Category Archives: Energy and Power

SOUTH AFRICAN CENTRAL BANK SAYS CHANGING ITS OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE CAN RAISE RISK LEVELS

PRETORIA, The South African Reserve Bank (SARB), stressing that it continues to function in the public interest, has stressed that proposals to change its ownership structure at this time may raise the level of risk …

EAST AFRICAN NATIONS PUSH FOR AFFORDABLE, SUSTAINABLE ENERGY

ARUSHA, TANZANIA, The East African Community (EAC) is taking pro-active measures to ensure affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy sources across all its six member nations with the aim of developing sustainable economies through strengthened …

IGAD HOSTS THE COORDINATION MEETING OF EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Djibouti (Djibouti): The Stakeholder’s Meeting on the Sub-regional Coordination Mechanism (SRCM) for Eastern and Southern Africa, which is being hosted by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), this morning opened at the Djibouti-based IGAD Institute …

Security Council pledges support for regional push to revive South Sudan’s peace pact

As the brutal conflict in South Sudan enters its fifth year, the United Nations Security Council on Thursday said it remains deeply concerned over the situation there, and expressed strong support for a regional initiative …

No quick fixes in ‘countering violent extremism’

Since 9/11, Western countries have increasingly invested in programmes to prevent transnational jihadism. These include militarised measures but also softer civic interventions under the banner of ‘countering violent extremism’ (CVE).

An example is funding social …