Edcon announced that the sale of parts of the Edgars business in South Africa to Retailability has been implemented, with all approvals from regulatory authorities and all conditions precedent either fulfilled or waived.
The Kenyan Government through the Ministry of Energy launched the Kenya National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy, placing Kenya firmly on track toward sustainable consumption and production including renewable energy generation.
After a first export of gold, IMPACT and the European Union announced a traceability and due diligence system from mine site to the international market for artisanal gold from Côte d’Ivoire has been successfully implemented as part of the Just Gold project.
The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) Africa announced the launch of its regional office in Côte d’Ivoire. Hosted by the African Development Bank at its headquarters in the Ivorian capital Abidjan, GCA Africa will work with partners across the continent.
Lumos, Africa's solar home system provider, has announced new financing from U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to expand its existing market for reliable, accessible and clean solar power in Nigeria.
Air Partner, a charter and Freight solutions specialist, has established its first physical presence in South Africa, with a Johannesburg sales office that will provide localised support to Freight clients within the region.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant to Senegal’s national utility - Société Nationale d’Electricité (Senelec) for training that will help bring power to 440,000 people in rural communities using American technology.
In Africa, U.S water-innovation company Crystal Lagoons totals 29 real-estate projects anchored by crystalline lagoons, and is now breaking into the African market with its revolutionary Public Access Lagoons.
More than 8 500 jobs will be created through the Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (TASEZ), and up to 70% of those jobs will go to local residents of Mamelodi and surrounding areas in Pretoria, South Africa.
Performance Centre South Africa, the Ford-approved distributer and fitter of Ford Performance parts, has been appointed as the exclusive distributer of Vaughn Gittin’s Authentic RTR Vehicles in South Africa.
In a new move aimed at improving the resilience of Egypt’s power transmission network, Siemens Energy has been selected by the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) to connect Bashaer El Khair City project in Alexandria.
Former president and flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has been polled as having a better track record in fighting corruption than President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).