Engineering

Jul 23, 2020
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has hailed the "historic" early filling of the massive dam on the Blue Nile River that has stoked tensions with downstream countries Egypt and Sudan.…
Jul 19, 2020
French oil major Total has signed a $14.9 billion senior debt financing agreement for its massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, the biggest project financing ever in Africa,…
Jul 14, 2020
Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. Chief Operating Officer Jan Oberholzer negotiated a contract with a construction firm in which he held shares and asked a subordinate to find a job for…
Jul 08, 2020
This is a flashback. Just about a year ago, the tough speaking Ugandan President, Yuweri Museveni blamed the World Bank and the West as a whole for driving Africa into…
Jun 28, 2020
Leaders of Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt said they were hopeful that the African Union could help them broker a deal to end a decade-long dispute over water supplies within two…
Jun 25, 2020
Angola plans to kick off niobium exploitation at Bonga mountain, located at central Huila province's municipality of Quilengues, in the second half of this year, official said on Tuesday. After…
Jun 15, 2020
Gold production in Democratic Republic of Congo continues to be systematically underreported while tonnes of the precious metal is smuggled into global supply chains through its eastern neighbours, a United…
Jun 06, 2020
Angola has cut the number of oil cargoes that it will ship to Chinese state firms to pay down debt to Beijing as it seeks to renegotiate repayment terms to…
Jun 04, 2020
Mozambique's National Petroleum Institute expects Exxon Mobil 's final investment decision on a $30 billion gas project in the north of the country in 2021, it said on Wednesday, though the U.S. company…
Jun 03, 2020
Along with natural resources, arms exports are a key component of Russia's economy. In the last two decades, Moscow has managed to deepen its connection with Africa and became the…
May 24, 2020
Egypt said that it is willing to resume negotiations with Sudan and Ethiopia over the filling of a controversial mega-dam that has been a source of tension between all three…
May 22, 2020
China and the United Nations backed calls for Ethiopia to resume talks over its plans to begin filling a giant hydropower dam that are opposed by Egypt. Ethiopia wants to…
May 22, 2020
The Supreme Court of Zambia has just delivered a fundamental and remarkable Judgement. It has fined Mopani Copper Mines $13 million! This is a case in which the Zambia Revenue…
May 19, 2020
Zimbabwe’s state power transmission company has invited bids for the construction of 500 megawatts (MW) of solar power plants as part of a drive to increase its use of renewable…
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