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Off-grid solar will transform business in Nigeria

28-Aug-2017

Access to power is a major constraint for Nigeria’s SMEs, and thousands are now using the Lumos Mobile Electricity service, which provides customers with reliable, clean, affordable solar electricity The people behind one of the fastest growing off-grid solar companies in Africa have said that the mobile solar revolution will transform Nigeria’s small-business economy. Access to power is a major constraint for Nigeria’s SMEs, and thousands are now using the Lumos Mobile Electricity service, which provides customers with reliable, clean, affordable solar electricity. Lumos Nigeria Chief Executive Officer Yuri Tsitrinbaum believes the availability of solar solutions will play an essential role in efforts to bridge the...

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Power Africa Partners U.S. African Development Foundation and GE Announce Women in Energy Challenge Winners in Uganda

28-Aug-2017

Joint Energy and Environments Projects (JEEP) and Conservation and Development Uganda Limited (CODE) will each be awarded a grant of $100,000 to expand their renewable energy enterprises to reach women beneficiaries. The U.S. African Development...

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Absa Bank Ltd & China Development Bank conclude a $100 mn agreement

28-Aug-2017

This is the first major transaction between the two lenders and is geared towards providing funding to Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Absa Bank Limited, a subsidiary of the Barclays Africa Group (BAGL), has successfully concluded a five year $100...

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Zambia parliament approves 'enhanced security measures'

14-Jul-2017

Zambia's parliament has approved enhanced measures for security services for a 90-day period in a decree by President Edgar Lungu, a move critics say is an effort to tighten his grip on power. Opposition legislators boycotted the vote on Tuesday, leaving...

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