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Slow Exit of Covid-19 Menace Ushers in Darkness As Energy Crisis Looming

By Ritesh Barot Business & Financial Analyst Kenyans are furious over repeated fuel price increases this year. The latest last month caused a rumpus as wananchi were already suffering economic adversity due to the effects of the Covid-19 scourge. Fuel prices are at record highs due to an increase in taxes approved by parliament. Petrol prices

TAQA Arabia Invest Big In Sudan.

TAQA Arabia, the leading private sector energy distribution group and a subsidiary of Qalaa Holdings, plans to implement solar power plants and gas projects in Sudan. A delegation, headed by Qalaa Holding Chairperson Ahmed Heikal, held a meeting with Head of Sudan’s Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, and Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok in the presence

Mozambique Establishes Regulatory Framework for Off Grid Access.

Yesterday, Mozambique joined it’s neighboring countries by putting in place the Regulation for Off-Grid Energy Access – a regulatory framework that will provide greater clarity to all actors in the off-grid energy sector. The Government of Mozambique approved yesterday, in the Council of Ministers, by Decree, the Regulation for Off-Grid Energy Access. This regulation results from

Liquid Telecom Announces Ambitious Plan To Help Develop Kenya’s Rural Road Network

Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, is working on an ambitious plan that will help improve Kenya’s rural road network. The company recently announced that it is connecting the Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA) headquarters to all 47 of its regional offices over the next two weeks. Access to

Malawi Seeks Investments In Infrastructure Projects As Country Becomes AFC’s 18th Member State

The Republic of Malawi is seeking to boost investments in its growing infrastructure sector by becoming the second Southern African member country of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa’s leading infrastructure development finance institution. Malawi’s AFC membership has been touted as a progression of the Corporation’s existing investment footprint in the country. AFC had previously acted