circular economy

Why Africa needs a Circular Economy framework

Europe officially adopted the Circular Economy Package imposing ambitious recycling and waste recovery targets on its member countries, but what of Africa?
Fortune Chasi

Fortune Chasi takes decisive action to ward off complete power collapse

Zimbabwe's minister of energy, Advocate Fortune Chasi, explains his decision to dissolve the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) board.
unemployment

No unemployment problem in South Africa says SACEEC

“South Africa doesn’t have an unemployment problem, it has an import problem,” said SACEEC CEO Eric Bruggeman addressing the Local Manufacturing Expo.
Desertification

Ed’s Note: Why would you include desertification in the nexus?

The message for 2019 UN’s World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is “Let’s grow the future together” but does the nexus have a role to play?
electricity access

Waste heat: an untapped energy source in Europe

In an innovative circular economy move, an EU funded programme aims to capture the power of waste heat from Europe’s towns and cities.
City of Cape Town Metropolitan

Construction of desalination plant result in dispute in Cape Town

The Cape Town City Council is caught in a legal battle with Quality Filtration Systems regarding the Waterfront desalination plant.
tech

Proposed solutions to curb South Africa’s water crisis

South Africa’s water sector is in a dire state, but the solutions to the country's water crisis are readily available, states experts.

Uganda to install a comprehensive fleet management solution

A Ugandan water service provider commissioned a South African fleet and mobile asset management company to securely provide water to various sectors.
loadshedding

Lesotho: World Bank financing to provide improved water supply

Up to 115,000 Basotho and businesses in the Lesotho Lowlands will have access to improved water as a result of $78m financing from the IDA for the country’s water supply scheme.

Namibia installs clean-powered desalination system

Namibia has inaugurated its first ever fully solar-powered seawater desalination system, moving closer to achieve its efforts in becoming self-sustaining. 

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