Egypt embarks on training programme to boost gas sector workforce

A MoU has been signed between Egypt and Halliburton to support a specialised development programme for the workforce in oil and gas sector.
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$2.2m committed for two solar projects in Kenya

InfraCo Africa has signed $2.2 million convertible loan agreements with Gigawatt Global for the development of two Solar projects in Kenya.
green growth

IRENA partnership to advance green growth

IRENA and the Global Green Growth Institute have signed a MoU to advance sustainable development and a low-carbon future.

Research to test new materials to advance tidal energy

The University of Edinburgh and commercial partner Babcock International seek to speed the development of materials and structures for tidal energy.

Local manufacturing key to economic growth

The manufacturing sector in southern Africa is primed to take a more active role in supplying goods to the continent and internationally.
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SA mining house capitalises on coal market

South African Exxaro Resources has capitalised on favourable conditions in the domestic and international coal markets for the year ending December 2018.
coal sector

China in for the long haul with fight against smog

China has reduced coal dependency by nearly 20% in the past year, however, the war on smog is getting harder, says environment minister.

World Water Day on 22 March: “Leaving no one behind”

World Water Day on 22 March: A Cape Town bottling plant has managed to reduce its waste water by over 60%, saving more than 90 million litres of municipal water since January 2017.

Nigeria: Dangote signs gas supply treaty

Dangote Fertilizer Limited has entered into a long-term agreement with Chevron Nigeria Limited for the delivery of natural gas.
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.

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