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Africities summit wraps up with pledge to accelerate urban renewal

Xinhua 22 May 2022
KISUMU, Kenya, May 21 (Xinhua) -- The 9th edition of Africities summit, held in Kenya's western city of Kisumu, concluded on Saturday with delegates endorsing new action plans to hasten urban renewal in Africa ... Africities summit wraps up with pledge to accelerate urban renewal.

Namibia heads to Europe to market its sunshine

Taipei Times 21 May 2022
A delegation from sub-Saharan Africa’s driest country has been touring Europe to tout their nation as a potential powerhouse of clean energy ... Boasting a vast coastline on the South Atlantic, it would use sea water that is desalinated and then electrolyzed using clean renewables.

The problem of global energy inequity, explained by American refrigerators

Vox 21 May 2022
“The renewables-only mantra is also driven by unjustified fears of the continent’s future emissions,” Osinbajo wrote. “Yet under no plausible scenario is Africa a threat to global climate targets.” As renewables grow more widespread and affordable , it’s becoming increasingly possible to balance growth with sustainability.

Experts highlight socio-economic benefits of future renewable energy procurement

The News International 20 May 2022
The webinar featured local and international renewable energy experts, including government representatives and subject matter experts from the World Bank, Engro Energy, Wood Mackenzie, and Power Futures Lab, South Africa. Members of the Pakistan Renewable Energy Developers Forum also attended the webinar.

Prime Minister Mitsotakis: It was a Greek, Plato, who first proposed equal rights for women

Greek City Times 20 May 2022
Whereas previously it was renewed annually by an act of Parliament, it now has a ... And we will interconnect the Greek electricity grids with Cyprus, Israel and Egypt in order to import cheap renewable energy from the Middle East and Africa into the European electricity system.

Realizing Africa’s sustainable energy future

B & FT Online 19 May 2022
Nowhere is this truer than in Africa, which has rich solar- and wind-energy potential and has made great progress using other renewable sources, including hydro, geothermal and biofuels ... Wealthy countries – including the United States – have a responsibility to help Africa seize those opportunities ... Four are in Africa.

Boys need positive masculine guidance in formative years

Ghana News Agency 19 May 2022
Junior Shapers Africa (JSA) is the male child personal development initiative first established in 2015 to champion the #RaisingtheBoysRight advocacy in the country and Africa to mentor, groom and address the silent struggles of boys. It aims to renew the mindset of future men ...

As New Somali President Welcomes US Troops, Analyst Believes the West Is Likely Pulling Strings

Sputnik 19 May 2022
US boots on the ground, regional independence, and a sketchy oil deal–what’s behind America’s renewed interest in the Horn of Africa? ....

African experts warn maternal health at stake amid shortage of contraceptives in cities 18 May 2022
... in Africa's towns and cities ... The summit, held every three years on a rotational basis, is the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa's flagship Pan-African event whose overarching goal is to come up with a new roadmap for accelerating urban renewal in the continent.

Economy needs urgent surgery, says Ackerman

Independent online (SA) 18 May 2022
This as South Africa has been plunged into repeated load shedding by power utility Eskom, knocking the bottom line of businesses, and hitting the economy ... He said that according to the Anglo American Platinum CEO, South Africa was one of only four countries in the world that could generate more renewable energy than it needed.

Chad accepts first Israeli ambassador in 50 years

The New Arab 18 May 2022
He becomes the first Ambassador of #Israel accredited to #Chad for 50 years ... Over 45 years later, Netanyahu - who sought to revive Israel’s presence in Africa via a combination of technology and security deals - made a historic trip to Chad and announced the “renewal of diplomatic ties a breakthrough for the Arab and Muslim world" ... ....

Putin tests democracy, Greek leader tells Congress

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 18 May 2022
As Europe looks to wean itself off Russian energy, Mitsotakis has pushed the idea of Greece becoming an energy hub that can bring gas, as well as renewable energies, produced in southwest Asia, the Middle East and Africa to eastern Europe.

Africities Summit kicks off amid call to accelerate urban renewal

Xinhua 17 May 2022
Held under the theme of "The role of intermediary cities of Africa in the implementation of Agenda 2030 of the United Nations and the African Union Agenda 2063", the summit is expected to come up with a new roadmap for hastening urban renewal in the continent ... renewable energy.

Delegates push for bold action to achieve global equitable, affordable clean energy

Xinhua 17 May 2022
It should align with Africa's development priorities and aspirations to ensure no one is left behind," said Rwandan President Paul Kagame at the event ... Kagame said that building an enabling environment to attract investment in renewables is important because Africa is especially vulnerable to the threats of climate change.

InterSAT and SES Renew Partnership to Accelerate Digital Inclusion Across Africa

Algeria Times 17 May 2022
Customers of leading African internet provider InterSAT can continue to rely on SES’s well-positioned satellite to connect their farms, remote offices, schools and hospitals with affordable internet access across Africa due to the latest capacity renewal agreement signed by InterSAT and SES, the two companies announced today.

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