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New .@Google Search Tool to Accelerate Job #Opportunities in #Africa

Multinational technology company, Google, recently inaugurated a new job search tool for the African market, with the aim of helping employment seekers to find...

Nigeria Sets Aside $1.5 Billion For Urban Water Projects

According to the Minister of Water Resources Suleiman Adamu, the Nigerian Government has released $1.5Bn to the urban water sanitation sector through the National...

#Throwback: Investing in Infrastructure

Africans are reminded every day of the need for more and better infrastructure. Estimates are that Sub-Saharan Africa’s infrastructure needs USD 93 billion per...

Nigerian Senate Passes Petroleum Industry Bill

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, the long-awaited legislation that promises broad reforms to the nation’s oil and gas industry. The...

Sokoto State Govt To Ensure Sustainable Development in Urban-Rural Areas

The Sokoto State Government has committed to ensuring sustainable development in the urban and rural areas of the state. Aminu Tambuwal This was disclosed by...

Nigeria Seeks $5.2 Billion from World Bank for Electricity

Nigeria is seeking $5.2 billion from the World Bank to expand electricity generation and help the economy recover from its first contraction in 25...

#Event: Solar Energy Expo 2017

  Many African countries are currently exploring the use of solar and other renewable energy sources, with Ethiopia being a strong market for solar industry...

#Power: Is Africa a Cursed Continent?

What is energy/power poverty? According to Schneider Electric, energy poverty is lack of access to modern energy services. It refers to the situation of large...

#ICTBusiness: GE Announces Order with AE Energia to Bring Fast, Digital...

Fast, trailer-mounted solutions will bring 200 megawatts (MW) of power, the equivalent needed for up to an additional 15% of Angola's population Includes...

#Opportunities: Call for Applications – Lagos Development Envision Lab

In September 2017, Arctic Infrastructure (AI) and the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Nigeria will be hosting the 'Lagos Development Envision Lab', a residence training programme...

#SustainabilityToday: Lagos, Enugu Building Resilience for Africa’s Future Urbanisation

  In line with the United Nations’ SDG 9 and 11 as well as the United Nations’ New Urban Agenda, two major Nigerian cities, Lagos...

Trump’s Executive Order May Foul US Drinking Water Supply

President Donald Trump signed an executive order that could pollute many Americans' drinking water sources. On February 28, Trump ordered a review of the Clean Water Rule, with the...

Dutch Trains Now Fully Powered by Wind Energy.

The New Year has brought greener modes of transport to Netherlands. As at the 1st of January, all electric train rides in Netherlands had...

Athens Airport becomes the 28th Airport to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Athens International Airport has become the 25th airport in Europe and the 28th airport in the world to achieve carbon neutral status (Level 3+)...

The World’s First Eco-friendly Sports Hub to be Built in Dubai

The world’s first green sports development, the “Green Sports Hub”, recently launched will be built in the next two years. The facility will be...

UK becomes the First Nation to Transmit Data through Power Grid

The United Kingdom has become the first nation to successfully transfer information through a national power grid. This achievement is...

#Environment: Payatas, Philippines Plans to Build Classrooms from Plastics Bottles

On the doorstep of the notorious Payatas dumpsite – the place where thousands of tonnes of Manila garbage is dumped every day – the...

Scotland Marks Historic Milestone, Launches First Large-Scale Tidal Energy Farm in...

The first large scale tidal energy farm in the world has been launched in Scotland! The project– the MeyGen tidal stream project – developed by...

#Tanzania: GSM Body unveils rural connectivity project

The GSM Association (GSMA), a body that represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, announced the launch of the first active Infrastructure-sharing initiative in...

Nigeria’s Maiden U.S. $146 Million Investment with Pan Africa Solar Paves...

Pan Africa Solar and the Federal Government of Nigeria have jointly signed Nigeria's first Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) which was carried out at...
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