DMRE update

S.Africa: Update on DMRE interventions to combat the spread of COVID-19

In response to President Cyril Ramaphosa announcement that South Africa will move to alert level 3 of the nationwide lockdown, the Department...
construction hospital

Fast-track construction of S.African hospital in response to COVID-19

In South Africa, the construction of a R3 billion hospital, originally scheduled for completion by November, has been fast-tracked to open by June during level 3 lockdown.
Nigeria Siemens

Nigeria: FG pushes conclusion of the electricity deal with Siemens

The federal government (FG) of Nigeria has directed several ministries to conclude the engagement with Siemens to commence the pre-engineering and concessionary...
Sasol

Central Energy Fund refutes reports to buying Sasol assets

The Central Energy Fund (CEF) has dismissed media reports that it is in talks to buying petrol stations belonging to Sasol.
Mozambique LNG

Mozambique approves changes to the development of offshore Area One

The Mozambican government has endorsed the shareholding and financing structure of a LNG project relating to Rovuma Offshore Area one.
Africa Day

Cause to celebrate Africa Day amid a lack of energy access

Africa Day, an opportunity to raise awareness on how diverse each African country is and the importance of this diversity in doing business in each region.
Team Africa

Africa: Building resilient economies through regional integration

The second Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019) launched by the ECA, AfDB and the AUC, calls for African economies to deepen their integration.
gender bond

Global energy investment to drop by $400bn

An IEA report indicates that Covid-19 has set in motion the largest drop in global energy investment in history from fossil fuels to renewables and efficiency.

WHO collaborates with African innovators to fight COVID-19

A community of African innovators is collaborating with the World Health Organization in the fight against COVID-19.

Africa’s energy potential can create opportunities amidst COVID-19

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) say that the energy potential in Africa can turn the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity for the continent and its population.

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