As Africa emerges from the economic shadow of Covid-19, the threat of climate change looms large on one of the regions worst-affected by adverse ... weather events, according to the World Bank’s latest Africa’s Pulse. The continent is projected to grow by 3.3% in 2021, but still lags behind developed economies, which have benefited from massive coronavirus vaccine rollout programmes and substantial fiscal stimulus packages.
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President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that he speaks to Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi "almost every other day" about regional efforts to quell ... the insurgency in the northern Cabo Delgado Province. He also told The Africa Report that Rwanda's deployment was done "in full cooperation and partnership".
In 2017, Sasol had a good run rate on its South African facilities resulting in high output. But that productive year came at the environmental ... cost of an elevated emission footprint. Based on that, the listed integrated chemicals company has now revised its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target upwards to 30%, from an initial 10%, by 2030.
Amid an unexpected surge in demand and price boom for commodities, some miners in South Africa are sitting on stockpiles and struggling to reach ... 2019 export targets because of bottlenecks on rail and capacity problems at the country’s ports.