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Three African renewable energy projects announced as winners of the US$7m Access Co-Development Facility competition

The three winning projects, hailing from Tanzania, Rwanda and Ghana, were selected from a technologically and geographically diverse pool of 82 entrants from 23 countries. COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 8, 2017/ — Access Power (“Access”) (www.Access-Power.com), a developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets in partnership with …

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Young black, female owned businesses on the fast track to success

AccelerateHer programme concludes with lasting impact The inaugural Seed Academy/WDB AccelerateHer programme, a three-month business accelerator for female entrepreneurs, sponsored by Shell Downstream South Africa concluded by notching up a string of successes for young black female owned businesses. The fully-funded AccelerateHer programme provided 25 black female entrepreneurs with an …

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ACILA against immunity for sitting Heads of State, Gov’t, Senior Officials in Proposed African Criminal Court

Research and education think tank, Africa Center for International Law and Accountability (ACILA) has said that it is opposed to the immunity provision in the Malabo Protocol that will provide immunity to serving African heads of state, Government, or other senior state officials when the proposed African criminal court becomes …

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