• Right on track

    Right on track

    In a drive to modernise Nigeria’s railway system, the country is building its first rolling stock assembly plant. The facility is being built under a 2018 agreement between the Ministry… Read more

    Next generation

    Next generation

    Work on a major electrification project is set to commence in Tanzania. At a cost of US$59 million, the 132 kV Tabora–Katavi transmission line will span 381 km between Tabora… Read more

    Brewing potential

    Brewing potential

    A multimillion-dollar fund has been launched to promote Africa’s coffee industry. In a collaboration between the InterAfrican Coffee Organisation (IACO), the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International and the International… Read more

    Amped up

    Amped up

    In Kenya, an innovative collaboration will see lithium-ion batteries from solar lanterns repurposed to create more affordable and longer-lasting energy cells. A partnership between Aceleron – a UK-based clean-tech company… Read more

    High energy

    High energy

    Construction of the world’s largest solar-power facility is complete. Egypt’s US$4 billion Benban solar PV park has a total capacity of 1.5 GW and spans more than 37 km2, as reported… Read more