Africa is on par with the world on embracing 4IR

AfDB's report reveals a continent that is embracing the brave new world of the 4IR but needs to improve access to finance, skills and inclusive growth.
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IRENA ease investments and renewable energy projects in Africa

IRENA is increasing it's on-ground impact with 15 regional and sub-regional platforms which aim at scaling up renewable energy projects and investments.
Renewable energy projects

Desert to Power takes centre stage at the Africa Investment Forum

The Desert to Power programme, initiated by the AfDB to provide electricity to 250 million people in the Sahel region, was the subject of a special session at the Africa Investment Forum.
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Power Africa, Africa50 deal to attract financing in SSA power sector

A MoU signed by Power Africa and Africa50 aims to attract investments in the energy industry in Sub-Saharan Africa
Nokia

Nokia and Globalstar take connectivity to new heights in Africa

Nokia and Globalstar have developed a solution to provide high capacity, low latency and secure connectivity to enterprises to simplify their digital transformation journeys.
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European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe becomes Enlit

Clarion Energy has unveiled Enlit – the new name for European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe – in Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.
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Eskom to receive an injection of R230bn over the next 10...

Finance Minister announced in his mid-term Budget Speech that National Treasury will assist Eskom with cash inject of R230 billion over the next 10 years.
Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce signs a deal for the supply of gas-powered gensets

Rolls-Royce sealed a contract of cooperation with 2G Energy, the contract covers the mutual supply of gas-powered gensets.

‘Promise made, promise kept’ by the 2019 Africa Investment Forum

“Promise made, promise kept,” said African Development Bank President Akinwuni Adesina when he noted some of commitments made during the 2018 Forum.
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Winners of Africa’s first smart mobility competition announced

Bosch Africa Mobility Solutions has announced the winners of its smart mobility accelerator programme. From the 11 startups that were shortlisted from...

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