Latest Business News - Africa

Burundi considers solar power to enhance electricity connection

 Approximately 11 million people in Burundi have limited access to electricity hence making it look into solar power so as to connect a larger population.   The solar initiative is the  Read More..

Posted on : 07 Aug,2017

A Mineral processing plant set to be constructed in Burundi

 A mineral processing plant is set to be constructed in Kabezi district, 10 km south of Bujumbura in Burundi.   Rainbow Rare Earths Ltd is the company contracted to construct the mineral  Read More..

Posted on : 07 Aug,2017

Namibia Roads Authority confirms upgrade of Windhoek-Okahandja road

 The Namibia Roads Authority (RA) has confirmed US$30.5m spending on the upgrade of the Windhoek-Okahandja road dual carriageway.   The project kicked off with the construction of section  Read More..

Posted on : 07 Aug,2017

Madagascar airports undergo major revamp

 Madagascar airports are all set for improvement and expansion with the help of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF). The $245m project is expected to create opportunities and promote  Read More..

Posted on : 07 Aug,2017

Uganda, Tanzania start work on construction of $3.5BN oil pipeline

 The leaders of Tanzania and Uganda laid a foundation stone on Saturday for the construction of a $3.55 billion-crude export pipeline that would pump Ugandan oil for international  Read More..

Posted on : 07 Aug,2017

Nigeria approves US$62.5m for road reconstruction in Plateau and Kwara

 The Federal Executive Council, (FEC) of Nigeria has approved the reconstruction of two road projects. The road projects are in Plateau and Kwara. Yemi Osinbajo, Acting President has approve the  Read More..

Posted on : 05 Aug,2017

ABB opens new office in Namibia

 Technology multinational ABB has unveiled a new office in Namibia.   The 2 200 m² facility is in the heart of Windhoek and the opening came after the consolidation of two of its  Read More..

Posted on : 05 Aug,2017

Kariba South Extension project 91% complete

 The $533m Kariba South extension project began in November 2014. The dam is expected to add 300MW to the national grid upon completion.   According to the permanent secretary Mbiriri,  Read More..

Posted on : 05 Aug,2017

Kenya High court rules on geothermal power accessories tender

 A three judge bench at Kenyan Court has ruled that a geothermal power accessories tender to proceed.   Daily Nation reports that the Court of Appeal ruled in favour of Rentco East  Read More..

Posted on : 05 Aug,2017

Teraco is building the biggest data centre in Africa

 Construction of Teraco’s new data centre in Bredell is progressing swiftly.   The company began building the 24-megawatt site in January, which is expected be completed in November  Read More..

Posted on : 05 Aug,2017

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