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Banks urged to steer clear of East Africa oil pipeline financing

Post Bulletin 02 Mar 2021
An open letter signed by 263 charities - including the Africa Institute for Energy Governance, the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa, Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth - urged the banks not to grant loans for the scheme.

Africa faces first recession in 25 years amid COVID-19 pandemic: UN report 02 Mar 2021
ADDIS ABABA, March 2 (Xinhua) -- The African continent has faced its first economic recession in 25 years due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) report ... "For us to build back better, we need a lot of energy.

Mercenaries ‘shot civilians’ in fight against militants linked to Islamic State

The Times/The Sunday Times 02 Mar 2021
... have also been implicated in atrocities in a report about the conflict close to Africa’s largest energy project, which Britain is backing with a loan of £1 billion.

Chris Morris embracing pressure of R32-million IPL price tag

Independent online (SA) 02 Mar 2021
Willie played in an era when cricket in South Africa was taking its first tentative steps towards professionalism ... He would come back from a long day at work and still have the energy to throw balls at me." ... Surprisingly, though, his appearances for South Africa in international cricket have been sporadic.

EDITORIAL: State has been fiddling at the fringes of the energy sector

Business Day 02 Mar 2021
This was highlighted again when, last week, the National Energy Regulator ... Speaking at the Africa Energy Indaba on Monday, De Ruyter pointed to Vietnam where, he said, a similar move has unlocked 7,200MW of generation capacity from the private sector in just over 12 months. .

Premier sheds light on start-ups, renewable energies being strike forces of new national economic paradigm

DZ Breaking 02 Mar 2021
Abdelaziz Djerrad highlighted the will of the authorities to promote “renewable energies to make Algeria a pole of excellence in Africa in the matter”, adding that “Algeria is facing major economic, social and environmental challenges which ...

US Intelligence Report Leaves Saudi Arabia with No Good Geopolitical Choices

The Algemeiner 02 Mar 2021
Compared to an unfettered Iran, Saudi Arabia and the UAE primarily offer geography related to some of the most strategic waterways through which much of the world’s oil and gas flows, as well their positioning opposite the Horn of Africa and their energy reserves.

Standard Bank targeted in appeal to avoid financing oil pipeline in East Africa

Business Day 01 Mar 2021
An open letter signed by 263 non-profit organisations, including the Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AIEG), the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa, Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth, urged the banks not to grant loans for the scheme.

The Human Brain Grew as a Result of the Extinction of Large Animals

Heritage Daily 01 Mar 2021
In recent years more and more evidence has been accumulated to the effect that humans were a major factor in the extinction of large animals, and consequently had to adapt to hunting smaller game, first in Africa and later in all other parts of the world ... body energy conservation.

De Ruyter urges greater industrial policy integration with renewables roll-out

Mining Weekly 01 Mar 2021
Speaking during the opening session of the virtual Africa Energy Indaba 2021, De Ruyter said the ...

New Podcast Series: Speaking Truth to Power

Human Rights Watch 01 Mar 2021
The podcast, Power of the Streets, features feminists and queer activists who are speaking truth to power and building movements for justice in Africa. In this first eight-episode season, Power of the Streets will feature some of the people leading the #MeToo movement in Nigeria, Gambia, Burundi, South Africa, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Abu Dhabi's Gulf Capital exits investment in oil and gas firm ECDC

The National 01 Mar 2021
Gulf Capital fully exited its investment in the Middle East and Africa energy services firm after more than seven years of the initial funding, it said in a statement on Monday ... In 2014, Gulf Capital invested in the company to finance organic and inorganic growth opportunities, including in Egypt's energy sector.

Solar power application for Pinelands office park gains support

Independent online (SA) 01 Mar 2021
Cape Town - An application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) for a licence to generate solar electricity at Old Mutual Park, which could take the site in Pinelands off the electricity grid, has caught both the Province and the City unawares ... Kigeni Energy director Gavin Goldblatt said.