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bulk water pipeline

Bulk water pipeline in South Africa to commence under government’s watch

Civil works for the Tsomo Ngqamakhwe bulk water pipeline in the Eastern Cape, South Africa is set to commence says the Department of Water and Sanitation.
African Free Trade Area

Op-ed: Reopening African economies in the ‘new normal’

In the midst of reopening African economies, governments face extreme choices on how best to deal with this procedure to ensure lives and protect vocations.
fourth industrial revolution

South Africa’s Fourth Industrial Revolution report lands on president’s desk

On receipt of the Fourth Industrial Revolution report, President Ramaphosa said digital transformation has to be harnessed to change the way we live, learn, work and govern.
Afreximbank

Sparking a green recovery to keep Africa’s economy going

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) are directing €300 million ($355 million) to support the resilience and recovery of African nations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
AFCFTA trade

Ed’s note: Less aid, more trade clears the way to boost...

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement brings hope for future generations of entrepreneurs across all sectors.
African Free Trade Area

Report: World Bank’s perspective on the African Continental Free Trade Area

The World Bank report, The African Continental Free Trade Area: Economic and Distributional Effects, is designed to guide policymakers. Access the report today.
trade pact

Trade pact could boost Africa’s income by $450 billion, study finds

The World Bank's assessment of the AfCFTA trade pact is that income gains will likely come from measures that cut red tape and simplify customs procedures.
Clean Energy for Climate Change

South Africa: Environmental group takes government to court over IRP

Non-profit organisation groundWork is suing the South African Minister of Minerals and Energy and NERSA to demand clarity on the IRP plans to meet energy needs.

About Africa Supply Chain in Action 2020 (#ASCA2020)

Africa Supply Chain in Action 2020 (#ASCA2020) is Africa’s collaborative response to Supply Chain Management and Procurement of the future.

AUW & POWERGEN Africa: The (digital) show will go on!

The postponed live, in person edition of this leading conference and exhibition at the Cape Town International Convention Centre will take place from 11-13 May 2021.
water access

AfDB takes stock of water projects that have benefited 20m Africans

AfDB water projects have benefited 20 million people in rural and urban areas of Africa having gained access to clean drinking water for the first time.

2019 in review: Customer insights for African mini-grid developers

Highlights into the advances in technology and business models that make mini-grids the least-cost route towards electrifying up to half a billion people.

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