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SA youth NPO welcomes Agoa renewal bill

Independent online (SA) 15 Apr 2024
“Agoa has been instrumental in fostering economic growth and development across Africa, and its renewal aligns with our mission to equip young South Africans with the tools they need to thrive in a globalised economy,” Lubner said.
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Proposed Agoa renewal hangs on US elections outcome, say experts

Independent online (SA) 15 Apr 2024
South Africa’s trade relations with the United States could get a reprieve if a new bill for an early extension of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) for another 16 years, to 2041, enjoys majority support and is passed by the US Congress.
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Southeast Asia ‘woefully off track’ on green investment, Bain says

Asahi News 15 Apr 2024
Southeast Asia is the second worst performing region when it comes to renewables investment, behind only Sub-Saharan Africa, according to an April report by Singapore’s Economic Development Board and the McKinsey consultancy.
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African Development Bank enhances Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment (ENABLE) Youth Programs for greater impact

Capital Ethiopia 14 Apr 2024
Nnenna Nwabufo, Director General for East Africa at the African Development Bank, underscored the pivotal role of the youth in advancing agriculture in Africa ... “Africa can feed itself, however, we are importing food from outside the continent.
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Africa can be a catalyst for global economic transformation

Arab News 11 Apr 2024
By leveraging its vast renewable energy potential and embracing sustainable development practices, Africa can emerge as a global leader in green growth, attracting investment and fostering inclusive ...
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Standard Bank aims to expand in the Middle East through an office in Egypt

Egypt Independent 11 Apr 2024
In recent years, Gulf Cooperation Council countries have stepped up their investments in Africa, as they look to diversify their economies and prioritize areas such as food security and renewable energy.
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Seeing the bigger picture – solar power needs to be about more than just building ...

Independent online (SA) 11 Apr 2024
Implementing sustainable and renewable energy solutions has become critical in assuring South Africa’s future, and one of the avenues being explored is the use of solar power ... While South Africa is an ...
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Nedbank looks to investment banking for growth under new CEO

Moneyweb 11 Apr 2024
As it seeks to take advantage of a surge of deals in renewable energy, water and logistics in Africa’s most developed economy ... .
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Bipartisan group of US senators introduces Agoa bill to renew trade pact to 2041

Business Day 11 Apr 2024
Washington — A bipartisan group of senators will introduce a bill to renew the US’s trade pact with Sub-Saharan Africa ahead of its expiration next year, an aide to one of the senators said on Thursday.
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Cardinal Sarah: African bishops ‘have spoken for the whole Church’ by rejecting homosexual ‘blessings’

Life Site 11 Apr 2024
Such opposition has been labelled by secular media outlets, and crucially by Pope Francis himself, as coming from “small ideological groups” with Francis adding that the Church in Africa is “a special case” because of its culture.
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Abu Dhabi’s Sanad extends its partnership with Asiana Airlines with Dh532 million deal

Gulf News 11 Apr 2024
The partnership, initiated in 2018, strengthens Sanad’s position as the sole MRO provider for Asiana Airlines in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
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South African data center specialist to build 12 MW of solar

PV Magazine 10 Apr 2024
The installation will supply renewable energy to Africa Data Centres’ sites ... “Data centres worldwide face scrutiny for their reliance on grid power and renewables, and Africa is no exception. Africa ...
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Is a net zero future realistic or even desirable for economic growth?

Independent online (SA) 10 Apr 2024
But picture a scenario where South Africa by 2050 had achieved total transition away from fossil emissions towards green renewable energy ... Africa is abundant with much-needed minerals resources used in the renewables energy sector.
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SA’s fossil fuel subsidies tripled between 2018 and 2023 to hit R118bn

Independent online (SA) 10 Apr 2024
This was said to be despite the fact that the average cost of renewable energy installation bids in South Africa had decreased by more than 77% since 2011 ... According to the think tank, South Africa ...
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