Search: Africa,Energy (5 materials)

A Russia-EU-Africa Energy Strategy. Nuclear and Renewable Energy Security

... implanted in the Horn of Africa and provides much cheaper products. In order to remain competitive, Germany could emphasise the quality of its products, employ and train local labour and provide interesting loans to help finance the projects. A Russia-EU-Africa Energy Strategy. Nuclear and Renewable Energy Security , 1.1 Mb


The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities

... an increase in the tax burden on the population can result in a new wave of protests and opposition political movements. Positive alternatives to the region’s energy future are based on the potential contribution of the renewables to total primary energy in North Africa (Morocco, Egypt, and Tunisia), as well as in Turkey. It is possible on the basis of large-scale attraction of external sources of financing and advanced Western technologies. The authors also believe that energy diversification will require gradual ...


Africa: the Pearl of the U.S. Energy Strategy

... American government was mostly preoccupied with the war on terror and HIV/AIDS that hijacked the attention from the issues of environment, transparency and good governance that became a low key priority. With the expiration of partnership between the US-Africa Energy Ministries, American dialog with Angola and Nigeria virtually came to an end. The US also lost the leverage over Angola who joined OPEC and became an active exporter to the Atlantic market. Also, given that “Mozambique, Nigeria, Angola and ...


Diplomacy and hegemony in the “Horn of Africa

... pumping 2 million barrels a day by the start of 2016. The new improved Horn... from Aberdeen to Casablanca Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti and Somalia have been regarded by the “major powers” for nearly half a century as the “Horn of Africa” because of their strategic significance to world energy security, linking oil routes from the Indian Ocean to the Red Sea and Suez Canal. Though not part of the geographic “horn” Kenya has been included becuase it has seacoast along the Indian Ocean, and because it has as become a conduit ...


Nuclear geopolitics. Shifting sands along Africa’s Uranium Road

... United States and other major powers that includes several Uranium Road nations with the goal of responding to terrorist and energy concerns. The report tallys the total number of troops, including US units and cadre at around 1,000. The New York Times ... ... set up a drone base in Niger. Algeria “The Russia to Europe’s South.” Algeria is the largest country in Africa, roughly 3.5 times the size of the U.S. state of Texas. Yet friends of George Soros, notably the European Council on Foreign ...


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