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The much-awaited Unit Six of Medupi Power Station was officially opened at the weekend. Angelo Coppola reports.
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Zimbabwe's manufacturing industry output will slide further than expected this year, largely due to the impact of severe power cuts affecting the country. The electricity authority says low levels of water at Kariba Hydro Electrical Dam which produces mos
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Small businesses in Zimbabwe struggling to stay afloat with constant power cuts in the country. Some industries have had to pay more money to be assured of electricity supply. The government is looking into developing 14 power projects.
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A recent 10% cut in power prices by Djibouti's government may enhance growth in the Horn of Africa nation where electricity bills account for nearly a quarter of business expenses. Most companies in the country cite electricity costs as the most significa
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The Egyptian government is planning to raise electricity prices. It's part of a 5-year plan to reduce energy subsidies, which consume nearly 20-percent of state expenditure. Meanwhile, the low international oil price has eased the burden on the state budg
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South Africa's state-owned power utility has declared a dispute with three unions. Eskom says wage negotiations have stalled, as employees' demands are too high. But workers say they deserve a share of the power giant's profits. Angelo Coppola has more
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Uganda's National Social Security Fund, has acquired the majority stake of the electricity distribution company, Umeme. The deal follows the exit of the British private equity firm, Actis, which was the power giant's largest shareholder. Michael Baleke ha