Marius Oosthuizen, a lecturer in strategic foresight at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), led delegates during the final keynote session of this year's African Utility Week in a scenario planning exercise, unpacking some of the trends shaping the future of utilities.
Sindy Peters 23 May 2017
The ever-vibrant and inspirational brand and reputation expert Thebe Ikalafeng delivered one of the keynote talks at the recently concluded 2017 African Utility Week
Sindy Peters 19 May 2017
Uganda's Minister of Water and Environment Sam Cheptoris kicked off proceedings in the Water track on the first day of this year's African Utility Week
Sindy Peters 17 May 2017
Energy access remains a huge problem for most people living on the African continent
Fred McBagonluri 5 May 2017
Zelda la Grange, former SA President Nelson Mandela's personal assistant, is guest speaker at the awards
Regional power events in Africa, including EAPIC and WAPIC, have been renamed to Future Energy, in order to reflect the optimism and potential of the energy and power sectors on the continent
The fourth annual African Utility Week Industry Awards will honour pioneering utilities, projects and people in the energy and water industry on the continent
Sub-Saharan Africa trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy
The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a specialised unit at the UCT Graduate School of Business, said in 2015 that in terms of current trends, it would take until 2080 for every African to have access to electricity
Tsakane Ngoepe and Tine Henriksen 11 Jan 2017
The fourth annual POWER-GEN Africa and third DistribuTECH Africa conference and exhibition, have announced the Call for Papers for both events, with a deadline for abstract submissions of 6 January 2016
SkyPower has signed a $2.2bn agreement with Kenya for the development of 1GW of world-class solar projects to be built in four phases over the next five years
A Zimbabwean company on Thursday, 23 July 2015, signed a $1.1bn agreement with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to build a 600-megawatt thermal power plant, a move expected to ease power cuts in the country
Foreign steel producers on Wednesday, 24 May, called for prudence from the Trump administration as it considers possible actions to shield domestic companies from unfair imports on national security grounds.
If the physical appearance of individuals really matters in business, then it's reasonable to say that how good-looking your office is tells a lot about the business you get. One shouldn't be surprised when a shabby office attracts only low-budget, pain-in-the-behind clients.
Naija Writers’ Coach 22 May 2017
Paintmaker AkzoNobel on Monday, 8 May, turned down a third revised offer bid from US-based rival PPG, saying it still undervalued the Dutch company.
Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal said on Friday, 28 April, it would not give a profit target for the current fiscal year owing to uncertainty over prices for raw materials and finished products.