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Power reforms in West Africa: Challenges, prospects and opportunities

By Ogechi Onuoha, Associate Olajide Oyewole LLP DLA Piper Africa member firm in Nigeria  Limited access to electric power and endemic electricity shortages are hindering...

Power generation in Kenya and Ghana – from take-or-pay to take-and-pay

By Carrie Davies MBE, Jonathan Brufal and  Robert Currall, Gowling WLG In this article, our Africa team analyses the reasons behind the shift from a "take-or-pay"...

Can AfCFTA solve Africa’s energy challenge?

By Rodwyn Peterson, Head of Litigation Chibesakunda & Co, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Zambia  The African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA), launched...

Leveraging private investment in power transmission infrastructure in West Africa

By Joseph Lam, Legal Director DLA Piper Earlier this year, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) presented its updated Master Plan for Regional...

The role of gas in powering Africa’s future

  By Simon Collier, DLA Piper, Senior Associate It is well-known that Sub-Saharan Africa suffers from a lack of access to electricity. At the same time, there...

Access to energy is development key

By Chris Knight, The European Investment Bank In Africa energy access is key to development. Now Africans can replace their dirty diesel generators with solar...

Global Energy Transitions & Implications for the Nigerian Economy

By Professor Chijioke Nwaozuzu For more than a century, fossil fuels have accounted for a larger proportion of global energy supply sources. However, with increasing...

Green Bonds: Unlocking sustainable investment opportunities in Namibia

By Mia Kellerman, Senior Associate, Ellis Shilengudwa Incorporated (ESI), DLA Piper Africa member firm in Namibia and Ruan Bestbier, Treasury Sales and Sustainability Analyst, Bank Windhoek...

Senegal’s Ambitious Gas-to-Power Agenda

Senegal aims to obtain sufficient energy sources while reaching a triple objective that includes providing reliable electricity for its citizens DAKAR, Senegal, August 2, 2019/APO...

The African Energy Chamber Debunks the Senegalese USD$10 Billion Scandal that Never Was

The potential royalty figures referred to in the programme are wholly inaccurate and exaggerated beyond the realm of reality JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 29, 2019/APO...

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