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OIL & GAS AFRICA 2017

After a successful Oil & Gas Exhibition in 2016, Expogroup is all set for the 6th OIL & GAS AFRICA 2017 Exhibition which will be held from 11th – 13th April in Nairobi at the KICC and 16th – 18th August in Dar-es-Salaam at MCC. The Exhibitions are an annual platform for national and international experts in the Oil & Gas industry to exchange views and share knowledge, expertise and experiences.

The events also aim to explore areas of growth in petroleum technology, exploration, drilling,

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AFRICA'S MOST DYNAMIC BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION EXHIBITIONS

BUILDEXPO Africa is the only show with the widest range of the latest technology in construction machinery, building material machines, mining, construction vehicles and construction equipment. Earlier this month Expogroup announced the launch of BUILDEXPO in Rwanda and Ethiopia on the occasion of their 20th anniversary in Africa. The events are scheduled for May 2017 in Ethiopia and July 2017 in Rwanda. Expogroup says that the first event in Rwanda and Ethiopia are expected to attract over 150+ exhibitors from over 27 countries. The expo will have a focus across the construction equipment, building materials machinery and mining equipment sectors. Visitors are expected to be drawn from neighboring African countries.

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POWERING THE FUTURE OF AFRICA

POWER & ENERGY and SOLAR AFRICA, East Africa’s largest exhibition taking place on 11 - 13 April at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi, Kenya; 12 – 14 May at the Millenium Hall in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; 12 - 14 July at the Kigali Convention Center in Kigali, Rwanda and 16 - 18 August at the Mlimani City Conference Centre in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The show has not only witnessed a 45% increase in exhibitors as well as visitor attendance over the past two years but has also grown right alongside of the exhibitors, building the trust that is required to ensure the permanence of the event. Expogroup announced the launch of Power & Energy and Solar Africa in Rwanda and Ethiopia on the occasion of their 20th anniversary in Africa.

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140MW geothermal power plant in Kenya to be constructed

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has plans to construct 140MW geothermal power plant in Kenya before the end of 2016.

Abel Rotich, KenGen Geothermal Development Director, said that his organization has already secured funding to the tune of US$300m for the construction of the geothermal power plant in Kenya.

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