Media Monitoring, Friday 2 February

Ethiopia Plans to Ban Import of Non-Electric Vehicles, Aiming for Green Mobility Shift.

UK-backed $239M AfDB loans boost energy and sanitation projects in Benin and Mauritius (Afrik21)

China's Aeolon commences construction of €220.8 million wind turbine blade plant in Morocco, boosting green energy and job creation. (North Africa Post)

Growthpoint Properties inks PPA for 195 GWh renewable energy, including wind, hydro, and solar, in South Africa. (Hydro Review)

Rand Merchant Bank facilitates R2.8 billion financing for SOLA Group's 150 MW solar project in South Africa. (Solar Quarter)

Renewable Energy Platform, Lyra Energy, emerges to transform South Africa's private sector power landscape. (Engineering News)

Six pioneering solar battery projects in Africa lighting the path forward. (ESI Africa)

Dyque revolutionizes green energy with Dyque Cube: an AI-powered energy solution for Nigerian homes and businesses. (New Telegraph NG)

Visionary leader Pius Obukohwo champions sustainable clean energy initiative in Africa. (This Day Live)

Kenya's CrossBoundary Access eyes expanding solar presence into DRC and Madagascar. (The Africa Report)

Climate change-related illnesses to cause 14.5 million deaths by 2050, says World Economic Forum report. (Grist)

Climate change linked to surge in cholera cases across Africa, Africa CDC warns. (Time)

Enhancing Hydromet Services in the Middle East and North Africa to Mitigate Climate-Related Hazards. (Relief Web)

Ethiopia plans to ban import of non-electric vehicles, aiming for green mobility shift. (Afrik21)

Climate change puts older elephants at risk, imperiling African elephant survival. (Science Daily)

Verra lifts suspension on Kasigau REDD projects after review. (Carbon Pulse)