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Namibia: Namcor Opens New Service Station in Ekuku

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) has inaugurated its second service station at Ekuku-Oshakati, located in the Oshana region. It’s opening at the edge of the Ekuku and Ehneye road has brought the company’s total number of service stations to nine. “Namcor retail agenda looks at establishing a sufficient network of profitable sites that

Uganda, Tanzania asked to Relax Trade Laws

The private sector, specifically those in businesses relating to the oil and gas industry, want the governments of Uganda and Tanzania to lift some national laws that hinder companies from trading especially across the border. Focus has increasingly been put on projects that companies in Uganda may want to undertake in Tanzania and vice-versa for

Zambia Places Sole Petroleum Refinery Under Care and Maintenance

By Chris Mfula   LUSAKA, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Zambia will place its sole 24,000 barrel per day Indeni Petroleum Refinery on care and maintenance under reforms aimed at increasing security of fuel supply, Energy Minister Peter Kapala said on Friday. Kapala said in a statement that Africa’s second largest copper producer would import refined diesel

Zimbabwe: Govt Seeks Investors for Closed Mines

THE Government, through the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development, says it needs about $8 million to support initiatives aimed at resuscitating closed but potentially productive mines through attracting fresh capital and interventions from key stakeholders. Mines Minister Winston Chitando, speaking at the 2022 pre-budget seminar a few days ago, said measures were being taken