Chinese Firm Eyes Walvis Bay Natural Gas Plant

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The Walvis Bay Town Council has in principle granted a Chinese investor who wants to set up a multi-million dollar natural gas plant at Namibia’s main harbour town 20,000 square metres of land.

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The Walvis Bay Town Council has in principle granted a Chinese investor who wants to set up a multi-million dollar natural gas plant at Namibia's main harbour town 20,000 square metres of land.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Mop Up, Damage Assessments Following Major Cape Storm

[News24Wire] Mopping up and assessments were underway around Cape Town on Thursday after 24 schools and 827 informal dwellings were damaged in a major storm which wreaked havoc across the province on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Mopping up and assessments were underway around Cape Town on Thursday after 24 schools and 827 informal dwellings were damaged in a major storm which wreaked havoc across the province on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Q&A – Jill Farrant On Breeding Drought-Resistant Crops

[Al Jazeera] Jill Farrant first learned about resurrection plants when she was nine years old. A dead plant she had seen on her family’s farm in Limpopo, South Africa, had come back to life after it had rained. “The ded [sic] plant on the rocks was ali…

[Al Jazeera] Jill Farrant first learned about resurrection plants when she was nine years old. A dead plant she had seen on her family's farm in Limpopo, South Africa, had come back to life after it had rained. "The ded [sic] plant on the rocks was alive, but Dad said it was too soon after the rain," she wrote in her diary.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Owns Shares in Local Mines

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Mines and Minerals Act gives government an option to own 15 per cent shares in new mines, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Minerals, Green Technology and Water Resources, Dr Obolokile Obakeng has said.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Mines and Minerals Act gives government an option to own 15 per cent shares in new mines, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Minerals, Green Technology and Water Resources, Dr Obolokile Obakeng has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Construction of New Dams Increases Power Production

[ANGOP] Moçamedes -The completion of the construction of the Cambambe second power plant and its associated transportation system, as well as the continuity of execution of the main structuring projects, to start operating in the second half of this year, will allow the increase of electricity generation in the country., said on Wednesday the Minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges.

[ANGOP] Moçamedes -The completion of the construction of the Cambambe second power plant and its associated transportation system, as well as the continuity of execution of the main structuring projects, to start operating in the second half of this year, will allow the increase of electricity generation in the country., said on Wednesday the Minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

‘Power Station Secretly Pushed Through Backdoor’

[Namibian] Despite unresolved concerns over high costs, economic viability, the spectre of political influence and an ongoing court case, some government officials are quietly pushing for the construction of the Xaris power station at Walvis Bay.

[Namibian] Despite unresolved concerns over high costs, economic viability, the spectre of political influence and an ongoing court case, some government officials are quietly pushing for the construction of the Xaris power station at Walvis Bay.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Second Port Needed At Lüderitz

[New Era] Lüderitz -A few years ago Namport launched a geo-physical study to determine the nature of the seabed, which revealed that it is rocky at the current port of Lüderitz.

[New Era] Lüderitz -A few years ago Namport launched a geo-physical study to determine the nature of the seabed, which revealed that it is rocky at the current port of Lüderitz.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Conference On Solidarity With Cuba Ends

[ANGOP] Windhoek -The 5th Continental African Conference on Solidarity with Cuba ended on Wednesday its work, with an appeal for the return of the Guantanamo naval base to the Cuban sovereignty.

[ANGOP] Windhoek -The 5th Continental African Conference on Solidarity with Cuba ended on Wednesday its work, with an appeal for the return of the Guantanamo naval base to the Cuban sovereignty.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia