Globeleq Reaches Financial Close on South African Renewable Plants

LONDON, May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq has completed the acquisition in South Africa of four renewable generation plants and the asset management company from an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management. The addition of these entities strongly complements Globeleq’s existing renewable power business in South Africa where the company already owns, operates and manages 238MW […]

Ethiopia Humanitarian Bulletin Issue #9 | 13 – 26 May 2019

HIGHLIGHTS INGO partners have now gained full access to Kamashi zone after months of intermittent access. Reports from zonal/regional authorities indicate nearly 1.9 million IDPs have returned to their areas of origin since the Government began a scale…

What to expect from biggest ever Africa Cup of Nations tournament

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, popularly known as Afcon, is the biennial championship in which Africa’s top men’s teams compete for the gold-plated African Nation Cup trophy. The winner will hoist that trophy after the final on Friday 19 July at the C…

World Bank Approves $550m For Ethiopia

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a total of $550 million for Ethiopia to support the country’s efforts to improve the livelihoods of pastoralists and its ongoing power sector reforms.Accordingly, it approved $350m ($70m grant …

Finance Minister Retained in Leaner S. African Cabinet

PRETORIA / JOHANNESBURG President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday retained Tito Mboweni as finance minister in a new, leaner cabinet, following on from a pre-election pledge to reform and revive an ailing economy and attract foreign investors.Ramaphosa, w…