Opportunity Africa: People, Power, Planet, commentary by Caroline Kende-Robb in G7/G20 Agenda Intelligence

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Africa has started to show its readiness to act in the common global interest and move faster towards the creation of low-carbon energy systems.

Bob Geldof and Strive Masiyiwa


Africa’s ‘Light Bulb Moment’, write Bob Geldof and Strive Masiyiwa in the Huffington Post

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Africa has an opportunity to lead the world, and leap to a totally renewable energy base, in the same way as the continent has leapfrogged from fixed-line telephony straight to mobile communications.



The SDGs Will Only Succeed If They Can Succeed in Africa


The SDGs will only succeed, if they can succeed in Africa — whose rapidly growing population most needs the change that the agenda describes. That’s why the same concerns that drive the SDGs have been taken up over the last four years by the Africa Progress Panel.