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Kenya’s Largest Bank To Provide 100% Financing For Riders To Acquire 100,000 Electric Motorcycles!

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The Group is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, with subsidiaries in Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Burundi. The KCB Group is the largest financial services organization in East Africa in terms of asset size.

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Small Glimmers Of Hope As Climate Changes Exacerbate Violence

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has established a causal link between climate change and the rise in armed conflicts in sub-Saharan African countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, and Sudan. This region has become the global epicenter of violent extremist activity. “On the […]

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EIA: China is now the world’s largest net importer of petroleum and other liquid fuels

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Because production levels from Iran, Libya, and Sudan and South Sudan dropped since 2011, China replaced the lost shares of crude oil and other liquids imports from these countries with imports from Oman, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates, Angola, Venezuela, and Russia. million barrels per day.

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Nissan to test African demand for its e-Power hybrid vehicle – ET Auto

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This year Nissan will export the South African built Navara pickup trucks to new markets of Algeria, Libya, Sudan, Tunisia and Egypt, Nissan Africa product Marketing Director Stefan Haasbroek said.

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Africa’s Electricity-Access Problem Is Worse Than You Think

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Nighttime satellite images show that the heart of the continent remains in darkness: electrification rates are less than 5 percent in Chad and the Central African Republic, and the rates remain below 50 percent in such populous countries as Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Sudan. What does 50 kWh/year deliver?

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket set to launch Egyptian communications satellite

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ton (~9000 lb) geostationary communications satellite designed to provide large swaths of the Middle East, North Africa, East Africa, and Sudan with communications and digital broadcasting services. Built by Franco-Italian aerospace company Thales Alenia Space, Nilesat 301 is a fairly standard 4.1-ton

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Leclanché, eCAMION and SGEM to build and operate network of 34 fast-charging stations along Trans-Canada Highway

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Bryan Urban, EVP of Leclanché North America, will serve as president and Himanshu Sudan CFO of eCAMION will serve as CEO of the joint venture. This public private initiative will also be supported by an investment from eCAMION, Leclanché and SGEM. eCAMION and Leclanché have formed a Toronto-based joint venture, named FAST Charge Inc.,

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