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Op-ed: Putting coal into an African perspective

Since the presidency of Thabo Mbeki, plans have been periodically put forward to increase South Africa’s nuclear output. At present, Africa’s only nuclear power plant, Koeberg, supplies electricity to Cape Town, a city of just under five million residents. Cape Town’s economy accounts for 72% of the Western Province’s economic activity, according to 2016 figures,

How financial inclusion can help achieve Sustainable Development Goals in Africa: An Outlook at MSMEs

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) unequivocally address some of the world’s most pressing challenges – from eliminating poverty, creating jobs, and deepening economic growth, to improving gender equality – for the purpose of creating a better and more sustainable future. With the advancement of digital payments and services today, it is important to consider the

Power & Water Nigeria Conference & Exhibition holds in Nigeria

Vertex Next will be hosting Policymakers, Private sector leaders, Industry Titans, and Stakeholders in the Power, Energy & Utilities sector, to The largest gathering for the Energy & Utilities Industries, Power & Water Nigeria Conference & Exhibition – PWN2022. Nigeria has the 7th largest population in the world and growing fast, as a result the

Africa Energy and Infrastructure partners Sub-Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition Conference – SAIPEC 2022 

The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) in partnership with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) will lead discussions on local content at the sixth Sub Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (SAIPEC) opening from 22 – 24 February 2022 in Lagos. During the SAIPEC African Content Series, which is hosted by the two

UK Remains Committed to Investing in Africa –  Prime Minister ‘Boris Johnson’.

By Neil Murphy The UK must boost green investment in Africa and become the continent’s investment partner of choice as it transitions to clean growth, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told a trade conference. Mr Johnson made the comments as he opened the latest UK-Africa Investment Conference, a one-day virtual event with UK and African ministers, business