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Zambia to get first wind power plant

JOHANNESBURG, August 24 – The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has approved a $1.05 million grant to support a feasibility study for Zambia’s first wind power plant. The funding was awarded to renewable power project developer, Access Power and its strategic partner, EREN Renewable Energy (EREN RE), Construction review online reported on Tuesday. “The […]

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Angolan elections kick off with the AU monitoring proceedings

JOHANNESBURG, August 23  – Following the invitation by the Government of the Republic of Angola and the National Electoral Commission, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has deployed an African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to the Angolan general elections which began Wednesday morning. The African Union Short Term Election Observation […]

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Infrastructure a catalyst for increasing inter-regional trade in Africa, says Davies

JOHANNESBURG, August 21 – The development of infrastructure was an essential and absolutely fundamental catalyst for regional integration for increasing inter-regional trade and for industrialisation in Africa, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Monday. “As the government of South Africa we categorically stated that the development of infrastructure is an essential and absolutely […]