Finance and Policy

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Decarbonisation

Op-Ed: How to become an energy efficiency warrior

Energy efficiency can be a strong weapon against climate catastrophe—and there are many easy energy-saving steps that can carbon footprints.

Future Energy East Africa Day 2: Discussion highlights

Day 2 of the Future Energy East Africa kicked off on Wednesday with a lot of interesting discussions taking place at the Knowledge Hub sessions
green bonds

Issuance of green bonds tackles climate change in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari revealed that Nigeria will continue the issuance of green bonds to reverse the negative effects of climate change in the country.
Fitch

Fitch stands firm on Eskom IDR rating

Fitch Ratings has announced its decision to affirm Eskom Long-Term Local Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of 'BB-', with a negative outlook.
Trade

Côte d’Ivoire and Kenya listed among top five in trade growth...

The Trade20 index, which identifies the 20 rising stars of trade, places African markets Côte d'Ivoire in the top spot, and Kenya at number three.

UN, IRENA support vulnerable countries in fighting climate change

For small islands, climate change is already a reality. Rising sea levels and storms of increasing severity are not distant threats.
Mining Indaba

A glimpse into Africa Mining Indaba 2020 programme

The 26th edition of the Investing in African Mining Indaba will offer delegates new insight into issues facing Africa’s resources sector.
geothermal energy

Indonesia secures finance to support geothermal energy exploration

The World Bank’s board of executive directors have approved a $150 million loan for Indonesia to scale up investments in geothermal energy by reducing...
Future Energy Nigeria

Boldly flying the green and white flag of independence

Contribute to conversations at FEN that will lead to Nigeria's 60th independence next year celebrating even more progress in its electricity industry.
water quality

Pressure mounts to solve Hammanskraal water quality crisis

After exposing the shocking state of water quality in Hammanskraal, OUTA joined efforts with the two local organisations, Hammanskraal Residents' Forum (HRF)...

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