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Southern Africa: Global Organisations to Promote Energy Efficiency in SADC

[Namibian] VARIOUS international organisations have vowed to assist the Southern African Development Community in promoting energy efficiency within the region.

Zimbabwe: Joram Gumbo Moved From Energy Ministry

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has appointed Transport and Infrastructural Development Deputy Minister Fortune Chasi as the new Minister of Energy and Power Development, replacing Minister Joram Gumbo, who has been appointed Minister of State for Presidential Affairs in charge of Implementation

Event: Innovate4Climate

Innovate4Climate (I4C) is a global event on climate finance, climate investment and climate markets.

Second Belt and Road Forum Results in Over 283 Deliverables

A Leaders’ Roundtable agreed on a Joint Communiqué that recognizes that an “open, inclusive, interconnected, sustainable and people-centered world economy can contribute to prosperity for all,” and reaffirms commitment to the 2030 Agenda.

Liberia: Liberia, Others to Benefit From World Bank $200 Million Electricity Package

[New Dawn] The Board of the World Bank Group approved on April 17, 2019 the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP), which includes $150 million in the form of credit and grant from the International Development Association (IDA) and $74.7 million contingent recovery grant from the Clea

Is ridesharing the key to AV success? We talk to an expert

Vehicle Automation is cool but will it save energy? We talk to an expert

Uganda: Govt Stuck Over Pay Demands for Isimba, Karuma

[Monitor] The Uganda Electricity Transmission Company (UETCL) is locked in a row with a Chinese company, Kehong Uganda Industrial Development Limited, over construction of three high voltage angular towers in Ndibilungi Village, Butambala Sub-county in Luweero District.

Ethiopia’s NAP Seeks to Integrate Adaptation into Long-term Development

Ethiopia’s NAP seeks to strengthen the integration of adaptation into the country’s long-term development pathway.

Good practices of cities

Cities are raising their profile within the international energy efficiency arena. More and more cities are committed to become CO2 neutral and engage a low-carbon development transition. At COP23 in Bonn, 25 cities pledged to implement more and more ambitious actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change by 2020.


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