Category Archives: Nigeria

Putting Coal Into the African Perspective

Putting Coal Into the African Perspective

by PD Lawton  22 May 2022

Since the presidency of Thabo Mbeki, plans have been periodically put forward to increase South Africa`s nuclear output. At present Africa`s only nuclear power plant, Koeberg, supplies electricity to Cape Town  (and the surrounding region), a city of … Read the rest

Princy Mthombeni: Nuclear Technology for Africa`s Agenda for Sustainable Development

A kettle boiled twice a day by a family in Britain uses 5x as much electricity as a person in Mali uses per year
An Ethiopian takes 87x longer to consume 150kW hours of electricity than someone in the United Kingdom
A Tanzanian takes 8 years to consume as much Read the rest

Nigerian VP: Osinbajo “Climate Justice Must Include Ending Energy Poverty” Especially for Sub-Saharan Africa

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“Curbing natural gas investments in Africa will do little to limit carbon emissions globally but much to hurt the continent’s economic prospects. Right now, Africa is starved for energy: excluding South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa’s one billion people have the power generation capacity of Read the rest

Nuclear Power A Necessity for Africa’s Economic Growth

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Nuclear Power A Necessity for Africa’s Economic Growth

Nigeria and Ghana making nuclear power part of their future

 

A nuclear power plant

A nuclear power plant

March 12, 2021

It is essential that African nations advance their plans to build nuclear plants as part of their Read the rest

Transform Ukraine from a Theater of War into a Bridge for Development

Source: Schiller Institute

Transform Ukraine from a Theater of War into a Bridge for Development

7 March 2022

Join the Schiller Institute’s international mobilization for the only solution to the global economic breakdown and consequent threat of world war, sign today! (full text available below) https://schillerinstitute.nationbuild…

In light of the Read the rest

African Continental High Speed Railway : Progress Update

Transport costs within the continent are some of the highest in the world because of the chronic infrastructure deficit. That MAKES POVERTY !

Source:The New Africa Channel

Railway development in Africa: 9 most impressive completed and ongoing railway projects in Africa

16 Jan 2022

Railway development in Africa: 9 most Read the rest

Rail Group to EU: Start Global Gateway with Africa`s Integrated High Speed Railway

The group in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday December 31st noted that the continental railway connectivity project remains the most critical and potentially impactful project that African leaders accepted as the most potent route to jumpstart the recovery and development of African economy.”

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Who Benefits from Africa’s Poverty? PD Lawton RTF Lecture

Source: Rising Tide Foundation

Who Benefits from Africa’s Poverty? PD Lawton RTF Lecture

28 Dec 2021

In this Rising Tide Foundation lecture, Africa Agenda editor in chief PD Lawton takes you through a definitive history of Africa with a look to the future. PD introduces ancient African renaissance traditions that Read the rest

China’s Belt & Road is Helping Empower African Nations to Realize Their Economic Potential

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China’s Belt & Road is Helping Empower African Nations to Realize Their Economic Potential

November 15, 2021

Please watch my 45 minute presentation to the Special Session on Africa, at the ICG 16 in Qingdao, China, on October 25, 2021, entitled: “… Read the rest

President Buhari of Nigeria, Demands More and Reliable Energy for Africa from COP26

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They are using so called environmental concerns to deny African nations the right to eliminate poverty and have access to 1,500 watts of electricity 24 hours a day-7 days a week, like Western nations. Western nations developed because they had access to Read the rest