Show us the money, Africa says at COP27

Unimpressed: Protestors at the COP27 conference. Activists say industrialised nations are breaking their pledges and not living up to new commitments PIC: GETTY IMAGES
Unimpressed: Protestors at the COP27 conference. Activists say industrialised nations are breaking their pledges and not living up to new commitments PIC: GETTY IMAGES

After decades of relying on fossil fuels for growth, government this week commissioned the last ever coal-fired electricity generation it will buy and officials say they are willing to further cut back usage. However, like the rest of Africa, this depends on funding by the rich nations most responsible for climate change, reports Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI

United Nations Climate Change High-Level Champion's special advisor, Bogolo Kenewendo, reports that at the Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt climate change summit, a trend was seen amongst some of the activists.

“There is actually a badge that has been going around written WTF, which means ‘Where is the Finance,’” she told a recent Twitter Spaces dialogue.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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