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Are We Witnessing A Power Shift In Africa’s Great Lakes Region?

AFRICANGLOBE - Though the resulting Force Intervention Brigade was eventually deployed under the overall command of the UN, it retains Tanzanian leadership and South African muscle, including state-of-the-art attack helicopters that led to the defeat of the M23 rebels.

East Africa’s $64bn Power Plan to End Energy Woes

AFRICANGLOBE - The East Africa region plans to spend $64 billion on joint power projects to generate eight times more power, and end crippling energy woes that have slowed economic growth.The new spending plan released last week shows that the joint power project aims to generate 26,649 MW of energy by 2038. This is more than eight times the current 3,670MW produced in the EAC.