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Greenpeace Africa Launches Online Environmental Activism Platform

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 issues affecting their local communities.

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US$14 billion Needed Annually for Sub-Saharan Africa Power Sector

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 & Electricity World Africa 2018 expo at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

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