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Gambia ends talks with African Petroleum

Gambia has ended talks with African Petroleum to extend oil exploration in two of the West African country's most promising offshore blocks and is now in preliminary discussions with new investors, a senior oil official told Reuters. The A1…
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Botswana invites bids to build 100 MW solar plant

Botswana's state-owned power utility has invited bids to build a 100 megawatt (MW) solar power plant to boost energy security in the diamond-rich southern African country. In a document published on its website, Botswana Power Corporation…
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Tullow makes oil discovery in Kenyan well

Africa-focused oil company Tullow Oil Plc said it encountered 75 metres of net oil pay in two zones at an exploration well in Northern Kenya. The Emekuya-1 well, located in the South Lokichar basin in North-Western Kenya, would eventually…
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South Africa to sign new nuclear power pacts

South Africa plans to sign new, more transparent nuclear power agreements with five foreign countries after a high court blocked a deal with Russia due to a lack of oversight, the energy ministry said on Saturday. South Africa signed…
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