Ethiopia's former state minister in the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy Wondimu Tekle Sigo was among the winners at the annual African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards held in Cape Town last week. Sigo, awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award, said he was "grateful for being chosen".
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The demographic dividend, new production revolution, shifting wealth patterns, accelerated urban transition and climate change and the green economy are the megatrends that will influence this continent's future claims the latest analysis in the Africa's development dynamics - growth, jobs and inequalities report compiled by the African Union Commission in partnership with the OECD. By 2063, Africa will constitute 30% of the global population with 3 billion inhabitants, more than doubling the current population of 1.25 billion. More than that it will be that region of the world with the most youthful population. What we do now will determine whether this computes into a demographic dividend or a demographic burden.
Dhesigen Naidoo 15 May 2019
The finalists in the this year's African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards have been announced, with the gala dinner set for Wednesday, 15 May, forming part of the African Utility Week and PowerGen Africa conference and exhibition in Cape Town. The finalists hail from countries including Cameroon, Ghana, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and Uganda.
13 May 2019