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Firms push envelope with bright ideas to deliver energy to Africa

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a specialised unit at the UCT Graduate School of Business, said in 2015 that in terms of current trends, it would take until 2080 for every African to have access to electricity...

By Tsakane Ngoepe and Tine Henriksen 11 Jan 2017

Steering committee selected for WAIPEC

The West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC) has announced its steering committee, which will guide the content of over 25 business...

22 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Energy & Mining

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016, featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices on our Energy & Mining portal...

12 Dec 2016

Three keystones in reaching Africa's energy goals

Overcoming energy poverty is still one of the greatest challenges facing Africa...

By Fola Esan 6 Dec 2016

The world's largest powerships are helping to electrify Africa

A floating power plant isn't something you see every day...

28 Nov 2016

ASEAN market seeks to increase bilateral trade with Africa

Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will make a leap into the African continent with their first joint trade mission and business expo in South Africa next year...

11 Nov 2016

Developing agricultural and energy security in rural Africa

There is a great need to develop renewable energy, particularly for small and medium-size enterprises in the agricultural and agro-processing industries...

28 Oct 2016

Logistics the lifeblood of trade in Africa

As the biggest multi-industry site catering to a professional audience in Africa and South Africa, Bizcommunity is delighted to be media partner to the biggest port event in Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Oct 2016

Intricacies of large-scale mining projects can't be rushed

As developers look for opportunities in larger mining projects in Africa, they face increasing levels of complexity that place new hurdles in their path...

13 Oct 2016

Navigate Bizcommunity to where the business is

An increasing number of our core advertising, marketing and media audience and other professional subscribers are discovering that navigating editorial offerings across Bizcommunity's 18 multi-industry portals makes good sense...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Oct 2016

#makethefuture campaign highlights cleaner energy innovations

An initiative to develop cleaner energy solutions and give budding energy start-ups a kickstart took place in Rio de Janeiro's Santa Marta...

30 Sep 2016

Algeria urges OPEC decision to stabilise oil price

The world's top oil producers "must take a decision" to stabilise prices, Algeria's energy minister said ahead of an OPEC meeting this week in Algiers...

26 Sep 2016

Libya oil chief fears 'financial collapse' unless exports rise

Conflict-hit Libya could run out of money next year without a swift resumption of oil exports...

23 Sep 2016

Engen Tanzania pledges support for disaster recovery

Following the devastation caused by an earthquake in Tanzania on 10 September 2016, Engen has pledged Tshs.10 Million in a show of support...

22 Sep 2016

Big business opportunities ahead for Africa - McKinsey

Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead...

16 Sep 2016

Resolve, SJS Energy partnership to optimise fuel industry supply chain

A new business unit called Resolve Energy Solutions has been created to capitalise on significant opportunities that exist in the fuel industry, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa...

5 Sep 2016

Ivory Coast cocoa farmers seek gold in face of drought

Once a cocoa planter, Ferdinand Konan Yao has joined the ranks of fellow farmers who have abandoned Ivory Coast's top cash crop to work in clandestine gold mines buried deep in the plantations...

5 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Crowdfunding and solar energy, powering the world with tech

The Sun Exchange is a digital currency, crowd-investing platform designed to fund solar energy in the developing world...

By Nicci Botha 1 Sep 2016

Time for Africa oil and gas to change

The decline in the global oil price has impacted on African countries that depend on oil and gas revenue...

23 Aug 2016

Finding opportunities in currency devaluation

While some African countries that are considered great investment opportunities have seen recent currency devaluation, this could create an opportunity for African manufacturers...

By Heleen Goussard, Nicholas Olds 17 Aug 2016

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