29 Aug 2020

China scores big at Inga III

29 August 2020 – Against a backdrop of ruthless politics in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Chinese companies have walked away with the biggest piece of the stop […]
28 Aug 2020

World Bank fund powers West Africa

28 August 2020 – In the World Bank’s vision to power West Africa it has made USD300-million available to assist Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, and Sierra Leone […]
26 Aug 2020

Mining companies collaborate in search of African riches

By LM Louw 26 August 2020 – In a bid to find new deposits in Africa, and to mitigate any adverse impacts, multinational mining companies and other stakeholders have decided […]
25 Aug 2020

South Sudan oil sector reforms to attract investment

25 August 2020 – Since independence in 2011, the Republic of South Sudan’s economy has been dominated by the hydrocarbons sector. Oil production remains central to the government’s fiscus, providing […]
23 Aug 2020

Ncondezi warms up Mozambique coal boilers

23 August 2020 – Coal mining in Mozambique got a boost when AIM listed Ncondezi Energy recently submitted a Transmission Integration Study to government owned Electricidad de Moçambique (EDM) for […]
21 Aug 2020

Power boost for Burkina Faso

21 August 2020 – The American government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has invested USD450-million in the Burkina Faso power sector. MCC and the government of Burkina Faso recently signed an […]
20 Aug 2020

Regional Integration: the tool to create African wealth

Regional integration in Africa By: Khaled Sherif 20 August 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic and its health and economic impacts has forced a global rethink of the current multilateral framework […]
18 Aug 2020

DRC’s big drive to boost energy

The administration of DRC President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi, has made energy security and investment a top priority. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) wants to get massive hydropower projects off […]
17 Aug 2020

Soldiers shoot blanks in the battle for Mocimboa da Praia

The Islamist group Ansar al-Sunna in the Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique is a threat to the entire southern African region. During a recent battle for control of the town […]
14 Aug 2020

Investors line up at Lake Albert

Uganda’s Lake Albert oil and gas exploration project is currently attracting significant attention from foreign investors. Development of the large deposits of oil and gas in the area is expected […]
13 Aug 2020

African energy a big drawcard for Germany

In a recent webinar about Germany and Africa’s economic relations after Covid-19  panellists discussed how to mobilise German investment into the African energy sector, establishing clean energy and digitalisation as […]
12 Aug 2020

The uranium giant stirs

With the price of uranium on the up, and demand expected to increase substantially in the next few years, Namibia’s spectacular uranium deposits are back in the news. Several large […]
6 Aug 2020

Botswana’s giant leap

The first consignment of coal from the Mmamabula Coalfield destined for South Africa was recently unearthed in the southeast of Botswana. Minergy, a Botswana listed company, loaded a train consisting […]
6 Aug 2020

Why invest in Africa?

Africa, like the rest of the world, will be hard hit by the after- effects of Covid-19. However, in the long-term, Africa will provide great opportunities for investors and companies […]
5 Aug 2020

Carbon compliance the key to trade

By Eckart Zollner, Head of Business Development at EDS Systems Africa’s economic survival depends to large extent on trade. However, the ability to trade internationally will be determined by enterprise’s […]
1 Aug 2020

EA’s in SA’s RED zones will now only take 147 days

by Garyn Rapson, Kirsty Kilner, Tsoseletso Bogopa at law firm Webber Wentzel ​The South African Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Barbara Creecy has proposed further regulatory changes to expedite the development of […]
30 Jul 2020

Infrastructure a priority for South Sudan

The government of the Republic of South Sudan has prioritised the development of infrastructure, and despite a number of significant challenges, is forging ahead with several construction projects. The government […]
30 Jul 2020

Bumbuna to boost Sierra Leone’s energy woes

Funding of USD6-million has been approved for the development of the 143MW Bumbuna Hydro II initiative in Sierra Leone. This is good news in a country where development of the […]