Daily Archives: June 4, 2014
EU announces new rural electrification projects which will provide access to energy to more than 2 million people in poor rural areas
BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – European Commission Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, will today reveal the 16 energy projects which will receive €95 million funding, thanks to the EU’s new rural electrification programme. The projects include hydro, wind, solar and biomass projects across nine African countries.
African Union Commission Consult with SADC Member States to discuss on the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)
GABORONE, Botswana, June 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The SADC Consultative meeting on CFTA/BIAT kicked off today. The meeting is organized by the AUC in collaboration with SADC Secretariat and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). The objectives of the two days meeting is to facilitate consultations and dialogue between SADC Member states on the CFTA.