2 Mar 2021

Côte d’Ivoire is increasingly alluring to investors.

Joël Touré, Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Côte d’Ivoire   02 March 2021 – Thanks to a number of business-friendly reforms in recent years, Côte d’Ivoire is increasingly alluring to  foreign […]
26 Feb 2021

Oil sector reform in Angola drives growth.

By Andres Vega, International Associate at Centurion Law Group. 26 February 2021 – Recent oil sector reform in Angola has led to progressive and reform driven growth in other sectors […]
15 Feb 2021

Energy sector to benefit from African Continental Free Trade Area

15 February 2021 – The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) constitutes the world’s largest free trade area. The energy sector stands to benefit significantly from the African Continental Free Trade […]
13 Feb 2021

Balance needed between hydrocarbon exploration and environmental protection.

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice-President at the African Energy Chamber 13 February 2021 – With renewed exploration for oil and gas resources in biodiversity hotspots like Botswana, Namibia and Angola, […]
8 Feb 2021

Mining will be vital in a low carbon future.

08 February 2021 – The fact that mining will be vital in a low-carbon future, was confirmed by the topics prioritised at the recent Investing in African Mining Indaba’s virtual […]
3 Feb 2021

Shift to cleaner energy bodes well for African mining.

By Shirley Webber  03 February 2021 – For all the challenges and the uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the outlook for the mining sector in Africa looks remarkably upbeat. […]
2 Feb 2021

South Sudan pursues a power sector revival.

By Charné Hundermark  02 February 2021 – In a bid to overcome a power deficit of about 170MW and to transform the electricity market, South Sudan is pursuing a power […]
31 Jan 2021

Investment to power and transform.

31 January 2021 – The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced EUR38.5-million in financial and technical support to power and transform the energy landscape in Burkina Faso. The European Investment […]
28 Jan 2021

Solar market’s rapid African growth

28 January 2021 – The solar market has seen rapid African growth over the years. According to the industry experts, Africa has shown great progress in the development of its solar energy markets. […]
25 Jan 2021

Minergy eyes possible Eskom contract.

25 January 2021 – As China’s thirst for Southern African coal increase in the absence of its Australian products, Botswana based coal mining company Minergy eyes a possible Eskom contract. […]
23 Jan 2021

Renewable energy a critical driver of Africa’s post-Covid-19 growth

23 January 2021 – According to panellists at the recent UK Africa Investment Summit renewable energy will be a critical driver of Africa’s post Covid-19 growth recovery and economic prosperity. […]
20 Jan 2021

Operations at EGP’s Nxuba wind farm underway

20 Janaury 2021 – Operations at EGP’s Nxuba wind farm in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa are underway. EGP’s Nxuba wind farm is expected to generate 460 GWh […]
19 Jan 2021

Gas investors contemplate onshore Senegal.

19 January 2021 – Senegal in is a hotspot for offshore hydrocarbons discoveries since 2014. However, gas investors continue to contemplate onshore gas discoveries in Senegal.   Senegal is the […]
19 Jan 2021

Pan African investment group expands oil and gas portfolio.

19 January 2021 – With the acquisition of 45% of Oil Mining License (OML) 17 in Nigeria from Shell, Total and ENI, Heirs Holdings, the Pan African investment group, continues […]
18 Jan 2021

New energy mix reduces costs at B2Gold’s Fekola

By Luke Witmer, General Manager, Data Science, Wärtsilä Energy Storage and Optimisation 18 January 2021 – In this article we look at how a new energy mix reduces costs at […]
17 Jan 2021

Gas and mining to drive Equatorial Guinea’s growth

17 January 2021 – In Equatorial Guinea’s 100-day plan to overcome economic challenges, gas and mining plays a central role to drive Equatorial Guinea’s growth.     Drilling plans, natural gas […]
16 Jan 2021

Are we entering the Age of Aluminium?

16 January 2021 – The construction of renewables demands lighter materials with recycling credentials, and in a new world the steel age may soon become the Age of Aluminium. The […]
13 Jan 2021

African energy will not be green soon.

13 January 2021 – Even though many countries in Africa have started to roll out renewable energy, it is highly unlikely African energy will be green soon.    New research from […]