The Bui Power Authority (BPA) in Ghana recently launched a new solar farm that's connected to a Chinese-built hydroelectric dam. The idea here ... is that when water levels run low and power generation dips, the solar farm kicks in to make up the difference.
The US on 14 December announced that Sudan had been removed from its list of State Sponsors of Terrorism (SST). The historic decision marks a ... decisive end to nearly three decades of official American opprobrium.
The tight outcome in Ghana's elections is down to perceptions of corruption, and could lead to a parliamentary majority for the Opposition. The ... pressures this places on the executive may haunt Akufo-Addo's second term. But it could provide the oversight that has hitherto been lacking.
There are many elections in Africa in 2021, but they won't all be competitive. Some of the countries on the calendar, like Benin, Chad, and the ... Republic of the Congo, have very strongly entrenched incumbents. The 2021 election calendar in Africa, in comparison to 2020, will also have many international observers from afar and maybe on the ground, as in Libya.
The Climate Ambition Summit this month marks the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement. World leaders meeting online are being asked to deliver ... stronger, more ambitious commitments that will spark action to halt the unfolding climate crisis.