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AMISOM powers up Bakiin Police Station in Somalia with solar power

The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) has connected the Bakiin Police Station in Baidoa to solar power to ensure uninterrupted electricity to the station and surrounding areas.
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Algeria to receive technical assistance from USTDA to modernise grid

The US government has greenlit a technical assistance grant to Société Algérienne Gestionnaire du Réseau de Transport de l’Electricité (GRTE), the transmission system operator in Algeria, aimed at modernising GRTE’s electricity grid to transition in renewable energy.
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NDPHC in Nigeria signs PPA to supply 20MW to Kano State

A 20MW power purchase agreement between Niger Delta Power Holding Company and Kano State Government will be used to enhance the operations of the state water board.

Egypt and Libya interconnection signals great things to come

Egypt’s Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker explained that Egypt is keen to supply Libya with its needs of electrical power to contribute to the reconstruction of the country.
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‎Egypt to expedite extension of Sinai power ‎supply lines

The President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah El Sisi has instructed the electricity ministry to expedite the implementation of projects on extensions of power supply lines to Sinai.

Municipalities need urgent funding model reforms to survive

Municipalities in South Africa’s three tier government have never quite reached the level of envisioned in the constitution. Inequalities and mismanagement still run rampant and are not in-line with their goal of making services (water, electricity and refuse) accessible and affordable.  
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Last Mile Connectivity Project brings hope to small village in Kenya

Launched in 2017 by the Kenyan government, a review of the Last Mile Connectivity Project's impact in the remote village of Olosho-Oibor shows how instrumental this project has been in uplifting communities.
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Out with the old – time for a new electricity plan for South Africa?

South Africa’s power generation plans are out of date and an urgent rethink is needed, this is according to Hartmut Winkler, Professor of Physics at the University of Johannesburg. Here he writes about how South Africa may need a new electricity plan.
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SANEDI to conduct study assessing electric motor energy consumption

The South African National Energy Development Institute is expanding its Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Programme to study the energy use of motors and suggest new Minimum Energy Performance Standards.
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Malawi: Insurance agency provides liquidity cover for solar project

The African Trade Insurance (ATI), through the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), will provide cover for an amount of $4.4 million against the risk of delayed payment by ESCOM for the 60MW Salima Solar PV.