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Nigeria Woos Foreign Investors at London Investment Summit

Nigeria's  Federal Government, apparently seizing the opportunity created by the London 2012 Olympic which has brought together both athletes and core investors into United...

SADC Lures Investors for Zizabona Energy Project

At least five investors have expressed interest in developing an electricity transmission interconnector linking Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia. Commonly known as ZiZaBoNa, the transmission...

Southern African Countries Embark on Ambitious Power Project

The much-touted and ambitious N$1.8-billion power interconnector project for southern Africa, dubbed the 'Zizabona', may be officially unveiled at the investor round-table meeting currently...

Kenya, France Ink Sh8.3 Billion Energy Deal

Kenya and France have sealed a Sh8.3 billion loan deal to upgrade Kenya's power transmission lines in order to eliminate blackouts in the country. Finance...

Nigeria Making Strides in Infrastructure Development

As economic growth in South Africa slows, a number of fast-growing alternative economies have become viable options, as countries aim to establish themselves as...

South Africa ‘Nuclear Power Competent’

South Africa possesses sound knowledge gained from over 25 years' experience that makes it more than competent to operate large scale nuclear power plants,the...

Ethiopia Says Electric Coverage Now 47 Percent

Ethiopia has been able to raise electricity coverage to almost half of the country, as the nation claims to be have one of the...

Nigeria to Solve Power Crisis by December – Minister

The erratic power supply being experienced across Nigeria will be addressed by December this year, the minister of power has said. The minister, Professor Barth...

Zimbabwe’s Power Authorities to Explore Nuclear Option

Zimbabwe plans to explore the possibilities of harnessing nuclear energy by 2020 to curb the country's perennial power problems. The country is believed to possess...

GE Signs On To Help Nigeria Build Power Plants

General Electric (GE) has signed on to help oil- and gas-rich but energy-poor Nigeria to develop 10 gigawatts of additional electrical-generating capacity. Under the five-year memorandum...

Nigeria Now Produces 2.6 Million Barrels of Oil Daily – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has said that Nigeria now produces 2.6 million barrels of oil per day due to ongoing economic reforms embarked upon by...

Hydropower ‘Could Supply Africa’s Entire Power Needs’

Hydropower could supply all of Africa's electricity needs if cross-border cooperation was stepped up, according to a UN report launched last week (12 March)...

Ethiopia Pushes Ahead With Massive Dam Project

Ethiopia is pursuing a massive dam building project that it hopes will generate alternative sources of power, but its critics mainly backed by Egypt...

Growth in West Africa’s Mining Industry to be Showcased

West African regional governments have embarked on a major development programme to expand mining infrastructure and increase capacity. In doing this, the region's infrastructure and...

Nigeria – a ‘Pivotal Power’ in Emerging Markets?

Some of the discussion at this week's Emerging Markets Funds conference in London is around the notion of 'pivotal powers' and their role in...

Julius Malema’s Expulsion — A Blow To Free Speech In South...

AFRICANGLOBE - Tonight the ANC's disciplinary committee chaired by a White "Afrikaner" by the name of Derek Hanekom decided to expel the president of the ANC's Youth League, Julius Malema for what it said was disciplinary issues. Among the infractions the committee cited was the fact that Mr. Malema was openly critical of President Jacob Zuma; that he called for the overthrow of the government of a neighbouring country and that he sowed discontent within the party. Really?