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  • regional energy co-operation

Regional Energy Co-operation Summit

The Regional Energy Co-operation Summit will provide a platform for investor insights on the potential for regional collaboration within West Africa’s power sector. The agenda will focus on the country's electricity landscape following the division [...]

  • Ali Moshiri, Chevron

OP-ED: Energy Sector Remains Key to Powering Prosperity in Africa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ali Moshiri is the President for Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production Company. He was recognized this week with the Africa-America Institute 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award [pictured below at Awards ceremony alongside [...]

  • Power lines in Africa

#7 – Zimbabweans Saved From Higher Tariffs

Zimbabwe's energy regulator has turned down an application by the state-run power distributor to raise electricity tariffs by nearly 50 percent because it would hurt a struggling economy. Read More >> Source: CNBC Africa

  • A view of power lines in Zambia, Africa

#9 – Getting Africans On The Grid

Electricity in Zambia.Photo credit: bbc.co.uk Charts from the Afrobarometer show reliable electricity is still a luxury for more than half of Africa. Read More >> Source: Quartz Africa

  • Power lines in Africa

#9 – Ethiopia Establishes Itself As A Powerhouse

Even though Ethiopia has been rife with political and social challenges, the country seems to have a grip on the power sector. Electricity exports account for over 7 percent of economic growth. Read More >> [...]

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Talking with Tony Elumelu – An Inside View of His Mega-Deal with Global Powerhouse General Electric

Africa.com was granted an exclusive interview with Nigerian business mogul and Transnational Corporation Nigeria (Transcorp) Chairman Tony Elumelu within hours of his having signed a major deal with General Electric (GE) to bring infrastructure to [...]