Ugandan youth wins Africa prize

Brian Gitta, a 24-year-old Ugandan engineer has won the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, making him the first Ugandan and youngest recipient of the prize. Gitta and his team won for their invention, Matibabu, a device which tests for malaria without drawing...

Renewable Energy Capacity Increase

According to research by renewable’s policy organisation REN21, a record amount of renewable power capacity was installed throughout the world in 2017 as the cost of wind and solar became even more competitive with fossil fuels. This further increases the...

$180m Loan for Kenya Energy Sector

The World Bank has approved a $180m International Development Association (IDA) Guarantee towards the Kenya energy sector. The loan will go to Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen), the leading electric power generation company in Kenya. In order to...