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    • Charting a Path for Africa; African Business and Policymakers Should Outline Energy Transition and ESG Policies at African Energy Week in Cape Town (By Tobi Karim)
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Charting a Path for Africa; African Business and Policymakers Should Outline Energy Transition and ESG Policies at African Energy Week in Cape Town (By Tobi Karim)

The need to accelerate the global transition to clean, renewable and sustainable energy sources has never felt more pressing

By Tobi Karim Last year marked the 25th anniversary since the execution of the ‘Ogoni Nine’, the group of activists led by Ken Saro Wiwa, that campaigned against environmental pollution, the exploitation of natural resources and the lack of development in the Niger Delta. Yet in the decades that followed…

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    • The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Applauds AU Pavilion Design at the Expo 2020 Dubai
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The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Applauds AU Pavilion Design at the Expo 2020 Dubai

President Bio was on an official visit to the pavilion of his own country Sierra Leone, which is found within the Opportunity District

The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Julius Maada Wonie Bio, joined by his official delegation, has applauded the architectural layout and design of the African Union Pavilion (https://bit.ly/3Eo0APL) at the Dubai Expo2020 (https://AfricaExpo2020Dubai.au.int) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. During his guided visit to the African Union…

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    • Liquid Intelligent Technologies and Orange partner to expand network reach across Africa and build a safer digital society
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Liquid Intelligent Technologies and Orange partner to expand network reach across Africa and build a safer digital society

This partnership will give Liquid access to Orange’s extensive network in West Africa, including the new Djoliba network

Liquid Intelligent Technologies (www.Liquid.Tech) and Orange, today announced a new partnership to leverage each other's existing networks in Africa, allowing them even greater access and opportunity to build their businesses throughout the continent. This partnership will give Liquid access to Orange’s extensive network in West Africa, including the new Djoliba…

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IMF Team and the Authorities from the Democratic Republic of Congo Reach Staff-Level Agreement on the First Review under the Extended Credit Facility

Authorities remain committed to building reserves to guard against external shocks, improve governance and the business climate, and enhance transparency, including in the mining sector

IMF staff and the authorities have reached a staff-level agreement on the first review under the three-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement; Boosting public investment and social spending critically depends on continued efforts to raise revenues, reducing non-priority spending, and ensuring efficient and transparent use of public funds, including the…

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    • Health worker, Lucy Addy, 52, shows a COVID-19 vaccination card after receiving a jab of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Ridge Hospital in Accra, Ghana, March 2021. ©UNICEF/2AMZIFRJZ2XN
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G20 members have received 15 times more COVID-19 vaccine doses per capita than sub-Saharan African countries

Ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit this weekend, 48 UNICEF Africa ambassadors and supporters unite, calling on countries to deliver doses by December

G20 countries have received 15 times more COVID-19 vaccine doses per capita than countries in sub-Saharan Africa*, according to a new analysis. The analysis, conducted by science analytics company Airfinity, exposes the severity of vaccine inequity between high-income and low-income countries, especially in Africa. It found that doses delivered to…

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Peacekeeping chief encouraged by ‘warming’ relations between Sudan and South Sudan over Abyei

He said the two countries have been deepening their relationship, pointing out several high-level visits and initiatives in support of each other’s peace processes

The Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations told the Security Council on Wednesday that he was encouraged by a thaw in relations between South Sudan and Sudan, now that both have established national committees on the question of Abyei, the disputed oil-rich border territory claimed by both countries.   “The warming of their relations was visible in Abyei, where most of the threats to the community were of a criminal…

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UNMISS renews trust and confidence through leadership seminar in Eastern Equatoria state

The interactive sessions, facilitated by UNPOL officers and other mission staff, were attended by government partners, women’s groups, youth associations, civil society groups and media partners

“It’s now clear to us how UNPOL, military peacekeepers, and civilian staff work,” said Joseph Oswaha, the mayor of Torit, Eastern Equatoria. Mr. Oswaha was speaking at a three-day leadership seminar organized by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). The objective: To increase knowledge about the UN Peacekeeping mission…

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UN Day celebration in Goma: women in the spotlight

Four specialized agencies of the United Nations system (UNICEF, UNHCR, FUNUAP and UN Women) took part in the discussions in which some thirty women's association structures and local media also participated

In Goma, North Kivu, MONUSCO field office celebrated on Monday, October 25, 2021 the International Day of the United Nations. One of the highlights of this commemoration was a round table on the theme “Women, Peace and Security”. Four specialized agencies of the United Nations system (UNICEF, UNHCR, FUNUAP and…

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Enlightened Climate Policy for Africa

By Aloysius Uche Ordu, Arunma Oteh, OON, and Jeanine Mabunda Lioko

As the world convenes in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26), it is time to recognize Africa’s role in averting a climate disaster without compromising the continent’s growth and poverty reduction. The world needs to transition away from fossil fuels. But access to electricity…

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    • Sasol Confirmed as Diamond Sponsor for African Energy Week in Cape Town, Announces Exclusive Sponsorship of the African Energy Awards
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Sasol Confirmed as Diamond Sponsor for African Energy Week in Cape Town, Announces Exclusive Sponsorship of the African Energy Awards

South Africa’s integrated energy and chemical company Sasol has been confirmed as a diamond sponsor for African Energy Week in Cape Town, as well as the exclusive sponsor of the event’s African Energy Awards

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (EnergyChamber.org) is proud to announce that Sasol has been confirmed as a diamond sponsor for African Energy Week (AEW) 2021, taking place in Cape Town on the 9th-12th of November. As diamond sponsor, Sasol will have unbridled access to the event’s comprehensive event program, leading…