The UN’s New Urban Agenda holds the key for unlocking climate resilient cities in Africa, says UN-Habitat’s Oumar Sylla.
Developed countries cannot continue to apply double standards on fuels to Africa as the continent attempts to close its energy access gap, argues Jeanine Mabunda Lioko.
Jeanine Mabunda Lioko Mudiayi, Member of the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) talks to New African about the results of Cop26 for Africa.
While Africa may not yield the influence of the G7, she has the potential to inspire the world with a new vision for a green future and Kenya in many ways is a showcase for this, says Ambassador Monica Juma.
The rich countries responsible for causing climate change are shifting the burden of solving the problem to poorer countries, says Mithika Mwenda, Executive Director of the PACJA.
Gabon has become the first African country to be paid for reducing carbon emissions by protecting its rainforest in a move that could advance the continent’s sustainable development. Wanjohi Kabukuru reports