDGM), which will make piped natural gas available for homes and... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'Nigeria Needs U.S.$3.4 Billion to Boost Power Supply'


    FOR the nation to enjoy regular power supply in the short term, the transmission network would require about $3.4 billion (about N544 billion) to reinforce the infrastructure for... Read more »

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