Tuesday, 22 August 2017 00:00

Africa clean energy row continues in Bonn

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African and German officials defended the EU on Tuesday against allegations of hijacking an “Africa-led” clean energy programme.

As Climate Home exclusively revealed last month, the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative’s (AREI) top official Youba Sokona resigned in protest over supposed EU interference. EU commissioner Neven Mimica and France’s Ségolène Royal were accused of bypassing African governance to force through approval of 19 projects. [ Read More ]

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