Latest News for: Africa green


Registration opens for Africa Tech Festival, Africa’s biggest technology innovation event

Business Ghana 13 Jun 2024
... Festival is Africa’s biggest showcase of enterprise tech innovation across key sectors like telecoms, connectivity, cybersecurity, cloud and data centres, green ICT, and media and entertainment.

Resilient internet infrastructure needed for Africa to ScaleUP

B & FT Online 13 Jun 2024
On the eve of the visit of President Ruto, 22nd of May 2024, Microsoft also announced a billion-dollar investment together with G24 to build a state-of-the-art green data center to host Microsoft Azure in the East Africa Regions Cloud.

Africa's Great Green Wall to miss 2030 goal

The Daily Herald - St Maarten 13 Jun 2024
LONDON/DAKAR--Africa's Great Green Wall, which is meant to restore degraded landscapes and boost economies across the continent, is low on cash and unlikely to meet a 2030 completion goal, the ...

Youth Day and SA’s just transition: empowering the next generation for climate action

Independent online (SA) 12 Jun 2024
Thirty years into its democracy, South Africa faces an urgent need to address climate change, with increasing detrimental impacts predicted as we move into the next decade ... South Africa’s youth can ...

Protect environment to consolidate Green Ghana gains — EU Ambassador

Business Ghana 12 Jun 2024
He explained that the EU’s action on reforestation in Ghana went beyond planting trees to mark the Green Day, stressing that under the EU-funded Regreening Africa and Landscapes and ...

“Africa will be the pivotal continent in the world, given its economic prospects”—African Development Bank ...

Capital Ethiopia 11 Jun 2024
Africa can no longer be ignored.” ... Adesina also cited the Bank’s Alliance for Green Infrastructure In Africa (AGIA), which the G7 has backed with a $150 million contribution (https.// ... “Africa can no longer be ignored.

Integrate climate education into educational curriculum – Second Lady

Business Ghana 11 Jun 2024
Mrs Bawumia was speaking at the launch of Africa Students for Climate Action (ASCA) and the commemoration of the Green Ghana Day held at the Labone Senior High in Accra on Friday.

Egypt stands as pivotal strategic partner for South Korea in Africa: Ambassador Kim Yonghyon

Daily News Egypt 11 Jun 2024
The inaugural Korea-Africa Summit (4-5 June) marks a significant step in South Korea’s commitment to building a sustainable and strategic long-term partnership with Africa ... Egypt is a key trading partner for Korea in Africa.

Critical Minerals: Africa’s key role in a sustainable energy future

Capital Ethiopia 10 Jun 2024
This sentiment was echoed by Antonio Pedro, the deputy executive secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, who said that adding value to critical minerals in Africa could make the continent a competitive hub for green industrialization.

Mega plans for green hydrogen power in Mpumalanga

Mail Guardian South Africa 10 Jun 2024
Mpumalanga is the home of Africa’s largest green hydrogen power projects, according to a French company planning to invest $3-billion in green energy in Standerton, a commercial and agricultural town in the east of the province.

South Korea and Africa forge new economic partnership at landmark summit

B & FT Online 10 Jun 2024
The African leaders appreciate Korea’s support on strengthening Africa’s food self-sufficiency and capacity to respond to climate change through green ODA and agricultural ODA projects which incorporate Korea’s unique experience and know-how.

‘Smiling Assassin’ kills Comrades

Independent online (SA) 10 Jun 2024
... South Africa in Paris.” ... In a podium cleansweep for the Green Machine, South Africa’s Dan Matshailwe was a runner-up 45 seconds later, while Ethiopian debutant Yohannesse Lafebo took third in 5.27.48.

European Parliament polls show right-wing ascendance

Gulf Today 10 Jun 2024
... while the numbers of European Greens and the liberal Renew Europe are to set to lose ... It will be left to smaller countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America to press forward with the green agenda.