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Kenya's ARM Cement counts on shareholder loans for revival

By: Reuters     27th June 2018 Kenya's ARM Cement will rely on short-term loans from shareholders to lift production back to capacity and seek a deep-pocketed strategic investor, its chief executive said on Wednesday, as the firm struggles to stem its financial woes. The company, which was once Kenya's second-largest cement... 

Copperbelt Energy of Zambia eyes $250m power investment

By: Bloomberg     20th June 2018 Copperbelt Energy Corp, the Zambian electricity supplier with customers including Glencore’s copper mines, may invest as much as $250-million in solar projects and transmission lines in the neighboUring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), CEO Owen Silavwe has said. The amount includes two solar... 

Tè power plant, Guinea

By: Sheila Barradas     11th May 2018 Endeavour Energy plans to build a greenfield thermal power plant in Conakry. 

African businesses grow despite difficult macro environment – PwC

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th April 2018 Despite a challenging environment, with public debt approaching critical levels in some countries and concerns over excessive reliance on oil, African businesses are expanding.  

Tè Power starts construction on $121m Guinea IPP project

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th March 2018 Guinea-based special purpose company Tè Power Company, which is sponsored by Africa-focused energy project developer Endeavour Energy, has reached financial close and started construction on the $121-million Tè Power Plant project – a 50 MW greenfield thermal power plant in Conakry, Guinea.  

Amandi Energy power plant, Ghana

By: Sheila Barradas     27th October 2017 Amandi Energy plans to build a combined-cycle, dual-fuel power plant in Aboadze. 

Doing business in Africa not as difficult as perceived – report

By: Anine Kilian     30th May 2017 Entrepreneurship, innovation and technology are at the forefront of doing business in Africa, UK–South Africa trade commissioner Emma Wade-Smith said on Monday. Addressing delegates at the South African launch of the LSE’s inaugural ‘PwC Companies to Inspire Africa Report’, she stated that there... 

Work gets under way at 138 MW Jeffreys Bay wind farm 

By: Terence Creamer     5th February 2013 Work has officially started on the 138 MW Jeffreys Bay wind farm, in the Eastern Cape, which is the second-largest wind project to have advanced through the first bidding round under South Africa’s competitive Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP). The 20-year power... 


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