Benoit-Ivan Wansi

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02 12 2022 | 18:47

In 2023, the Africa Energy Indaba accelerates electric mobility in Cape Town

The decarbonisation of the transport sector will be at the centre of discussions at the Africa Energy Indaba conference which opens on 7 March 2023 in the South African city of Cape Town. The event…

02 12 2022 | 18:43

Ivory Coast: Yamoussoukro launches the 2nd phase of the Forestry Investment Project

The Ivorian government is launching the second phase of the Forestry Investment Project (PIF2) with €143 million in funding from the World Bank. The initiative, which focuses on the protection of…

02 12 2022 | 18:31

KENYA: NopeaRide’s electric taxi service in Nairobi comes to an end

In Kenya, mobility solution NopeaRide is withdrawing its electric taxis that it has successfully imposed on Nairobi's roads since 2018. The news is announced by its parent company EkoRent Africa…

02 12 2022 | 14:06

CAMEROON: Sunna Design to install 100,000 solar streetlights in rural areas

After Togo, where it won a €40 million contract in December 2021, the French company Sunna Design has signed an agreement with the Association of United Councils and Cities of Cameroon (UCCC) for…

13 11 2022 | 13:24

NAMIBIA: EU-funded waste buy-back centres inaugurated in Windhoek

Announced since July 2022, the establishment of two waste buy-back centres in the city of Windhoek in Namibia is now effective. The facilities have just been inaugurated by the Namibian government…

13 11 2022 | 13:12

AFRICA: Mount Kilimanjaro ice cap could disappear by 2050

In a recent study, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) warns that 17 World Heritage glacier sites could disappear by 2050. Among these sites is the Mount…

13 11 2022 | 10:22

AFRICA: when climate change accelerates water stress!

We have been talking about water stress for several years now. Although it depends on natural causes (population growth, deforestation, pollution, etc.), climate change has quickly accelerated this…

21 10 2022 | 12:36

RWANDA: Bboxx and Ampersand join forces to develop electric mobility

Ampersand has signed an agreement with the British solar home systems provider Bboxx. The two companies will collaborate on the development of green mobility through the deployment of electric…

21 10 2022 | 11:59

MOROCCO: Chefchaouen adopts LED street lighting for energy efficiency

The city of Chefchaouen in northwestern Morocco will optimize its energy consumption thanks to a project financed by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) to combat global warming.…

21 10 2022 | 08:27

Ivory Coast/LIBERIA: towards the conservation of the Taï-Grebo-Sapo forest complex

The 4th edition of the African Days of Ecology and Climate Change, which opened on October 7, 2022 in Alepe, Ivory Coast, was an opportunity for the Ivorian government to present the Biodiversity…

21 10 2022 | 08:12

NIGERIA: In Lagos, Quadloop recycles electronic waste into solar lanterns

In Nigeria, the start-up Quadloop uses electronic waste as a raw material to manufacture its solar lanterns. This innovation contributes to the preservation of the environment in this West African…

21 10 2022 | 08:08

EGYPT: 400 camels show off nature’s prowess on the tracks of Salloum

In Egypt, mammals that can run at speeds of up to 65 kilometers per hour made a spectacle of themselves in the "camel race" held recently in the Bedouin village of Salloum west of Cairo. For the…

21 10 2022 | 07:50

KENYA: Family Bank to pre-finance BasiGo’s electric bus purchase over 2 years

As part of its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) approach, the Nairobi-based commercial bank Family Bank in Kenya is teaming up with mobility start-up BasiGo to pre-finance the purchase of its…

02 10 2022 | 13:59

AFRICA: Plastic Odyssey sets sail on an expedition against marine pollution

In response to the plastic pollution that is degrading the world's marine ecosystems, the ship Plastic Odyssey is embarking on a circumnavigation of the globe, including Africa, to raise awareness of…

02 10 2022 | 13:52

AFRICA: Financing sustainable cities to be discussed in Abidjan on 21 October

Faced with the drought, floods and pollution affecting several African metropolises, the first edition of "Finance Your Cities", to be held on 21 October 2022 in Ivory Coast, will provide financing…

02 10 2022 | 13:36

TOGO: Initiative to build resilience for women affected by coastal erosion

While Togo's 50 km long coastline is weakened by frequent flooding, the government is supporting women in coastal regions whose agricultural activities are paying the price. As part of the project…

25 09 2022 | 19:22

TUNISIA: ANME equips 4,000 households with solar powered water heaters

The Tunisian government is distributing solar-powered water heaters to 4,000 families. These kits will help optimise energy consumption in this North African country currently affected by an…

17 08 2022 | 17:15

SENEGAL: Gauff trains 247 youths in the installation of solar photovoltaic systems

As part of the project to electrify 300 villages in Senegal, the Senegalese subsidiary of the German consulting group Gauff Engineering is training 247 young people in the installation of solar…

17 08 2022 | 17:08

GAMBIA: FAO installs 34 solar irrigation systems for 6 600 farmers

As climatic hazards take their toll on the arid rural areas of The Gambia, 34 solar irrigation systems will contribute to the resilience of 6 600 local farmers. This is an initiative of the UN Food…