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South Africa in groundbreaking UNECA green energy programme deal

South Africa has finalised its very first issuance which is the second green bond issued through a private placement fully subscribed to by funds managed by PIMCO to the tune of $210 million.

Blue Zone open for World Biogas Association at COP26

The World Biogas Association (WBA) will represent the biogas industry at COP26 and demonstrate the value of the biogas industry in tackling climate change.
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New Council of Engineers for the Energy Transition to advise the UN

An advisory council of engineers has been created to provide recommendations to the UN on how the energy transition can be accelerated

Germany to invest $134.5m to SEFA to drive Africa’s RE transition

To affirm commitment in Africa's renewable energy potential, the German government has given a cash injection to the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa,.

Webinar recording: Compact nuclear power: Affordable, investable, reliable, low carbon power for Africa

Rolls-Royce SMR would like to invite you to an intimate panel discussion with speakers representing the African public sector, private industry players and Rolls-Royce’s nuclear technology experts.
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De-risking measures to attract financing to achieve SDGs

To achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing and emerging economies, there needs to be a substantial increase in funding flowing to these areas. The risk many, especially the private sector, associate with investing in emerging markets acts as a hindrance to this.

African leaders must present united and strong front at COP26

At the Ninth Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-IX) conference, the Prime Minister of Cabo Verde, Ulisses Correia e Silva called on African leaders to present a united front and push for bold African solutions for global efforts to tackle climate change as they prepare for the 26th UN climate change conference (COP26).
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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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KenGen joins UN supported campaign to fight global warming

Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has joined the UN-backed global campaign to fight global warming. The Kenyan utility becomes the first public service agency in the country to join the initiative.
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African Sanitation Policy Guidelines to streamline sanitation policies

The African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) has launched the African Sanitation Policy Guidelines (ASPG). The guidelines are to provide the steps towards developing a new policy or updating current sanitation policies and also provide an outline for what should be included in a comprehensive sanitation policy.