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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...

7 hours ago

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...

3 days ago

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

Why we need to unite to feed children while at school

In a call for Cape Town to unite against hunger at our schools, the Peninsula School Feeding Association's Charity Family Fun Walk, Blisters for Bread, will take place at the Green Point Cricket Club on Sunday, 28 August...

Issued by Peninsula School Feeding Association 16 Aug 2016

The future of underwriting: Innovation and Africa

To survive, the insurance industry needs to become much more innovative and Africa is the future for growth, particularly in the energy sector...

By Nicci Botha 4 Aug 2016

The revolution that matters to Africa

Africa is ripe for its own industrial revolution, but with 70 percent of Africans dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods...

By Carl Manlan 2 Aug 2016

Solar-powered aircraft touches down in Egypt

An aircraft fuelled solely on solar power completed the 16th, and penultimate, leg of its round-the-world journey when it landed in Cairo today...

13 Jul 2016

Young legal eagles dig deep to build mining platform

African law students are changing the way we access data by leading efforts to disseminate Africa's mining legal frameworks through the AMLA project...

23 Jun 2016

C-AIM in Africa

C-AIM was recently contracted to assist with the instrumentation and data logging of the strain response of acid tanks that form part of the ore beneficiation process in Namibia...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 20 Jun 2016

Why resources, why Africa, why now?

Southern Africa offer the best mining investment opportunities, where Botswana is the easiest place to do business, and West Africa has the easiest access...

By Danette Breitenbach 17 Jun 2016

#AfricaMonth: Bujagali hydro project: Poster child or white elephant?

SN Power is painting Bujagali hydro as a poster child for a successful development scheme. Or is it just glossing over a rescue mission for an ailing facility?

By Nicci Botha 30 May 2016

#AUW2016: All the winners at the African Utility Week Industry Awards

Sierra Leone's Kandeh Yumkella, Johannesburg's City Power, George Airport and Akon Lighting were among the winners in this year's African Utility Week Industry Awards...

20 May 2016

#AUW2016: How nuclear build programmes can be a strategic game changer

A while back, South Africa reeled in shock when a rand figure of trillions was mentioned in the same breath as nuclear power...

By Nicci Botha 20 May 2016

#AUW2016: Operationalising the water-energy nexus

Day 2 of African Utility Week looked at the cornerstones of sustainable development - energy, water and food security - and how they need to developed in unison to achieve the ambitious goals of COP21,,.

By Nicci Botha 19 May 2016

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