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Gas: The Ideal Resource Namibia and South Africa can offer Germans for Security

With German Economy Minister Robert Habeck seeking Namibia and South Africa to help Germany ensure energy security, the African Energy Chamber believes natural gas is the ideal resource that will also drive socioeconomic development and enable green hydrogen market expansion in Africa

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck has embarked on a five-day tour to Namibia and South Africa in search of hydrogen to ensure energy security in Europe’s largest economy, as the European country seeks to replace Russian gas with alternative energy resources. The trip to Namibia and South Africa follows H.E…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the United Republic of Tanzania and the East African Community |

European Union Ambassadors to Tanzania launch 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

In Tanzania, Team Europe, together with local and international stakeholders, advocates for action to prevent and fight against femicide and GBV

The Ambassador of the European Union, H. E. Manfredo Fanti together with EU Member States’ Ambassadors H. E. Nabil Hajlaoui (France), H. E. Peter Hughebaert (Belgium), H. E. Theresa Zitting (Finland), H. E. Regine Hess (Germany), H. E. Mary O’Neill (Ireland), H. E. Marco Lombardi (Italy), Deputy Ambassador Mr. Job…

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Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio Holds Fourth GoSL-EU Forum, Emphasises Need for European Union (EU) Africa Relations to Address Common Challenges

President Bio said that he was pleased to discuss very pertinent issues that continued to shape the relationship between Sierra Leone and the European Union

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has held his fourth Government of Sierra Leone and European Union, EU, dialogue forum since 2018, emphasising that in an era of global interconnection, they both need each other. “In an era of global interdependence, the EU needs Africa as much as Africa…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

African Union-European Union-United Nations partnership project launched in support of African Union peace support operations

The AUCF aims to ensure that AU peace support operations are planned and conducted in compliance with international human rights and humanitarian law

UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ilze Brands Kehris concluded a visit to Addis Ababa where she co-chaired the official launch of the African Union Compliance and Accountability Framework (AUCF) project. She also participated in the initiative’s first Strategic Steering Committee meeting, along with Bankole Adeoye, Commissioner for Political Affairs,…

Source: European Parliament |

Members of European Parliament to push for ambitious outcome at (UN Climate Change Conference) COP27 in Egypt

MEPs will meet with ministers, parliamentarians, and other delegates from non-EU countries including USA, China, Canada, Turkey, Zimbabwe, Maldives, Bangladesh, Marshall Islands

A European Parliament delegation arrives in Egypt today to participate in the COP27, where they will meet with key parties to the negotiations. An official delegation from the European Parliament are in Egypt this week to participate in the UN Climate Change Conference, COP27, taking place in Sharm el Sheik. The…

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Africa’s Energy Transition at Conference of the Parties (COP27): Taking an Honest Look at Africa’s Renewables Capacity (By NJ Ayuk)

To meet the climate targets set out in the Paris agreement Africa must radically change its energy landscape, and that means increasing our renewables capacity

By NJ Ayuk, Chairman, Executive Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Vilifying fossil fuels seems to come easily to many people these days. That includes UN Secretary General António Guterres, who recently associated them with war, pollution, and climate catastrophe. The only true path toward peace in the 21st century, he said, is…

Source: Embassy of France in Zambia |

Conference of the Parties (COP27) will be held in Egypt, from 6 to 18 November 2022

To speed up global efforts on emissions reduction, France and the European Union are calling for a robust mitigation working programme to be drawn up at COP27

COP27 will be held in Egypt, from 6 to 18 November 2022. While the aim of COP26 in Glasgow was to raise global ambition, in particular regarding the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, the United Nations Synthesis Report indicates that the States’ commitments are not yet sufficient. COP27 must therefore…

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Africa and Europe's top business and public sector leaders gather to chart Africa's economic rebirth

The event is the annual flagship forum in the African Continent of The European House – Ambrosetti

Top African and European business leaders will be meeting in Johannesburg on 10-11 November to discuss strategic economic relationships and explore joint investment opportunities in target sectors at the 9th “Southern Africa Europe CEO Dialogue”. The event is the annual flagship forum in the African Continent of The European House…

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As Africa-European Union (EU) Campaign Berths in Lagos, Amb Isopi says: ‘We see Africa from the Lens of Nigeria’

The Africa-EU Campaign in Nigeria follows the inspiring stories of Ogola Lois Kange and Frederick Dike

Ambassador Samuela Isopi, on Thursday 27 October 27, flagged off the Africa-EU Campaign in Lagos, Nigeria’s economic hub and biggest city. Representatives of EU Member States, European businesses (EuroCham Nigeria), Nigeria’s business community, youths, the civil society and other friends of Europe witnessed the lunch. Ms Isopi described the campaign…

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European Investment Bank (EIB) at COP27: Financing a global just transition to climate neutrality

The EU bank will affirm its unwavering commitment to deploying its full range of financial tools in support of the swift decarbonisation of our economies

The EIB (https://www.EIB.org) is set to step up its support for decarbonisation projects across the world. The Bank will present a framework to support environmental sustainability projects. The EIB boosts clean energy financing in support of REPowerEU Plan. New partnerships will be unveiled to finance climate action and environmental sustainability…