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Ghana Gas unfit to be National Gas Aggregator – ACEP

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has warned government against consenting to the...

100-bed COVID-19 Treatment Facility ready by mid-June

Ghana is set to get its first Infectious Disease Isolation and Treatment Facility by the middle...

Wissam Al Monthiry to take over from Kweku Awotwi as Tullow Ghana MD

Following the retirement of Kweku Awotwi from Tullow Ghana this June end, the company has...

Fuel smuggling ‘Dendeys’ to be clamped down – Maritime Authority

Large wooden vessels, commonly referred to as ‘Dendeys’ designed like fishing boats, are...

US$50m Pokuase Bulk Supply Point 61% through

Construction of the US$50 million Bulk Supply Point at Pokuase is 61 per cent through, the...
Somalia Oil Blocks Put Up for Initial Bidding

Somalia Oil Blocks Put Up for Initial Bidding

Somalia has officially opened the first round of bidding for oil exploration, even as critics charged there was insufficient law to manage the programme. The country's Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources said the programme, known as the Licensing Round...

Uganda: Total-Tullow Oil Sales Deal Awaits Cabinet Approval

Uganda: Total-Tullow Oil Sales Deal Awaits Cabinet Approval

Last month's French oil giant Total E&P acquisition of Anglo-Irish Tullow assets awaits Cabinet approval before it can be endorsed by government, the Ministry of Energy has said. Dr Goretti Kitutu, the Energy minister, last Friday said they are "waiting for this...

Somalia Oil Blocks Put Up for Initial Bidding

Somalia Prepares for First Bid Round of Oil Fields

Somalia is preparing for a bid round covering seven blocks in its offshore with the official opening due on August 4. The closing date is March 12, 2021, Somali Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed said. The areas on offer are Blocks...

Tanzania: Electricity Generation Up By 3%

Tanzania: Electricity Generation Up By 3%

TOTAL electricity generated and distributed rose by 3.0 percent to a cumulative output of 1,932,297.7 megawatts in the quarter ended December last year from 1,875,946.1 megawatts level registered in the corresponding quarter in 2018. To boost industrialization drive,...

Tanzania: Electricity Generation Up By 3%

Zimbabwe: ‘Constant Power Supply to Continue’

Residential areas are likely to continue receiving uninterrupted power during the extended lockdown period despite the recent partial re-opening of industries, a senior Government official has said. President Mnangagwa on May 1, extended the national lockdown by two...

Kenya: Puzzle of Two Energy Dockets Pushing Conflicting Agenda

Kenya: Puzzle of Two Energy Dockets Pushing Conflicting Agenda

Kenya has been working to shift households from dirty cooking fuel to clean energy as it seeks to curb pollution and safeguard the health of its citizens. Charcoal, wood and kerosene, used by most poor households, have been blamed for respiratory diseases that afflict...

Minister inspects Alavanyo hydro power project

Minister inspects Alavanyo hydro power project

The Minister for Energy, Mr John-Peter Amewu, has inspected a newly completed mini hydro power project at Alavanyo Abehenease in the Volta Region. The $400,000 project, which was expected to beef up power supply to the township, was commenced in 2005 but stalled until...

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