Energy, Environment & Climate Change

South Africa’s Eskom to implement power cuts on Tuesday after breakdowns

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African power utility Eskom will implement planned blackouts on Tuesday after breakdowns at a number of power stations...

Nigeria pays $14 mln for fuel in June despite subsidy removal – NNPC

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria’s state oil company recorded a 5.34 billion naira ($14 million) cost for fuel in June, months after it...

African farmers are younger than you think. Here is why

Over the past 20 years sub-Saharan Africa has registered the highest rate of agricultural production in the world. There have been knock-on effects with...

Total and Mozambique sign security pact for $20 billion natural gas project

Violence in the northern Cabo Delgado region has recently claimed dozens of lives. Earlier this month insurgents captured a heavily-defended port in the far northern town of Mocimboa da Praia.

Algeria’s gas exports to fall sharply in 2025 -minister

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria’s gas exports will drop to 26 billion to 30 billion cubic metres per year in 2025 from 45...

Sasol to sell world’s biggest oxygen production site to Air Liquide

(Reuters) - Sasol has agreed to sell the world’s biggest oxygen production site in Secunda, South Africa, to France’s Air Liquide for...

Sasol expects delay in last unit in U.S. project to come onstream

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s Sasol said on Thursday a unit damaged by fire at its Lake Charles Chemical Project (LCCP) should...

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to hold more talks on Renaissance dam

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have agreed to resume talks to break a deadlock on the Grand Renaissance Dam...

Russia’s Alrosa starts diamond prospecting in Zimbabwe through JV with ZDCD

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian diamond producer Alrosa on Tuesday said it had started prospecting and preliminary exploration works for primary diamond deposits...

Egypt aims to import 600,000-700,000 tonnes of sugar in FY 20-21 – official

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will aim to import 600,000-700,000 tonnes of sugar in the 2020-2021 financial year which began on July 1,...

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