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2022 predictions: transitioning to smarter mobility in Africa

Members of the advisory board for Smarter Mobility Africa give their 2022 predictions and highlights in mobility. As Head of Content & Project Lead for Smarter Mobility Africa, I caught up with the Advisory Board...
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Whether women in Africa benefit from green jobs is dependent on these factors

A new report asked the question “Can African women benefit from green jobs?” and found the answer was yes, only if certain actions are taken.

Sub-Saharan African governments urged to focus on off-grid solar

A recent report by Bboxx and UCL’s Engineering for International Development Centre, Off-Grid Energy and Economic Prosperity highlights the urgent need for African governments and policymakers to prioritise off-grid solar to accelerate inclusive and sustainable economic development in a post-COVID-19 world.
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Launch of Women Empowerment and Gender Equality (WEGE) Policy and Ministerial Advisory Council

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mr Gwede Mantashe yesterday, 31 August 2021, launched the Women Empowerment and Gender Equality (WEGE) Strategy which is aimed at ensuring that women become active participants in...
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Eskom to correct income differentials to drive gender equality

Eskom, under the banner of its Eskom Women Advancement Programme (EWAP), re-emphasised its commitment to achieving gender equality and to closing the gender-based income differentials in the workplace.
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AfDB country gender profiles highlight prevalence of stereotypes

African women are still disproportionately affected by poverty and the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating gender equalities, according to new country gender profiles developed by the African Development Bank.
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Gender diversity in the renewables sector still needs work

The South African renewable energy industry is actively giving attention to adjust and improve the levels of gender representation, at all levels, with the launch of its Gender Diversity Working Group.
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GBV: How access to electricity is empowering women

Digital Energy Festival for Africa asks: "What's light got to do with it?"
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Gender equality at centre of Digital Energy Festival for Africa

“Young women must be deliberate with the choices they make when they enter the sector.”

Gender diversity in the wind sector is key for a just energy transition

To support gender diversity, the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program has released a guide on Best Practices for Gender Diversity in Talent Recruitment.