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ACTOM (Pty) Ltd: At the heart of African industry As African countries develop their economies, the industrial heartland relies heavily on electrical equipment, with the ACTOM name synonymous with supplying quality products in an ever-evolving environment.  The importance of the company should not be understated as industry creates skills and jobs in developing regions and demand for…

Development Bank of Southern Africa: A positive approach to financing change

African nations continue to strive for a level playing field with other parts of the world, when it comes to socio-economic development. The role of institutions like the Development Bank of Southern Africa play an integral part in providing economic impetus for change. The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) was established in 1983 to…

KenGen: A legacy of innovation

Across the African Continent, energy supplies are coming under continued strain as a result of the twin challenge of increased population and the development of infrastructure. In Kenya, much of this pressure is taken up by Kenya Electricity General Company Limited, better known as KenGen. Headquartered in Nairobi, KenGen is the leading electric power generation…

Eskom: Facing the challenges of reliable power supply

The challenge of supplying South Africa with a regular supply of power seems to be highlighted on an almost daily basis in the press. Charged with this huge and complicated issue is Eskom, the national utility, trying to balance challenging finances, an ageing infrastructure and increasing demand. “Eskom generates approximately 95 per cent of the…