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COVID-19 pandemic calls for greater regional integration in Africa

As countries rebuild their economies following COVID-19, Africa needs to step up productive and infrastructural integration.

Tigray conflict could delay Grand Renaissance dam negotiations

Conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region could cause a delay in confirming a resolution surrounding Africa's largest and most controversial hydroelectric project.

Another step taken towards unifying Africa’s electricity systems

The African Single Electricity Market is expected to be launched in February 2021 during the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government.
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Securing Africa’s energy sector key to post-pandemic recovery

High-level officials representing a range of African economies met under the theme of Securing Africa’s Energy Future in the Wake of COVID-19 at the second AUC-EIA Ministerial Forum.
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Talking energy business in Africa means talking synergy

the African Single Electricity Market needs careful re-arrangement of existing policies and regulations to encompass varying tariff schemes and issues of standardisation between countries, states energy expert, Dr Albert Butare.

First continental report on implementation of Agenda 2063 unveiled

The African Development Bank, the United Nations, and the African Union have acknowledged the significant progress made in implementing Agenda 2063 and urged African countries to go further to fast-track economic transformation.

AU, AfDB ink $4.8m grant for continental free trade secretariat

The AfDB on Monday signed a $4.8 million institutional support grant to the African Union (AU) for implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area.
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African Union, IEA to provide clean energy

The International Energy Agency and the African Union have agreed to have a strategic partnership towards a more secure, sustainable and clean energy future...

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