Southern Africa

Renewable Energy Southern Africa

South Africa Seeks Proposals for Renewable Energy Projects

  The Government of South Africa aims to buy 1,600MW of wind, and 1,000MW of solar power. New capacity needed...
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Construction Southern Africa

Standard Chartered officially launches US$40m new Head Office Building in Zambia

  President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr Hakainde Hichilema officiated at the event and unveiled the plaque of this...
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Steelmaker Arcelormittal South Africa considers renewable energy projects
Mining Southern Africa

Steelmaker Arcelormittal South Africa considers renewable energy projects

Arcelormittal South Africa is conducting feasibility studies on two potential renewable energy projects, it said on Wednesday, seeking to reduce its...
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Howden tapping into South African deep mining experience.
Mining Southern Africa

Howden tapping into South African deep mining experience.

Mines are getting deeper with every year that passes – 30 m deeper, if industry reports are correct. With increased...
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Tanzania, Burundi Sign $900M Railway Contract, Seek Finance.
Construction Southern Africa Transport

Tanzania, Burundi Sign $900M Railway Contract, Seek Finance.

Tanzania and Burundi signed an agreement worth $900 million to build a railway line that will connect the two countries,...
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BHP Back to Africa With Tanzania Nickel Investment
Mining Southern Africa

BHP Back to Africa With Tanzania Nickel Investment

BHP (ASX, LON, NYSE: BHP) has committed to invest $100 million in a huge nickel project in Tanzania, UK-based private...
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Namibia: Namcor Opens New Service Station in Ekuku
Oil & Gas Southern Africa

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....
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Uganda, Tanzania asked to Relax Trade Laws
Oil & Gas Southern Africa

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...
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Zambia Places Sole Petroleum Refinery Under Care and Maintenance
Oil & Gas Southern Africa

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...
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Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350 Suffers Wing Tip Strike During Landing
Southern Africa Transport

Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350 Suffers Wing Tip Strike During Landing

By Andrew Curran. An Ethiopian Airlines Airbus suffered extensive wing damage after a hard landing in Johannesburg earlier this month....
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