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University of Johannesburg to host Shell Eco-Marathon

University of Johannesburg’s School of Electrical Engineering will be hosting the Shell Eco-Marathon South Africa on 27 and 28 October, where students will battle out in the self-built energy-efficient vehicles.

AfDB appoints Lead Policy Officer

The President of the AfDB, Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, has appointed Dr Caroline Jehu-Appiah as the Lead Policy Officer in the Office of the President.

AfDB Board approves €7m investment in Partech Africa Fund

The African Development Bank’s executive directors this week approved a €7 million equity investment in the Partech Africa Fund.

The hidden value of a data economy

How ironic that we live in an ‘information’ age, yet so many companies don’t treat their information as their most valuable asset. While companies...
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South Africa risks losing its strategic nuclear leading role

South Africa stands at the precipice of anonymity and risks losing its permanent seat at the IAEA Board of Governors, writes Gaopalelwe Santswere.
Green Climate Fund

Blended finance to help 200m households gain electricity access

AfDB’s Director for Energy Financial Solutions, Policy and Regulation, Wale Shonibare said: "We are looking to connect 200 million households to electricity – 75 million of those will be off-grid."
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GO15 signs memorandum of understanding with Cigre

Global power energy players, GO15 and Cigre signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at GO15’s Annual Steering Board meeting in Milan, Italy. President of...

Reimagining the future of the energy value chain

It’s been a whirlwind two days attending the 26th AMEU Technical Convention hosted by the City of Tshwane in South Africa under the burgeoning...
Sustainable Development Report

Multilateral Development Banks spend less than 2% of budgets on key...

The world’s multilateral development banks (MDBs), taxpayer-funded institutions charged with helping end global poverty, are still not moving fast enough to scale up their support...

How solar power is changing lives in Africa

The unrivaled, life-changing power of solar energy: battling climate change and accelerating socio-economic development KIGALI / ROTTERDAM, 31 AUGUST 2018 - In June 2018, Bouake,...

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