Monday, December 17, 2018

Off-grid communities in Rwanda set to benefit from solar powered rural...

Providing affordable utilities to off-grid communities in Rwanda is the next priority for BBOXX as it transitions from a solar company to a next-generation...

Morocco inaugurates Africa’s fastest train

Morocco's King Mohammed VI and French President Emmanuel Macron have inaugurated what has been described as Africa's fastest train, with a trip from the northwestern city of...

Electricity boost for Mali as new power station opens

The value of innovative blended financing for major infrastructure projects in Africa was demonstrated with the opening of the 90MW Albatros Energy Mali (AEM)...

Uganda’s biggest locally made transformer will reduce electricity tariffs

Uganda has been known to have high electricity tariff rates, partly informed by its low electrification rates. But that is expected to change as...

Kenya is building capacity to refine gold and boost mining revenue

By Eric Ombok Kenya is seeking consultants for a feasibility study on a planned gold refinery in the East African nation’s western town of Kakamega, in...

Uganda opens iconic Jinja bridge across River Nile

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni officially launched a 525-metre long bridge, dubbed The Source of the Nile Bridge, Wednesday in the southern town of Jinja. The...

Ghana to launch three new airlines

Aviation Minister Joseph Adda has directed the aviation industry regulator, the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), to ensure that it works assiduously to ensure...

Ethiopia launches $120 million waste-to-energy plant

by Katy Scott, CNN This weekend, the Ethiopian government inaugurated a $120 million waste-to-energy plant; right next to a garbage dump (that killed more than 110...