African Ministers advocate need for greater investment to revitalise energy sector - newsheadline247.com
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African Ministers advocate need for greater investment to revitalise energy sector

…and drive sustainable recovery High-level officials at the virtual Ministerial meeting represented a diverse range of African economies. Ministers from African countries representing nearly three-quarters of the continent’s energy consumption and more than half of its population met with global energy leaders on Friday to consider how to revitalise the African energy sector and enable Read more

Increase investment in Africa or risk missing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals deadline, Standard Chartered new research reveals - newsheadline247.com
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Increase investment in Africa or risk missing UN’s Sustainable Development Goals deadline, Standard Chartered new research reveals

BUSINESS Newsheadline247 understands Standard Chartered research shows that almost two thirds (64 per cent) of the panel’s AUM is invested in the developed markets of Europe and North America, while just 3 per cent is in Africa. Asia… A Standard Chartered survey conducted between July and August 2020, amongst a panel of the world’s top Read more

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AfDB, partners, agree to strengthen commitment to gender equality

“If women can participate in the continent’s economic growth and transform their livelihoods, Africa’s economies will be transformed” Under the theme “Development Banks as Actors for Change towards Gender Equality,” the African Development Bank’s Director for Gender, Women and Civil Society, Vanessa Moungar, joined high-level representatives from global financial institutions, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Read more

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There are Unmatched Investment Returns in Africa Despite Challenges, AIF’s Anohu Tells Global Business Leaders

Africa Investment Forum (AIF) Senior Director Chinelo Anohu on Thursday joined business leaders in a webinar to discuss opportunities for Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and how the continent could leverage them to attract investment for development. The panel discussion titled African Resilience, New World Order and organized by the Africa Debate, a flagship event of Invest Read more

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Africa’s energy master plan takes shape as AfDB, AUDA-NEPAD release key report

AFRICA The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and the African Development Bank have released recommendations of a baseline study that looked into the development of a continental energy grid and market. The study, supported by the European Union, is the first step in an ambitious project to create an efficient, competitive energy sector that helps Read more

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Hundreds of Financiers and Developers gather online for Africa’s premier Affordable housing Conference

BUSINESS The 36th annual African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF) Virtual Conference & AGM | 02-06 November 2020) will connect hundreds of senior African and international investors, financiers and developers online under the theme, “Investing in the SDGs: Finding a market opportunity in affordable housing, says its organiser and host Kecia Rust, of the AUHF Secretariat and Read more

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AUC Commissioner Highlights Strategies for Empowering Women in the African Energy Sector

AFRICA ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 30, 2020/ — H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure & Energy participated at the Energy Regulators Association of East Africa’s Webinar on “Empowering Women in the Energy Sector of Africa”, aiming at discussing gender gaps within the African energy sector and exploring opportunities and strategies to integrate and empower women within Read more

African Union 2nd Mid-Year Coordination Meeting closes, resolve to strengthen collaboration between RECs, RMs, member states - newsheadline247.com
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African Union 2nd Mid-Year Coordination Meeting closes, resolve to strengthen collaboration between RECs, RMs, member states

The virtual meeting that took place on 22nd October 2020 under the chairmanship of H.E Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa and Chairperson of the African Union (AU), concluded its work with a strong determination for the Heads of State and Government of the member countries to work hand in gloves so as Read more