AFRICA

The Water and Sanitary Corporation (WASAC Ltd.), based in Kigali City, has announced it expects to solicit Invitation for Bids (IFBs) for the Kigali (Rwanda) Centralized Sewerage System sometime in October.
The country of Morocco will reportedly soon be requesting formal bids for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project to be built in Jorf Lasfar.
The Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd., also known as TANESCO, is opening a tender for a total wind generation capacity of 200 MW for the country.
In late October, Ottawa will host representatives of major trading nations from around the world to discuss reforms for the World Trade Organization; China and the U.S. were not invited.
The United Nations has launched work on the world's first legally-binding intergovernmental treaty to regulate and secure the "high seas" around the world.
A just-published report says there is over $26 trillion in economic benefits out there in the Green Economy if countries would just go out and grab it.
19 mayors from Paris, France to Portland, Oregon just signed a pledge to guarantee all buildings in their cities will operate at net-zero carbon by 2050.
The world is heating up faster than most realize and we may have already run out of time to save the planet.
A new university study suggests offshore tax havens may be a way for companies to hide their dirty funding of environmentally hazardous investments around the world.
Our planet continues to heat up and experience record setting high temperatures, just as it has noticeably done for much of the last few decades. Yet, only 73% can accept the fact that our planet is getting hotter, according to the National Surveys on Energy and the Environment.
Near the end of May, ten families and a youth group sued the European Parliament. The grounds: the EU has failed its obligation to protect them all from rising greenhouse gas emissions and global warming.
On April 23rd, CO2 levels at the Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii hit the highest average daily level so far for 2018 at 412.37 ppm, with a peak hourly level above 413 ppm.
Italian government authorities searched multiple offices at ENI’s headquarters in Milan on April 6. The company is under investigation for bribery in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The first meeting of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in 2018 begins March 19. It will set the agenda for the main meeting for heads of state later this year, and how economic issues will be sorted out between them as 2018 unfolds more fully.
The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum has announced it will issue a global tender before the end of 2018 to prospect petroleum wealth in Egyptian geophysical economic zones, including new sectors of the Red Sea.
In a decision announced earlier this month, the Bank of Namibia said it officially does not recognize cryptocurrencies as legal tender.