The UK has removed all 11 countries from the red list in the face of international pressure.
Climate change is a global problem but some areas have more to lose, particularly those in the developing economies.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has called on Botswana and Namibia to increase scrutiny of oil and gas plans in the Okavango Delta.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa has completed its acquisition of Renaissance Oil Corp., through an all-share deal.
Botswana has stressed the importance of permitting and environmental regulations in comments around Reconnaissance Africa’s plans – and a prohibition on hydraulic fracturing.
Tlou Energy intends to make its Lesedi power project carbon neutral, by growing vegetation around its Botswana site.
Angola's Agência Nacional de Petróleo, Gás e Biocombustíveis (ANPG) has defended its work to assess hydrocarbon potential onshore.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa has begun drilling its first well in Namibia’s Kavango Basin.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa has confirmed that its Botswana licence no longer includes the Tsodilo Hills.
Unesco’s World Heritage Centre has said it is “vigilant” over plans for exploration in Namibia and Botswana.
Botswana has published its plan to develop its power sector to 2040, with coal dominating initially before being replaced by solar.
Reconnaissance Africa has defended its drilling plans in northern Namibia, denying that it will carry out operations in environmentally sensitive areas.
Canada’s ReconAfrica has produced a technical evaluation on the entire Kavango Basin, in Namibia and Botswana.
Renaissance Oil Corp. has lined up an entry into Botswana in a bid to diversify its focus away from Mexico.
London-listed Tlou Energy has set out plans to trim its running costs, in response to problems in the world’s financial markets, while competitor Kalahari Energy has received support from the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) for its power plans.
Coronavirus has begun to spread in Africa, triggering governments to impose lockdowns and take steps to tackle the pandemic.
Commodity and mining group, Glencore, are taking over a 75% stake in Chevron’s CVX.N South Africa unit and all of Chevron Botswana, claim Reuters.
Botswana has granted Tlou Energy a mining licence for the Lesedi coal bed methane (CBM) project.
Tlou Energy has appointed the former Bank of Botswana governor to its board.
Tlou Energy has started producing power from coal bed methane (CBM) at its field in Botswana.
Botswana-focused Tlou Energy has raised £4million in the last month by issuing new shares.
Africa-focused Tlou Energy said today that three of its key licences in Botswana have been renewed for a further two-year term.
Tlou Energy said yesterday it had found a project partner for its coal bed methane (CBM) power project in Botswana.
London-listed Tlou Energy today announced a large increase in gas reserves at two fields in Botswana.
Tlou Energy shares nudged up 4% today after the commercial potential of its coal bed methane project in Botswana was confirmed.