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Wind power capacity expected to double within three years

South Africa and North African countries are expected to continue to dominate the wind power sector in the period to 2025, as the rest of the continent shows little sign of being able to close the gap. On a positive note, analysis of the African Energy Live Data project pipeline suggests private finance is taking the place of public ownership across the continent, including now in North Africa, where the state is expected to fall back to a minority ownership position by end-2022.

Issue 466 - 09 August 2022

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Sahel energy and security crisis

Sahel poses security risks and deeper challenges for allies

Brave efforts are being made to continue with business as usual in the Sahel, despite an apparently never-ending security crisis, which has been further aggravated by a split in the western-backed G5 Sahel (G5S) alliance of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, as the military-led regime in Bamako seeks to distance itself from France and its allies.

Issue 464 - 11 July 2022

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