Media Monitoring, Thursday 16 November

Standard Bank Offers $20 Million Credit Facility to CrossBoundary Energy for Solar Projects in Africa

New solar energy plans for homes and businesses (Tech in Africa)

Empowering small businesses in Lagos market: Nigeria's solar energy revolution (ESI Africa)

Challenges in local investment threaten Africa's electric vehicle revolution (Semafor)

Understanding the risks: Potential continued warming post net zero and urgent need for climate action (Eurek Alert)

Climate finance on trial: Can COP28 in Dubai deliver real progress? (Energy Policy)

CEI Africa grants $1.8 million to WeLight for solar mini-grids in rural Mali (Afrik21)

Standard Bank offers $20 million credit facility to CrossBoundary Energy for solar projects in Africa (Afrik21)

German BMZ and KfW partner to invest €23.1 million in South Africa's hydrogen ecosystem (Solar Quarter)

Climate tech company raises seed funds for biochar carbon removal facility in Kenya (Carbon Pulse)

Zimbabwe: Climate change activists push back against carbon credits (The Africa Report)

Infrastructure, investment and climate change: Enabling sustainable development in Africa (

Climate change deepens inequalities, undermining efforts to eradicate poverty (News UCT)

Urgent call: Lancet report highlights health crisis from climate change (NPR)

Somalia battles relentless climate shocks: Deadly floods compound hunger crisis, WFP sounds alarm(WFP USA)

New report warns heat stress caused significant labour loss in 2022, impacting Africa's GDP by 4.1% (Carbon Brief)

World Bank and Algerian government unite for sustainable forest management and fire prevention (Zawya)