Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix

Africa has the least nuclear power of any continent in the world, with the exception of where nuclear power is banned...

By Oluwole Olutola 2 days ago

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

Top 10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 announced

The top 10 nominees in the African Innovation Foundation's (AIF) Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2018 have been announced...

14 Sep 2018

Why Nigeria urgently needs to grow non-oil exports

The economy of Nigeria has had to navigate a major crisis that started with the collapse of oil prices in 2014 and was worsened by the ongoing restiveness in the oil rich Niger-Delta region...

By Channing Arndt 11 Sep 2018

How solar kits and battery lamps are replacing kerosene across Africa

For decades, people in rural Africa have been using sooty kerosene lamps to dimly light their homes...

By Jörg Peters 6 Sep 2018

Is Africa ready for nuclear energy?

Years back, nuclear energy was a fancy option limited to the industrialised world. In due course, nuclear could be an energy source for much of Africa, where only South Africa currently has a nuclear power plant...

By Laura Gil 30 Aug 2018

Tanzania, Uganda sign gas pipeline deal

Tanzania and Uganda have signed an agreement for the construction a natural gas pipeline...

27 Aug 2018

Namibia launches two solar energy plants

Namibia has added an estimated 25.8GWh per annum to its grid with the opening of two solar power plants in Gobabis, the regional capital of the Omaheke region...

24 Aug 2018

Smaller grids may be better to power Africa

Research by the World Bank indicates an estimated $100bn in infrastructure investment is needed to close the electrification gap in Africa...

By Karel Cornelissen 23 Aug 2018

Angolan investment honeymoon looks to be over

When Angolan President, João Lourenço, took power a year ago, there was a wave of market optimism and fresh investor interest...

23 Aug 2018

Mozambique may sign new gas agreements in September

Mozambique is on the cusp of a new wave of prospecting for gas and oil with the imminent adoption of revised model gas contracts.

22 Aug 2018

Building Africa's energy capacity

Sub-Saharan Africa is currently sitting on an electrification rate of only 43%, so much more need to be done to achieve the international community's goals of universal electricity access by 2030...

20 Aug 2018

The dark side of green energy

Solar panels, electric vehicles and wind turbines are all essential for tackling climate change and ensuring sustainable development. However, there is a dark side to this technology...

15 Aug 2018

Opportunities for Nigerian oil and gas companies in agriculture

As uncertainty in the industry persists, the various tiers of government in Nigeria continue to explore alternatives for diversifying the economy especially in light of the recent economic recession largely caused by the decline in crude oil revenue...

By Mary Iwelumo and Sonny Nwarisi 15 Aug 2018

DRC needs mining-related skills development

With the growing global interest in cobalt and copper, the Democratic Republic of Congo's needs to focus on developing specialised mining-related skills...

14 Aug 2018

Oil discoveries in Turkana six years ago haven't delivered benefits for women

Turkana is a vast dry, remote countyin northwest Kenya, home to around 1.5 million nomadic livestock herders...

By Kennedy Mkutu 2 Aug 2018

What kind of beast will the African utility of the future be?

The future of African power utilities and the challenges they face has highlighted four possible scenarios of what the continent's energy sector will look like by the year 2030...

31 Jul 2018

ACF launches aluminothermic plant

African Chrome Fields (ACF), Zimbabwe's biggest chrome miner, has launched its state-of-the-art aluminothermic plant, which is set to further increase the company's range of products and boost employment across its operations...

30 Jul 2018

US Gas Roadmap to light up Africa

Kenya and Tanzania are among nine African countries set to benefit from an ambitious US-led initiative to invest in gas-powered power plants...

By Njiraini Muchira 27 Jul 2018

Cryptocurrency to power solar projects

With more than one-billion people still living without electricity, which severely inhibits economic development and basic human rights including health, education, safety and security...

19 Jul 2018

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