education

skills development EWSETA hydrogen

Africa must create a continent skills development value chain

The World Economic Forum’s guestimate that up to 20 million young people will join the African workforce annually over the next two decades makes the need to grow science technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills a priority if the continent is not to miss out on growth and employment opportunities offered by the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Open Africa Power

Enel Foundation launches 2021 edition of Open Africa Power

The Enel Foundation this week kicked off the Digital African module of Open Africa 2021, the fourth edition of their educational programme.
Youth

DBSA launches 2nd edition of the its Youth Challenge for South...

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has announced the launch of the second edition of the DBSA Youth Challenge, a competition aimed at harnessing innovative solutions from young people in South Africa to help address infrastructure challenges.
female engineering

Commentary: Africa’s unsung female engineering heroes

Engineering is a key driver for sustainable development, yet its full workforce potential is not being utilised as less than 10% of engineers in SSA are women.
computer literacy

Solar-powered laptops for school children in Madagascar

UK battery developer Aceleron have partnered with Malagasy solar start-up Jirogasy to provide solar powered laptops to school children in Madagascar.
women in energy mentorship

Mentorship key for career -Women in Energy

Mentoring plays an important role for women in the energy sector who wish to advance their careers.
ministerial recommendations

Southern Africa’s economic growth now linked to path of COVID-19

African Development Bank's says the region must prepare better to prevent and mitigate effect of COVID-19 on region's economic growth.
power sector financing

Executive education: Understanding power sector financing

Short course available on Finance, Contracts and Risk Mitigation for Private Power Investment in Africa (Power Sector Financing) presented at the UCT GSB.
buildOn and GE Steam Power

buildOn and GE Steam Power master breaking illiteracy in Senegal

GE Steam Power and buildOn volunteers traveled to Kaolack, Senegal recently to help break ground and lay down the foundations of the school.
Open Africa Power

Enel Foundation: Call for applications for Open Africa Power 2020

The Enel Foundation has announced the launch of the Open Africa Power 2020 call for applications and confirmed the new edition will start in February 2020.

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