African Free Trade Area

Op-ed: Reopening African economies in the ‘new normal’

In the midst of reopening African economies, governments face extreme choices on how best to deal with this procedure to ensure lives and protect vocations.
AFCFTA trade

Ed’s note: Less aid, more trade clears the way to boost...

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement brings hope for future generations of entrepreneurs across all sectors.
digital transformation

How businesses can reap the benefits of digital transformation

As organisations embrace becoming virtual entities with more employees working from home, understanding digital transformation and cybersecurity is vital.
SAISC

ICMS sets a benchmark for globally funded projects

The international construction measurement standards (ICMS) enables financiers to compare apples with apples when reviewing project costs across the globe.
fourth industrial revolution

Podcast: Digitalisation’s role in the utility of the future

Listen to this podcast episode in which Mike Ballard, Vice President Industry Strategy at Oracle Utilities, speaks about digitalisation and why financial sustainability is so important for utilities in both developed and developing countries.
clean energy

Private investment critical to meet Sustainable Development Goals

Climate change risks over the next decade will only be mitigated by investment from not only governments and development banks, but also the private sector, says Alan Sproule from Standard Chartered Bank.

2019 in review: Customer insights for African mini-grid developers

Highlights into the advances in technology and business models that make mini-grids the least-cost route towards electrifying up to half a billion people.
Smart energy

Ed’s letter: Preparing for a decade of smart energy action

Let’s debate whether Africa is ready for a smart energy transition. Do these success stories show that we are already underway?
Damilola Ogunbiyi

Not even a global crisis will sway her from reaching SDG7

Having taken up her position at SE4ALL at the start of what would prove to be a year of unprecedented crises, Damilola Ogunbiyi spoke on achieving SDG7.

‘Prosumers’ have the potential to shift and disrupt the energy landscape

Prosumers could be manufacturers, businesses, or groups of consumers that have the potential to cause a shift in the structure of the energy industry.

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