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Rwanda: Promote Use of Renewable Energy

Rwanda: Promote Use of Renewable Energy

Last week, State-run Energy Water and Sanitation Authority requested Rwanda Utilities and Regulation Authority (RURA) for a tariff hike in part to allow Government focus on power generation.Rwanda's demand for electricity has been rising steadily over the years. The number of electricity users has increased to 286,000, up from 109,000 four years ago.

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Rwanda: Government Requested to Encourage Gender Balance in Agriculture Sector

Conseil de Concertation des Organisations d'Appui aux Initiatives de Base

CCOAIB (Conseil de Concertation des Organisations d'Appui aux Initiatives de Base) in Rwanda that aims to promote the emergence of small organizations and initiatives in development requests that National budget include money for gender balance problem solving in agriculture sector.

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Tanzania: Water Project to Benefit Geita Village

Tanzania Breweries Limited

Geita — MORE than 3,000 residents in Mkolani village, Geita district, will soon benefit from a water project funded by the Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL) under its campaign dubbed "No Water No Life."The company recently donated 25m/- for the drilling of three water boreholes, to be carried out by the Dydrotech Development Agencies Community Company, which won the tender for the job. Briefing TBL Director for Corporate Affairs, Mr Stephen Kilindo and the Geita District Commissioner, Mr Manzie Mangochie on the project, the representative of the company Mr Enock Kangasa revealed that all is set for the project to kick off.

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General Electric to boost SA production

General Electric to boost SA production

Localisation already at 35%, requirement could be as much as 65% for upcoming Transnet tender.PRETORIA – The American locomotives manufacturer GE Transportation, through its subsidiary General Electric South Africa Technologies (GSAT), is looking at increasing the local content in locomotives manufactured in South Africa.

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