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Without government intervention, Ghana’s energy debt will hit $12.5 billion by 2023

Ghana is facing a potential economic crisis fueled by mounting energy sector debt that could rise by 400% to $12.5 billion by...

Sorry environmentalists, Angola’s appetite for more oil is irresistible

Africa’s second largest oil producer has a problem, and it’s one that is uncommon in a region beset with many challenges.

Africa Finance Corporation targets combining renewable infrastructure projects to attract more funding

Lagos-based Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) will shift its energy portfolio towards greener projects to attract greater investment from institutional partners, its new chief investment officer...

Sudan warns Ethiopia further filling of Nile dam threatens national security

Ongoing tensions over the Nile waters have heightened after Sudan’s Minister for Irrigation and Water Resources Yasser Abbas warned that any unilateral move by...

Tullow Oil focuses on West Africa to generate $7bn over next decade

British oil giant Tullow Oil will focus on its core assets in West Africa as part of a plan to boost cash generation and...

Sudan’s government cuts petrol and diesel prices

Sudan’s acting energy and mining minister Khairy Abdel Rahman has announced a cut in pump prices for petrol and diesel for consumers.

Japan’s Marubeni Corp pulls out of South African coal power plant project

South Africa’s 630 megawatt (MW) Thabametsi coal-based power plant project in northern Limpopo province has hit a new setback after Japanese group Marubeni Corp...

Nigeria strikes deal to sell Chad electricity

Nigeria’s federal government has reached a deal with Chad to supply electricity to its north eastern neighbor, sources have confirmed.

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How Mozambique’s history of violence is dashing hopes of economic progress

There is no saying that is so common in the minds of Mozambique citizens above the age of 40...
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Another win for President Nguesso ensures Congo’s economic crisis will prolong

At 77, Congo’s President Sassou Nguesso is four times older than the average Congolese, whose median age...

Why Equatorial Guinea’s bail-out plan with IMF crashed

Despite being promised an IMF bailout over a year ago, Equatorial Guinea is still waiting for the funds...

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