Africa Oil & Gas: Ethiopia and Djibouti sign deal to build gas pipeline

Africa Oil & Gas: Ethiopia and Djibouti sign deal to build gas pipeline

Ethiopia and Djibouti have signed a deal to build a pipeline to transport Ethiopian gas to an export terminal in the Red Sea state, officials said. Advertisements

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Africa Mining: “Ethiopia finalizing mining industry reforms” – Minister

Africa Mining: “Ethiopia finalizing mining industry reforms” – Minister

Ethiopia will finalise reforms for its underdeveloped mining and oil sectors within the next two months as it seeks to encourage more foreign investors, its mines and petroleum minister said on Tuesday.

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Africa Renewables: Ethiopia Issues Tender for Solar Plants

Africa Renewables: Ethiopia Issues Tender for Solar Plants

In Ethiopia, the Ministry of Energy launched a call for tenders for the installation of six large-scale solar power plants. The plants would have a combined capacity of almost 800 MW and be located in the states of Afar, Somali, Oromia and Tigray. The solar plants are being developed as part of a public-private partnership at an estimated cost of approximately $795 million, which will be partially funded by the government. These projects are being…

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Africa Mining: Gemfields’ operation in Ethiopia under siege by armed groups

Africa Mining: Gemfields’ operation in Ethiopia under siege by armed groups

Precious gemstones miner Gemfields denounced this week that there has been a significant influx of firearm-bearing illegal miners and handlers at its majority-controlled emerald bulk-sampling operations in southern Ethiopia.

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Africa Oil & Gas: Ethiopia Secures Funding for Electrification

Ethiopia secured $375 million in funding from the International Development Association (IDA) for the development of its energy sector. The Ethiopian Parliament has just validated this financial assistance, which will be used to finalize the work of its national electrification program.

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