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What’s in Store for Chinese Companies Encouraged to Invest in Equatorial Guinea?

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister, Qin Gang, recently urged Chinese companies to invest in Equatorial Guinea and expressed that the Chinese market is open to receiving more products from the African nation. After meeting his Equatorial Guinea counterpart, Simeon ...

Chinese Company Commences Construction Works After 5-Year Delay as Kenya Turns to Mega Dams for Irrigation

China’s Sinohydro Corporation and Engineering has received the green light to commence works on the $135 million Mwache Multipurpose Dam project in Kenya’s Kwale County. Launched by President William Ruto on Thursday, the long-awaited project is scheduled for completion in 2026. ...

EACOP: Court to Determine Fate of Oil Pipeline Project by Chinese, Other Shareholders

Just days after Lloyd’s Cincinnati confirmed that it will not insure the controversial East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), the project faces another hurdle at the East African Court of Justice (EACJ). The EACJ is expected to rule in the case ...

China’s CiEG Signs 2.4 Giga-Watts Power-Purchase Agreement With Zambia’s Zesco Amidst Debt Crisis

The Integrated Clean Energy Power Company Ltd (CiEG) of China signed a Power-Purchase Agreement (PPA) on Monday with the Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (Zesco) for the generation of 2,400 Megawatts (MW) of renewable energy. In a statement from Peter Chibwe ...

China’s Renewable Energy Expertise Could Help Cape Town Address Crippling Blackouts

As South Africa’s power woes worsen, Cape Town is seeking to double electricity supplies from hydropower from the current 200 megawatts (MW) in a desperate bid to reduce the impact of chronic power outages. South Africa’s second-biggest city is trying ...

Will China, UAE’s Masdar Successfully Collaborate to Give Africa Reliable Renewable Energy?

The shift to renewable energy is gaining momentum in Africa with the Ivory Coast signing an agreement with Masdar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) renewable energy company on the exploration and development of a 50-70 megawatt (MW) solar power plant. In ...

Will a Chinese Green Hydrogen Project in Egypt be a Blueprint for Africa?

Egypt and China are seeking to consolidate economic and investment cooperation in various areas of common interest, including clean energy. The China International Energy Group (CIEG) intends to establish a $5 to $8 billion project to produce green hydrogen in the ...
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