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Global ECO Capacity Exchange appoints Spio-Garbrah as President

Graphic 20 Sep 2021
Ekwow Spio-Garbrah as its President for Africa and Global Managing Director ... Communication, Education, Mines and Energy, and Trade and Industry ... This involves establishing relationships with key stakeholders across Africa ... Now, I am pleased to come forward to join the ECO team in working to unleash Africa’s tremendous energies and hidden assets.”.

How SA’s troubled power utility is being reset: Eskom’s André de Ruyter explains

Business Day 20 Sep 2021
As one would therefore expect, the long-term trend in energy availability factor has been downward ... But you have pointed out that South Africa is also short of power ... The National Energy Regulator of South Africa also needs to come to the party with electricity tariffs that reflect the cost of producing the power.

Palmetto Launches New 'Get Solar, Give Solar' Program to Bring Solar Energy to Underserved Communities

Johnson City Press 20 Sep 2021
is a female-empowered entrepreneurial program focusing on the distribution of solar energy in developing countries.� ... "Solar Sister's focus on bringing clean energy to last-mile communities in Africa is deeply aligned with our values - it is a true personification of what we at Palmetto are ultimately here to contribute.

Feelings of anger, despair, betrayal? How climate change is affecting our mental health

Independent online (SA) 20 Sep 2021
climate change poses a severe threat to the mental health and well-being of present and future generations – and people living in South Africa are vulnerable to these effects ... * Jacklin is Climate and energy senior campaigner at groundWork, Friends of the EarthSouth Africa.

The Gambia launches ambitious renewable energy projects

Sierra Leone Telegraph 20 Sep 2021
Rural electrification and ending energy poverty are major challenges not just for The Gambia but throughout many emerging markets in sub-Saharan Africa ... across sub-Saharan Africa, and The Gambia is well positioned to continue attracting investment in renewable energy projects.

South Africa, Nigeria promote African unity through art, tourism, culture

Business Day Online 20 Sep 2021
That day, Anne Adams and Lulama Wolf Mlambo, two African daughters and visual artists per excellence showcased their creative ingenuity in an art exhibition entitled, ‘A Vernacular Homage to Architecture and Design’, an inter-cultural show that blended the Nigerian and South-African cultural perspectives to celebrate the energy of African arts.

Siemens Energy to power Dubai waste project

Power Technology 20 Sep 2021
Siemens Energy has been appointed by Dubai Waste Management Company for supplying power equipment for the WTE project ... A major new report from MEED looks at how the global shift away from fossil fuels is reshaping energy policy in the Middle East and North Africa, and its impact on business and project investment.

Development Bank of Southern Africa remains strongly capitalised

Independent online (SA) 20 Sep 2021
The bank is also, for instance, heavily involved in the move towards a more sustainable energy mix in South Africa and has to date, provided funding of some R18bn across Round 1 to Round 4 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme, as well as R13bn ...

The Energy Bulletin Weekly 20 September 2021

Resilience 20 Sep 2021
Albi Modise, spokesman for South Africa’s environment department ... Energy prices and production ... The world is facing high energy prices for the foreseeable future as oil and natural gas producers resist the urge to drill again, according to Chevron Corp.’s top executive ... International Energy Agency.

When Jamaican reggae star Jimmy Cliff was framed and thrown into jail in Nigeria

Ghana Web 18 Sep 2021
I was in Africa ... In 1974, the music legend had arrived in Nigeria for a musical concert in what was reportedly his first visit to Africa ... “My first trip to Africa was Nigeria ... “…I really love Africa. Even before my consciousness of Africa, when I first went there I just loved the country, I just loved the feeling, I just loved the energy.

China's trade with Africa grows to record high

Independent online (SA) 17 Sep 2021
Shifting Patterns in Africa’s Infrastructure Funding (infrastructure report) - showed that lending by Chinese banks into energy and infrastructure projects in Sub-Saharan Africa saw a small uplift in 2020, despite the pandemic, although deal values were well below their 2017 peak.

Abidjan set to host Africa Investment Forum

New Business Ethiopia 17 Sep 2021
The Africa Investment Forum will hold its 2021 Market Days in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from the 1-3 of December 2021. The annual business gathering will showcase transformative investment opportunities across the African continent, many of which hold the potential to drive Africa’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

What is COP and why is COP26 so important?

Mail Guardian South Africa 17 Sep 2021
South Africa is yet to submit its updated commitment to making its own contribution to the climate crisis smaller by cutting down on emissions in energy, transport, agriculture and other sources ... 2015; in South Africa plans remain in place to develop new coal-fired power energy.

Sasol, NRF call for energy transition and green economy solution proposals

Mining Weekly 17 Sep 2021
... and South Africa’s energy transition, as well as the development of the country’s green economy.

Global surge in IPOs has eluded Sub-Saharan Africa where it's easier to raise debt

Business Day 17 Sep 2021
The firm needed more exposure to international investment funds focused on technology, CEO Zak Calisto said.Revego Africa Energy, an investor in South African renewable projects, had planned to raise as much as R1.5bn but opted instead to pursue a capital raising in the private market, CEO Reyburn Hendricks said.