First Quantum to up stake in Sese coal & power project...

Mining major First Quantum Minerals will invest A$12 million within 18 months to increase its interest in ASX-listed coal junior African Energy Resources’ Sese...

Eskom reaches payment agreements with 10 municipalities

South Africa – Eskom has entered into payment agreements with 10 out of the 20 defaulting municipalities which owe the State-owned utility for non-payment...

Eskom returns 1 453 MW of generating capacity to grid

South Africa – Eskom announced on Monday that it had successfully performed the first part of its planned maintenance drive, dubbed the ‘maintenance festival’...

Liberia Ebola epidemic recedes leaving economic scars

Finance ministers from three fragile states in sub-Saharan Africa say their economies are struggling to get back on track as a result of political...

Eskom to improve performance, reliability of its power generating units

South Africa – Eskom will this weekend embark on what it calls a “maintenance festival” in an effort to improve the performance and reliability...
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Ghana power crisis worsens, Nigeria cuts gas supply

Ghana - Ghana’s Volta River Authority says Nigeria had cut gas supply to Ghana over a +US$100 million debt, which is set to further...

Chamber of Mines to launch 1st commercial fuel cell

South Africa - The Chamber of Mines of South Africa in partnership with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Department of Trade and...

Eskom energy supply gets a boost with new gas deal

South Africa – The Ibhubesi Gas Project (IGP) joint venture, comprising Sunbird Energy (76%) and PetroSA (24%), has entered a Gas Sales Agreement (GSA)...

Eskom suspends CEO and other top execs amid inquiry

South Africa - State- owned power utility Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi announced on Thursday that the Eskom board has asked its CEO Tshediso Matona...

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