How to ensure that you don’t outlive your savings

Five steps that will help you plan towards a safe, secure retirement filled with fun ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Did you know that it’s possible that you could live for another 30 years after you retire. How do you ensure that you will live out your golden years without having to worry about finances? Paula Walker (CA)SA, an […]

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Angola’s ANPG moves to make 2020 bid round more transparent

Angola’s National Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels (ANPG) now allows those interested in partaking in the ongoing 2020 licensing round for oil blocks in the onshore Kwanza and Lower Congo Basins to consult the available data packages before purchasing them. The ANPG hopes this will increase transparency in the process, as intended by the […]

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Regional forum explores inclusive green growth as a sustainable path to Africa’s development

“Current growth trajectories suggest that many countries will fail to achieve the SDGs by the 2030 deadline,” said Jean-Paul Adam, Director of Technology, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). The ECA director underscored the importance of “reconstructing our socioeconomic systems by leveraging opportunities presented by green and low […]

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African Development Bank: A strategic partner in developing resilience & sustainable energy in the Sahel region?

The Sahel Alliance will hold its second general assembly in N’Djamena, Chad on Monday, 15 February 2021. The meeting will take place on the side-lines of a summit for the G5 Sahel countries— Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Chad—as well as France. The African Development Bank played an active role in the formation in July […]

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Calling African Innovators: Solutions for Sustainable Living and Economic Development in Africa

Leading manufacturer of home appliances, will be hosting the Hack The Normal online hackathon with the aim of exploring how technology can be leveraged for sustainable living and economic development in Africa. Supported by Defy sister company, Beko, hackathon participants will have the opportunity to develop new products, services, and business models with commercialisation potential to address […]

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