R/€ = 13.06
R/$ = 11.66
Au 1213.36 $/oz
Pt 1189.50 $/oz
Feb 27, 2015
Through its climate investment fund (CIF), the African Development Bank (AfDB) now supports one regional and 25 national investment plans across Africa.
Dec 12, 2014
A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by IMF assistant director Africa Mauro Mecagni, visited Kenya this month and reached a staff-level agreement on a programme that could be supported by the IMF through a stand-by arrangement and stand-by credit...
Dec 12, 2014
According to autonomous organisation the International Energy Agency (IEA), gas and renewable power are expected to be the major sources of energy growth on the African continent in the coming years. More than 620-million people, or two-thirds of the continent’s...
Sep 26, 2014
The availability of stable energy sources at competitive prices remains a core challenge for the South African aluminium industry, says EY Africa mining and metals leader Wickus Botha. “As aluminium smelting processes are significantly energy intensive, these...
Jul 31, 2014
IN LINE with international trends to embrace the benefits of renewable energy, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University is offering four short courses on alternative energy. NMMU, in conjunction with the Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies at...
Oct 15, 2013
The tenth New Energy Husum trade fair is focused on grass roots energy transition. From 20 to 23 March 2014 the focus of the exhibition and the congress in the North Frisian town is own use of renewable energy, alternative transport with electric vehicles,...
Apr 08, 2013
Kenya Power has signed a deal to buy 140 MW of geothermal electricity from private producer AGIL for 25 years starting in 2018, Kenya Power said in a statement on Monday. Demand for electricity from firms and homes outstrips Kenya's installed generation capacity,...
Jan 18, 2013
Africa, with all its natural resources, is the ideal location for renewable energy infrastructure investment and development. With renewable energy investment set to grow from $3.6-billion in 2012 to $57-billion by 2020, the 'gold rush' has started. The large volume...
May 02, 2012