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Exclusive interview with Martin Kusel, Mascor’s Country Manager in Uganda. Mascor and John Deere are platinum sponsors for this year’s Agribusiness Congress East Africa and have been longtime supporters of the event.
It is very expensive to be poor. Poor people are paying far too much for energy substitutes, but they can afford electricity, even if more expensive that the national grid
Exclusive interview with Riccardo Ridolfi, the Head of Business Development for Absolute Energy Capital (AEC). At Future Energy East Africa, he is part of a panel discussion on “How do you harness the potential from mini grids?”
Zimbabwe is heading for crucial elections in 2018 amid a growing economic crisis and fierce infighting in the ruling Zanu-PF. President Robert Mugabe (93) is eligible for re-election, but there are moves behind the scenes to determine his eventual successor.The PSC Report spoke to Derek Matyszak, Senior Research Consultant for the Institute for Security Studies in Zimbabwe, about the run-up to the polls.
Le Soleil : Interview de Rémy Rioux, le Directeur Général de l’Agence Française de Développement (AFD)
One of the hot topics that will be discussed at AviaDev Africa this October will be the “National Carrier conundrum”– a impediment to or catalyst for economic prosperity?
Our aim is to make East Africa one country, one state – says Yoweri Museveni of Uganda. “It’s now integrated economically but together with our partners we want East Africa to become one country.”
FINANCIAL RISK INTERVIEW: “The solar off-grid grid space is fascinating. Like telecom it is an example where development and private interests are fully compatible.”
Exclusive interview with Harald Hirschhofer, Senior Advisor, The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX), The Netherlands. Harald is organising a TCX Risk Mitigation workshop during the F&I Forum at African Utility Week and will address attendees on “Understanding of risks and their pricing – how can the supply of long-term local currency financing and hedging be improved?“
WORLD BANK INTERVIEW: Mini and off-grid electricity, especially from sources like solar, offers increasing potential to electrify homes in many rural areas of Sub-Saharan Africa”
Exclusive interview with Lucio Monari, Director, Energy and Extractive Global Practice at the World Bank. He will address the CEO Forum at the upcoming African Utility Week on a World Bank study on the “Financial Viability of Electricity Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa”.