Engineering

Nov 01, 2017
Russia has signed a deal to build two nuclear power plants in Nigeria, as Africa's largest economy seeks to end its energy crisis. Russian state-owned company Rosatom will build one…
Oct 31, 2017
Oil prices steadied on Tuesday after a week of gains as the prospect of increasing U.S. exports dampened bullish sentiment that has driven Brent to more than two-year highs above…
Oct 30, 2017
British oil explorer Tullow has reported a barren oil search from its latest drilling expedition in Turkana, ending its success streak for the first time this year. The firm had…
Oct 19, 2017
Over 1000 companies expressed interest in 17 categories of projects for the 2017 capital projects of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC). The Managing Director of the NRC, Engr. Fidet Okhiria disclosed…
Oct 11, 2017
Direct investment in energy infrastructure have proved very successful in developed markets for decades. However, wind and solar energy projects have not been readily available to South African investors. This…
Oct 10, 2017
Dataxis’ latest research sheds light on the steady expansion of the Pay TV market in Africa. Following data publication for the second quarter of 2017, the total number of Pay-tv…
Oct 05, 2017
Kenya has registered an explosive growth in the number of TV and radio stations in about two years since the East African nation switched from analogue to digital broadcasting. The…
Sep 20, 2017
China is transforming its sources of energy domestically in a bid to reverse decades of environmental pollution. But the switch to renewable energy has brought about a conundrum: what to…
Sep 18, 2017
The Nigerian government has granted a 10-year tax incentive to Dangote group for the construction and rehabilitation of roads, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said. Mr.…
Sep 15, 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…
Sep 15, 2017
The government of Nigeria has announced the award of a $5.8 billion contract to build what will be the largest power plant in the country. The 3,050-megawatt Mambila hydroelectric power…
Sep 12, 2017
In East Africa, Ethiopia is preparing for Phase 1 construction of a $51 million ethanol plant, to commence in October. Together with Germany’s Eugen Schmitt Company, Ethiopia’s sugar Corporation will…
Sep 04, 2017
Acacia Mining said on Monday it would stop underground work at its flagship Tanzanian gold mine and cut its production guidance in the face of a confrontation between the industry…
Aug 21, 2017
AngloGold Ashanti's chief executive has not ruled out the possibility of separating the gold miner's South African assets from the rest of the portfolio but said its debt remained too…

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