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Source: Greenpeace |

Africans want the continent to #BreakFree from fossil fuels

The Break Free movement in Africa is co-ordinated by Greenpeace Africa, African Climate Reality Project (ACRP), 350.org and Earthlife Africa Jhb

Today, Africa Day, citizens and communities in almost 20 countries across the African continent are gathering, taking to the streets and actively blocking the fossil fuel economy as part of a continent-wide day of action. By joining the Break Free movement, regular citizens and activists from communities across Africa will…

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Source: 350.org |

Africans want the continent to #BreakFree from fossil fuels

The Break Free movement in Africa is co-ordinated by Greenpeace Africa, African Climate Reality Project (ACRP), 350.org and Earthlife Africa Jhb

Today, Africa Day, citizens and communities in almost 20 countries across the African continent are gathering, taking to the streets and actively blocking the fossil fuel economy as part of a continent-wide day of action. By joining the Break Free movement, regular citizens and activists from communities across Africa will…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank takes landmark lead on formation of Africa Financial Alliance for Climate Change

The international community has pledged to mobilize $100 billion in climate finance per annum by 2020 to support adaptation and mitigation projects in developing countries

Scientific evidence shows that African economies are already reeling from the devastating effects of climate change, further exacerbating their development challenges. Of the 10 countries in the world that are most threatened by climate change, seven are in Africa. Cognizant of this situation, the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) led the way to what may turn…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency |

South Africa: President Ramaphosa to Host the Diplomatic Corps in Celebration of Africa Day

South Africa is celebrating the Africa Day under the theme: “A year of Nelson Mandela - Building a Better Africa and a Better World”

President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow, 25 May 2018 host the Diplomatic Corps in celebration of Africa Day 2018. South Africa is celebrating the Africa Day under the theme: “A year of Nelson Mandela - Building a Better Africa and a Better World”.  The Africa month and Africa Day present an opportunity…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

South African Business Delegation Arrives in Tanzania for Trade and Investment Opportunities

The aim of the mission is to increase trade and investment between the two countries

The South African business delegation has arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the second leg of the Trade and Investment mission that is led by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) from 23 – 25 May 2018. The aim of the mission is to increase trade and…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

South Africa: Minister Davies Arrives in France for the Viva Technology Conference and Exhibition

The event will have a strong focus on Africa, with more than 200 start-ups and French groups committed to digitalization in Africa from across the globe

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has arrived in Paris, France where he is leading a South African business delegation to the Viva Technology Conference and Exhibition (VivaTech) that will take place in Paris, France from 24 to 26 May 2018. French President, Emmanuel Macron Il is…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

South Africa: Minister Sisulu to host the meeting of BRICS Foreign Ministers

The meeting of the BRICS Foreign Affairs/International Relations Ministers is in preparation for the 10th Summit taking place at the Sandton International Convention Centre from 25 to 27 July 2018

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will on Monday, 04 June 2018, host the Second Formal Meeting of the BRICS Foreign Affairs/International Relations Ministers, scheduled to take place in Pretoria. The meeting of the BRICS Foreign Affairs/International Relations Ministers is in preparation for the 10th Summit taking place at…

Africa Oil Week
Source: Africa Oil Week |

Africa Oil Week welcomes nine African Ministers

Over the course of the week, leading nations will take meetings and present proprietary information regarding up-and-coming projects exclusively at Africa Oil Week

Nine Energy and Petroleum Ministers have confirmed to attend Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) 2018 which will take place in Cape Town, South Africa on the 5-9 November 2018. With 88 upcoming oil and gas fields to receive more than US$180Bn by 2025, having such strong government representation of nine Ministers…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

FDC CEO off to China to seek investments for Maluti SEZ

The roadshow will be in the form of workshops where the South African delegation will make presentations to Chinese investors, finance institutions and government representatives on South African SEZs opportunities and incentives offered

The Chief Executive Officer of the Free State Development Corporation, Mr Ikhraam Osman will leave for China on Friday to search for investments for the Maluti-A-Phofung Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Osman will be part of a South African delegation that will be participating in a five-day Special Economic Zones Investment…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

South Africa: Minister Sisulu concludes successful visit to Argentina

The meeting focused on strengthening multilateralism, improving global governance and achieving sustainable development

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has concluded her successful visit to Argentina, where she led a South African delegation at the G20 Meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers. The meeting was held in preparation for the G20 Leaders' Summit, which will be held in November 2018. Argentina holds the…