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Briefing: CHN / ISR / KEN / SOM / ZIM

February 12, 2010

Zimbabwe Herald (13 Feb 2010):

China to invest in Zim power projects
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In an article by Reuben Madzivo…

[Excerpt:] – Harare and Beijing are finalising agreements that could see Zimbabwe’s power generation capacity topping 5,000 megawatts if completed, making the country a net exporter of electricity.

The deals will see the construction of new power generation plants as well as the expansion of existing power stattions.

In an interview with The Herald on Thursday, Energy and Power Development Deputy Minister Hubert Nyanhongo said China had shown great interest in investing in Zimbabwe and expressed optimism that the projects would soon go through.

Though he could not be drawn into giving figures, enquiries by this paper show the projects are potentially worth over US$1 billion.

“China has shown great interest in investing in this power project. Three companies to be shortlisted by the Chinese government will undertake the projects.”

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Arutz Sheva / Israel National News (11 Feb 2010)

Kenya Wants Israel’s Help Against Jihadists

In an article by Gil Ronen…

[Excerpt:] – The Minister for Public Security, Yitzchak Aharonovich, met his Kenyan counterpart Prof. George Saitoti in Jerusalem Thursday, and the two discussed their countries’ security and criminal problems…

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