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20Nov
South Africa Metal and Mine Workers March on IPPs

South Africa Metal and Mine Workers March on IPPs

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) took to the streets on Saturday 17 November to protest against retrenchments at the national power utility, Eskom, the closure of coal mines, as well as government’s renewable energy program with Independent Power Producers (IPPs)

03Jul
Gabon Gets Funds to Reduce Emissions by 50%

Gabon Gets Funds to Reduce Emissions by 50%

The Government of Gabon and the Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI) signed a Letter of Intent for 18 million US dollars to protect the country’s forests and accelerate the fight against climate change.

11Oct
Kenya Leading Africa in Finding Climate Change Solutions

Kenya Leading Africa in Finding Climate Change Solutions

Kenya was recently lauded for leading Africa in trying to find solutions to threats posed by climate change through policy development, devolution and establishment of the Climate Change Council, among other initiatives.

13Dec
GCF Approves US$110 Million of AfDB Green Projects

GCF Approves US$110 Million of AfDB Green Projects

The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) recently approved funding for three proposals from the African Development Bank (AfDB). The projects all together worth over US$110 million were approved at the GCF’s 21st Board Meeting held in October 2018 in Manama, Bahrain.

27Oct
Morocco Energy Week Event to Discuss Renewable Energy

Morocco Energy Week Event to Discuss Renewable Energy

The annual EnergyWeek Morocco event will for the third time feature the annual Africa Renewable Energy Forum. EnergyWeek Morocco is a platform for decision makers in the energy sector to discuss the progress of regional power projects in North and West Africa and will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco from 14 to 15 November 2018.

13Dec
GCF Approves US$110 Million of AfDB Green Projects

GCF Approves US$110 Million of AfDB Green Projects

The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) recently approved funding for three proposals from the African Development Bank (AfDB). The projects all together worth over US$110 million were approved at the GCF’s 21st Board Meeting held in October 2018 in Manama, Bahrain.