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Green bond issuance

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
Low-carbon economy

Op-Ed: South Africa transitions to a low-carbon economy

The Integrated Resource Plan 2019 is the latest addition to the array of legal instruments South Africa has adopted to transition to a low-carbon economy.
multi-donor

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.
The Gambia

Op-Ed: Energy trading via power pools can ease energy poverty

There is need to facilitate and leverage on market power pools to enhance energy trading inorder to meet the growing demands in sub-Saharan Africa.

‘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.
EV batteries

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...
European Commission

What you need to know about the Africa Investment Forum

As the Africa Investment Forum kicks off in Johannesburg, the organisers have assured that in this year’s edition will be short on talk and heavy on deals.
gas

African countries tout their oil and gas investment opportunities

Several African countries have used the Africa Oil Week event to promote their oil and gas sectors to a global audience of key stakeholders.
green bonds

Future Energy Nigeria: Lagos braces for energy invasion next week

Lagos braces for an energy invasion as Future Energy Nigeria comes to town on 12-13 November 2019 where business opportunities will unfold.
petroleum deals

Revision of the Gas Act will aid the planned LNG hub...

Speaking at the Africa Oil Week, Gwede Mantashe said South Africa intends to establish the first LNG hub in the Coega Industrial Development zone.

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