In 2018, South Africa agreed to invest $1billion into South Sudan’s energy infrastructure because South Sudan has the third-largest oil reserves in sub-Saharan Africa, estimated at 3.5 billion barrels, with just 30 per cent of the country explored.
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South Africa’s State-owned Oil Company Signs Deal to Explore oil in South Sudan

South Africa’s state-owned oil company Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) will own and operate Block B2. In 2018, South Africa agreed to invest $1billion into South Sudan’s energy infrastructure because South Sudan has the third-largest oil reserves in sub-Saharan Africa, estimated at 3.5 billion barrels, with just 30 per cent of the country explored. South Africa […]

The Uganda National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has approved the Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report for the Tilenga project and subsequently issued a certificate to Total E&P Uganda B.V. and Tullow Uganda Operations Pty Limited for the development of six oil fields, an industrial area, buried infield pipelines and supporting infrastructures, including camps.
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NEMA approves Tilenga report to pave way for Uganda oil production

The Uganda National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has approved the Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report for the Tilenga project. It has subsequently issued a certificate to Total E&P Uganda B.V. and Tullow Uganda Operations Pty Limited for the development of six oil fields, an industrial area, buried infield pipelines and supporting infrastructures, including […]

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) addresses the country’s energy and infrastructure sectors.
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Ethiopia collaborates with Siemens to address urgent energy challenges

Siemens has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to support the government’s objective of becoming a low middle-income country by 2025. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) addresses the country’s energy and infrastructure sectors. Other key aspects of the agreement include financing concepts that will […]

Uganda’s Cabinet has approved plans for the redevelopment of Kilembe Mines in Kasese District, which they repossessed 2-years ago after the cancellation a 25-years concession it had granted to Chinese Firm Tibet Hima Mining Company.
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Uganda Gov’t takes back Kilembe Mines, approves new redevelopment plan

Uganda’s Cabinet has approved plans for the redevelopment of Kilembe Mines in Kasese District, which they repossessed 2-years ago after the cancellation a 25-years concession it had granted to Chinese Firm Tibet Hima Mining Company. According to the Executive Director of the Uganda Media Centre, Ofwono Opondo, the move is aimed at rehabilitating the assets […]

Electricity distributor Umeme Ltd has set aside US$70million (Ush230billion) to upgrade its infrastructure network this year despite having just six years to the end of their current concession.
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Umeme sets aside US$70 million for network upgrade despite contract uncertainty

Electricity distributor Umeme Ltd has set aside US$70million (Ush230billion) to upgrade its infrastructure network this year despite having just six years to the end of their current concession. The company, in 2005, was given a 20 years concession to maintain, manage and distribute power in Uganda, which concession is due to end in 2025, six […]

As part of recent reforms efforts, Ethiopia’s energy sector is opening up for international investment.
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Ethiopia’s energy sector opens up for international investment

As part of recent reforms efforts, Ethiopia’s energy sector is opening up for international investment. Recently, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Finance inaugurated a new directorate for Public-Private Partnerships to oversee the development of six mega solar projects worth $800 million, as well as the 17 hydropower sites expected to be developed by IPPs. According to officials […]

The Government of South Sudan and the African Energy Chamber have signed an agreement that will see the Chamber mobilizing capacity building initiatives, work on reforms to boost an enabling environment for oil investors and invest in energy access initiatives.
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South Sudan signs Agreement for Technical Assistance in Petroleum Sector

The Government of South Sudan and the African Energy Chamber have signed an agreement that will see the Chamber mobilizing capacity building initiatives, work on reforms to boost an enabling environment for oil investors and invest in energy access initiatives. The two organizations have entered into a technical assistance cooperation agreement to strengthen the country’s […]