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Osinbajo seeks global solution to tackle pandemic, others in Africa

Business Day Online 21 Jan 2022
Yemi Osinbajo, the vice-president of Nigeria has called on the international communities to rally around Africa in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic, terrorism, and climate change ...The World Economic Forum can assist Africa in the area of renewable energy ... “Nigeria is the first country in Africa to develop energy transition plants.
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Green energy investments could grow African economy by 6.4%

Business Day Online 20 Jan 2022
Switching to renewable energy from conventional power sources could attract a wave of new sustainable energy investment to Africa, growing the region by 6.4 percent by 2050, a new report by the International Renewable Energy (IRENA) in collaboration with African Development Bank (AFDB).
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Africa renews push for favorable UN Security Council reforms

The Washington Post 20 Jan 2022
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is urging U_N_ Security Council reforms that would give Africa permanent representation there, saying such changes would prevent “aggression against Africa.” ... .
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Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for December 2021 down 59%

Power Technology 20 Jan 2022
Middle East and Africa power industry tenders activity in December 2021 saw 75 tenders announced, marking a drop of 59% over the last 12-month average of 184, according to GlobalData’s power database ... Middle East and Africa power industry tenders in December 2021. South Africa leads activity ... Minister of Energy Transition and Renewable Energies.
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ContourGlobal unit inks USD-313m sale of Brazilian hydro ops

Renewables Now 20 Jan 2022
The move is the first step in a strategy unveiled by the UK power producer last year to dispose of its renewables business in Brazil ... ContourGlobal has a 6.3-GW wholesale power generation portfolio and operates 138 thermal and renewable power plants in Europe, North America, Latin America and Africa.
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Renewable alternatives critical to support Mpumalanga’s decarbonisation drive

Mining Weekly 20 Jan 2022
This is according to the South Africa Benefits study report. “From coal to renewables in Mpumalanga.
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Programme Officer Antimicrobial Resistance – OIE RR Bamako, Mali

Reliefweb 20 Jan 2022
* (renewable). Under the authority of the OIE Director General, the direct supervision of the OIE Regional Representative for Africa and in collaboration with the AMR and Veterinary Products Department. The Programme Officer will support the implementation of the OIE Strategy on AMR at regional and national levels in Western and Central Africa.
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Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week: Senior officials take stock of MENA progress in fight against climate change

Arab News 20 Jan 2022
“Clearly, we are moving toward clean, renewable power and sustainable structures, and the Middle East, together with the Horn of Africa, is going to play a huge role in that over the course of the next two years.” ... We are way behind in our retirement of coal power plants and in our efforts to stop leakage of methane and deploy renewable energy.”.
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No African firms like ours

Business Day Online 20 Jan 2022
The London office is well-curated to build on Olaniwun Ajayi’s longstanding reputation for high-end and specialist legal services in these areas across key industries in Africa, including power and renewable energy, infrastructure and utilities, oil & gas, mining and metals, industry and manufacturing, healthcare, agribusiness, and Fintech.
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From cocktails to desserts, here’s why cream liqueur needs to be given greater attention

Independent online (SA) 20 Jan 2022
Cream liqueur is experiencing renewed growth in South Africa, driven by increased interest by consumers, particularly millennials ... Also, the drink does not require a mixer to consume ... Other brands that are currently making waves in the market include Wild Africa Cream Liqueur, Amarula Cream and Magnum Cream Liqueur ... Picture. Supplied ... It’s pretty basic.
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Ankara examines alternative energy routes amid reported collapse of EastMed pipeline

Arab News 20 Jan 2022
“The latter interconnector will transmit power produced by renewables in North Africa to Europe, the first such infrastructure in the East Mediterranean,” she said.
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Op-Ed: The fallacies of the Bitcoin energy debate

Cryptoslate 19 Jan 2022
Not only is Bitcoin less energy-intensive, but much of its network is also fuelled by clean energy sources and renewable technologies like hydropower, solar, and wind ... The World Bank estimates that about 142 billion cubic meters are flared annually – an amount enough to power the entire sub-Saharan Africa.
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Bloomberg Media Reaches Global Multiyear Renewal of Twitter Content Partnership

Adweek 19 Jan 2022
Bloomberg Media detailed a global multiyear renewal of its partnership with ...
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ACCA and IMA Find Global Economic Confidence Dip Among Global Accounting and Finance Professionals in ...

The Salamanca Press 19 Jan 2022
NEW YORK and MONTVALE, N.J., Jan ... However, economic confidence among survey respondents from North America increased by 10 points ... Explaining the prospects for 2022, Loreal Jiles added ... "Some emerging markets have made progress, while others, such as South Africa and Indonesia, have suffered renewed economic contraction ... Michael Taylor concluded ... .
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UAE launches Etihad 7 program to fund renewable energy projects in Africa

Business Ghana 18 Jan 2022
Etihad 7, a UAE-led innovation program, is dedicated to securing funding for renewable energy projects in Africa ... One of the keys to unlocking that potential, supercharging Africa’s economies, and allowing millions of people to contribute to building a prosperous continent is electricity–specifically, renewable energy. .
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