Energy, Environment & Climate Change

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,...

S.Africa renewables firms look for debt savings to lower tariffs

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African renewable energy companies are looking for ways to make savings on their debt so they can help...

South Africa’s Eskom implements first power outages in months

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Struggling South African power utility Eskom implemented planned power outages for the first time since March on Friday, ending...

Botswana issues maiden power generation licences to private producers

GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswana issued its first licences allowing three private companies to generate their own power which will mostly be destined...

How Africa is hooking up the wilderness with the universe to help NASA in the space race.

Work at the Deep Earth Station is likely to see the biggest influx of people and equipment into Majtiesfontein since the Anglo-Boer War when it was home to British 12,000 troops.

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