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AfDB to Spend $1M On Modernizing Africa’s Aging Hydropower Stations

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a one-million-dollar grant for the modernisation of Africa’s aging hydropower fleet. According to a statement from the AfDB, the modernization of hydropower stations is an opportunity to increase generation capacity at low-cost, and with relatively short lead-times and minimal environmental

Zimbabwe Pledges Commitment to Nuclear Safety

The Republic of Zimbabwe pledged its commitment to nuclear safety and security this by depositing legal instruments, thereby becoming a party to various international treaties under the auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Soda Zhemu, Minister of Energy and Power Development, handed over the instruments to IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi at

Ahead of COP26 – Global Climate Funds is Billions of Dollars Short.

Boris Johnson has long dreamed of “Global Britain,” his vision for a free-trading, swashbuckling world power, unleashed by Brexit. And this week, in New York and Washington, he has been doing his best to get the world’s attention. As host of the upcoming global summit on climate change in November, billed as a final “moment of truth,”

Africa’s Infrastructure Needs to be Climate Adaptive

Africa has contributed the least to climate change but is the continent most exposed because of housing, transport, industrial and energy structures unsuited to surviving storms, floods, droughts, wildfires and other hazards caused by extreme weather patterns. The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction gauges that without urgent intervention, the cost of structural damage caused

First Phase of Green Mixed-Use Precinct Loftus Park Now Open

The first phase of Loftus Park in Pretoria – a dynamic, green mixed-use precinct being developed by Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Redefine Properties together with Abland – has been opened, introducing 34,000m² A-grade office space, a premium gym, open-air piazza with restaurants and convenience retail. The Park precinct will be accredited as a four-star