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Huawei pledges support to Africa's green energy revolution 27 Jul 2021
Huang said that tapping massive renewable energy sources that are expected to contribute 22 percent of Africa's total energy consumption by 2022 will hasten realization of the continent's green agenda ... Huang said that renewable energy is currently cheaper than ...

Leverage AfCFTA to enhance economic integration - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Graphic 27 Jul 2021
... the private sector to leverage digital technologies to create jobs, boost productivity and reduce poverty; and managing climate risks by promoting climate-smart agriculture, protecting green and blue ecosystems, and exploiting Africa’s abundant renewable energy resources.

Egypt keen to complete its membership in Africa Finance Corporation: minister

Egypt Today 27 Jul 2021
The meeting touched on a number of topics, most notably opportunities for cooperation between the Africa Finance Corporation and the Sovereign Fund of Egypt in the fields of infrastructure, renewable energy, ...

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund lends €25m for clean energy hydro-electricity project in Côte d’Ivoire

Algeria Times 27 Jul 2021
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a Private ... The project has seen EAIF and PIDG deliver on three core objectives; mobilising private capital, enabling economic development and contributing to increasing Africa’s stock of renewable energy infrastructure.”.

Revenue Pathways in the Off-Grid Solar Industry 1: Technical Paths

Business Day Online 26 Jul 2021
The move to electrify Africa with renewable sources is massive ... As problems are opportunities in disguise, the lacking renewable energy industry workforce in Africa has created an opportunity to groom new entrepreneurs and an employable workforce to serve the growing industry.

Anglo Platinum evaluating multiple renewable energy forms

Mining Weekly 26 Jul 2021
As a result its geographic distribution across South Africa, the Anglo American group is collectively ...

Gatland’s mastery and Boks’ response – what we learned from first Lions Test

Belfast Telegraph 25 Jul 2021
The British and Irish Lions seized an early lead in their three-Test series against South Africa after clinching a 22-17 victory at Cape Town Stadium ... South Africa’s air of invincibility generated by their 2019 World Cup triumph has faded and the Lions will be convinced they have the tools to finish the job.

Platinum giants eye solar power as green answer to blackouts

Mining Dot Com 23 Jul 2021
South Africa has been dogged by power outages since 2005 and rolling blackouts are a big problem for the world’s deepest mines, which are often forced to reduce some operations when power is rationed ... Implats is weighing options to use solar power at all its mines in South Africa and Zimbabwe, said Johan Theron, a spokesman for Implats.

US special operators and their allies say taking on Russia and China in Africa requires ...

Business Insider 23 Jul 2021
Christopher Ruano/ AP Renewed competition with Russia and China means Africa is growing as an arena for geopolitical maneuvering. The US commandos who fought extremist groups in Africa for 20 years now have to counter Chinese and Russian influence there as well ... US special-operations forces have long had a presence in Africa.

Strengthening economic co-operation between South Africa and China

Independent online (SA) 22 Jul 2021
* That South Africa’s Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan offers numerous new opportunities for Chinese and South Africa economic co-operation in infrastructure, energy, in particular renewable, manufacturing, services, e-commerce, agriculture, mining and tourism.

BEN STORY: The green revolution requires an equitable call to arms

Business Day 22 Jul 2021
The impact of Covid-19 has been colossal in Africa and across the world ... Africa is a particular focus ... The International Renewable Energy Agency announced in January that with the right policies, governance and access to finance, Sub-Saharan Africa could meet up to 67% of its energy needs via renewable power before 2030.

Huawei to invest $150m in digital talent development

Business Day Online 22 Jul 2021
Huawei has announced plans to invest $150 million in digital talent development over the next five years ... Africa needs to accelerate renewable energy growth – Huawei ... Huawei introduced this program to Africa in 2014 ... Trevor Liu, managing director of Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited, stated that Nigeria has the largest population in Africa.

Head of Multi-Sector Services Department

Reliefweb 22 Jul 2021
Reports to. Global Executive Director. Duty Station. Global Office in Johannesburg, South Africa. Duration of Contract. 3 years renewable according performance (3-month probationary period). Annual Salary. Base Salary plus Total Rewards Package ... development, poverty alleviation, food security and employment creation strategies and projects ... .

South Africa installed 1.3 GW of PV last year

PV Magazine 21 Jul 2021
South Africa has seen the start of a solar renaissance under its current president.” ... South Africa's Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy launched, in March, the long-expected fifth round of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP).

Africa’s renewables sector carries enormous investment opportunities

Business Day Online 21 Jul 2021
Africa has been described as the last investment frontier and a lot of the said potential investment opportunities exist in the power sector. Africa is a continent with over a billion people and according to recent research by the United Nations (UN), the population is expected to grow to 2.5 billion people by 2050.