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World Bank backs infrastructure finance in East and Southern Africa

The World Bank board of directors has approved $425 million financing to support the provision of infrastructure finance in Eastern and Southern Africa.
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Battery rental project delivers affordable energy in Sierra Leone

The collaboration has produced pay-per-charge smart battery packs to address the lack of grid electricity in the country.
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One WASH Programme improves well-being of communities in Ethiopia

The One WASH National Programme under which Ethiopia runs its Water, Sanitation and Hygiene National Programme, is improving the well-being of communities.
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Key recommendations from the June Africa ministerial roundtable

African Ministerial Roundtable participants stressed a number of recommendations, which will help guide and inform the IEA’s increasing efforts in Africa.
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Ministerial Roundtable: Energy’s vital role in response to crises

The chair of the African Ministerial Roundtable summarises the discussion that took place via videoconference with high level global attendees.
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Southern and East Africa rank top regions in attracting venture...

The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association recognise that 2019 was a record year for VC deal value in Africa, reaching $1.4 billion.

Seychelles delays planned floating solar plant due to COVID-19

A government official explained that the selected bidder will not be able to meet all the conditions due to COVID-19, hence the delay to the planned floating solar plant.

Utilities to increase micro-grid capacity by nearly five times by 2029

Global utilities are expected to increase their micro-grid capacity by 19% per annum between 2020 and 2029, according to Guidehouse Insights.
SAPVIA: Not convinced draft electricity regulations will meet municipal needs

More businesses in Ghana and Kenya sign up for free solar...

Following the first announcement in April of offering free solar leases for businesses in Kenya and Ghana, energy company REDAVIA has signed four...

KIFC affirms Rwanda’s position on becoming Africa’s financial hub

The Kigali International Financial Centre (KIFC) aims to promote inward investment to Africa and create thousands of highly skilled financial sector jobs.

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