Engineering

The Democratic Republic of Congo is the major source of some of the minerals used to manufacture components in household appliances, mobile phones, electric vehicles and jewellery. The mineral extraction…
Nov 19, 2020
The latest Top 25 Movers & Shakers Watch List released earlier this week by the African Energy Chamber highlights how important 2021 will be for the Angolan oil & gas…
Nov 18, 2020
Despite having the largest oil reserves and resources in Africa, Nigeria only benefitted five per cent investment within the last five years. This was disclosed in Abuja yesterday by the…
Oct 13, 2020
Nigeria is to go ahead with a plan to rehabilitate the narrow-gauge railway between Port Harcourt, on the Atlantic coast, and Maiduguri on the border with Chad, a distance of…
Sep 29, 2020
Nigeria’s long-awaited oil reform bill would privatise the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), amend changes to deepwater royalties made late last year and scrap key regulatory agencies in favour of…
Sep 14, 2020
All is set now for the kickoff of the Tanga-Hoima Pipeline, with Tanzania looking to March 2021 for the start of the construction of the $3.5 billion project. This followed…
Sep 07, 2020
French Minister for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness, Franck Riester says the planned Nigeria-French refinery is good for both countries. The French Minister for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness, Franck…
Aug 31, 2020
Refineries in Nigeria, Africa’s top oil exporter, processed almost no crude oil in the 13 months to end June, according to the latest data published by the Nigerian National Petroleum…
Aug 24, 2020
Qatar's state-owned oil and gas company Qatar Petroleum has entered into a farm-in agreement for an acquisition of a stake in an offshore block in Angola. Qatar has reached the…
Aug 10, 2020
The Chinese government says there’s no clause in the $500 million loan it gave to Nigeria that include taking over its sovereignty.   The House of Representatives had in the…
Jul 23, 2020
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has hailed the "historic" early filling of the massive dam on the Blue Nile River that has stoked tensions with downstream countries Egypt and Sudan.…
Jul 19, 2020
French oil major Total has signed a $14.9 billion senior debt financing agreement for its massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, the biggest project financing ever in Africa,…
Jul 14, 2020
Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. Chief Operating Officer Jan Oberholzer negotiated a contract with a construction firm in which he held shares and asked a subordinate to find a job for…
Jul 08, 2020
This is a flashback. Just about a year ago, the tough speaking Ugandan President, Yuweri Museveni blamed the World Bank and the West as a whole for driving Africa into…
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