municipalities

Municipalities beware: The power of consent; the lynchpin of PoPIA?

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) has left many South African municipalities uncertain about the boundaries of consent. Here's what they need to know.
water RAIN

Coca-Cola replenishing water supply in South Africa

The Coca-Cola Foundation’s Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN) is set to replenish 15 billion litres of water over the next decade in South Africa.
trade hub

USAID West Africa Trade Hub encourages growth in strategic sectors

Request for Expressions of Interest in private sector grants of between $100,000 and $500,000 in Cabo Verde co-investment programme is underway. Deadline for submission is 31 March 2021.
food security

4 motivating factors to nourish your business plan in 2021

Four stories concerning the influence of how addressing food security also lend itself to increasing energy access and stimulating economies.
water desalination

Water security from desalination: A story of technology innovation

While not all water desalination plants produce at the same efficiency levels, there are some incredibly positive examples of new technology.
municipal model

Is the SA municipal model still relevant?

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the relevance of municipal services in supporting economic growth in South Africa.

Surprising results from waste management innovation

Innovative ways for municipalities to meet their sanitation and waste management obligations even where power or water are in short supply.
Gabon

Tackling Gabon’s future energy needs scientifically

To achieve climate agreements, and meet its growing energy demands, Gabon is approaching energy planning through a different process.
solar powered farming

Partnership cultivated to deliver solar-powered farming in Togo

Supplied by solar irrigation provider SunCulture, the Bboxx EDF Togo initiative will be deploying water pumps and arranging financing for customers.
water pipe

Nordic Development Fund approves $8.8m grant for African Water Facility

The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) has approved a $8.8million in grant funding to the African Water Facility for projects in the Sahel and Horn of Africa.

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