Sudan suspended from African Union over military crackdown

The African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan’s membership after the military launched a brutal crackdown on protesters that killed dozens of people.

Ethiopia: AfDB’s Sustainable Energy Fund approves grant to spur renewable investments

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank on 17 May 2019 approved a $995,000 grant to support the roll out of a sustainable procurement framework for Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in Ethiopia.

Government of Ethiopia to present updates on National Electrification Program 2.0 (NEP) during East Africa conferences this month

Karmen Tornius, Programme Manager for the East Africa conferences, commented, “This will be the first time the market has heard these announcements, so it’s an exciting time for Ethiopia’s energy sector. The country presents many unique investment opportunities with its rapidly growing economy and population. Coupled with a more open landscape for private investment, the potential is huge.”