Engineering

Jan 13, 2018
German automaker Volkswagen (VW) plans to double output at its Kenyan assembly plant and could build a second model there, Kenya’s presidential office said without giving a timeline. VW set…
Jan 04, 2018
Like many other men and women in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo, Agostinho feels optimistic about the future. After years of living in extreme poverty, he now has his own business and…
Dec 28, 2017
In recent years, major discoveries of gas reserves by several African nations seemed to herald an era of cheap electricity, and the prospect of an additional export product to boost…
Dec 21, 2017
Nothing comes for free, especially online. Websites and apps that don’t charge you for their services are often collecting your data or bombarding you with advertising. Now some sites have…
Dec 18, 2017
Nigeria is seeking to amend a law on deep offshore oil exploration and drilling, aiming to increase government revenue from crude sales when prices exceed $20 a barrel, the country’s…
Dec 11, 2017
The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is the world’s largest radio telescope project, which will collect data over one million square kilometres from radio astronomy telescopes on the African and Australian…
Nov 27, 2017
Ethiopia’s Water, Irrigation and Electricity Minister Sileshi Bekele said that his country will not stop constructing the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) despite Egypt’s protestations, the Ethiopian News Agency (ENA)…
Nov 15, 2017
Germany is widely seen as a world leader in the fight against climate change. Thanks to its investments in renewable power, wind and solar energy provide a third of its…
Nov 14, 2017
The federal government of Nigeria said it has recovered the sum of $64.630, 065 billion from Niger and Benin republic as part payment for electricity supply to the two nieghbouring…
Nov 13, 2017
Rapid advances in artificial intelligence and the rapid adoption of robots across diverse industries are stalking the fear of jobless growth. Responses to these developments have focused on what to…
Nov 09, 2017
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said the Federal Government has signed financial agreement for the execution of Lagos-Abidjan highway. Mr Olusegun Ogunkayode, a Senior Information…
Nov 07, 2017
You know driverless cars are coming. You’ve heard about them. But what exactly do they mean for our future? In this article, we break it down. Like many, you may…
Nov 06, 2017
Cote d'Ivoire inaugurated the Chinese-built Soubre hydroelectric power station, the largest of its kind in the West African country. The 4.5-km-long hydropower dam at Naoua Falls on the Sassandra River,…
Nov 03, 2017
Ivory Coast started producing power on Thursday at a 275 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric plant that will boost the country’s electricity output by more than 10 percent. Ivory Coast, the world’s…

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