Burundi

  • Burundi’s Fuel Shortage Causes Conflict Between Authorities

    Burundi’s Fuel Shortage Causes Conflict Between Authorities

    Sunday, 23rd April 2017
    Burundi's Ministry of Energy and Mining announced that the shortage of fuel faced by the country mid-April was due to a "technical breakdown" that interrupted clearance processes within the Burundi Revenue Authority (OBR), which the OBR denied.
  • Four African Countries Join Oil, Gas Exploration

    Four African Countries Join Oil, Gas Exploration

    Wednesday, 8th February 2017
    Four African countries sharing the Lake Tanganyika basin are meeting in mid February in the Democratic Republic of Congo to discuss a joint exploration of oil and gas in the area.
  • RPCL Signed $75m Contracts

    RPCL Signed $75m Contracts

    Tuesday, 15th November 2016
    Rusumo Power Company Limited (RPCL) signed two contracts, worth $75m, for the initial construction works of the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project. The power project to generate 80MW of electricity.
  • Kenya Lost East Africa Fuel Imports

    Kenya Lost East Africa Fuel Imports

    Wednesday, 26th October 2016
    Rwanda and Burundi stopped importing their fuel needs through the Kenyan port of Mombasa because of the contamination of some cargoes and have opted to route shipments through Tanzania.
  • Tanzania, Congo to Jointly Explore Lake Tanganyika

    Tanzania, Congo to Jointly Explore Lake Tanganyika

    Wednesday, 5th October 2016
    Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo signed a memorandum of understanding for joint exploration and development of hydrocarbons in Lake Tanganyika.
  • Swala Oil to Buy Stake in Burundi’s Oil Field

    Swala Oil to Buy Stake in Burundi’s Oil Field

    Tuesday, 4th October 2016
    Tanzania’s Swala Oil and Gas Plc has agreed to purchase Surestream Petroleum Limited subsidiary.
  • Egypt to Supply Energy Components to Burundi

    Egypt to Supply Energy Components to Burundi

    Tuesday, 30th August 2016
    The Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy and the country's ambassador to Burundi discuss Burundi's energy needs to run maintenance work for 120 electricity distribution transforms and the importation of 10 extra transforms.