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Appeal to the private sector in the electrification of rural areas in West Africa


Key players in the sector of electrification in West Africa gathered in Douala, in Cameroon, at the beginning of the week, with the aim of co-ordinating their strategies in developing access to electricity in rural areas.


WAGP 'to cost nearly twice original price'


The cost of the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) is expected to exceed its original estimated price by $400 million (£249.2 million).

Nigeria's deputy minister of energy Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah was quoted by the Lagos...

Category: Energy

Germany promotes renewable sources of energy in Senegal


The German government has just made 37.4 billion CFA Francs (83 million Dollars) available to Senegal so as to encourage the development of renewable sources of energy and micro-credit.

The funds will be used to pursue the...

Tunisia invests in the development of solar energy infrastructures


Tunisia has just taken another step forward in the development of its own energy resources, with the signing of the first contract for the sale on credit of coal in the energy sector.

This involves an agreement between the...

Algeria: Sonatrach makes massive investments in energy despite the crisis


Even though the world economy has hardly emerged from the recession, the Algerian petroleum group Sonatrach is pressing ahead with its policy of investing in energy infrastructures.

“The present state of the world economy has...

3G Network to be deployed shortly in Tunisia


Le ministre tunisien ministre des technologies de la communication a dévoilé lors d'une conférence à El Ghazala la mise en place d'un réseau mobile de 2ème et 3ème génération.

The Tunisian Minister of Communications Technologies...

AfDB: $61m loan towards West African fibre optics


The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a loan of $61 million (£38.1 million) towards the Main One project, which aims to bring better broadband to West Africa.

Cote d'Ivoire, the Canary Islands, Morocco,...

Category: ICT

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