Jean Marie Takouleu

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20 07 2024 | 09:38

Climate insurtech Ibisa raises $3m to offer its solutions in Africa

Start-up Ibisa has just raised $3 million for innovation and expansion in Africa and Asia. The start-up is developing technological solutions for insuring against climate change, mainly in the…

20 07 2024 | 09:36

South Sudan obtains $20m to solarise its telecommunications towers

The Energy Inclusion Facility (EIF) and the Finnish Industrial Cooperation Fund (Finnfund) are awarding $20 million in financing to asset manager Communication & Renewable Energy Infrastructure (…

20 07 2024 | 09:29

South Sudan records the world’s largest mammal migration

The results of a recent survey show that Southern Sudan is home to the world's largest mammal migration. This is a major achievement for the conservation of biodiversity, at a time when flora and…

20 07 2024 | 07:33

A new PPP for a 50 MW solar farm in the north of Ivory Coast

The government of Ivory Coast has signed a concession agreement with a new investor. Kong Solaire will build a 50 MWp solar power plant in the north of the country. Ivory Coast will be building a…

01 07 2024 | 10:28

DRC: despite the conflicts in the east, Miga guarantees $50m for Nuru’s mini-grids

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) is issuing a $50.3 million guarantee to Congo Energy Solutions (Nuru). In the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the company is…

21 06 2024 | 18:03

CAMEROON: Private solar farms in Maroua and Guider to be expanded to 64 MWp

As load shedding continues to plague economic activities across Cameroon, Norwegian company Release by Scatec has reached an agreement with the authorities and utility Eneo to extend its solar power…

21 06 2024 | 17:54

Candi raises $38m to supply solar energy to South African businesses

Swiss company Candi Solar has raised $38 million. The aim is to supply solar energy to commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in Africa and India. The $38 million financing was raised as…

17 06 2024 | 06:39

The AfDB adds $117B to its capital to meet the challenge of development in Africa

At the close of its recently concluded Annual Meetings in Kenya, the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a general increase in callable capital of $117 billion. The aim…

11 06 2024 | 09:35

Why is the AfDB joining the African Carbon Markets Initiative?

At its 2024 Annual Meetings, which have just ended in Nairobi, Kenya, the African Development Bank (AfDB) announced that it was joining the African Carbon Markets Initiative (ACMI). The aim is to…

11 06 2024 | 07:26

SOUTH AFRICA: mining company Sibanye signs for 140 MW of wind energy

South African mining company Sibanye-Stillwater has signed an agreement to purchase 140 MW of privately-owned wind power to power and decarbonise its extractive operations in the Rainbow Nation.…

11 06 2024 | 07:23

TUNISIA: Saudi Arabia’s Acwa to invest in hydrogen for the European market

Saudi company Acwa Power has signed an agreement with the Tunisian authorities for the development and production of green hydrogen in the country. This energy will be destined for the European…

11 06 2024 | 07:17

Climate finance: $100bn target reached as demand soars in Africa

According to figures from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), developing countries received $115.9 billion in climate finance in 2022, meeting the target set in…

08 06 2024 | 06:44

TotalEnergies, Eren and Verbund to export hydrogen from Tunisia to Europe

As Tunisia struggles to make its own energy transition, three multinational companies are proposing a project to produce and export green hydrogen from the south of the country to Europe via a…

01 06 2024 | 05:39

Paul Muthaura: “Offset Credits support the transition to net zero emissions”

On the sidelines of the Africa CEO Forum, which has just closed in Kigali, Rwanda, Paul Muthaura answered questions from Afrik21. The Managing Director of the African Carbon Market Initiative (ACMI)…

01 06 2024 | 05:38

What innovative financing is needed to unlock access to clean cooking in Africa?

While the electricity sector is attracting more and more funding, clean cooking remains the poor relation of the energy transition in Africa. The sector does not seem to be attracting any major…

01 06 2024 | 04:35

Burkina Faso gets a new photovoltaic solar power plant in Zina

The Zina solar power plant was recently commissioned in Burkina Faso. The 26.6 MWp facility was financed and built by the Emirati company Amea Power. Burkina Faso’s installed electricity capacity…

27 05 2024 | 10:18

Listed on the LSE, the $73 m Jamii bond will support sustainability in Tanzania

Through the Jamii bond, Tanzanian commercial bank NMB will support sustainable development. The transaction, launched on the London Stock Exchange, raised $73 million. Jamii, NMB Bank’s sustainable…

27 05 2024 | 06:55

ElectriFI invests in electric motorcycles from start-up Gogo in Uganda

For its first investment in the eco-mobility sector in Africa, the Electrification Finance Initiative (ElectriFI) chooses start-up Gogo Electric with an investment of $1.6 million. A new investor…

18 05 2024 | 08:02

MADAGASCAR: Rio Tinto connects a solar power plant to its Fort-Dauphin mine

In south-east Madagascar, a new photovoltaic solar power plant will supply electricity to the Fort-Dauphin mining site operated by the Anglo-Australian group Rio Tinto. The plant, financed and built…

18 05 2024 | 07:01

BII and NDF invest $30m in climate insurance technologies in Africa

As climate disruption threatens the livelihoods of rural populations in Africa, British International Investment (BII) and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) are investing $29.5 million in climate…