Category archives for: Energy

Greenpeace Africa Volunteers Start Ambitious Campaign for Plastic Ban

Johannesburg, South Africa, March 6, 2019/ — A group of Greenpeace Africa volunteers in Cape Town has started an ambitious campaign calling on South Africa’s top political parties to adopt a ban on single-use plastics  in their election manifestos ahead of this year’s presidential election. 

German-African Energy Deals Set the Stage for Better Collaborations

Johannesburg, South Africa, March 4, 2019/ — The 13th German-African Energy Forum is going to set the stage for German and Africa businesses as well as public enterprises to expand economic ties, do deals, create jobs, combat energy poverty, and use German know-how to spur growth.

GIZ, SECO and GHEITI Build Capacity of Journalists on EITI Reports, Good Governance

Peduase, Eastern Region, Ghana, March 4, 2019//-The institute of Financial & Economic Journalists (IFEJ) in partnership with GIZ, a German development agency; Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO); and Ghana’s Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) Secretariat has built the capacity of journalists on EITI reports.

Exclusive Interview with Mansoor Hamayun, CEO &Co-Founder of BBOXX

Accra, Ghana, March 4, 2019//-Mansoor  Hamayun, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)& Co-Founder ofBBOXX, a next generation utility platform which provides electricity to over 675,000 under-served people in developing countries including Africa, has announced that the company plans to expand its customer product offerings.

Idea to Turn Coconut Waste into Houses Wins the First Ever Africa Basque Challenge 

March 2, 2019//- An idea, called HOCO which seeks to boost sustainable development in rural areas by producing construction materials out of coconut waste, has won the first ever Africa Basque Challenge (ABC) in Spain.  

Vivo Energy Adds Sizable Number of Engen Stations to its Network  

London, UK, March 1, 2019//-Vivo Energy plc (Vivo Energy) announced the completion of the transaction with Engen Holdings (Pty) Limited (Engen or EHL”) which saw the company taking over a sizable of Engen market.

GIQ Survey: OPEC’s 5-Year Decline in Crude Oil Exports to U.S Will Continue

London/Dubai, Feb 28, 2019 – OPEC’s crude oil exports to the U.S., which reached a five-year low in January 2019, is a trend that will not be reversed.

CEO& Co-Founder: BBOXX’s Bold Ambitions to Scale Into New Markets Still on Course

Accra, Ghana, February 26, 2019//-Mansoor  Hamayun, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)& Co-Founder ofBBOXX, a next generation utility platform which provides electricity to over 675,000 under-served people in developing countries including Africa, has revealed that BBOXX’s bold ambitions to scale rapidly into new markets are still in course.

These 11 EU States Already Meet Their 2020 Renewable Energy Targets

February 22, 2019//-Almost half of the European Union’s (EU) 28 member states have already hit, or are close to hitting, their 2020 renewable energy targets.

How Working Together for Greener Cities Can Help Save the Planet

February 21, 2019//-Urban rivers choked with plastic, exhaust fumes hazing up the sunset over traffic jams, industrial chimney stacks belching smoke, or decrepit old housing leaking heat into the sky.

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