Mineral Resources focuses on gas and oil

The Department of Mineral Resources, which has withdrawn the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment (MPRDA) Bill, is to bring its focus on gas and oil to Cabinet...

3 days ago

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 17 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

Tanzania, Uganda sign gas pipeline deal

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

27 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

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

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

Maximising profitability of biogas plants

In order to attain profitability, developers need to analyse different feedstock and technology sources, and biogas plant decision-makers require data under conditions mirroring those in full-scale reactors...

By Idan Chiyanzu 16 Jul 2018

New, in-depth African renewable energy report launched

Hogan Lovells has launched its new report, Africa and Renewables: Wholesale change or short term surge?...

25 Jun 2018

Why foreign investment is no easy fix for Africa's energy needs

Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa's power sector has reached a record-high...

By Philipp Trotter and Sabah Abdullah 31 May 2018

How Tanzania plans to generate 7MW for Mafia Island

The Tanzanian government has concluded two preliminary studies to connect electricity to Mafia island in the Indian Ocean through submarine cable and generate 7MW through solar, thermal and wind sources...

By Alawi Masare 29 May 2018

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