Ahead of this November's COP27 in Egypt, African heads of state and other global leaders on 5 September held the Africa Adaptation Summit to ... ensure money flows to Africa for climate adaptation projects. The summit concluded with $55m in funding earmarked for African adaptation — a far cry from the goal of $25bn.
Somalia is in the grips of its worst drought in years, with the FAO warning it will worsen into 2023. What measures is the new government under ... President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud taking to minimise the impact?
Global conferences demand that developing countries hasten their journey to clean energy, but African political leaders are pushing back. They ... want to develop the continent's gas deposits, in particular, to deliver vitally needed power.
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Egypt is set to host Africa's COP - the UN Climate Change (COP27) - in November. But how green is Egypt? Mahmoud Mohieldin, the UN climate change ... high-level champion for Egypt, tells The Africa Report that COP27 will inevitably shine a spotlight on the country. And force it to follow through on recent modernisation projects.
In a wide-ranging interview with The Africa Report, Gabon's United Nations (UN) envoy Michel Xavier Biang lays out his country's priorities as ... it begins its two-year stint as one of two African states joining the UN Security Council (UNSC) this month.