01 November 21

Tullow Begins Search for New Partner as It Looks to Ramp Up Oil Production in Kenya’s Turkana County

British oil company Tullow is looking for new Kenyan partners to help accelerate plans to commercially produce oil in Kenya’s Turkana County. Tullow notes that it is looking for a strategic partnership that would streamline, and to some extent, reduce
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22 September 21

Kenya Power Abandons Plan to Raise Tariffs By 20% Amidst Growing Economic Pain in Kenya

Kenya Power, the sole distributor of electricity in Kenya, has shelved plans to increase tariffs by 20%. The move would have seen a sharp increase in energy bills for Kenyan consumers in the coming months. Instead, the state-owned company will
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16 September 21

Kenya cracks down on vendors with heavier fines and jail terms in a bid to eradicate single use plastics.

This year, Kenya marks the fourth anniversary on the ban of single use plastics. The plastic bags ban came into effect in 2017. In a bid to clear the scourge of waste choking the capital, Nairobi has implemented heftier fines
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01 July 21

For economic recovery, Mozambique cannot shun fuel marking

The World Bank recently approved a substantial development loan of $150 million for Northern Mozambique which will directly benefit social and economic resilience by boosting grass roots initiatives in approximately 300 rural locales. The fund will bring much-needed relief to
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11 April 21

Tanzania, Uganda sign oil pipeline project deal

Tanzania and Uganda on Sunday signed the East African Crude Oil Pipeline project agreement that will build a 1,440 km crude oil pipeline will be constructed from Uganda’s Albertine region to the seaport of Tanga in Tanzania.

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19 October 20

Tanzania: Kilimanjaro fire now under control

Authorities in Tanzania on Saturday said a fire on Africa’s largest mountain, Kilimanjaro, was under control.

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13 October 20

Mt. Kilimanjaro blaze possibly started by ‘fire lit to warm food for tourists’

A huge fire raging on the slopes of Africa’s largest mountain may have been sparked by a fire lit by to warm food for tourists climbing the peak.

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28 September 20

Uganda rejects plans for Murchison Falls dam

Lawmakers in Uganda have rejected government plans to build a hydropower dam at the Murchison Falls national park.

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28 September 20

Ethiopia PM tells UN: ‘No intention’ of harming Egypt, Sudan with giant dam

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has told the United Nations that his country has no intention of harming Egypt and Sudan with its controversial hydropower dam.

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29 August 20

South Sudan: Residents protest against oil fields

Residents living near South Suda’s Palouch and Melut oil fields in Upper Nile state are protesting against the environmental and health damage caused by the two facilities.

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