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AfDB launches $1.5bn food emergency plan for Africa

Business Ghana 24 May 2022
He said the Russian/Ukraine conflict had led to new challenges for Africa, especially in terms of high energy prices, high fertiliser prices and the disruption of food imports ... ‘Achieving Climate Resilience and a Just Energy Transition’, Dr Adesina said climate change was an ever-present existential threat to Africa.
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Donald Kaberuka and Pascal Lamy on the need for clean-energy partnerships between Africa and Europe

Economist 24 May 2022
In 2019 the International Energy Agency estimated that for Africa to provide its citizens with reliable electricity, power-supply investment would need to increase fourfold, to $120bn a year by 2040 ... \nFor Europe to invest in Africa’s energy transformation would help Africa and serve Europe’s own interests.
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German chancellor to discuss Ukraine war in South Africa

Info News 24 May 2022
Speaking to the press in South Africa's capital, Pretoria, ahead of their private meeting, the two leaders said they will also consider developments on the African continent ... The promised funds will help the country, which has Africa’s most developed economy, to shift to more environmentally friendly energy, Ramaphosa said.
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German chancellor discusses Ukraine war in South Africa

The Lawton Constitution 24 May 2022
Speaking to the press in South Africa's capital, Pretoria, ahead of their private meeting, the two leaders said they will also consider developments on the African continent ... The promised funds will help the country, which has Africa’s most developed economy, to shift to more environmentally friendly energy, Ramaphosa said.
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President Akufo-Addo challenges Africa to fight for its independence

Ghana News Agency 24 May 2022
“Achieving Climate Resilience and a Just Energy Transition for Africa.”. The AGM will address climate change and energy transition challenges of the Continent and make a case for the replenishment of the African Development Fund, and for the Fund to be allowed to use its equity to leverage more resources for Africa’s development.
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Africa needs $3 trillion to reduce climate change vulnerabilities- Ofori-Atta

Ghana News Agency 24 May 2022
Africa now needs close to $3 trillion in additional resources to finance the implementation of nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and reduce climate vulnerabilities.” ... “Achieving Climate Resilience and a Just Energy Transition for Africa,” and would also feature discussions on addressing the continent’s energy transition challenges.
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South Africa approves 200 MW of PV under new distributed-generation rules

PV Magazine 24 May 2022
Sola Group plans to build two 100 MW siolar projects in South Africa's North West province ... Cape Town-based renewables developer Sola Group has secured approval from the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) to build two 100 MW solar power plants. The two projects will be located in South Africa's North West province.
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SA calls for production of Covid-19 vaccines by Africa; vows to strengthen economic ties with Germany

Independent online (SA) 24 May 2022
Germany is South Africa’s second-largest trading partner and home to 600 German-owned companies ... In November last year, South Africa, France, Germany, the UK and the US, along with the EU, announced an ambitious long-term Just Energy Transition Partnership – a bid to support South Africa’s decarbonisation efforts.
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Full text: Akufo-Addo’s speech at 2022 African Development Bank Annual Meeting

Joy Online 24 May 2022
The Bank must empower Africa to seek justice in the journey to clean energy in a manner that optimizes the exploitation of our abundant natural resources. The design and focus of a Just Energy Transition Facility are timely, as they offer material support for powering and lighting up Africa, and still meet the targets of climate.
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Germany, South Africa discuss Russia-Ukraine war, bilateral ties

Anadolu Agency 24 May 2022
South Africa is currently home ... Scholz, and his delegation will later visit Sasol, an integrated energy and chemical company based in South Africa where they will launch a partnership for the development of carbon emissions reduction technologies, including green hydrogen.
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Expansion Or Contraction? How Will Putin's War in Ukraine Impact His Outreach To Africa?

Radio Free Europe 24 May 2022
After being shunned by the West five years earlier for annexing Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula and instigating a conflict in its eastern regions, Putin began ramping up Russia’s engagement with Africa, tapping historical ties dating back to the Soviet era ... “Africa was of particular ...
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WEF lowers its global economic growth forecast

Independent online (SA) 24 May 2022
The WEF said economies in sub-Saharan Africa would be significantly affected by higher food prices, yet were nevertheless expected to grow on average by 3.8 percent, which is 0.1 percentage points higher than the January projection ... We want to ensure that stakeholders in South Africa are funding renewable energy.
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Food insecurity and war

Dawn 24 May 2022
The UN sanctions on Russia have further disrupted import transit to West and Central Africa, pushing away further the major target of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 to end hunger. Food insecurity compels ‘hunger’, which is mainly associated with inadequate dietary energy intake.
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Pure's holding in Botala moves ahead

Mining Weekly 24 May 2022
Pure Hydrogen last year struck an agreement with Botala for a significant shareholding ...

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