energy projects

Op-ed: Insights into challenges surrounding energy projects in Africa

Land rights, political instability and corruption are among the challenges that delay the development of energy projects across Africa.
poll results

ESI Poll Results: Will charges be brought against Koko?

ESI poll results: Corruption allegations involving Eskom’s former acting CEO, Matshela Koko, and contracts for an international engineering firm, ABB.
private equity

African private equity sector remains robust, finds report

The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association released its annual report analysing activity in the private equity sector across all regions.
SREP

UN calls for urgent intervention as natural resource use escalates

The UN has stressed that the rapid growth in extraction of materials is the chief culprit in climate change and biodiversity loss.
hydropower

WEBINAR | Can hydro power mines?

Webinar: Join our guest speakers as they unpack how Africa's hydro resources can be used as a viable option to support mining operations’ energy needs?

Global plug-in electric vehicles market up by 70%

According to a new study conducted by Navigant Research, the global sales of plug-in electric vehicles grew by more than 70% between...
Eskom

Eskom risk losing power generation contract

The Ugandan government is reviewing the terms of the power generation contract it entered with South African power company, Eskom, over 10 years ago.
energy solutions

Competition for energy solutions launched

Schneider Electric launches energy solutions competition for innovative solutions for smarter, energy-efficient and sustainable cities. 
Ed's Note

Ed’s Note | Does corruption cause crisis – or does crisis...

Ed's Note: Political parties competing for voters’ attention will use the Eskom crisis as a tool without making any difference to the utility’s woes.
dysfunctional municipalities

South African dysfunctional municipalities receiving help

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs says dysfunctional municipalities are improving service delivery due to interventions.

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