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Why Nuclear Power for African Countries Does Not Make Sense

By Hartmut Winkler POWER FEATURE Over the last few years reports have surfaced of a range of African countries planning nuclear power plants. At the moment, the only nuclear plant in operation in Africa is South Africa’s Koeberg, producing 1.86GW of power. This, according to some African leaders, is about to change. Ugandan President Yoweri

Ethiopia: A New Round Of Consultations On The Renaissance Dam In Addis Ababa

A new round of consultations on Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was launched recently in Addis Ababa. The 9 hour round included three way closed door meetings attended by the Ministers of Water and Irrigation from Egypt, the Sudan and Ethiopia. The meetings were also attended by 40 members of the three way technical committee and representative

Energy Facts About Morocco

1. Morocco depends on imports for around 93 % of energy supply While still   struggling to tap on its large hydrocarbon potential, Morocco has become the largest net importer of energy in Africa. According to the Ministry of Energy and Mines, 93.3% of the energy consumed in Morocco is imported, whether in the form of

IATA Head Tasks Aviation Stakeholders

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on aviation stakeholders to follow global standards and make greater use of operational data, to safely accommodate an additional 3.8 billion air travellers by 2036. IATA’s Director General/CEO, Dr Alexandre de Juniac, made the call in a statement in Montreal and made available to news men. De