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Africa's new Industrial Park construction begins

 Africa has begun the construction of a US$ 246m park dubbed Hawassa Industrial Park; this was confirmed after the signing of an agreement between Ethiopia and China Civil Engineering Corporation(CCECC). The mega development is projected to be complete in the next 9 months with the MH Engineers as consultants focusing on the garment manufacture and agro-industry.   Construction of the Hawassa Industrial Park, which began following the signing of the contract, includes.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 30th July 2015

African trade agreement will provide economic boost for continent

 The 19th-century British colonialist Cecil Rhodes' dream of unifying Africa from "Cape to Cairo" was not so far-fetched after all.   Tinged with a dash of déjà vu, this dream was fulfilled yesterday with the launch of the Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement (TFTA) in Sharm el Sheikh when 26 African heads of state endorsed an economic integration plan for the continent on an unprecedented scale.   The arrangement was described by Zimbabwean.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 30th July 2015

Chinese firm to build Djibouti’s wind power plant inn East Africa

 Djibouti’s ministry of energy has signed an MoU with Shanghai Electric for the construction of a 60MW wind power project in the eastern African country   The Chinese mechanical and electrical equipment manufacturer will construct the project in two parts of 30MW each and the project will also include the construction of two 230 kV power lines in northern Djibouti. According to the ministry of energy, Djibouti has significant wind potential with the ability to.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th July 2015

GE to supply equipment for 100MW wind farm in Kenya

 GE Africa announced that it is partnering with Kipeto Energy Limited to build a new 100MW wind farm in Kenya’s Kajiado County   GE will be the sole supplier of equipment for the 100MW project located about 50 km from Nairobi. The Kipeto project, announced during US President Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya, is expected to make a significant contribution to the installed energy capacity in the country where up to 80 per cent of the population currently lacks.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th July 2015

Tanzania to Start Tests On 542km Long New Mtwara-Dar Gas Pipeline

The Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) will on July 29 start trial tests on a new 542-kilometre long pipeline from Mtwara to Dar es Salaam for between 40 and 60 days.   The pipeline is expected to deliver higher volumes of natural gas for power generation and other applications.   Exploration firms have discovered about 55.1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in offshore and onshore southern Tanzania.   "The gas processing plants and the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th July 2015

Kenya, U.S. Sign Key Transport Deal

 Kenya and the US have signed a deal that would lead to the development of strategic infrastructure projects.   The memorandum of understanding covers projects related to the Lamu Port South Sudan- Ethiopia Transport (Lapsset) corridor.   During the signing ceremony on Friday, Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade Amina Mohamed said the deal would include "the development of a transport corridor connecting a new port at Lamu, to Ethiopia.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th July 2015

Avic International Kenya to construct $200mn office complex

 Chinese partnership with Kenya has energized a Chinese based global manufacture AVIC International Holding Corporation which is set to construct a $200mn office complex in Nairobi Kenya which is expected to be its African Headquarters. The offices suites that will be located in Westlands in Nairobi got a major boost after the city council of Nairobi gave Avic International Kenya a go ahead to bring up the building in the area.   According to the global.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th July 2015

SkyPower signs a US$ 2.2bn deal for development of solar power in Kenya

 An American company, SkyPower which is one of the largest developers and operators of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects has signed a US$ 2.2bn deal with the Kenyan Ministry of Energy that will see the development of solar power in Kenya.   The agreement with SkyPower was signed during the sixth Global Entrepreneurship Summit that ended on 26th July, 2015 at Gigiri, Nairobi.   Kerry Adler, the SkyPower president and chief executive officer, said.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 28th July 2015

APR Energy expands power generation in Africa

 Power solutions firm APR Energy has expanded its interim generation capacity for Societe Nationale d'Électricite du Senegal (Senelec), Senegal’s national electric utility   The requirements include installation and operation of an additional 48MW of mobile diesel-powered generation, including assets being redeployed from Libya, to supplement an existing 20MW block of power at its Kounoune site. The contract term for the combined 68MW extends into the Q4.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 28th July 2015

European Union keen to invest US$165mn in Africa’s power sector

 The European Union (EU) has revealed plans to invest US$165mn in Nigeria’s power sector, in a bid to improve access to electricity in the country   According to an EU representative Peter Cameron, the organisation is keen on investing in the West African nation’s energy sector by identifying problems within the sector as well as shortlisting potential projects that could help increase access to electricity. Specifically, Cameron added, solar energy topped the.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 27th July 2015

US$350million oil pipeline in Kenya from Mombasa to Nairobi

 Kenya Pipeline Company has secured a $350million loan to invest in the construction of a new 450-kilometre oil pipeline in Kenya from Mombasa to Nairobi. The state owned oil dispenser will move ahead to a 20 inch contemporary multi-product oil pipeline in Kenya to reinstate the more than 30 year old – 14 inch pipeline currently in use. For the duration of the signing of the loan with a group of six banks, KPC acting managing director Flora Okoth alleged work is likely to.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 27th July 2015

Tanzania Stamigold Reaches USD 15 Million In Gold Exports In Its First Year

 Stamigold Company Limited, subsidiary of Tanzania’s State Mining Corporation (STAMICO), announced that it has sold in international markets 12,923 ounces of gold worth USD 15 million, as a result of its first year’s operations at Biharamulo Gold Mine Project located in Kagera Region, Northwest of Tanzania.   The announcement was done at an event headed by Stamigold General Manager, Eng. Dennis Sebugwao in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s commercial capital, to.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 25th July 2015




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