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The Africa 2018 Forum

8-9 of December 2018
Sharm El Sheikh | Egypt

 

The Africa 2018 Forum is an international, landmark event hosted under the High Patronage of H.E. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, aiming to promote greater economic integration through increased investment flows into Africa... read more here

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Home gardening blooming amid COVID-19 lockdown

Home gardening blooming amid COVID-19 lockdown

By Chidi Emmanuel…
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Posted by chidi emmanuel ekeh on April 30, 2020 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Apartments vacant as expatriates leave Kuwait amid hardship

Apartments vacant as expatriates leave Kuwait amid hardship

 

 

Tenants renegotiate amid

slump in real estate sector

 

By Chidi Emmanuel

 

From Fahaheel to downtown Kuwait City, signs advertising apartments for rents can be found in abundance. Rising costs of living, stagnant wages for expatriates and growing anti-expat government policies are driving foreigners to leave the country.

According to the Central Statistics…

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Posted by chidi emmanuel ekeh on July 8, 2019 at 2:09pm

Expatriates struggle to make ends meet as hardship bites

 

Expatriates struggle to make

ends meet as hardship bites

 

By Chidi Emmanuel

It is always a solemn moment whenever Tina comes home and doesn't see her six-year-old daughter Rosaline. "Life without her is just empty," she said as she narrated her ordeal. According to Tina, life went from bad to worse when her husband lost his well-paid job last year. "Things became very hard for us. We could neither pay Rosie's school fees nor get her a nanny. So we…

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Posted by chidi emmanuel ekeh on March 23, 2019 at 5:11pm

Scammers calling, texting! Beware

Scammers calling, texting! Beware

 

Scammers change style and tactics

By Chidi Emmanuel

 

When Favor Tata, an African expat, got a call last month from someone posing as a customer care representative at one of the telecommunication companies in Kuwait, the offer was too enticing to refuse and she saw no reason for not handing over some of her bank details. "Congratulations! You (your phone number) have just won a sum of KD 10,000 through a draw. We just…

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Posted by chidi emmanuel ekeh on August 18, 2018 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Africa Energy News

Nigeria: Nigerian Govt Threatens to Sanction Discos Selling Prepaid Meters

[Premium Times] "If we find any disco or its representatives selling these meters or exploiting Nigerians to be able to get them, we will sanction such DisCo."

Gambia: Inauguration of the Electricity Expansion Project in the Greater Banjul Area On 28 November 2020

[The Point] India has been a steadfast partner of the Gambia in Development Partnership. The electricity expansion project in the Greater Banjul Area has been completed in time despite the challenges posed by the covid 19 pandemic.

Kenya: Total's 107 Stations Switch to Solar as More Consumers Give Kenya Power a Blackout

[Nation] Total Kenya has connected 107 of its service stations to solar energy, making it one of the biggest firms to significantly reduce its reliance on Kenya Power. The move comes at a time when solar is becoming a cheaper and more reliable bet.

Zimbabwe: Why Villagers Struggle With a False Scarcity of Fuelwood

[The Conversation Africa] Many African countries depend on wood for fuel. About 81% of sub-Saharan African households use fuelwood for cooking. This is stoking concern about the links between fuelwood access, conservation and rural livelihoods.

Nigeria: Collapsed Nigerian Electricity Grid Restored in 40mins - Official

[Premium Times] The TCN boss says the collapsed grid was restored within 40 minutes of the incident.

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Home gardening blooming amid COVID-19 lockdown

Home gardening blooming amid COVID-19 lockdownBy Chidi EmmanuelFouad Al-Shaikh’s garden. By Chidi EmmanuelAs the coronavirus wreaks havoc across the globe, some residents in Kuwait are turning to gardening – to ease the boredom caused by the lockdown, and for others, to cut expenses as austerity measures begin to bite. Amid a scarcity and rise in the prices of fruits and vegetables, some residents are resorting to supplementary gardening to ease the burden. While some do it for fun, others see…See More
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Apartments vacant as expatriates leave Kuwait amid hardship

Apartments vacant as expatriates leave Kuwait amid hardship  Tenants renegotiate amidslump in real estate sector By Chidi Emmanuel From Fahaheel to downtown Kuwait City, signs advertising apartments for rents can be found in abundance. Rising costs of living, stagnant wages for expatriates and growing anti-expat government policies are driving foreigners to leave the country.According to the Central Statistics Department, the number of Filipinos, Indians and Egyptians in Kuwait has dropped…See More
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