Rwanda unveils $11bn climate action plan

The government of Rwanda announced a climate action agenda worth about $11 billion which features a 38 per cent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. CNBC Africa spoke to Juliet Kabera, Director General of Rwanda Environment Management Authority for more.

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June 15th is UN World Youth Skills Day and this year’s theme is, “Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of Covid-19 and Beyond”, apt for these times in any country and on this occasion CNBC Africa spoke the Vice Chancellor of Rwanda Polytechnic, a cluster of 8 technical colleges, Dr James Gashumba on how they’re prepping the youth for resilience.
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