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AfDB approves new strategy to build towards a water-secure Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a five-year strategy that aims to increase water security and foster sustainable, green and inclusive growth and development in Africa.

Exploring the potential of Africa’s offshore renewable energy

A study into the potential of offshore renewable energy in Africa suggests there is scope to create innovative mitigation and adaptation projects if climate finance institutions step up.

AFSIA recognises innovation in solar energy at 2021 solar awards

Winners in 15 awards categories of the second edition of the AFSIA Solar Awards 2021 were unveiled last week.

Joy for South Sudan energy provider celebrating its second anniversary

The Ezra Juba Power plant, located in Kondokoro Mangalla County, South Sudan, celebrated its second anniversary yesterday. The power plant produces the bulk of the...

The threat of 2.4°C of warming is looming

A briefing by the Climate Action Tracker stated that even if all current climate pledges are made, the world is still headed to 2.4°C warming

Wins, misses and opportunities for African electricity regulations

The AfDB's ERI allows African countries to compare their electricity regulation environments with international best practices and make improvements where necessary.

COP26: Donors show support for SEFA with big cash donations

The African Development Bank has welcomed $136 million in additional donor commitments for the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA).

Climate change and land use discussed at COP26

Twenty-six nations set out new commitments to change their agricultural policies to become more sustainable and less polluting, and to invest in the science needed for sustainable agriculture and protecting food supplies against climate change.

KenGen’s plan to advance renewable energy in Kenya

Kenya Electricity Generating Company is accelerating deployment of renewable energy to combat the adverse effects of climate change.

Agenda changing millions of lives in Africa deserves big high 5

African Development Bank Group President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina said that the bank’s High 5 agenda is positively changing millions of lives in Africa.

Africa needs urgent climate adaptation funding

African and other global leaders called on the world to ramp up support to the continent as it adapts to adverse effects of climate change during the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Summit at COP26.

News from COP26 dominated by energy announcements and pledges

The UN Conference on Climate (COP26) is in full swing, with people traveling to Glasgow from all over the world to talk climate matters since Sunday.