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William Kamkwamba, inventor, engineer, and subject of 2019 Hollywood movie ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’, joins a stellar group of entrepreneurs and global business leaders to discuss ‘empowerment and energy access’ at the Youth Energy Summit (YES!)

YES! will launch a series of focus groups in Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt

“Our vision is to empower 100,000 more ‘Williams’ by aef2029 to close the gap between population growth and energy access.  The initiatives are there, the need is there, the entrepreneurs are everywhere and YES! is here to identify them and provide them the tools to succeed…” Harry Gibson, EnergyNet (www.EnergyNet.co.uk).…

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    • African Energy Forum 2022 oversubscribed – agenda officially closes two weeks early, as over 30 Ministerial delegations join the 24th annual Africa Energy Forum in Brussels this month
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African Energy Forum 2022 oversubscribed – agenda officially closes two weeks early, as over 30 Ministerial delegations join the 24th annual Africa Energy Forum in Brussels this month

aef takes place in a few weeks on 21-24 June, at Tour & Taxis in Brussels

As Ministerial delegations from South Africa, Egypt, Namibia, Burkina Faso and Kenya join the other 27 ministerial and 63 CEO led public sector, utility and regulatory delegations attending the Africa Energy Forum this month, we inform you that we have taken the unusual decision to close the agenda two weeks…

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LoCAL highlighted in Doha Programme of Action as LDCs prioritise tackling climate change and building resilience

The DPoA includes six priorities or ‘lifelines’ to address the multiple challenges facing approximately 40% of the world’s population living in LDCs

The world’s least developed countries (LDCs) have entered a new phase of ambition and shared priorities with the adoption of the Doha Programme of Action (DPoA), which lays out six internationally agreed priorities for addressing the needs of the poorest communities on earth. This LDC-led plan recognises the importance of…

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Africa’s Energy Community is at War

The framework in which the private sector operates needs to evolve

As the world debates climate change and whether we should be utilizing/monetizing gas and other natural resources, we must not lose sight that by 2050 nearly quarter of the world’s population (two and half billion people) will be living on the continent of Africa. In particular, the population of sub-Saharan…

Source: State House – Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles: President meets Seychellois Community in Belgium

The President expressed how honoured he was to host this gathering with the Seychellois in Brussels and to have the opportunity to interact and exchange views

President Wavel Ramkalawan who is currently heading a delegation on an overseas mission in Brussels, Belgium met with members of the Seychellois community living and working in Belgium on yesterday evening (Friday 18 February 2022). Addressing them, the President expressed how honoured he was to host this gathering with the…

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African Development Bank Group and Africa50, in partnership with the African Union Commission and AUDA NEPAD, to create Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa with global partners

The key challenge for infrastructure development on the African continent is the dearth of bankable opportunities

The Alliance will: catalyze bankable, greener infrastructure projects at scale and speed; raise up to $500 million of early-stage project development and project preparation capital which aims to generate up to $10 billion in investment opportunities; support the continent’s transition to Net Zero emissions with investments in greener, climate-resilient and…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

WHO announces first technology recipients of mRNA vaccine hub with strong support from African and European partners

Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia to establish mRNA vaccine production

At the European Union - African Union summit in Brussels today WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, announced the first six countries that will receive the technology needed to produce mRNA vaccines on the African continent. Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia all applied and have been selected…

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European Investment Bank backs African Private Sector impacted by COVID

The announcements come ahead of the first physical Africa-Europe summit since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic

EIB (www.EIB.org) Global confirms EUR 62 million for six high impact private sector investment initiatives; new support for African tech start-ups, rural microfinance, agriculture, and businesses in sectors impacted by pandemic; EIB President confirms importance of Africa – EU cooperation to back African private sector ahead of first EU-AU summit since…

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Lions and Scorpions on the rise

The other confederations have the same number of representatives as in the December 2021 Ranking

Belgium keep top spot in FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking; Senegal and Gambia progress after Cup of Nations; change to Top 5. After winning their first CAF Africa Cup of Nations title last weekend, Senegal continued their ascent into the upper echelons of world football. In fact, the Lions of Teranga have…

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Team Qhubeka Moving Forward in 2022

Team Qhubeka plays a crucial role in cycling’s fabric

South Africa’s Nicholas Dlamini to ride for Team Qhubeka (www.TeamQhubeka.com) in 2022; 14 riders announced for Team Qhubeka UCI Continental team in 2022; Team Qhubeka remains committed to changing lives with bicycles and providing African talent with opportunity on cycling’s biggest stage Nicholas Dlamini – Tokyo Olympian and Tour De France…