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Securing Africa’s energy sector key to post-pandemic recovery

High-level officials representing a range of African economies met under the theme of Securing Africa’s Energy Future in the Wake of COVID-19 at the second AUC-EIA Ministerial Forum.

Fireside chat: GenderLens with Naniki Nzuza

Watch this fireside chat about work and life during the COVID-19 pandemic as experienced by a senior operations engineer.

Fireside chat: GenderLens interview with Nomalungelo Mbewu

Watch the fireside chat with Nomalungelo Mbewu, General Manager: Strategy & Performance City Power, about work and life during COVID-19.
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Women in energy affected disproportionately by COVID-19

The world of work is profoundly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and this is especially true of the energy sector.
Renewable Energy

Renewable energy sector is booming despite pandemic lockdowns

“Renewables appear to be immune to Covid-19,” said Fatih Birol of the International Energy Agency this morning, as he revealed that clean energy had defied the pandemic downturn that has hit all other areas of the power sector.
Key measures to help SSA recover from climate change and COVID-19

Key measures to help SSA recover from climate change and COVID-19

A new report highlights six key measures that governments use in sub-Saharan Africa to address the impacts of COVID-19 and climate change.
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Op-ed: SA’s nuclear sector divided and weakened by COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is undermining the business plan and turnaround strategy at the Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (Necsa) states Chris Yelland.
BNEF report looks at global energy system evolution through 2050

BNEF report looks at global energy system evolution through 2050

The drop in energy demand because of COVID-19 will remove some 2.5 years’ worth of energy sector emissions between now and 2050, says BNEF report.
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Flagging energy commodity prices are dragging down African economies

Energy commodity prices are not expected to return to pre-COVID-19 levels any time soon, says the World Bank.
Rockefeller Foundation pledges $1bn for green recovery

Rockefeller Foundation pledges $1bn for green recovery

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced it will commit $1 billion over the next three years to catalyse a more inclusive, green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Equipping women farmers in Africa for long-term success

Despite complications created by COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, UN Women and Standard Bank are equipping women farmers in Africa with skills and resources to grow their businesses for long term success.
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Ed’s letter: Virtual engagements…seize the day!

The COVID-19 crisis has opened the ‘virtual’ door for productive engagements with power and energy experts from around the world.

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