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Webinar 10 September: Financing onsite power for the C&I market

Join us for this webinar as we will be looking at available funding options for onsite power generation to support businesses.

Financiers collaborate to provide solar PV solutions for businesses

The SOLA Group has secured R400 million in order to build commercial and industrial solar PV facilities across southern Africa.

Financial position of the World Bank Group entities show strength

World Bank Group commitments to help countries improve living standards and achieve better development outcomes were $59.5 billion in fiscal year 2019.
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IFC, MIGA ink deal for 252MW wind farm in Egypt

IFC and MIGA, members of the World Bank Group, signed an agreement to support the development of a 252MW wind farm by Lekela in Egypt’s Red Sea governorate.

Ethiopia, AfDB sign $98m grant for Road Transport Corridor Project

AfDB Group signs $98 million grant agreement from the ADF to help finance phase one of the Ethiopia–Djibouti Road Transport Corridor Project.

AU, AfDB ink $4.8m grant for continental free trade secretariat

The AfDB on Monday signed a $4.8 million institutional support grant to the African Union (AU) for implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area.
Joan Chahenza

Women in Energy: $1 billion dollars in negotiations

Renewable energy finance professional, Joan Chahenza, has contributed to structuring and tariff setting for projects totalling over $1 billion.
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Women in Energy: She moved her cheese to tackle electrical losses

Women in energy: Meet Kagiso Roseline Kgowe, an ECSA Candidate Engineer who is on a continuous professional development path in the engineering market.
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Women in Energy | Fusing of industrial and energy markets

Exclusive interview with Women in Energy: Introducing Eng Jennifer A. Gache née Nyambala who is actively engaged in driving market development at the EAC.

Gabon secures €305 million for new port development

PIDG company and the EAIF have arranged the long-term debt finance for a €305m new port development by Gabon Special Economic Zone Ports at Owendo, Gabon.

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