Africa well-positioned to help lead clean energy revolution – African Development Bank

BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 28. Africa is well-positioned to help to lead the revolution on clean energy and industrial value chains, Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, said, addressing the 9th Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue, Trend reports. According to him, Africa accounts for 80 percent of the world’s platinum reserves, 50 percent of the … Read more

5 years of immense impact rebuilding African workspaces

Spacefinish CEO & Founder, Remi Dada PRESS OFFICE: Spacefinish When Remi Dada, a one-time employee of Google, redesigned Google’s office in Nigeria, the predominant feeling for him was one of contentment and satisfaction. By his own admission, creating an environment where he and his colleagues could be more productive, effective, and innovative brought about a … Read more

North African country to boost oil and gas production – IMF — RT Africa

EDITOR’S NOTE: The USGS data referred to in this article was presented as news in an earlier publication; however, the discovery was made some time ago Oil and gas production will remain a fundamental component of Libya’s economy in the “foreseeable future,” an International Monetary Fund mission said in this month’s report. Hydrocarbon production in … Read more

African country nationalizes ExxonMobil’s assets – Reuters — RT Africa

Chad’s energy ministry has announced the nationalization of all the assets and rights that belonged to a subsidiary of US oil major ExxonMobil, including hydrocarbon permits as well as exploration and production permits, according to a Reuters report on Friday. Exxon’s assets reportedly included a 40% stake in Chad’s Doba oil project, which comprises seven … Read more

With wins from ‘Mami Wata’ and ‘Animalia’, African films begin to shine at Sundance

Directed by her husband and creative partner, C.J. Obasi, Mami Wata, which is inspired by the myth of the West African mermaid goddess, received a warm welcome at Sundance where it would go on to win the special jury prize in the World Cinema Dramatic competition for Lílis Soares’ high contrast Black and White cinematography. … Read more

South African wind power can help absorb coal industry job losses, Siemens Gamesa says

Coal-fired power stations provide 80% of the country’s power, and about 120,000 jobs in South Africa depend on the coal industry. That creates political and social barriers to reducing coal reliance. Winand argues that wind power can provide new energy for South Africa faster than any other source, and can compensate for many of the jobs that will be lost in coal. Source link

African Schools Football Championship Fact Sheet for the 2022/23 Season

THE THREE PILLARS The CAF African Schools Programme is a development project that focuses on organised school football through the African Schools Football Championship that increase the social impact of football and build the capacity of participating countries through training programmes. There are three pillars to this project: THE GAME Nurturing football talent in a … Read more

Africa: High Seas Treaty Needs African Support to Work

Africa already shows innovation and leadership in ocean conservation, and countries must now push for early ratification. After nearly two decades of negotiations, consensus has finally been reached at the United Nations (UN) to protect marine biodiversity in the High Seas. On 3 March, President of the Intergovernmental Conference on Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond … Read more

African nation poised to adopt death penalty for gay sex — RT Africa

A controversial bill has passed the Ugandan parliament making ‘aggravated homosexuality’ a capital offense Uganda’s parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill making certain homosexual acts a capital crime, sending the measure on to President Yoweri Museveni, who is expected to sign it despite vocal foreign opposition.  All but two of the country’s … Read more