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Africa: 2022 – Africa’s Practical Realities On Energy and Climate Change

A year ago, we welcomed 2021 with a sense of cautious optimism when the newly developed vaccines promised a shift in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The focus turned towards building back better and doing things differently as many countries started to rethink and rebuild their shattered economies. For African countries, however, the pandemic

AUC Tops Egypt, Africa in Green Metric World University Ranking

The American University in Cairo has been ranked first in Egypt and Africa in the 2021 University of Indonesia’s Green Metric World University Ranking. It subsequently moved up 20 places this year compared to the 2020 to rank 159 out of 956 institutions around the world instead of 323 out of 912 institutions. This ranking

In Congo, Bolivia and Beyond, Where the Green Future Begins

By Emmett Lindner Dionne Searcey, a Times reporter, walked with local residents through an area near Kinsafu in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where a Chinese conglomerate is mining for cobalt.Credit…Ashley Gilbertson for The New York Times   The Times’s Race to the Future series is focused on the competition for electric-car resources that will

Zuva Invests in Clean Energy

By Tinashe Nekati THE country’s leading energy company, Zuva Petroleum, yesterday launched its first Green Terminal in the capital, aimed at complementing the government’s efforts of creating a clean and sustainable power sector. The solar-powered terminal was launched in Harare yesterday. “We are pleased to announce yet another first, the first Green Terminal in Zimbabwe’s energy

Rwanda Secures Rwf20 Billion to Upgrade Nyacyonga-Mukoto Road

By Bertrand Byishimo The subsidiary of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has approved a loan of Rwf20 million for Rwanda to upgrade the road from Nyacyonga to Mukoto between Gasabo and Rulindo districts. This loan, which was approved during the organisation’s 178th session of the governing board held virtually last week, will be funded