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wePlanet Africa marks Earth Day with City Cleaning, Tree Planting in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda – April 22, 2024 – In celebration of Earth Day, WePlanet Africa, a grassroots movement dedicated to tackling climate change, conducted a successful city clean up exercise that included collection of plastic bottles and a tree-planting event in Kasubi, the royal suburb of Kampala, Uganda. The initiative, held

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New deal to connect 300 million Africans to electricity by 2030 

World Bank Group, African Development Bank initiative could halve the number of people living without electricity in Africa By Timothy Machi The World Bank Group and African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have unveiled a new deal to connect at least 300 million people in Africa to electricity access by 2030

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US ban on gas financing in Africa is hypocritical   

By Timothy Machi  The United States of America has strict guidelines that prohibit the World Bank from financing fossil fuels including LPG that is key to Africa’s transition to cleaner energy. In his Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad (E.O. 14008, signed January 27, 2021),

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Nuclear energy is the answer to Africa’s energy poverty and efforts to mitigate effects of climate change.
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Nuclear is Africa’s best hope and path to glory

Chiahanam Joseph Sustainable and clean energy is the future the world is driving into, but for Africa, the hope of this glory appears bleak as fossil fuel

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Simple Switch, Big Impact: Why You Should Stop Using Charcoal

  Dear Urban Residents of Africa, International Day of Forests on March 21st, couldn't have fallen on a better day and month. East Africa is on fire! News reports show the government of South Sudan has indefinitely closed all learning institutions beginning Monday, March 18 due to the current heatwave

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wePlanet holds 3rd Annual General Assembly in Brussels

On March 1-2, 2024, wePlanet Africa joined other wePlanet members from more than 15 countries in Europe and Asia in Brussels for the 3rd Annual General Assembly. During this gathering, a new board was established, and plans for the upcoming year were discussed and shared. Patricia Nanteza (Uganda) and Peter

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Celebrating women making a mark in the energy sector

Queenter Osoro - Kenya As Kenya sets her sights on nuclear energy, the one person at the heart of the program is Queenter Osoro. A holder of a master’s degree in Nuclear Science from the University of Nairobi, Ms Osoro is working at developing policies, guidelines and frameworks for Kenya’s nuclear program. “My

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Nuclear energy is the answer to Africa’s energy poverty and efforts to mitigate effects of climate change.
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Nuclear is safest energy source 

By Connor Dalen  The deployment of nuclear energy in Africa will be key to the fight against climate change. Nuclear fission has been used to produce electricity since the 20th of December 1951, with the Experimental Breeder Reactor I (EBR I) in the US producing enough electricity to illuminate four

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The Kenyan Government plans to distribute 4.4 million gas cylinders to low-income households across the country over the next five years. The Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) subsidy programme is aimed at transitioning poor households from traditional fuels such as charcoal and other wood fuels to clean cooking alternatives.
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Kenya bets on LPG to curb carbon emissions

[Nairobi, March 5, 2024] - The Kenyan Government plans to distribute 4.4 million gas cylinders to low-income households across

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Nuclear energy is the answer to Africa’s energy poverty and efforts to mitigate effects of climate change.
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Nuclear power can reshape Africa’s energy landscape

By Mike Felix Okoth Have you ever wondered about the potential for Africa, a continent rich in untapped resources, to make significant strides toward a more sustainable future? The adoption and development of nuclear power in Africa offers a critical opportunity that can revolutionize Africa’s energy landscape and drive its

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