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Kenya's Lake Turkana wind power scheme readying for production by July

The Lake Turkana wind power project. Photo via FlickrAfrica's biggest wind power scheme, the Lake Turkana Wind Power project in Kenya, should be fully connected to the national electricity grid and producing power by the end of June, a director at the consortium building the project said on Wednesday.

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Tanzania seeks $200m World Bank loan to clear arrears of state utility

 President John Pombe Magufuli gestures, during a rally in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 23 October, 2015. Photo: Khalfan Said/AP/SIPATanzania is seeking a loan of $200 million from the World Bank for debt-ridden state power supplier TANESCO, the country's energy ministry said on Monday, two weeks after the president refused to allow the utility to hike prices to cover costs.

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Uganda and Tanzania award crude pipeline design contract to US firm

In this 2010 file photo, an oil well undergoes testing in the Lake Albertine region of western Uganda. Photo: AP/SIPAUganda and Tanzania have awarded a contract for designing a crude oil pipeline running through both east African countries to US based firm Gulf Interstate Engineering, an official document seen by Reuters on Wednesday showed.

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Djibouti sees economy growing 7% next year

Locomotives for the new Ethiopia to Djibouti electric railway system queue outside a train station in Addis Ababa, September 2016. Photo: Elias Meseret/AP/SIPADjibouti's economy is expected to grow 7% in 2017 from a projected 6.5% this year, helped by investment in ports, telecommunications and airports, its budget minister said.

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Tanzania haggles with Nigeria's Dangote Cement over price of natural gas

In this photo taken February 2013, Aliko Dangote attends a function in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP/SIPATanzania is in talks with Nigeria's Dangote Cement on the supply of natural gas to a manufacturing plant for the building material, but negotiations are currently held up over prices, said a government body in the East African country.

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Kenya Airways says some flights delayed after technicians skip work

Kenyan Airways pilots walk past a Kenya Airways plane, Saturday, May 5, 2007 at Jomo Kenyatta airport in Nairobi. Photo: Karel Prinsloo/AP/SIPA Kenya Airways said on Monday it was experiencing some disruptions to its flight schedules after an undisclosed number of technicians failed to show up for work, the latest in a series of labour-related hiccups to face the airline.

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