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AFRICA.COM: Live from the World Economic Forum in Davos

One of the critical issues that Africa must address is how the continent tackles climate change, and the role that the public and private sector will play in addressing this pressing issue

This year, Africa Day coincides with the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland.  African leaders, together with world leaders, are gathering to discuss critical issues of importance to Africa, and the world. One of the critical issues that Africa must address is how the continent tackles…

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    • African Development Bank Group Annual Meetings 2022: Harness the collective institutional financial strength of Africa to meet development needs and fight climate change, Ghana says
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African Development Bank Group Annual Meetings 2022: Harness the collective institutional financial strength of Africa to meet development needs and fight climate change, Ghana says

Harness the collective institutional strengths of Africa for sustained transformation - President Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org)’s annual meetings officially opened on Tuesday with a ringing endorsement of the institution by the Ghanaian government and a call on member countries to back the institution as the main engine for the continent’s economic growth. Accra is host of the group’s annual gathering,…

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Energy Capital & Power (ECP) Promotes African Energy Investment on Africa Day 2022

Energy Capital & Power (ECP), Africa’s leading investment platform for the energy sector, remains fully focused on enhancing investment and development across the African energy sector

Representing the leading investment platform for the energy sector, ECP (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com) is fully committed to helping the continent achieve food security on the back of large-scale energy developments. Representing the backbone of every economy, energy is a fundamental enabler and key driver of Africa’s development. Access to reliable, affordable and…

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Artistes Join Climate Activists in Multiple Concerts and Actions Across Africa, to Oppose East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), Put TotalEnergies and its Financiers on the Spot

The planned actions included a march, delivery of a petition to TotalEnergies in Uganda and Tanzania, a concert in Goma, DRC on 25th May, as well as concerts set for the 27th of May in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam

As Africans commemorate Africa day on Wednesday, local artists joined climate activists in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo to mark it by holding concerts and actions during the week, to highlight the dangers of the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). Climate activists who attended…

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Forgotten Promises: Civil Society’s Engagement with the African Development Bank (By Dean Bhebhe, Charity Migwi, Aurelie Kalenga)

The AfDB is yet to provide any legitimate explanations as to why it sidelined the voices of African civil society

By Dean Bhebhe - Campaigns Coordinator at the African Climate Reality Project; Charity Migwi - Africa Regional Campaigner at 350.org; Aurelie Kalenga - Communications Manager at the African Climate Reality Project. “Coal is the past, and renewable energy is the future” These were the words of African Development Bank (AfDB)…

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9th Africities Summit: Official Opening of Political Segment

The main topic of the conversation was “Thriving the way for the future of Africa in a world of turmoil”

The fourth day of the Africities summit started with the official opening of the political segment which was marked by a conversation between two former African heads of State namely, His Excellency Joaquim Chissano, former President of Mozambique and His Excellency Danny Faure former President of Seychelles. The main topic…

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African Energy Chamber (AEC) to Host Energy Transition Forum at African Energy Week 2022

Led by Africa’s energy leaders and both public and private sector executives, the energy transition forum will outline an energy transition strategy that is beneficial for both Africa’s climate change mitigation and overall socioeconomic development

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) is proud to announce that it will host the Energy Transition Forum, in partnership with public and private sector organizations, government representatives, energy stakeholders and investors, at Africa’s premier event for the oil and gas sector, African Energy Week (AEW) (www.AECWeek.com) which will take place…

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African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, a stalwart of the energy industry, has been rebranded as Enlit Africa

The conversation from the Day 1 opening keynote will be expanded to determine how opportunities such as those being opened up by Eskom’s Just Energy Transition Partnership in South Africa can be replicated across the African continent

After two years in limbo, the African events industry is making a comeback in June 2022 in Cape Town, South Africa, with the latest edition of Africa’s most respected power and energy event: African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, which is now known as Enlit Africa. VIEW THE ENLIT AFRICA…

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Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) will Assemble Two High-Level Parallel Events Discuss Climate Action and Digital Transformation at ISDB Group Private Sector Forum in Egypt

The two discussions with senior speakers will dive deep into climate action and digital transformation

The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) (https://ICIEC.IsDB.org) is convening two special parallel events on June 2 and 3, at the IsDB Group’s Private Sector Forum, which will run at the IsDB’s 47th Annual Meetings in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. The two discussions with senior speakers…

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The Secretary General -- Message on the International Day for Biological Diversity

Biodiversity is essential for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, ending the existential threat of climate change, halting land degradation, building food security and supporting advances in human health

To achieve a sustainable future for all, we need to act urgently to protect biodiversity, the web of life that connects and supports us all.  We must end our senseless and destructive war against nature.  The rate of species loss is tens to hundreds of times higher than the average…