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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
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The various projects’ supporters continue to lobby hard for a major investment at Inga, but on the ground things are not moving smoothly in DRC’s potentially mighty hydropower facility (AE 137/1).

DR Congo
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DRC and a Chinese consortium have signed a multi-billion dollar convention covering mining and infrastructure projects.

DR Congo
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President Joseph Kabila’s government has given one of the two blocks previously awarded to Tullow Oil to a consortium including PetroSA.

DR Congo
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The World Energy Council is the latest player to take on the task of bringing stakeholders together to get the Inga projects off the ground. Support from big potential clients like BHP Billiton, innovative financing proposals and a big political push may mean the Grand Inga dream becomes reality, despite all the problems associated with working in DRC, writes Thalia Griffiths.

DR Congo
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USTDA, transport initiative; IDA financing; World Bank finance for regional project; Chinese loan

DR Congo | Nigeria | Madagascar
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A look at the latest attempts to bring stakeholders in the Inga projects together

DR Congo
Issue 136 - 12 April 2008

Snel reform on the cards

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The DR Congo government committee overseeing the reform of state companies is preparing a diagnostic report on Société Nationale d’Electricité (Snel) with the aim of setting out a plan for its restructuring

DR Congo
Issue 136 - 12 April 2008

Fichtner selected for Inga rehab

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Société Nationale d’Electricité (Snel) has awarded a contract to Fichtner to oversee the rehabilitation of the Inga hydropower complex on the Congo river as well as the development of related transmission and distribution. The German engineering company bid E3.38m ($5.4m) for Phase 1 studies over 18 months and E7.72m for Phase 2 supervision of work over 52 months.

DR Congo
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DR CONGO: AfDB finance for Inga; LIBERIA: Official debt relief

DR Congo | Liberia
Issue 135 - 28 March 2008

Western Congo ratifications

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President Joseph Kabila has ratified SOCO International’s production-sharing contract for the onshore Nganzi block and EnerGulf Resources’ PSC for the onshore Lotshi Block, both in western Congo, as well as a PSC agreed in November 2005 with London-based Nessergy Ltd. Nessergy’s block is in the deep offshore on the DRC’s maritime corridor.

DR Congo
Issue 135 - 28 March 2008

SOCO takes eastern block

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Dominion Petroleum and SOCO International have agreed a production-sharing contract for Block 5 in the southern Albertine Graben adjacent to the border with Uganda (AE 133/15).

DR Congo
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CONGO-B: Transformers contract; DR CONGO: Ruzizi 1 rehab tender; ETHIOPIA: Sterlite wins EEPCo contract; TUNISIA: Rural solar project; UGANDA: ERA approves Tororo plant

DR Congo | Uganda | Ethiopia | Congo Brazzaville | Tunisia
Issue 133 - 22 February 2008

EIB to fund Kouilou Phase II

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The European Investment Bank is appraising a $75m loan for the second phase of MagIndustries’ Kouilou project, involving the development of a potash solution mining field and the construction of a potash processing plant (AE 124/2).

DR Congo
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DR CONGO: More Chinese drop in; MOROCCO: More private wind power from DLM; MOZAMBIQUE: Brazilians to build Mphanda Nkuwa; NAMIBIA: Uranium miner plans 12MW heat from acid plant

Mozambique | DR Congo | Namibia | Morocco