The minister Jean-Pierre Bemba bribed witnesses in his war crimes trial and holds power over the environment minister Eve Bazaiba
Backed by the EU, Namibia has a $20 billion plan to export green hydrogen. A secretive tender process raises concerns for nature and citizens.
The West African nation is preparing to import LNG under a long-term agreement with Shell which critics say Ghana doesn’t need and can’t afford.
While drawing up their renewables deal with wealthy countries, Senegalese government, civil society, business and researchers had their say
Coal lobbyists have defended industry interests, met with politicians and delayed climate legislation in South Africa.
Fertiliser prices have risen by 300% since Russia invaded Ukraine, beyond the reach of smallholders, yet philanthropists see them as key to increasing yields
Presidents of Senegal, DRC and Ghana travelled to Rotterdam to talk about adapting to climate change. Only one European leader was there to meet them
Several African climate activists have been unable to obtain Swedish visas for the major environmental conference despite spending time and money applying
The new German government must prioritise the climate crisis in its Africa policy, and make climate diplomacy with Africa a core component of its G7 presidency
Ethiopia wants $900 million riverside project to be a model of green development – yet one resident says shelters were demolished ‘without warning’
Africa emits only 5% of world greenhouse gas emissions yet is most at risk from worsening heatwaves, droughts and floods
With too little data to inform local climate science, African countries lack a fundamental tool to plan long term adaptation strategies
Daphin Juma is a freshly trained solar engineer, taking on energy poverty one panel at a time in a country where technical know-how is in short supply