Posts tagged as Ethiopia

Power developments in Africa, Nov-Dec 2018

Universal electrification becoming a reality Kenya’s Lake Turkana Wind Farm is making the promise of nationwide access to electricity a reality. Electrification rates have reportedly increased from 28% in 2013 to 60% in 2017. The rate is expected to reach 80% by 2020. Lake Turkana Wind Farm is the biggest in Africa, with a generating […]

Building geospatial capacity in African secondary cities

  Secondary Cities Africa team representatives from Cameroon, Ethiopia and Nigeria participated in the week-long Secondary Cities South Africa Technical Exchange which took place at Esri South Africa’s offices in Midrand, Gauteng from 26 to 30 June 2016.  The event, which was organised by the American Association of Geographers, EIS-Africa, Esri South Africa and the […]

Power developments in Africa, July 2016

  Uganda oil and gas industry gets boost Uganda has earmarked 188-billion shillings towards the implementation of its oil and gas plans in the 2016/17 financial year. In the budget that was read out in June by finance minister, Matia Kasaija, it was stated that the funds will be used to develop the country’s oil […]