Foreign Direct Investment remains crucial for Africa’s economic growth

Foreign Direct Investment into Africa remains small by global standards, but prominent in relation to GDP with the US and Europe as the largest investors.
onshore Niger Delta

New gas discoveries confirmed at onshore Niger Delta

A Nigerian joint venture has made a significant gas and condensate find in the deeper sequences of the Obiafu-Obrikom fields, in OML61, onshore Niger Delta.

EDF to expand deployment of EV charging infrastructure

EDF Renewables North America has acquired EV charging technology firm Powerflex Systems to expand its deployment of large-scale EV infrastructure.

Wind technology to consume more copper over the next decade

Wind technology is anticipated to consume the largest amount of copper over the next ten years in this sector, according to Wood Mackenzie.

Prospects looking good for blockchain in the energy market

The blockchain in the energy market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $5 billion to over $25 billion by 2024.
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Counting on the WEF on Africa to be powerful

Ed's note: Will the gathered leaders find consensus and deliver some solutions from this year's World Economic Forum on Africa taking place in Cape Town?
Africa Investment Forum

Meet the head of Africa Investment Forum

AfDB's Akinwumi Adesina announced the appointment of Chinelo Anohu as head and senior director of the Africa Investment Forum.
Noja Power

Who is the Most Innovative Company in Australia?

The 2019 Australian Financial Review Most Innovative Company (MIC) unveiled NOJA Power Switchgear as 3rd MIC in mining, agriculture and utilities sectors.

A unique African crowdfunding campaign is now open to the public

Sun Exchange has launched a R7 million ($460,000) Uprise.Africa equity crowdfunding campaign, for approximately 5.2% equity stake in the company.

AfDB funds road and water supply projects in Somalia

AfDB signed two grants for $28.8 million for road and water supply projects to improve livelihoods in Somalia and boost resilience.

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