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  • New global costs report confirms new renewables are undercutting existing coal June 22, 2021
    The cost of electricity from new solar and wind plants is increasingly undercutting the operating costs alone of existing coal‑fired power plants and strengthening the case for their early retirement, a newly released International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) report confirms. Published on June 22, the ‘Renewable Power Generation Costs 2020’ report states that over 800 […]
  • AUDA-Nepad launches centre to accelerate impact of science on Africa's development June 22, 2021
    The African Union Development Agency New Partnership for Africa's Development (AUDA-Nepad) on June 22 launched a centre of excellence (CoE) in science, technology and innovation to upscale and commercialise home-grown innovations on the continent. The centre was launched in partnership with Stellenbosch University (SU) and the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
  • President’s 100 MW renewable energy reform ‘very welcome opportunity’ – Harmony Gold June 22, 2021
    Harmony Gold sustainable development executive Melanie Naidoo-Vermaak on Tuesday described the decision of President Cyril Ramaphosa to lift the licence-exemption cap on own or embedded renewable energy plants from 1 MW to 100 MW as “a very welcome opportunity" for the South African mining industry. In Papua New Guinea, 69% of Harmony’s Hidden Valley operation is […]
  • Petro makes progress with Block XX exploitation licence application June 22, 2021
    During the course of 2020, Aim-listed Mongolian oil company Petro Matad focused on progressing the Block XX exploitation licence application, working closely with the relevant Mongolian government authorities, it noted in its financial results statement for the year ended December 31, 2020. The company applied for and was granted a moratorium on Block XX while […]
  • Kenya Airways and Delta Air Lines expand their codeshare agreement June 22, 2021
    Kenyan national flag carrier Kenya Airways and major US carrier Delta Air Lines have announced that they have expanded and enhanced their codeshare agreement. As a result, Delta will be able to increase the number of African destinations that it can offer its passengers while Kenya Airways passengers will be able to access a greater […]
  • Increase pension fund money in African infrastructure development June 22, 2021
    From a private sector and sovereign perspective, Standard Bank global infrastructure sector head Aadil Cajee says a lot of focus is being placed on pension fund reforms in Africa. He adds that the mobilisation of pension money for African infrastructure development is important.
  • CSIR launches roadmap to address challenges that hinder smart settlements in South Africa June 22, 2021
    The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has partnered with the departments of Science and Innovation (DSI); Human Settlements (DHS) and Water and Sanitation (DWS) to launch a Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Settlements Roadmap. The roadmap, meant to upscale transformative innovation in South African homes and communities, was created to clarify obstacles that […]
  • AfCFTA to boost private sector growth in Africa June 22, 2021
    The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will boost private sector growth and reach in the continent, panellists participating in an Infrastructure Africa session on restoring economic growth, connecting African countries and optimising the AfCFTA, on June 22, concurred. AfCFTA policy network Ghana executive director Louis Afful said the AfCFTA is a good option to […]
  • Emira acquires eleventh US property June 22, 2021
    JSE-listed Emira Property Fund has acquired its eleventh grocery-anchored dominant open-air shopping centre in the US, growing its equity investments in the country to more than R1.5-billion, or $105-million. The highly attractive Newport Pavilion power centre acquisition strengthens the quality and value of Emira’s equity investment portfolio in the US and increases its offshore diversification, […]
  • Steel production increased by 16.5% y/y in May June 22, 2021
    World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to industry association the World Steel Association (worldsteel) increased by 16.5% year-on-year to 174.4-million tonnes in May. Africa’s output increased by 65.1% year-on-year to 1.3-million tonnes in May, while output in the Middle East increased by 16.8% year-on-year to 3.7-million tonnes.