Southern Africa

  • Greenpeace Africa Launches Online Environmental Activism Platform June 11, 2018 Greenpeace Africa marked this year’s World Environment Day by launching VUMA.EARTH – an online campaign platform for ordinary citizens to run environmental petitions. The platform seeks to grow an environmental movement and give a voice to millions of Africans across the continent. The tool provides a space for Africans to start campaigns that address environmental ...
  • ChiNT Electric Rescues Zimbabwe Solar Project April 23, 2018 Leading Chinese industrial electrical equipment manufacturer and clean energy supplier Chint Electric has committed US$52 million as guarantee for a 100 MW solar project ear marked for Zimbabwe’s Matebeleland South province to the south west of the country.
  • US$14 billion Needed Annually for Sub-Saharan Africa Power Sector April 3, 2018 The cost of addressing the needs of Sub-Saharan Africa’s power sector has been estimated at US$14 billion a year, which is equivalent to 6% of Africa’s gross domestic product. This was said by South Africa’s Energy Department Minister Jeff Radebe while delivering his welcome speech on the opening day of the two day Power & ...
  • Sandton Central Supports Water Savings this World Water Day March 21, 2018 Thursday 22 March 2018 is World Water Day and Sandton Central Management District, which manages the public spaces of South Africa’s cosmopolitan financial capital, is putting its weight behind the powerful awareness campaign in support of water savings.
  • First Green Bond by Property Company on JSE March 15, 2018 Growthpoint Properties is the first South African company to issue a Green Bond on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). The Growthpoint Green Bonds, for terms of five, seven and ten years, were issued and listed on the JSE on 9 March 2018.