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Mozambique exports electricity to Botswana

The national electricity company of Mozambique EDM announced on Wednesday that it is selling 70 megawatts of power to Botswana under a five-month contract,...
Electricity

Rosatom moves to address Africa’s energy crisis.

Reliable and affordable energy solutions require a mix of sources from renewables to nuclear, which may include inland and offshore small modular reactor solutions. Speaking...
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Zimbabwean power utility begins load shedding to manage power shortfall

Power utility Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) began load shedding Monday to manage a power shortfall caused by limited generation and reduced...
Electricity

Namibia’s energy regulator approves 2.5 percent cut in bulk electricity tariff

Namibia's Electricity Control Board (ECB) said Thursday that it has approved a 2.5 percent cut by the country's power utility in bulk tariff for...
Electricity Extension

Nadowli-Kaleo: Janguasi Youth Group fights for electricity

Scores of aggrieved youth of Janguasi in the Nadowli-Kaleo District of the Upper West Region have threatened to cut ties with politicians if the...
Malaria

GAEC Experiment on Malaria Set backed By Non-Payment of Electricity Bills

The inability of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) to pay an outstanding electricity bill debt in 2015 compelled the Electricity Company of Ghana...
Electricity

Distant Sissala West Communities Get Electricity

Two remote communities in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region have been hooked to the national grid bringing to an end...
Electricity

US will continue to assist Ghana’s Energy Sector

The United States of America has expressed her commitment to fully support Ghana’s power sector towards transforming the economy and achieving the “Ghana Beyond...
Electricity

Ghana’s Energy Supply is Firmly secured – president

The Government is committed to achieving an electricity generation mix that ensures diversity and security of energy supply in the country, President Nana Addo...
Electricity

All Tanzanian villages will be hooked into electricity by 2021

Tanzanian government on Wednesday expressed determination to achieve its target of connecting all villages to the national grid by 2021. Medard Kalemani, the east...
Africa’s Bright Economic Future Is Its Youth

Africa Needs Real Economic Growth, Not IMF Accountants

A recent forum sponsored by Brookings Institute in Washington DC entitled: “Top priorities for Africa in 2019” produced a healthy discussion that alluded to...
Electricity

Namibia making slow progress with rural electrification

Namibia is making progress in its rural electrification program, a new report said. The report on renewable energy efficiency in the...
electricity

Mozambique Cahora Bassa dam produces more electricity than planned in 2018

Hydroelectric of Cahora Bassa (HCB), the company that operates the major dam on the Zambezi River in Mozambique, announced on Monday that it has...

AfDB & other agencies move to connect 200 million households to electricity in...

African Development Bank has disclosed that a new technology and blended finance will help to bridge the “last mile” of the infrastructure gap by...

BoG Maintains Lending Rate At 17%

At a press conference of the 84th regular meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) today the 24th September, 2018 in Accra, BoG did...
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Kenya industrial hub to get uninterrupted electricity with help from China

Kenya's industrial hub in the capital Nairobi will get interrupted electricity supply following the commissioning of a new substation, the country's caninet secretary for...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Light no dey…the matter pass N16 billion

16bn Power Saga; Obj, Buhari generate more heat than electricity, this headline by Blueprint Newspaper sums it all up, in the same week that...
automated business registration system

Businesses applauds Ghana government over Ease of Doing Business

Business magnates and economists have called for applause for the government for improving many of the indicators for measuring ‘Ease of Doing Business Report’...
Wpid Electricity

Wisdom of Daddy Freeze: Pastor Adeboye and RCCG Should Provide Nigeria Uninterrupted Electricity

Redeem Church and their lead Pastor, Adeboye should provide electricity to Nigeria, because they collect tithes and offering in their Church. The Church should also...

Bolgatanga SHS use uncompleted classroom for learning sessions

Infrastructural deficit has affected the Bolgatanga Senior High School (Big Boss) as management of the school are compelled to begin using uncompleted classroom blocks...
Taxes

Tax paying mandatory for taxpayers

Ghanaian taxpayers have been urged to honour their tax obligations by making accurate and timely payments for the rapid socio-economic development of the nation. Mr...

NGO Supports School Solar Power

The Centre for Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Development (CEESD), a non- for -profit organization, has provided a One kilowatt (kW) solar power system for...

SNV Netherlands Provide Island Communities With Electricity

Ms Betty Krosby-Mensah, Member of Parliament, Kwahu Afram Plains North Constituency, has commended SNV Netherlands Development Organisation and the Centre for Energy, Environment and...
electricity

World Bank project to link 450,000 Rwandan families to electricity

Over 450,000 Rwandan households are expected to get power in the next five years following the launch of Rwanda Renewable Energy Fund project on...

Cargill Commissions Solar Facility

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has pulled the symbolic switch to officially commission Cargill’s solar facility at the company’s factory in Tema. A statement from...

Stakeholder Enlightened On Gov’ts Electrification Plans

The SNV Netherlands Development Organisation and the Centre for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (CEESD) have organised a symposium to inform stakeholders of government’s...
Court

Application Of ECG Workers Dismissed

An Accra High Court on Tuesday dismissed an application for interlocutory injunction by 1,001 workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), challenging moves...
electricity

Kenya launches initiative to support energy loss reduction

Kenya's electricity distributor on Friday launched an energy loss reduction initiative in partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC). Kenya Power Managing Director Ken Tarus said...
The Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) officials register voters in Lagos, Nigeria, on March 28, 2015. Polling stations across Nigeria opened on Saturday amid tight security, as more than 56 million eligible voters went there to cast their ballots to elect a new president, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission said. (Xinhua/Idowu Ogunleye)

EC unable to replace voter ID cards due to power cut

A disconnection of electricity power supply to the office of the Electoral Commission (EC) has rendered it helpless and unable to replace missing voter...

Council of State Member Pays Working Visit to Volta Region

Mr Francis Nyonyo, Council of State Member for the Volta Region, on Monday began a familiarisation tour of the Region with a call on...