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01/04/2020 at 15h23, by Aurélie Benoit

The strange contract between Mauritanian Star Oil (Tidiani Ben Al Houssein) and Electricité de Guinée

Despite an exclusive agreement tying Star Oil and Electricité de Guinée together since 2015, Jeune Afrique...


25/03/2020 at 17h51, by Jeune Afrique Business+

US firm Renewvia launches Renewvia Energy Africa Holding and seeks to raise $350m

The Atlanta-based company recently inked a partnership agreement with Dream Projects Incubator (DPI),...


13/03/2020 at 16h29, by Jeune Afrique Business+

After Alphabet (Google), Vestas is “in negotiations” to sell its stake in the Turkana project

The Danish wind turbine manufacturer is also seeking to dispose of the project, the largest Kenyan PPP...


04/03/2020 at 17h20, by Aurélie Benoit

Tembo Power to raise $100 million for its hydroelectric projects

The company is seeking to expand its near 200MW portfolio on the continent, with the support, among others,...


03/03/2020 at 18h24, by Jeune Afrique Business+


02/03/2020 at 12h13, by Jeune Afrique Business+

How Zola EDF Côte d’Ivoire is financing the deployment of 100,000 solar kits

The transaction, estimated at €40m ($44m), is to be carried out through a receivables securitisation...


28/02/2020 at 09h44, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

Madagascar: agreement to be finalised with lenders before the end March for Axian’s Volobe dam (€350 million)

The project company will soon sign a funding principle document in Paris with the French agency Proparco,...


21/02/2020 at 16h37, by Aurélie Benoit

Togo and BBOXX are looking to create a €50 million fund to increase access to energy

Mansoor Hamayun, CEO of BBOXX, and Adjadi Bakari Shegun, Senior Energy Advisor to Togolese President...


19/02/2020 at 16h34, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Madagascar: the AfDB organises financing for the Sahofika dam project

The project’s sponsor is overseeing financing negotiations and had already granted a $100 million guarantee...


12/02/2020 at 18h49, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Bolstered by its deal with Eiffage, Uptime also wants to strengthen its position in wind energy

The Norwegian company is assisting the French group with the Grand-Tortue Ahmeyim LNG mega-project. Already...


11/02/2020 at 18h18, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Renergen reinforces in the south african LNG sector via a new collaboration with BHIT

The only exploration firm authorised to sell LNG in the country will also ramp up its helium operations,...


10/02/2020 at 14h30, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Electricité de Guinée: Alpha Condé appoints the first CEO after Veolia

Bangaly Maty

Following the French group’s withdrawal and three months with an interim CEO, Bangaly Maty was appointed...

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