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Energy Leaders Give Insight on the Future of Kenya’s Oil and Gas Transition

Cape Town, South Africa, June 4, 2020/ — African governments are advised to consider the long-term effects of COVID-19 on oil and gas projects.

Report: Renewables Increasingly Beat Even Cheapest Coal Competitors On Cost

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2 June 2020 — Renewable power is increasingly cheaper than any new electricity capacity based on fossil fuels, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published today finds.

Saudi Arabia Could Set Trend For Higher Oil Prices In June

June 1, 2020//-Saudi Arabia is likely to increase the price for its oil bound for Asia in July, a Reuters survey of five refinery sources showed on Monday. 

Why Maltreatment Of Nigerians In China May Not End Soon

WANG ZHAO/AFP via Getty Images Abdul-Gafar Tobi Oshodi, Lagos State University May 29, 2020//-Racism against Nigerians – and other Africans – is not new in China. Africa-China history is marked by solidarity, but also dented by old and new racism. Nothing at this moment suggests that the current situation will drastically change.

Ghana Has Tried to be Responsible with its Oil Wealth. This is How

Ghana is still finding ways of maximising its oil wealth. Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA Emmanuel Graham, York University, Canada; Ismael Ackah, University of Cape Coast; Nathan Andrews, University of Northern British Columbia, and Ransford Edward Gyampo, University of Ghana May 29, 2020//-After Ghana discovered oil and gas in 2007, the government and civil society aspired […]

Oil Prices Fall On Bearish EIA Data

May 28, 2020//-The Energy Information poured cold water on oil bull circles this week when it reported a crude oil inventory increase of 7.9 million barrels for the week to May 22. Fuel inventories posted mixed results, with gasoline down and distillate fuels up.

COVID-19 Crisis: Achieving Key Sustainable Energy Goals ‘Are Likely to Become Even Harder’

Accra, Ghana, May 28, 2020//-The ravaging COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the deep inequalities around the world in terms of access to modern, affordable and sustainable energy.

How COVID-19 Intensifies the Need to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Worldwide

Washington, USA, May 28, 2020// — Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy by 2030 unless efforts are scaled up significantly, reveals the new Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report released today.

Nestlé Ghana Boosts Plastic Waste Collection, Donates Tricycles, Others to Association

Accra, Ghana, May 26, 2020//-Ghana Recycling Initiative by Private Enterprises (GRIPE), has supported plastic collection drive in the country by providing 15 tricycles, 1,500 waste picking tools and 1,220 nose masks to the Pure Water Waste Collectors Association in a brief event held at the courtyard of the Ministry of Environment Science, Technology and Innovation.

The Case for Turning South Africa’s Coal Fields Into a Renewable Energy Hub

Shutterstock Hartmut Winkler, University of Johannesburg May 25, 2020//-South Africa is currently one of the world’s largest carbon emitters. And it’s increasingly being viewed as a pariah that isn’t contributing as much as it could to the international fight against global warming and climate change.

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