Ghana solar energy plant set to be Africa’s largest

Ghana solar energy plant set to be Africa’s largest

  A UK firm has announced plans to build what it claims is the biggest photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant in Africa. The Nzema project, based in Ghana, will be able to provide electricity to more than 100,000 homes. Construction work on the $400m (£248m) plant is due to start within 12 months. The developers […]

State Hands Over IMF Africa Group Chair

State Hands Over IMF Africa Group Chair

Tokyo — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) African Group Constituency Group has elected Malawi’s Finance Minister Ken Lipenga as the new chair of the 22-member grouping for the next two years. Lipenga, takes over from Uganda’s Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka. The IMF Executive Director for Africa, Moeketsi Majoro, said during the just-concluded group’s meeting in […]

Zimbabwe: Aids Council Accused of Lacking Transparency

Zimbabwe: Aids Council Accused of Lacking Transparency

Paidamoyo Chipunza, Civil Society has criticised the National Aids Council for allegedly lacking transparency and accountability in managing the Aids Levy. This follows reports of erratic supplies of life prolonging anti-retroviral drugs countrywide, regardless of increased Aids Levy collections. NAC is accused of spending too much money on advocacy programmes, which in effect amount to […]