The issue leads with an examination of Ghana's wide-ranging debt restructuring and refinancing deal and what it might mean for other debt-distressed countries around the continent.
African Energy also looks at Zimbabwe, which in the run up to August elections is being threatened by electricity shortages, corruption and soaring inflation. Critics say an uneven electoral playing field still favours the incumbent Zanu-PF.
Power coverage leads with a focus on the Indian Ocean island states, which are pushing ahead with renewable energy schemes to reduce their dependence on diesel and other polluting fuels.
Power data analysis focuses on the off-grid sector with new figures from African Energy Live Data suggesting 800MW of additional off-grid solar capacity is expected to come online over the next five years.
Upstream coverage leads with a look at Africa's upstream hotspots, which are appealing to majors looking for growth without the extra burden of windfall and carbon taxes now apparent in Europe.
Coverage also examines DR Congo's efforts to drum up interest in onshore
blocks amid doubts over export routes, while a Mozambique update examines an eagerly-awaited report into the Cabo Delgado insurgency and what it means for the future of the Mozambique LNG project.
The issue's transition minerals coverage focuses on a potential Zambian copper revival.
The African Energy view examines the commissioning of the Dangote refinery and the positive economic impact it could have for Nigeria and the incoming President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.