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September 11, 2018Presentation – Financing for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
Dr. Xolani Ngobese Director for Infrastructure Financing & PPP Municipal Infrastructure Support Agency (MISA) highlighted in his presentation the status of alternative financing mechanisms for renewable energy and energy efficiency.
February 13, 2018New Trade Financing Routes
Sebastian Wagner, DMWA Resources, talks trade deal financing, African gas and his outlook for 2018.
July 3, 2017The Cost of High Financing
Victoria Otieno, Managing Director of Alpha Commercial Bank, talks to AOP about the unique challenges of funding energy projects in South Sudan.
February 19, 201912MW Rooftop Solar PV to be constructed in Ghana
A rooftop Enclave solar power project that will produce approximately 12MW has been proposed in Ghana.
February 8, 2019AMERICA’S AFRICA STRATEGY AND THE RETREATING RHINO: A Disconnect Between U.S. Policy and U.S. Business
U.S. National Security Advisor Ambassador John Bolton recently announced America’s new Africa focused strategy — a strategy which aims to further U.S. interests in Africa by strengthening commercial ties, security assistance and targeted aid on the continent. Unlike the neo-colonial efforts of its geopolitical competitors, the U.S. strategy expressly recognizes that Africa’s stability, prosperity, independence […]
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The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Brent Crude is trading at $61.80, WTI at $52.56 and natural gas at $2.57 per million BTU (at 17:14 in South Africa). Here are AOPs top news stories from the last seven days.
February 4, 2019Eskom secures $1.1 bn loan
The credit facility will form part of the utility’s capital expenditure program.
Sendou Coal Power Plants get approval by AfDB
Senegal’s long-awaited power project will be brought into compliance with the bank’s policies.
AREI plans to invest over $10bn for renewables in Africa
Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) aims for better electrification of the continent.