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ALGERIA: New Illizi Basin gas find; ANGOLA: Subsea 7 wins BP contract; REPUBLIC OF CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE): Murphy begins oil production, makes discovery; REPUBLIC OF CONGO: SOCO spuds first Marine XI well; REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Dry well on Marine IX; EGYPT: Dana gas finds; EGYPT: Eni starts subsea gas production at North Bardawil; LIBYA: ExxonMobil drills first deep-water well; NIGERIA: Afren takes 28% stake in Okwok; NIGERIA: KNOC wins lawsuit against government; NIGERIA/SAO TOME: Addax starts JDZ drilling; SENEGAL: Shell pulls out of deal; TANZANIA: Upstream players create trade association; ZAMBIA: Government extends licensing round deadline

Egypt | Nigeria | Libya | Zambia | Congo Brazzaville | Algeria | Tanzania | Senegal
Issue 169 - 05 September 2009

N’djamena, KBR, Sonaref, Indeni

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CHAD: Chinese funding deals signed for N’djamena refinery; ANGOLA: KBR wins new contract for Sonaref technology; ZAMBIA: Indeni to seek new partner

Chad | Zambia
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Africa’s power pools are talking up their potential to endow the continent with a larger, more rational electricity supply infrastructure.

Kenya | DR Congo | Zambia | Congo Brazzaville | Tanzania
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With the Zambian electricity supply industry in a state of flux, Lusaka Stock Exchange-listed Copperbelt Energy Corporation plc (CEC) is planning another growth spurt, building new generating capacity with the estimated $100m Kabompo Gorge hydroelectric power (HEP) project in North-Western Province.

Zambia
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MAURITANIA: Uranium permit; MOZAMBIQUE: Riversdale wins Benga coal mining contract; NIGER: Uranium projects; NIGERIA: Gas supply constraints continue to hobble industry; NIGERIA: PHCN looks for tariff increase; SOUTH AFRICA: Transformer demand booms, consultant says; SOUTH AFRICA: New Western Cape wind farm scheme; TUNISIA: Nuclear deal with France; TUNISIA: Nexans cables for new airport; ZAMBIA: Lumwana inauguration

Mozambique | Mauritania | Niger | Nigeria | Zambia | South Africa | Tunisia
Issue 160 - 04 April 2009

Zesco has surplus power to sell

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Zambia finds itself in the unusual position of having surplus power supply as a result of increased generation from upgrades to its power plants and the economic crisis which has seen the country’s copper miners slash their production.

Zambia
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CAMEROON: US bauxite miner seeks power; EGYPT: Ain Sokhna financing; KENYA: Wind map tender; KENYA: Wind turbine tender; MOZAMBIQUE: Coal India wins concessions on two blocks; RWANDA/BURUNDI: Interconnection loan; SOUTH AFRICA: Alstom contract for Koeberg; ZAMBIA: Kariba North construction launched

Kenya | Cameroon | Mozambique | Egypt | Rwanda | Zambia | South Africa | Burundi
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Despite early hopes that Africa might escape the worst of the global financial crisis, sharp falls in oil and metals prices will hit many countries hard.

DR Congo | Angola | Nigeria | Zambia
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Zambia Electricity Supply Company (Zesco)/South Africa-based Tata Africa Holdings joint venture Itezhi-Tezhi Power Corporation has launched an international tender to build the 120MW Itezhi-Tezhi hydropower project on the Kafue River.

Zambia
Issue 155 - 23 January 2009

Final offers for Maamba project

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ZCCM-Investments Holdings (ZCCM-IH), owner of coal miner Maamba Collieries, announced on 8 January that it had received final offers from UK-based metals and mining group Vedanta Resources and Singapore’s Nava Bharat to operate the country’s largest coal mine and to build a 300-350MW thermal power station.

Zambia
Issue 152 - 12 December 2008

Kafue Gorge Lower delayed by site move

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The 750MW Kafue Gorge Lower project has been delayed by the need to change the project site, according to the International Finance Corporation (IFC). “Our team has… discovered that the site that has been planned for a long time is technically more complex than the site which is a few hundred metres down stream, (which) has now been selected

Zambia
Issue 147 - 05 October 2008

Parliament passes oil law

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Parliament has passed a law setting the terms for oil exploration and production. Mines Minister Kalombo Mwansa told Reuters the petroleum exploration and production law had been sent to acting President Rupiah Banda to be signed.

Zambia
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The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation has given US environmental engineering and consultancy company MWH a contract to perform technical and economic feasibility studies and assist in the selection of an independent power producer for the proposed 750MW Kafue Gorge Lower hydroelectric plant, Zambia’s biggest power project.

Zambia
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CBM pilot drilling; EEPCo seeks Gilgel Gibe 3 links;Accra looks to nuclear power; Gurara Falls HEP scheme; Rural electrification tenders; Gariep hydro rehab; AfDB financing

Ghana | Botswana | Nigeria | Ethiopia | Zambia | Senegal | South Africa
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DRC/ZAMBIA: Power supply to copper mines restored; EGYPT: Bids for nuclear consultancy; UGANDA: Nuclear bill passed

Egypt | DR Congo | Uganda | Zambia