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Chad leader says Glencore oil contract was irresponsible

PARIS - Chad President Idriss Deby said on Sunday his country had been "irresponsible" in striking oil for cash deals with Swiss commodities giant Glencore...

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DRC seeks joint Chinese-Spanish offer to build dam

The Democratic Republic of Congo said on Tuesday, 13 June, it has asked Chinese and Spanish bidders of a colossal dam project to join forces and submit a joint bid...

15 Jun 2017

Tenders to open for second phase of Lesotho water project

Construction tenders worth between R1m and R1bn will be advertised shortly for the second phase of the R25bn Lesotho Highlands Water Project, the executive manager of the project, Mark Matchett, says...

By Charlotte Mathews 14 Jun 2017

Chad settles tax dispute with foreign oil firms

N'DJAMENA - Chad, one of the African countries hit hardest by the drop in oil prices, announced that it had reached an accord with a group of foreign energy companies ending a tax dispute...

12 Jun 2017

Anti-corruption groups raise red flag over Nigeria refinery deal

LAGOS - Anti-corruption associations threatened to take the Nigerian government to court in connection with a contract won by Italian oil major ENI to operate a neglected oil refinery...

7 Jun 2017

Powering up Africa with technology

Technology and the impact it will inevitably have on the sector is at the forefront of all the conversations in the African utilities space...

5 Jun 2017

LNG's potential as an African power source

With six of the top 10 global oil and gas discoveries in 2013 made in Africa, it would seem logical that this would be the answer to the continent's power crisis...

By Wayne Lindecke 23 May 2017

#AUW2017: Trends shaping the future of utilities

Marius Oosthuizen, a lecturer in strategic foresight at GIBS, unpacked some of the trends shaping the future of utilities...

By Sindy Peters 23 May 2017

Technology transforming energy landscape in Africa

According to Webb Meko, business development director, sub-Saharan Africa, Black & Veatch, the next generation of energy infrastructure is being spurred by new technology that places energy solutions directly into the hands of consumers and businesses...

10 May 2017

Mozambique's gas boom dream under threat

The small, palm-fringed fishing town of Palma was meant to become a symbol of Mozambique's glittering future, transformed by one of the world's largest liquefied natural gas projects...

By Susan Njanji and Adrien Barbier 9 May 2017

PAUWES masters programmes open for admissions

The admissions process for the Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES) masters programmes, starting in September 2017, is now open...

9 May 2017

Startups can help Africa meet its energy needs. But they need to be encouraged

Energy access remains a huge problem for most people living on the African continent...

By Fred McBagonluri 5 May 2017

2017 African Utility Week Industry Awards finalists announced

Zelda la Grange, former SA President Nelson Mandela's personal assistant, is guest speaker at the awards...

2 May 2017

Two oil giants could face trial in Italy over Nigerian deal

A Milan court is to decide whether to go ahead with criminal proceedings against Shell and ENI over rights to a Nigerian oilfield...

By Jan-Philipp Scholz 20 Apr 2017

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