Open warfare at Zesco
There’s trouble at the top at the state-owned power utility [...]
After European Union commissioner Andris Piebalgs and Zambian minister Keith Mukata signed an accord concerning a €484 million EU aid [...]
A lot of African countries are crossing their fingers that the Grand Inga dam will be built. But that’s still far down the road.
French companies are among many others in showing interest in building an 800 MW power plant supplied by gas from the Kudu field.
During a closed-door meeting with donors in Paris on May 19, Congo-K’s electricity minister, Bruno Kapandji Kalala, made a strong [...]
To meet an expected surge in demand from 184 MW in 2012 to 487 MW in 2003, the government is trying to woo investors. But the country’s shaky financial situation is scaring them away.
The World Bank is financing not only an interconnection between the north and south of the country but also an upgrade of the grid in the capital, Lusaka.
The European institution has finally agreed to finance a good part of a hydro power plant at Itezhi-Tenhi that is to be built by India’s Tata.
Debts between Lusaka and Harare that date back to the colonial period are preventing some power projects from getting off the ground.