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UAE to construct East Africa’s biggest Wind Farm in Ethiopia

UAE to construct East Africa’s biggest Wind Farm in Ethiopia

The Somali region of Ethiopia is set to become home to a massive 300-megawatt wind power plant, with a projected cost of $600 million. The agreement for the construction of this wind power station was signed in side line of COP28 event by Finance Minister Ahmed Shede and the United Arab Emirates Power Company in Dubai. Located in the Aisha zone of the Somali region, this wind power plant will have the capacity to generate 300 megawatts of power.The project will be spearheaded by AMEA Power, a company based in the United Arab Emirates. Once completed, this wind farm will…
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COP28 Opens in Dubai with Calls for Accelerated Action against Climate Crisis

COP28 Opens in Dubai with Calls for Accelerated Action against Climate Crisis

The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP28 will opened today with a resounding call to accelerate collective climate action. The conference takes place in what is already known to be the hottest year ever recorded in human history and as the impacts of the climate crisis wreak unprecedented havoc on human life and livelihoods around the world. COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), from 30 November to 12 December 2023, is a decisive moment to act on climate commitments and prevent the worst impacts of climate change. UAE has the presidency for COP28, with Dr Sultan Al Jaber as…
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African CSOs call on the African Union to rise to the urgency of the climate crisis

African CSOs call on the African Union to rise to the urgency of the climate crisis

African CSOs call on the African Union to rise to the urgency of the climate crisis in Africa. Addis Ababa, Ethio Negari, 19 February, 2023: - As the 36th AU Heads of States and Governments Summit kicks off from February 18-19, 2023, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, African Civil Society Organizations coalesced under the Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance call on the African Union to rise to the urgency of the climate crisis in Africa. Dr. Mithika Mwenda, the Executive Director of Pan Africa Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) said that voices of communities must be heard and that the summit needs to…
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PACJA warned that Africa keeps suffering from Climate Change

PACJA warned that Africa keeps suffering from Climate Change

By Samuel Abate The Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance warned that Africa keeps suffering from climate change The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) held its annual conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia attended by representatives of 51 member countries and other stakeholders. According to Mithika Mwenda, the founder and executive director of the Alliance, Africa is paying more and more for greenhouse gas emissions from industrialized countries. The director also pointed out that although conferences are held every year to advise on climate change, developed countries have not set up a compensation system for Africa's damage. At the 2022 COP27 climate…
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