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DP World ‘replicating Dubai's success in African countries’

Gulf News 17 Oct 2021
Organised by Dubai Chamber, Global Business Forum Africa 2021 focused on conversations around the three pillars of Reset, Restore and Renew – taking a closer look at policy and regulatory reforms, models for innovative, sustainable trade and technology, the resilience of Africa, ...
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Africa ‘offers wealth of opportunities for UAE investors’

Gulf News 17 Oct 2021
Africa and specifically the Democratic Republic of Congo offers lots of opportunities in areas such as renewable energy – being the second largest green lungs of the planet. We also need to understand that Africa is urbanising rapidly, and consumption is growing massively.
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Cyprus and Egypt sign deal to pursue electricity hookup

Gulf Daily News 17 Oct 2021
Earlier in the week, Greece and Egypt signed a similar agreement, which sets the stage for an undersea cable that will transmit power produced by renewables from North Africa to Europe, the first such infrastructure in the ...
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Work on NEOM’s green hydrogen plant likely to start in H1 2022

Arab News 17 Oct 2021
... hydrogen-based ammonia production facility powered by renewable energy ... ACWA Power, which operates in 13 countries, is bidding for renewable energy projects in Uzbekistan, Egypt, South Africa and Indonesia, as well as a large pipeline of projects in Saudi Arabia, the CEO said.
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The Cyprus-Egypt electricity interconnection was signed

Greek City Times 16 Oct 2021
The Memorandum was signed on behalf of Cyprus by the Minister of Energy, Trade and Industry Natasa Pilides and on behalf of Egypt by the Minister of Electricity and Renewable Sources Mohamed Shaker El-Markabi ... Europe to Africa ... Europe to Africa.
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Equitable Access to Covid-19 Vaccines Demands Action, Not Words - ECOSOC Head

All Africa 16 Oct 2021
In Part 1 of this interview with Africa Renewal's Kingsley Ighobor, Mr. Kelapile explains ....
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Business charts roadmap to South Africa’s energy Just Transition

Independent online (SA) 15 Oct 2021
Seven of South Africa’s key export markets ... The report said to reach net-zero by 2050, South Africa would need to speed up deployment of renewable energy capacity; at least 4GW of renewables would need to be installed every year – roughly 10 times the current pace of new-build.
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Tech, clean energy, others top as Hogan Lovells holds 8th annual Africa forum

Business Day Online 15 Oct 2021
Faced with a growing energy deficit, there has, in recent years, been significant investment in developing Africa’s renewable energy generation capacity, principally through the construction of solar, wind and other renewable energy capacities, according to them ... Offgrid Energy Africa, Proparco.
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Afrique-France - a manufactured summit that showcases French paternalism and neo-colonial posturing

Independent online (SA) 15 Oct 2021
France is in trouble in Africa and in the world ... France’s disastrous colonial legacy in Africa has left a bitter taste in the mouths of Africans and continues to be exacerbated by the neo-colonial and renewed patriarchal attitudes by successive French presidents with misleading open conversations via cyclically choreographed summits.
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RES and Octopus Energy to develop green hydrogen plants in UK

Power Technology 15 Oct 2021
RES and Octopus Renewables, the generation arm of Octopus Energy Group, will combine their capital and knowledge to build and operate green hydrogen plants ... RES Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) CEO Rachel Ruffle said. “We know that renewable-based electrification using wind and solar is the fastest way to decarbonise.
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Reversion to indigenous foods to end nutritional challenges - Prof. Zotor

Ghana News Agency 15 Oct 2021
“what it takes to make Africans eat African”, and he critiqued the invasion of brand-imposing, super processed foods, saying that Africa had most of its countries confronting child nutrition even through significant socio-economic improvement ... “Sadly, Africa’s indigenous foods ...
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Greece, Egypt sign deal for first subsea power link between Europe, Africa

Press TV 14 Oct 2021
Greece and Egypt have clinched an agreement that sets the stage for an undersea cable that will transmit power produced by renewables from North Africa to Europe, the first such infrastructure in the Mediterranean.
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Head of Strategy and Organizational Development Department

Reliefweb 14 Oct 2021
To lead the development of strategies, procedure and mechanisms for recruitment of quality membership in MAs and CPs (board and executive directors) in the Africa region, ensuring professional capabilities, inclusion and diversity are taken into consideration during renewal of membership organs.
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Q&A: US Ambassador to UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield

Voa News 14 Oct 2021
Earlier this year, you acknowledged that Africa has many challenges ... But it also presents a tremendous opportunity to create well-paying jobs on the continent of Africa as the world transitions to renewable energies and develops transformational technologies that can help countries reduce emissions and also adapt to climate change.
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Greece, Egypt sign deal for first subsea power link between Europe and Africa

Reuters 14 Oct 2021
ATHENS, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Greece and Egypt on Thursday clinched an agreement that sets the stage for an undersea cable that will transmit power produced by renewables from North Africa to Europe, the first such infrastructure in the Mediterranean ... As part of the project, Cyprus is due to sign a similar agreement with Egypt on Saturday ... ....
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