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Africa Energy & Infrastructure Forum & Awards

Theme: Powering Africa’s Infrastructural Development Date: November 9, 2018 Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town Overview The Energy & Infrastructure sector in Africa has grown significantly in the past decade owing to the contributions of some strategic players in the sector. While there are still gaps and room for improvement in the sector, certain companies

Using African Gas For Africa First

by NJ Ayuk JD/MBA A private sector initiative called LNG2Africa is addressing one of the continent’s biggest lost opportunities, turning LNG into an African asset. 2018 is turning out to be a bold new year. We are witnessing changes to the African energy market that are both welcome and long-awaited for. We spoke before of

Liquid Telecom Announces Ambitious Plan To Help Develop Kenya’s Rural Road Network

Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, is working on an ambitious plan that will help improve Kenya’s rural road network. The company recently announced that it is connecting the Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA) headquarters to all 47 of its regional offices over the next two weeks. Access to

Malawi Seeks Investments In Infrastructure Projects As Country Becomes AFC’s 18th Member State

The Republic of Malawi is seeking to boost investments in its growing infrastructure sector by becoming the second Southern African member country of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa’s leading infrastructure development finance institution. Malawi’s AFC membership has been touted as a progression of the Corporation’s existing investment footprint in the country. AFC had previously acted

Africa Must Develop Smart Cities In Order To Achieve Middle Income Status Industry

Africa’s policymakers, governments, and stakeholders must develop smart cities in order for the continent to achieve middleincome status, industry professionals have said. A smart city is an urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information which is used to manage assets and resources efficiently. Socio-economic experts made the declaration on the