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Green Outcomes Fund

Op-Ed: Challenges faced by early-stage clean energy companies

Like many other sectors, early stage clean energy companies are heavily affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the response of governments to it.

Wind energy industry urges for green economic recovery plan

The South African Wind Energy Association is pushing for a green economic recovery plan, that government should consider the post-COVID-19 pandemic.
African Development Fund

African Development Fund provides relief for São Tomé and Príncipe

The board of the African Development Fund approved a donation of $6.78m to São Tomé and Príncipe to implement the first phase of the economic reform.
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Wind sector a key building block for economic recovery

The wind sector is a key building block for economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19, which will enable governments to renew critical infrastructure for a sustainable future.
The Gambia

Op-Ed: Energy poverty is the largest limiting factor to economic growth

Energy poverty is the largest limiting factor to economic growth facing the developing world today, writes Anthonie Cilliers.
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Kenya’s economic update amid COVID-19 disruption

Kenya’s gross domestic product is projected to decelerate substantially in 2020 due to the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ramaphosa outlines a plan to stabilise the economy beyond COVID-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a social relief and economic support package of R500 billion to mitigate against the blow of COVID-19 in the country.
Team Africa

Op-Ed: ‘Team Africa’ can unlock African supply chains

The current COVID-19 related economic challenges highlight the need for Team Africa to support local supply chains to boost economic activity on the continent.
COVID

Ripple effects of COVID-19 on China’s plan to link continents

A new report shows that the ripple effects of COVID-19 are affecting the nature, pace and scope of China’s Belt and Road Initiative activity in Africa.
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Op-Ed: Chemical and oil companies to slash capex to preserve cash

Due to COVID-19 and collapse in crude oil prices, chemical, oil and gas, and midstream companies will all slash capex for growth projects to preserve cash.

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