Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Africa-China Trade Grows in First Quarter

The volume of trade between China and African countries increased 16.8 per cent  in the first quarter of 2017 to USD 38.8 billion with...

IFC Facilitates $10m Fertilizer Plant Investment in Kenya

Agriculture in the East African region is set to receive a boost with the construction of a fertilizer plant in Kenya by Fertiplant East...

Zimbabwe: 20MW Solar Project Granted $1m SEFA Funding

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) managed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) has granted $1 million to a 20 MW off-grid solar...

GE to supply Africa’s first LPG fired power plant

General Electric (GE) announced today that it will supply the power generation equipment for the Bridge Power plant project in Tema, Ghana. The equipment,...

Uganda Power Project Gets 10MW

One of the largest global solar power companies, Canadian Solar Inc. has supplied 10 MW of PV Modules to the Soroti Photovoltaic Plant in...

Kenya: Construction of 158 MW Olkaria V Power Project Begins

President Uhuru Kenyatta broke ground for the construction of the Olkaria V power project in Olkaria, Nakuru County in Kenya. The plant which will produce...

Tanzania: President Magufuli Launches Modern Railway Project

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has laid a foundation stone for the new 300km Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro. During the...

Nigeria: Abuja to Test Run Light Rail Service Mid-November – Minister

Nigeria's Federal  Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Muhammad Bello, has said ‎that work on the Abuja Rail Mass Transit is expected to be completed by October while the FCT...