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$65 million extended to Nigerian electricity sector from the EU and GIZ

The Nigerian electricity sector through its Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) will receive a $65 million investment from the European Union in collaboration with Germany’s Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).
Smarter Mobility Africa 2021

Highlight from Smarter Mobility Africa Hybrid Event – Day 1

Live and digital: Welcome keynote delivered by the Host Partner Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport and Title Partner Alstom, followed by a panel discussion looking at electric vehicle vehicle standardisation.

Go live with smarter mobility in Africa on 5-7 October

Smarter Mobility Africa taking place on 5-7 October aims to inspire and transform mobility across the continent.
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Lagos: Water and sanitation crisis, what are the solutions?

Governments should ensure there is adequate finance for the water and sanitation sector through collaboration with international donors writes Oluwole Daramola, senior lecturer at Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria.
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Gazetting EPC regs creates potential for boom in energy business

A great opportunity lies ahead for individuals and businesses in the energy sector, thanks to new Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) regulations in South Africa.
report on global wind energy market

New methodology analysing regulatory environment of African electricity markets

A report released by RES4Africa in partnership with UNECA is a methodological framework to analyse the policy and regulatory environment of African electricity markets in their preparedness to attract private sector investors.
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Nuclear legacy shows need for strong regulator and transparency

It may be that Eskom would be better off closing down Koeberg and investing in cheaper electricity generation, than running up ever-increasing refurbishment costs to keep a 40-year-old plant running, states OUTA.
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Off-grid energy access regulation approved by Mozambican government

Mozambique joins its neighbouring countries by putting in place the Regulation for Off-Grid Energy Access, which will provide greater clarity for all stakeholders in the sector.

Stricter reporting and enforcement on local empowerment in Africa

All indications are that more stringent reporting and enforcement of local empowerment requirements are on the way across much of Sub-Saharan Africa.

New act to improve driver behaviour and safety on the road

Solutions that combine telematics and AI have become essential for fleet managers and drivers, helping them pre-empt risks, reduce costs, and improve driving behaviour.