Friday, 05 June 2015

 

Africa: Nuclear Power Supports Growing Development PDF Print Email
Friday, 05 June 2015 10:32 Interviews

Africa: Nuclear Power Supports Growing Development

PolikarpovJ’BURG, South Africa, June 05, 2015 (Buziness Africa) -- In August 2014, Viktor Polikarpov was appointed as the Regional Vice -President of Rosatom International Network. His key responsibilities include overseeing, implementing and managing all Russian nuclear projects in Sub-Sahara African region. In this interview, Viktor Polikarpov discusses the potential nuclear energy requirements and nuclear safety as well as how to use nuclear energy in agricultural, health and other sectors of the economy in Africa. He spoke in wide ranging interview with Kester Kenn Klomegah, Regional Editor-in-Chief for Russia & Eurasia at Buziness Africa.


 

Rosatom participated in African Utility Week 2015 PDF Print Email
Friday, 05 June 2015 09:36 News

Rosatom participated in African Utility Week 2015

MOSCOW, June 05, 2015 (RosAtom) -- ROSATOM welcomes the efforts of African countries to improve its power system for the sake of the further economic development of the continent, expressed Alexander Kirillov, Director of Rosatom Africa, at a dedicated nuclear panel session held during the African Utility Week 2015 conference.


 

World Bank Projects $33bn Remittances To Africa PDF Print Email
Friday, 05 June 2015 09:30 News

World Bank Projects $33bn Remittances To Africa

By Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh

ACCRA, Ghana, June 05, 2015 (The Chronicle) -- Growth of remittances to the Sub-Saharan Africa region is projected to slow to 0.9 percent in 2015, amounting to $33 billion, according World Bank’s latest Migration and Development Brief.

It said Nigeria alone accounts for around two-thirds of total remittance inflows to the region, but its remittances are estimated to have remained flat in 2014, at roughly $21 billion. The regional growth in remittances in 2014 largely reflected strong growth in Kenya (10.7 percent), South Africa (7.1 percent) and Uganda (6.8 percent). The level of remittance dependency varies across countries.


 

Africa Panel calls for African energy revolution PDF Print Email
Friday, 05 June 2015 09:29 Industry

Africa Panel calls for African energy revolution

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 05, 2015 (GNA) - African leaders must start an energy revolution that connects the unconnected, and meets the demands of consumers, businesses and investors for affordable and reliable electricity, the Africa Progress Panel has suggested.

 


 

 

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