Media Monitoring, Friday 3 May

USAID, Genesis Energy to Mobilize $10B in Climate Finance for Africa


Egypt Eyes Large Role in Green Hydrogen Production — (Business Insider)

The Gambia’s Energy Transition: From Solar Power to Green Hydrogen — (Energy Capital Power)

Port of Antwerp Plans $268 Million Namibia Hydrogen Harbor — (Bloomberg)

Belgium and Namibia to Develop Africa’s First Hydrogen Ship, Infrastructure — (Maritime Executive)

Do not ignore Africa, World Bank head tells wealthy nations — (Financial Times)

USAID, Genesis Energy to Mobilize $10B in Climate Finance for Africa — (Energy Capital Power)

More money is going to African climate startups, but a huge funding gap remains — (The Globe and Mail)

EU pledges $7.92bln to back Egypt’s green economy initiatives — (Zawya)

SA unlocks investment opportunities for renewable energy — (ITWeb)

Norway’s Scatec explores 5 new renewable energy projects in Egypt — (Daily News Egypt)

Egypt leads North Africa with its solar energy output — (ESI Africa)

Billionaire-Backed GoSolr Expands to Beat South Africa Blackouts — (Bloomberg)

New Mulilo CEO says South Africa’s renewables, storage markets poised for exponential growth — (Engineering News)

South Africa Reduces Red Tape for Eligible Solar PV, Battery Storage Projects — (Energy Capital Power)

Etana on track to become SA’s first green power utility — (Moneyweb)

Uganda receives International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) legislative assistance — (

Rosatom expands nuclear energy influence in Africa — (Africa24)

BMW Group South Africa powers ahead with cutting-edge Hydrogen tech at the 2024 Simola Hillclimb — (BMW Group Press)

President Tinuu's vision: Nigeria setting pace for electric vehicle transport in Africa — (The Guardian)

Riding the electric wave: Africa’s mobility sector goes green — (Africa24)

DR Congo rebel group M23 seizes mining town crucial for supply of smartphone minerals — (The Telegraph)

What's causing the catastrophic rainfall in Kenya? — (Africanews)

Wildfires in wet African forests have doubled in recent decades — (EurekAlert)

In Africa, trauma from climate disasters lingers — (Le Monde)

Kenya achieves key African target on fertilizer usage — (PD)

Unique technique enables Tanzanian rice growers produce more with less seeds, water and land — (Farmers Review Africa)

Only 11 of 54 African countries grow genetically engineered crops — (Genetic Literacy Project)

Interwaste launches leachate and effluent treatment plant — (Engineering News)

LMI Holdings’ mega warehouse awarded IFC EDGE green building certification — (BFT Online)

A new solution to herald ‘new era’ in Nigerian construction — (African Review)