Category Archives: Current African News

Understanding Energy: Nuclear for Africa’s Prosperity!

Energy is LIFE ! The Power to Develop

Source: Africa4Nuclear

S1E2 Africa4Nuclear: Understanding Energy

14 October 2021

Nuclear for Africa’s Prosperity!
UNDERSTANDING ENERGY

Our second episode explores the different types of energy sources. Some of our friends share their experiences with energy and what life could like without electricity.

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South Africa: Debate on Energy Department reviving nuclear procurement

Source: Newzroom Africa

Debate on Energy Department reviving nuclear procurement

31 August 2021

The Department of Energy is looking at reviving the nuclear procurement programme, four years after a court ruling axed the plans.

To debate is programme manager for climate justice and socio-ecological transformation from the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation … Read the rest

South Africans ‘Stand Up for Nuclear’ at Annual Rallies

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South Africans ‘Stand Up for Nuclear’ at Annual Rallies

South Africans ‘Stand Up for Nuclear’ at Annual Rallies

Sept. 30 (EIRNS)—Despite the green psychosis that has overtaken South Africa, more than 400 South Africans participated in the annual “Stand Up for Nuclear” events on

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International advocacy bodies urge African Union to withdraw Israel’s observer status

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International advocacy bodies urge African Union to withdraw Israel’s observer status

US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (L) talks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during a rally with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, or the People Act, on the East Steps of the US Capitol on March 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. (AFP photo)

People walk through the main lobby at the headquarters of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, March

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Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo Calls for a New Economic System

“Even before the pandemic, many had concluded that the current structure of global economic cooperation designed some 77 years ago, has proven inadequate to finance infrastructure and economic transformation in developing countries. Given the incapacity of the global financial system to produce the necessary outcomes to finance sustainable development we … Read the rest

Will President Biden’s Sanctions vs Ethiopia Cause Suffering for Hundreds of Millions of Africans

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Will President Biden’s Sanctions vs Ethiopia Cause Suffering for Hundreds of Millions of Africans

Lawrence Freeman, September 30, 2021

President Biden is pursuing a destructive and dangerous course of action for the African continent with his policy of undermining the Ethiopian government of … Read the rest

Biden’s Sanctions Could Plague Ethiopia and Africa for Generations

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Biden’s Sanctions Could Plague Ethiopia and Africa for Generations

September 29, 2021

Please watch the above 36 minute interview I did on September 24, on OBN, Ethiopia. I discuss the full dangerous implications of President Biden imposing additional sanctions on Ethiopia. More sanctions Read the rest

Actually You Can Eat Roads : Is Zambia Being Punished for Friendship with China ?

Actually you can eat roads :
Is Zambia being punished for Friendship with China ?

by PD Lawton   21 September 2021

image: former president, Edgar Chagwa Lungu greeting Chinese civil engineers

Zambia`s former president, Edgar Chagwa Lungu has questioned the results of Zambia`s recent elections held on the 12 … Read the rest

Nuclear Energy Can Eliminate Poverty in Africa

Nuclear Energy Can Eliminate Poverty in Africa

by PD Lawton , 19 September 2021

image: transmission lines. Dailyenergyinsider

Energy poverty sustains poverty because electricity is the foundation of all economic development

Africa suffers from an acute energy deficit. Electricity consumption correlates directly with a nation`s standard of living. Electricity is … Read the rest