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Solar is the unlikely hero in the fight against polio in Nigeria

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has delivered solar panels to a health facility in Borno State in Nigeria to ensure that essential health services are not interrupted by power supply.
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Infrastructure fund to boost four projects valued at $1.4bn

The Infrastructure Fund, which is housed in the Development Bank of South Africa, has given the green light to four projects worth a collective $1.4 billion.

President’s speech: Green energy key to SA’s infrastructure development

Speaking at the recent Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium South Africa (SIDSSA), President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa said that one of the key drivers of infrastructure is green energy.
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Sasol takes the lead in South African green hydrogen project

Sasol has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the Northern Cape Development Agency (NCEDA) to lead the feasibility study to explore the potential of Boegoebaai as an export hub for green hydrogen and ammonia.

Public Works to release renewable energy RFI for state properties

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI), as the largest landlord and facilities manager in South Africa, is set to release a Request for Information for the Integrated Renewable Energy and Resource Efficiency Programme (iREREP).

Ed’s note: Paving the infrastructure path one project at a time

Let’s take a closer look at the infrastructure projects underway in Africa so that you can decide on an adjective that best suits the outlook.
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Nigeria: The 100,000MW power sector plan

The special advisor to President Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Zakari, unpacked the work underway in Nigeria's generation, transmission, distribution and metering sectors, noting "there is a plan to invest in SCADA".

Africa offers opportunities for green growth in post-COVID-19 recovery

Africa’s recovery pathway offers enormous opportunities, African Development Bank head said at the European Union-Africa Green Investment Forum.
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Factors impacting the development of Africa’s infrastructure

The world is eager to do business with Africa, but finds it difficult to access African markets because of poor infrastructure.
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Powering Africa’s energy transition will take collective effort

Economic Commission for Africa Executive Secretary Vera Songwe says Africa’s main issue is not energy transition, but energy substitution.