British Firm Clarke Energy Named Preferred Bidder to power Rwanda from Lake Kivu
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British Firm Clarke Energy Named Preferred Bidder to power Rwanda from Lake Kivu

Symbion Power has named Clarke Energy as the preferred bidder for two important power plants in Rwanda, which will generate power from dissolved biogas from deep below Lake Kivu. The projects include approximately 25 Jenbacher* gas engines from GE’s Distributed Power business. This announcement coincides with a British Government trade delegation’s visit to Africa. Clarke […]

Justice Lawrence Gidudu  of the Anti-Corruption Division of the High Court, has this morning declared Abraham Byandala, the former Uganda Minister of Works and Transport innocent
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Court declares Former Works Minister Byandala innocent of Katosi Road saga

Justice Lawrence Gidudu  of the Anti-Corruption Division of the High Court, has this morning declared Abraham Byandala, the former Uganda Minister of Works and Transport innocent of all the corruption and fraud charges that were alleged in the construction of the Mukono-Katosi Nyenga road. Gidudu said that it is not established that Byandala knew that […]

President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned Simba Cement Factory, bringing the number of cement manufacturers in Uganda to four after Tororo Cement Limited, Hima Cement Limited and Kampala Cement Company Limited.
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President Museveni commissions 4th Cement manufacturer in Uganda

President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned Simba Cement Factory, bringing the number of cement manufacturers in Uganda to four after Tororo Cement Limited, Hima Cement Limited and Kampala Cement Company Limited. The Fifth cement factory, Sinoma Cement Factory Uganda Limited is still under development. Located in Nyakesi Village, Nyakesi Parish, Rubongi sub-county, Tororo District in Eastern […]

Australian Mining Firm, Jervois Mining Limited has applied for a prospecting license over the Kabanga nickel-cobalt deposit in the Kagera region of Tanzania.
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Australian miner applies to prospect Tanzania cobalt deposits

Australian Mining Firm, Jervois Mining Limited has applied for a prospecting license over the Kabanga nickel-cobalt deposit in the Kagera region of Tanzania. The company believes the sulphide deposit to be the highest quality undeveloped nickel-cobalt deposit in the world, unmatched in scale and grade. As currently delineated, the JORC resource represents 57 million tonnes […]

Rwanda is hosting a Pan African Workshop on Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources (ABS), where participants are brought together  from across the continent.
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Workshop on genetics kicks off in Rwanda

Rwanda is hosting a Pan African Workshop on Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources (ABS), where participants are brought together  from across the continent. The three days’ workshop at the Marriot Hotels in Kigali from 28-30 this month, brings together participants representing a wide array of ABS practitioners and experts including policy makers, researchers […]