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140MW geothermal power plant in Kenya to be constructed

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has plans to construct 140MW geothermal power plant in Kenya before the end of 2016.

Abel Rotich, KenGen Geothermal Development Director, said that his organization has already secured funding to the tune of US$300m for the construction of the geothermal power plant in Kenya.

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Commercial hubs around railway stations in Kenya set to be constructed

Commercial hubs are set to be constructed around railway stations in Kenya at a whopping cost of US$ 2.1bn. The commercial hubs will be constructed around railway stations in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu.

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Programme on sustainable energy in Nigeria launched

The Federal Government has unveiled a programme on Sustainable Energy in Nigeria For All- Action Agenda (SE4ALL-AA) that will increase Nigeria’s power generation from the present 3,000MW of power to 45,101MW by 2030.

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Construction of US$ 30m Pepsi bottling plant begins in Zimbabwe

The construction of a US$ 30m Pepsi bottling plant dubbed Varun Beverages Ltd has commenced in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Shankar Krishnan confirmed the reports and said that all the machinery and equipment that are required have been ordered and all resources needed for the completion of the plant were in place.

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