Daily Archives: March 10, 2014

“Contrary to common perception, South Africa is doing amazingly well in small hydro at the moment.”

Every year, we always look forward to getting the views of Wim Jonker Klunne, Senior Researcher Renewable Energy at the CSIR, hydropower expert, session chairman at the upcoming Clean Power Africa – in fact Wim has been a longstanding supporter and contributor to the event since its inception. read more

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“Serious thought should be continuously given to the climate change effects and mitigations in relation to water resource management.”

Interview with Sarah M. Tibatemwa, Director, International Water Association Africa.  The IWA recently entered into a long term association partnership with African Utility Week.  Sarah is also a session chairperson during the conference. read more

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“Embarking upon a nuclear energy program is a strategic question for any developing country with significant pay-offs in terms of achieving energy self-sufficiency and around-the-clock power availability for industry and cities.”

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“CSP is the best technology for South Africa for future electricity production. It is already cheaper than new coal fired power stations.”

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AU Launches Internet Exchange Point in Namibia: “Keeping intra-country internet traffic within the country”

WINDHOEK, Namibia, March 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ 7th March, 2014: The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Infrastructure and Energy Department, in collaboration with the Ministry of Information Communication Technology of Namibia today launched the Internet Exchange Point in Namibia.
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