2020, January, 22, 12:30:00NO COAL FOR AFRICA
The UK will no longer fund coal projects overseas, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced today during his opening address at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. Instead, the government will "turbo-charge" its support for low-carbon energy sources, he said, noting that the UK has cut its CO2 emissions by 42% from the 1990 level. The country is the host of the next round of UN climate talks - COP26 - in November.
2019, December, 20, 10:10:00S.AFRICA NEED COAL
“South Africa is a major producer of coal,” Mantashe added. “Entire towns and settlements exist around coal mining areas, and as such, our focus must be on how to mitigate the impact of coal sector downscaling.”
2019, December, 4, 12:20:00RUSSIA'S NUCLEAR FOR AFRICA
“Rosatom [the Russian nuclear company] is prepared to help our African partners in creating a nuclear industry,” Putin said, with “the construction of research centers based on multifunctional reactors.”
2019, November, 20, 12:00:00DRAMATICALLY IMPORTANT: NUCLEAR POWER
"We need to replace 70-90% of carbon resources of energy by 2050 in order to avoid overheating the Earth," he said, adding that two-thirds of the world's population still relies on biomass. An alarming projection, he said, is that by 2050 African nations will be consuming as much energy per capita as they do now, but their population will have doubled to 1.4 billion. "This will have dramatic implications for healthcare, employment and migration in the future," he said. "Only nuclear power can stop this migration by helping to develop the region."
2019, November, 20, 11:45:00UAE, AFRICA INVESTMENT
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received today at the Qasr Al Bahar, participants in the Africa Investment Summit, AIS, which is being hosted by the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, ADIA, to increase dialogue between global investors and African financial and corporate entities. They were accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Managing Director of ADIA.
2019, November, 20, 11:40:00UAE, MOZAMBIQUE OPPORTUNITIES
"Mozambique represents an increasingly important trading partner for Dubai and the UAE and this was an important platform to discuss how we can take our business relations to the next level," said Al Ghurair.
2019, November, 20, 10:35:00MOZAMBIQUE GDP GROWTH 5.5%
Mozambique's GDP growth is projected to reach 5½ percent in 2020
2019, November, 13, 12:15:006TH MOZAMBIQUE GAS SUMMIT
Sixth Mozambique gas summit and exhibition opens Wednesday
2019, November, 11, 12:50:00AFRICA'S ENERGY DEMAND GROWTH TWICE
Energy demand in Africa grows twice as fast as the global average, and Africa’s vast renewables resources and falling technology costs drive double-digit growth in deployment of utility-scale and distributed solar photovoltaics (PV), and other renewables, across the continent.
2019, October, 28, 13:45:00NUCLEAR ENERGY BENEFITS FOR AFRICA
Speaking to African heads of state and representatives from Russian, African, and international business and government agencies, Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachov yesterday emphasised the benefits of nuclear energy in job creation and regional economic development. At the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, Likhachov said global inequality in technological, industrial and socio-economic development was "acutely felt" in Africa.
2019, October, 28, 13:25:00RUSSIA'S NUCLEAR FOR ZAMBIA STUDENTS
Students from Zambia were among those invited to join counterparts from across the world for a specialised two-week programme of lectures and practical sessions delivered by distinguished experts in the field of radiation application and isotope production.
2019, October, 23, 12:20:00RUSSIA, AFRICA DIALOG
President Vladimir Putin will host the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi this week as Russia looks to expand its footprint in Africa.
2019, October, 16, 12:10:00IMF: THE GLOBAL ECONOMY SLOWDOWN
Global growth is forecast at 3.0 percent for 2019, its lowest level since 2008–09 and a 0.3 percentage point downgrade from the April 2019 World Economic Outlook.
2019, October, 7, 12:35:00EXXON'S INVESTMENT FOR MOZAMBIQUEE $33 BLN
Exxon’s LNG project in the northern Cabo Delgado province will cost between $27 billion and $33 billion, according to a report that Johannesburg-based Standard Bank Group Ltd. published in March.
2019, September, 25, 15:05:00WORLD ENERGY CONSUMPTION WILL UP BY 50%
the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that world energy consumption will grow by nearly 50% between 2018 and 2050. Most of this growth comes from countries that are not in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and this growth is focused in regions where strong economic growth is driving demand, particularly in Asia.