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power sector

Nigeria will not reverse privatisation of power sector

Chairman senate committee on power, Gabriel Suswam has advised that government has no intentions of reversing the privatisation of the Nigerian power sector.

AfDB concludes bid to co-finance construction Mozambique LNG

The AfDB has concluded its bid to co-finance the construction of Mozambique LNG Area 1 Project by signing a senior loan of $400 million for the project.

Sierra Leone: $6m aids Bumbuna Hydro II project to begin next...

InfraCo Africa has signed an agreement with lead developer Joule Africa to provide $6 million of funding to the 143MW Bumbuna Hydro II initiative in Sierra Leone.
Ghana wind plans

Wind plans for Ghana gaining momentum

Swiss engineering company NEK has announced its plans to generate 1,000MW of electricity from several wind farms in Ghana.
energy poverty gap

Close energy poverty gap by empowering women with clean energy

"Energy is tied to everything. It is tied to security, agriculture, education and infrastructure," says Ifeoma Malo in this exclusive interview.
access to energy and water

$43m grant to strengthen access to energy and water in The...

The grant comes at an important moment in the reform process underway that looks to address the many challenges around access to energy and water.

AKK Gas Pipeline to revive deteriorating industries in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari expressed confidence in that the completion of the AKK gas pipeline will facilitate revival of declining industries in Nigeria.
ministerial recommendations

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.
Ministerial Roundtable

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.

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