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Power, Water, Utilities

Power, Water, Utilities

The 2020 guide to business and investment in Africa

Global Africa Network is proud to launch this inaugural edition of African Business 2020 at a time of energetic planning for a prosperous future for the continent.

Africa’s big chance

Large infrastructure projects and an increase in intra-African trade could be the platforms to launch the continent into a new era of prosperity.

Policy decisions hold the key to stabilising South Africa’s power supply

Small-scale independent generation could be a game-changer, but discussions about feed-in tariffs will have to be finalised before the huge energy-generating potential of these sectors can be fulfilled.

Water projects are stimulating economic growth in the Northern Cape

The Vaal Gamagara and Namakwa bulk water supply projects hold the key to boosting the mining sector and laying the foundation for expansion in outlying districts.

Africa Energy Indaba 2020

Africa Energy Indaba has a new venue! Join us 3 - 4 March 2020 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.

Topics of discussion at the upcoming Africa Energy Indaba

Africa Energy Indaba 2020 to host synergistic discussions, unleashing insights and catalysing business opportunities that will pave the way for a more secure energy landscape across Africa.

Impact of African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) on Africa’s energy sector

Improved energy trade and energy integration initiatives will boost economic development in Africa by reducing transaction costs and enabling market and economic collaboration.

Driekoppies Dam is the perfect event venue

The Komati Basin Water Authority makes the dam available for events, sports tournaments and recreational use.

Water Quality Testing Laboratory sets high standards

The Gert Sibande District Municipality’s Water Quality Testing Laboratory is the only SANAS-accredited government-owned facility in Mpumalanga Province.

South African sawmills are generating energy through co-generation

Mpumalanga has 40% of South Africa’s forestry resources. This presents an opportunity to exploit the sector’s byproducts in the biomass-to-energy field in an environmentally sound way.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Roll out of phase 2 of bulk earthworks at the Maluti-a-Phofung Special Economic Zone

Phase 2 will be a multi-year bulk earthworks project focusing on installing new bulk services and new road networks.

Commercial investment opportunities in high-intensity mixed-use precincts

A number of strategic opportunities are available where these high-intensity, mixed use precincts are being developed in the vicinity of Durban

Logistics Hub development seeks private sector investment partners

The project involves the development of a logistics hub in the town of De Aar that will incorporate a container terminal, agricultural warehouse and vehicle storage yard.

Featured Business Opportunities

Establish your business in Africa’s tech hub

Cape Town has established itself as a key technology hub in Africa with a number of major companies launching their head offices in the city.

Office and industrial space available in central South African province

There are opportunities to rent factory space at Free State Development Corporation properties in Botshabelo, Phuthaditjhaba and Industriqwa.

FDC offers affordable rental rates for businesses

The property management and development unit of the FDC has a diverse property portfolio.