May, 2017 Edition
Iamgold has announced it is adding a new 12.5-MW solar PV plant to its Essakane gold mine
Despite very low trade between India and Mauritania, New Delhi has approved letters of credit worth $65.68 million
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Board of Directors has approved a senior concessional loan of $25 million
Cape Verde has set a target of generating all electricity from renewables by 2020
ABenin has its fair share of energy challenges. Only a third of the nation’s population has access to electricity
A lack of clean and reliable energy is a critical problem for the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) region....
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