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Rwanda: Govt Pledges More Support to Renewable Energy Initiatives

By Michel Nkurunziza Government will continue supporting initiatives that promote rural electrification and renewable energy in particular to ensure Rwandans access affordable power, Jules Ndenga, the in charge of planning and policy at the Ministry of Infrastructure, has said. Ndenga added that renewable energy sources like solar power are ideal for rural households, saying they […]

Nigeria: Govt to Expend U.S.$1 Billion On Gas Supply

Determined to boost power supply across the country, the federal government yesterday said it would expend $ 1 billion to ensure adequate gas supply. It said the fund would be sourced from the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) allocation, as well as the private sector providers. This was disclosed at the end of a […]

South Sudan: Govt Rejects Call for Oil Contract Suspension

Juba — The South Sudanese government says it would not relent to recent demands for suspension of all new oil contracts, arguing that such a decision was not in the country’s best interest. “We cannot agree that a moratorium on petroleum contracting is at this time in the best interests of the citizens of the […]

Cameroon: Govt Raises Salaries After Cutting Fuel Subsidies


Photo: Petrol station Cameroon has raised the base salary for government workers and the military, entering negotiations with transport workers in an effort to stop potential social unrest, according to . The fuel subsidies on petrol, diesel and cooking gas were reportedly cancelled last week in an attempt to cut costs – pushing up the […]

Tanzania: Leaked Agreement Shows Govt May Not Get Good Gas Deal

Natural gas is on the scene in Tanzania, and expectations are sky high. There are those who see this as the end of aid dependency, or the solution to the government’s perennial money troubles. And of course, there are others who see this as a personal opportunity to get rich quick. But not everybody’s expectations […]

Govt ready to dialogue, re-integrate Boko Haram members – Jonathan

By Abiodun Alade President Goodluck Jonathan has reiterated his administration determination to use all available options in handling the threat of terrorism in the country, including dialogue, de-radicalization, rehabilitation and reintegration of members of the dread boko haram that renounce terrorism and embrace peace. This was made known by the president during his Democracy Day […]

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