Media Monitoring, Wednesday 15 May

World leaders pledge $2.2bBillion for clean cooking in Africa

Forest governance market mechanisms falling short in Africa — (African Business)

South Africa takes bold step: Climate Change Bill receives parliamentary nod of approval — (Polity)

South African conservationists begin dehorning rhinos to curb poaching — (YouTube)

Biodiversity loss identified as biggest reason for emergence of infectious diseases — (DownToEarth)

As pollution kills, Africa needs billions for climate-ready stoves — (Reuters)

World leaders pledge $2.2bBillion for clean cooking in Africa — (Forbes)

Green energy presenting South Africa with massive reindustrialisation chance — (Mining Weekly)

How Djibouti will produce 100% green energy by 2035 — (African Business)

Sappi Southern Africa inks 175GWh renewable energy agreement with Enpower Trading — (Solar Quarter)

Sungrow signs distribution agreements with Herholdt’s and ARB In South Africa — (Tech Financials)

Itochu nears ammonia pact with $5.9 billion South Africa plant — (Bloomberg)

Nigeria launches mineral resources portal for investors — (CNBC Africa)

Vitol to invest $550 million in clean cooking in Africa — (Reuters)

Zambia seeks 34.7 bln USD to implement climate change adaptation plan — (Xinhua)

Benin Economic Update 2024: Adapting to climate change for sustainable, resilient economic growth — (World Bank)

Climate Policy Initiative opens South Africa office — (Climate Policy Initiative)


Namibia shares green hydrogen vision for economic emancipation — (Observer)

DR Congo allows Zijin mine to resume operations — (The East African)

Lithium miner debuts as Ghana’s first listing in two years — (

E-Mobility in Africa: Pioneering sustainable urban transport — (Global Fleet)

Free State cracks solar-powered, off-grid electric vehicle stations in $234mn investment — (IOL)

Africa’s lush tropical forests face a surprising threat: fire — (Nature)

EPA to enhance e-waste management — (B&FT Online)

Tunisia: A new wastewater treatment plant will boost sanitation in Sousse — (Afrik21)

Ugandan artist promotes innovative waste management — (YouTube)