This week, South Africa will see African energy leaders gathering in Johannesburg to discuss ways to provide affordable and clean energy across the continent.

In Central Africa, the government of Cameroon is expected to sign a partnership with Tunisia for the transfer of technology through a science park, the Borj Cedria Ecopark, in the coming days.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a grant commitment of $767,512 to support the development of renewable energy in Nigeria.

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the least developed policy environments to support energy access, says a new World Bank report released on Wednesday.

Kenya’s Rural Electrification Authority (REA) said this week that it will invest $2.1 billion in the country’s electricity supply network over the next five years.

Kenya to expand access

The Ugandan government is working to ensure that all Ugandan residents have access to electricity, including those living in remote areas, an official from the energy ministry has stated.

France has confirmed its interest in supporting Kenya's nuclear power developments, and is considering to offer technical, engineering and financial support to develop the proposed reactors, report

The 2016 International Energy Agency report dubbed Energy and Air Pollution, puts Kenya on top in countries considered with the cleanest air in the World.